Zero Textbook Cost (ZTC) Programs

Open Textbooks – New

Adult Basic Education (ABE)

Trades

Open Textbooks – Adaptations/New Editions

Adult Basic Education (ABE)

Trades

Supplementary Materials

Aligned by Textbook
 Stand Alone

Homework

Guides and Toolkits

OER Toolkit for Trades Instructors (aligned with Common Core Trades series) – Camosun, KPU, UFV

Pulling Together series (the result of the Indigenization Project; led by a steering committee of Indigenous education leaders; authored by Indigenous and ally writers)

Open Applications

Sustainability: Open Events, Practices, Tools, OER

BCIT:

  • Distributed OER grants for multiple projects using institutional support, part 1; developed OER sprints for supplementary materials or course redesign, part 2
  • Provided on-campus training, workshops, and infrastructure for Pressbooks
  • Completed an assessment of nursing OER (aligned those from eCampusON with B.C. competencies)
  • Completed an evaluation of RN Pharmacology open textbook
  • Completed Open Education Sustainability Grants for Institutions (2020-2021) projects

Camosun: Created an OER workshop specific to trades

Capilano University: Completed Open Education Sustainability Grants for Institutions (2019-2021) projects

Coast Mt College: Completed Open Education Sustainability Grants for Institutions (2019-2021) projects

KPU: Distributed OER grants for multiple projects using institutional support, part 1; OER adaptation and open pedagogy workshops, course-specific adaptation project, part 2

SFU: OER Protege Program

TRU: STEM review for open homework systems

UNBC: Built an institutional open infrastructure: review, revise, write open textbooks/OER

VIU: Exploring an open path for first-year engineering