Zero Cost Textbook (ZTC) Programs





Adult Basic Education (ABE)

Open textbooks

(For information about these projects, see Adult Basic Education Call for Proposals.)

Biology: Provincial, new creation – TRU
Chemistry: Advanced, new creation – TRU

Computer Studies:

  1. Advanced, new creation – CotR, Capilano, VCC
  2. Fundamentals/intermediate, new creation – CNC
  3. Provincial, new creation – Capilano, VCC, CotR


  1. Advanced, new creation – UFV
  2. Intermediate, new creation – KPU
  3. Provincial essentials, new creation – CotR
  4. Provincial literature, adaptation – UFV


  1. Advanced Algebraic, new creation – KPU
  2. Advanced Algebraic, new creation – UFV
  3. Advanced Business & Technical, new creation – TRU
  4. Intermediate, new creation – TRU

Physics: Advanced, new creation – KPU
Social Studies: Indigenous Law 12, new creation – VCC
Student Success: Education & Career Planning, adaptation – CotR

Ancillary resources

Student Success: Education & Career Planning,  Assignment Guide – CotR

OER for Marketing

  • Consumer Behaviour – KPU
  • Digital Marketing – Langara
  • Marketing Plan Development – BCIT
  • Principles of Marketing (question banks) – Okanagan

OER for the Trades

  • Math for the Trades (fundamental math skills) – BCIT
  • Basic Control Circuits (electrical, plumbing, gasfitting, HVAC) – BCIT
  • Landscape Horticulturist Line F – KPU
  • Welding Level 1 (foundation) – VIU

Open Textbooks

Ancient and Medieval History – KPU, Langara, UFV, VIU, Corpus Christi College
Cultural Law and Production (creation) – ECUAD

On-Campus Infrastructure (Specialized)

Create an indigenization guide for librarians – NVIT, Camosun, UBC

On-Campus Technology Support

Publish a guide about using Kaltura – ECUAD
Publish a guide about creating Virtual Reality Environments – ECUAD

Open Education Sustainability Grant for Institutions

  • Camosun College
  • Capilano University
  • Justice Institute of B.C.
  • Kwantlen Polytechnic University
  • British Columbia Institute of Technology
  • Coast Mountain Community College

Report Forms for OE Grants