Open Textbook Sub-Committee

The sub-committee is an advisory body of the BCcampus Strategic Council.

Terms of Reference 


The sub-committee provides advice on the direction and structure of the B.C. Open Textbook program on a short-term basis around implementation processes.
The sub-committee advises on:
•    Identification and prioritization of the 40 courses
•    Selection criteria for candidate texts and supplementary  resources
•    Call for proposals processes
•    Identification of additional consultation and engagement opportunities
•    Quality assurance and updating processes for resources
Term of appointment up to March 31, 2014.

Committee members


Co-chairs (from the Strategic Council):
Dr. Bill Krane, special advisor to the vice-president academic and provost, Simon Fraser University
Dr. Alan Davis, president, Kwantlen Polytechnic University.
Faculty:
Adrienne Watt, Northwest Community College
Dianne Crisp, Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Daryl Smith, Langara College
Valerie Irvine, University of Victoria
Teaching and learning centres:
Michelle Lamberson, University of British Columbia
Gina Bennett, College of the Rockies
Libraries:
Sybil Harrison, Camosun College
James Rout, Emily Carr University of Art and Design
Bookstores:
Mikhail Dzuba, Simon Fraser University
Students:
Zach Crispin, Selkirk College
Katelyn McDougall, Vancouver Island University
Vice-presidents academic:
Mark Dale, University of Northern British Columbia
Deans and directors:
Ron McGivern, Thompson Rivers University
Thor Borgford, Douglas College
Government and system services:
Kate Cotie, Ministry of Advanced Education, Innovation and Technology
Michael Winsemann, B.C. Council on Admissions and Transfer