Nominations are in for Open Textbooks subcommittee

We were delighted to receive 41 nominations for the Open Textbook Project Sub-Committee from across the B.C. post-secondary sector. Many sectors of the system were represented in those nominations, now the hard part will be choosing the members. We also want to find useful ways for those not chosen for this committee to participate, perhaps … Continued

Volunteers sought for the Open Textbook sub-committee

Here’s a chance to get involved: BCcampus is seeking volunteers to participate in a sub-committee of the BCcampus Strategic Council which will be focussed on the Open Textbook project. If your nomination is accepted, you, along with other committee members, will provide advice on the direction and structure of the project. We’ll expect you to … Continued

OER Forum in Vancouver, October 18, 2012

  BCcampus is hosting a working session on Open Educational Resources (OER) for senior post-secondary institution representatives in Vancouver on the afternoon of October 18, 2012. The objectives of the session are to develop a common understanding of what OER could mean for BC and build a shared vision of how to develop and use them.  The session will also consider … Continued

Open Education 2012 in Vancouver, BC – Don't miss Early Bird Registration!

OpenEd12, the ninth annual Open Education Conference, will frame the conversation about the future of open education. Come be part of the discussion – we need your energy, brains, passion, and dedication! Early Bird Registration will close on September 15th: http://openedconference.org/2012/register/ Please Note – This year’s highlight social event will be a 3 hour dinner cruise. The … Continued

Demystifying the Student Perspective

‘Demystifying the Student Perspective’ series was developed in 2011 to bridge the gap between post-secondary instructors and undergraduate students to better teaching and learning. From March 21st – 23rd, 2012, we gathered a group of 5 students for an online panel to delve into their thoughts about their experiences with online course work. All participants … Continued