B.C. Open Textbooks Collection: New Books and Resources

It’s been a busy month for the B.C. Open Textbook Project. We’ve curated many new textbooks and resources for all to use. Please see below for details. Perspectives: An Open Invitation to Cultural Anthropology We’ve added another anthropology book to our collection. Teaching in a Digital Age  This book now has a Portuguese translation in … Continued

Celebrating Open Education Week 2017

This week, the world is celebrating Open Education Week (OEW)! And so are we! OEW is an annual event that celebrates the open education movement. Since its inception in 2012, this celebration has grown into a truly global movement, and now counts with contributions from nearly 50 different countries and attracts hundreds of participants, from … Continued

B.C. celebrates Open Access Week 2016

Open Access Week is an opportunity for the academic and research community to continue to learn about the potential benefits of Open Access, to share what they’ve learned with colleagues, and to help inspire wider participation in helping to make Open Access a new norm in scholarship and research. This global event, now entering its … Continued

Help assess how faculty are using OER in B.C.

We are currently sponsoring two surveys about your experience with Open Educational Resources. You are welcome to participate in either, both or neither. Below are the details on each survey. Survey 1: This is an invitation for you to participate in a brief online survey that investigates how B.C. post-secondary faculty select and assign required course … Continued

BCcampus hosts its first Open Education Strategy Forum

On October 6, 2016, BCcampus hosted the first provincial Open Education Strategy Forum in Vancouver, B.C. The event sought to engage representatives from provincial post-secondary education (PSE) institutions in meaningful and relevant conversations about how open educational policy can pave the way for the sustainable and innovative practice of open pedagogy. Back in the Summer, … Continued