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#TextbookBrokeBC 2018

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Reposted courtesy of BCcampus. “If your first thought when looking at a syllabus for a course is “can I afford to buy the textbook?,” you might be among the 54% of students in B.C. who chose not to purchase a required textbook… Continue Reading →

Why I started down the Open Textbook path

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Contributed by Jennifer Kirkey, Douglas College Open textbooks became a cause of mine as I found more and more of my students could not afford the “required” textbook. To illustrate this point, consider this picture I took at the start of the… Continue Reading →

Researchers describe patterns of open textbook adoption in BC

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Contributed by Jennifer Barker, Douglas College In a recently-published article, a team of researchers including Douglas’ own Dr. Jennifer Barker, discusses the adoption of open textbooks by post-secondary instructors across British Columbia. The authors identify and describe eight general patterns… Continue Reading →

OER Incentive Grant winners

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Congratulations to Douglas College’s inaugural OER Incentive Grant winners, spanning four of our faculties: Marni Westerman, Sociology Florica Alexandru, Math Upgrading Eamonn O’Laocha, Business Saeed Mirjalili, Computing Science & Information Systems Hazel Fairbairn, Performing and Fine Arts Each of these… Continue Reading →

OpenCon 2018 is open for applications

  OpenCon 2018 Application Form OpenCon is the conference and community for students and early career professionals interested in advancing Open Access, Open Education and Open Data. OpenCon 2018 will be held on November 2-4 in Toronto, Canada. Each year, OpenCon brings… Continue Reading →

Calls for Proposals Announced from BCcampus

  Working with an open textbook or open educational resources? You will want to take a look at these opportunities from BCcampus: Awards for Excellence in Open Education Open Textbook reviews

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