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Open Textbooks Used at Douglas College for Fall 2021

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The following courses have replaced a commercial textbook with an open textbook and/or open educational resources (OER) for the 2021 Fall Term at Douglas College. This list does not include the courses that do not require textbooks. If your course is not… Continue Reading →

Zero-textbook-cost Grant Awarded to Business Management Department

BCcampus recently awarded a zero-textbook-cost (ZTC) grant to members of the Business Management department of Douglas College. Their successful application was to develop one new open textbook and adapt/update three others. Once this work is complete, Business Management could adopt… Continue Reading →

Largest increase in open textbook adoptions since 2013

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We are proud to report that the Fall 2020 term shows the biggest increase in open textbook adoptions since 2013 (the first year that OER data was recorded at Douglas College). To illustrate, In 2013, we had 6 course adoptions of… Continue Reading →

The DSU and Open Douglas: Partners in student advocacy

Our Douglas College Student Union (DSU) is very active and fully engaged in open education. Their strong committed voices have been at the table since the beginning of our Open Douglas group, as seen on an Open Education timeline the… Continue Reading →

Open Your Teaching: Enhancing Student Learning Through Open Assignments

On October 23, 2019, Open Douglas welcomed Will Engle, Strategist of Open Education Initiatives from the University of British Columbia, to facilitate a workshop for instructors on how to rethink their assignments using open pedagogy. In other words, asking instructors… Continue Reading →

Open Textbooks in Use at Douglas College for Winter 2020

The following courses have replaced a commercial textbook with an open textbooks and/or open educational resources for the 2020 Winter term at Douglas College. This list does not include the courses that require no textbooks: ANTH 1100, sections 001, and… Continue Reading →

Open Textbooks in Use at Douglas College for Fall 2019

The following courses have replaced a commercial textbook with an open textbook and/or open educational resources for the Fall 2019 term at Douglas College. [This list does not include courses that require no textbooks.] ANTH 1100, sections 002, and 003… Continue Reading →

Derek Turner: BCcampus Ed Tech Fellow 2019-20

More great news from the Science & Technology faculty: Derek Turner, instructor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences and member of Open Douglas, has been appointed a BCcampus Educational Technology Fellow for 2019-20. Learn a little more about… Continue Reading →

OER Incentive Grant Winners for Summer 2019

A big congratulations to our Summer 2019 Douglas College OER Incentive Grant winners: Daryl Funk, Mathematics, Science & Technology Will Gunton, Physics, Science & Technology Irma Hoogendoorn, Mathematics & Science Teaching, Science & Technology Jennifer Kirkey, Mathematics & Science Teaching,… Continue Reading →

Open Textbooks in Use at Douglas College for Summer 2019

The following courses are using open textbooks and/or open educational resources for the Summer term at Douglas College: ANTH 1100, section 004 taught by Michelle Walks BIOL 2401, sections 001, 002, 003, and 004 taught by Shelley Weisser BIOL 2401,… Continue Reading →

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