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Open Textbooks in Use at Douglas College for Winter 2020

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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

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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 →

Open Textbooks in Use at Douglas College for Summer 2019

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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 →

Student advocates investing big in open textbooks

The BC Federation of Students (BCFS) has made a substantial contribution ($30,000!) to BCcampus’ Open Education fund to create open educational resources (OER), including textbooks and ancillary resources. Read all about here (reposted from BCcampus)…

Students care about more than just the cost of textbooks

Contributed by Tanysha Klassen When you bring up the issue of textbooks with students, you’re usually met with wave upon wave of “they’re so expensive,” “it’s a waste of money,” and so on. And, I’m sure you think that we… 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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