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A Strategic Plan for OER at Douglas

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Douglas College champions OER adoption for students, so much so that one of the initiatives in its 2020 – 2025 Strategic Plan is to expand the availability of OERs at the College. This will reduce costs for textbooks and related… Continue Reading →

Fall 2020 and Winter 2021 OER Incentive Grant Winners

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Congratulations to our Fall 2020​ OER Incentive Grant winners (for OER use in Summer 2020) From Language, Literature & Performing Arts: Cavanagh Whitely, Student Success​​ From Science & Technology Jennifer Barker & the Biology Team, Biology ​​​Congratulations to our Winter… Continue Reading →

Huge Increase in Open Textbook Use at Douglas College for Winter 2021

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With the many changes 2020 brought, one positive shift we’ve seen has been a large jump in OER use here at Douglas College. From Winter 2020 to Winter 2021, the total number of courses that have replaced commercial textbooks for… Continue Reading →

Jennifer Kirkey: Winner of BCcampus’ Award for Excellence in Open Education

Jennifer Kirkey–physics guru, astronomer, and OER champion and advocate–is now being formally recognized for her work in open education. Announced on April 30, 2019, Jennifer is the newest winner of the Award for Excellence in Open Education from BCcampus! A… Continue Reading →

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