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2021: A Milestone Year for Student Savings

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While students have been steadily saving money thanks to the continued introduction of Open Educational Resources (OER) at Douglas College, 2021 was a milestone year: Douglas College Students saved over $1 Million on textbooks.  Those savings are just in one… Continue Reading →

Support Student Success through Open Educational Materials

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In the Fall 2020 semester, the Douglas Students’ Union launched the Academic Materials Survey to learn about student experience with academic materials. We gathered information from students that included how much tuition and textbooks cost, the cost and usage of… Continue Reading →

Stories from Campus: 2 Students’ Experiences with Academic Materials

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Douglas College students Mehre Dlir and Doyin Agbaje share their experiences with Open Educational Resources in support of Open Textbooks Now! Open Textbooks Now! is a campaign led by the Douglas Students’ Union and the British Columbia Federation of Students… Continue Reading →

Open Textbooks Used at Douglas College for Fall 2021

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 →

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 →

Douglas Students’ Union – Partners in Open Education

The Douglas College Student Union (DSU) is committed to supporting the use of Open Educational Resources (OERs) at Douglas College. Last week, they marked Open Education Week by creating a video thanking the Douglas College faculty for using OER. As… 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 →

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