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Open Textbooks Used at Douglas College for Winter 2023

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The following courses have replaced a commercial textbook with an open textbook and/or open educational resources for the 2023 Winter term at Douglas College. This list does not include the courses that require no textbooks: ANTH 1100 ALL SECTIONS ANTH… Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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 →

There is nowhere to go but up for OER at Douglas College

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With the rapid growth in our textbook adoptions at Douglas College, we’ve taken the opportunity to look back and share this increase through data visualization from 2014 to 2020. OER use at Douglas College has steadily increased, with a notable… 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 →

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