2015 has been a very busy and exciting year at BCcampus, we’ve shared stories about successful events, grant announcements, educational technology updates and so much more!
Below, we’ve highlighted the top 5 blog posts of 2015, as chosen by you, our wonderful readers:
- Building better curriculum through Universal Design for Learning
During the 2014 Symposium on Scholarly Inquiry into Teaching and Learning Practice, Dr. Maureen Wideman presented a case study that explored the application of Universal Design for Learning on a technology-enhanced health sciences program.
- Can everyone actually use it? Testing open textbooks for accessibility
We’re working with CAPER-BC to develop a resource for OER creators to ensure current and future open textbooks are accessible for everyone, including students with print disabilities.
- The need for tools in Competency-Based Education
Implementing, delivering, and assessing Competency-Based Education programs requires new processes and technology tools to be effective and accepted.
- SFU developing research support to guide faculty in designing SoTL inquiry projects
Simon Fraser University Institute for the Study of Teaching and Learning in the Disciplines (ISTLD) is developing a framework and guide to support faculty in choosing and implementing appropriate research designs for their SoTL projects.
- The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation supports the B.C. Open Textbook Project
BCcampus is the proud recipient of a grant from The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation in the amount of $525, 000 USD over three years to support the Open Textbook Project in British Columbia.
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