2017 has been a very busy and rewarding year at BCcampus, we’ve shared stories about successful events, new projects, EdTech updates, open textbook savings, OER grants and so much more!

Post by BCcampus’ editorial team

As we look forward to all that 2018 will bring, we’d like to take a moment to reflect on the many exciting things that happened in 2017. Below, we’ve compiled a list of top 5 blog posts with the highest amount of views and shares, and they are:

2018-19 BCcampus Scholarly Teaching Fellows Program

BCcampus welcomed applications for the 2018-19 Scholarly Teaching Fellowships. Three Fellowships of up to $10,000 each will be awarded – stay tuned for a post announcing the fellows in early 2018. Read more…

Expression of Interest: Indigenization Project – Creation of Open Professional Learning Resources

BCcampus requested expressions of interest from post-secondary staff and faculty within British Columbia and the Yukon to develop open professional learning resources (OPLRs) that contribute to an increased awareness and understanding of Aboriginal histories, cultures, perspectives, and ways of knowing for those who work in post-secondary institutions. Read more…

Virtual reality and augmented reality field trips funded by OER grants

Gill Green (Affiliate Assistant Professor, Department of Geography at UBC) and colleagues think there might be a way to bring some of the magic of being in and learning about the West Coast to a wider world through virtual reality (VR). They are creating an openly licensed, VR educational experience that will teach about environmental history using 3D spatial environments that model locations in the park. Read more…

BCcampus is pleased to announce the 2017 Open Education Grant recipients

In 2017, BCcampus distributed three types of grants for Open Education. They are: The Zed Cred, Open Education Resource Grant, and Ancillary Resources Grant. Read more…

Learning + Teaching: Courses to help facilitate learning online

FLO (Facilitating Learning Online) is a growing collection of two to five-week online courses available to post-secondary faculty and staff, designed to enhance skills required to confidently and effectively facilitate learning online. Read more…

Do you agree with our list, or was there an article that you really enjoyed, and thought you’d see here? Is there a topic that you’d like read more about? You can reach out on FacebookTwitterInstagram, and LinkedIn – as well as in person, we always love hearing from you!


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