Open Access Week: Equipping the online learning community with open-access tools

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Open Access workshops led by BCcampus provide educators across the province an opportunity to experience firsthand the unique challenges of learning in an online environment. One of the resources available to the education community of B.C. is SOL*R, the Shareable Online Learning Resource. This service is available for free through BCcampus, and was created to facilitate sharing, collaboration, and iterative development of content by and… Read more »

5 Questions with Sybil Harrison on the changing role of teaching and learning centres

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For this week’s blog post, BCcampus caught up with Sybil Harrison, the Director of Learning Services at Camosun’s College Centre of Excellence for Teaching and Learning (CETL). According to the college’s website, CETL “aims to inspire and promote innovation and excellence in all aspects of teaching and learning.” And, we were curious to find out how. 1. Can you tell us more about your role… Read more »

5 questions with Sylvia Currie about social learning and open practices

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As the senior manager of professional learning at BCcampus, Sylvia Currie is part of a team responsible for creating and fostering open learning opportunities for educational professionals across the province. Sylvia Currie 1. Tell a bit about what you and your team do? Social learning and open practices are at the core of what we do. We create both informal and formal learning opportunities through face-to-face… Read more »