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 »

Celebrating Open Access Week with new open textbooks

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This fall we have added new textbooks in Geography, Marketing, English, Psychology, and Sociology to our open textbooks collection, each with significant contributions from post-secondary faculty in British Columbia. British Columbia in a Global Context This introductory Geography textbook was created from scratch to meet the specific regional needs of British Columbia courses and programs. Written by faculty from SFU, UBC, Okanagan College, and the… Read more »

BCcampus staffers talking textbooks at Open Access Week events

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Open Access Week, a global event, is an opportunity for the academic and research community to continue to learn about the potential benefits of Open Access, to share what they’ve learned with colleagues, and to help inspire wider participation in helping to make Open Access a new norm in scholarship and research. Open Textbooks: New Models in Textbook Production at SFU To celebrate Open Access… Read more »