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Working Group Guide: Frameworks and Approaches to Community

An excerpt from the Working Group Guide, by Lauri Aesoph.   What is an open working

Indigenization Guide: Inuit

An excerpt from Pulling Together: Foundations Guide by Kory Wilson Inuit are Indigenous Peoples living

Indigenization Guide: Métis

An excerpt from Pulling Together: Foundations Guide by Kory Wilson In the 17th and 18th

Ongoing Adoption – Estimating, Calculating, and Tracking

40 institutions, 618 faculty, 135,636 students, and $12,781,625 – $13,650,884 in savings realized through the

Hard-back OpenStax books come to Canada

Canadian fans of OpenStax’s hard-bound books no longer need to worry about international shipping and

From Zed Cred to ZTC: Clarifying what institutions really mean

B.C.’s colleges, universities, and institutes have learned to be careful when using the word “zero”

Post-Secondary Directory expanded to include all of Canada

A valuable open reference for post-secondary institutions across Canada has been completed. One of the

Post-Secondary Directory expanded to include all of Canada

A valuable open reference for post-secondary institutions across Canada has been completed. One of the

Thompson River’s University OER Development Grant 2018 Recipients

Photo by Paul Hanaoka on Unsplash

Eight faculty members have been awarded grants through TRU’s Strategic Initiative Fund (SIF) to create new open education resources.

When these resources are ready for use in the summer of 2019, they will be stored online and available on BC Campus, a repository of academic resource materials that are free to use, have been peer reviewed, rigorously tested and have received the appropriate copyright approvals. Non-

TRU students and faculty will also have free access to the materials.

The eight faculty members were interviewed and featured on the Inside TRU Blog. Visit InsideTRU for details!

 

BCcampus blog – What students like (and dislike) about OER

Open Learning Faculty Member, Steven Earle, was recently featured on the BCcampus website for his project on What students like (and dislike) about OER.

 

The goal of the project described here is to find out how students use their open texts and what they like and dislike about them. The overall objective is to seek strategies for designing open texts that are better suited to meet the learning needs of students.

 

Check out the blog post here!

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