Human Environmental Experiential Learning Initiatives

Human Environmental Experiential Learning Initiatives

As part of this project the Faculty of Geography created OER, including a new open textbook on Natural Hazards and created tutorials for learning open source software (QGIS) for GIScience…

eNuniciate Pronunciation Resource

eNuniciate Pronunciation Resource

The eNunciate site is an openly licensed resource that developed that was born out of the collaboration of the Department of Linguistics and the Department of Asian Studies..

Towards Open Education

The notion of “open education”, whether it be in the context of large initiatives such as the OpenCourseWare Consortium, the British Columbia open textbook initiative, institutional Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) or countless grassroots efforts, has been growing in prominence in higher education in British Columbia. Toward Open Education hopes to leverage a combination of BC-specific case studies and focused resources to produce a web framework that will deliver impactful summaries and meaningful engagements around open education best practices, ongoing challenges, and practical tips relevant to BC educators and students.

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UBC Scholarly Communications Steering Committee

UBC Scholarly Communications Steering Committee

The purpose of the committee is to create a wider forum for discussion and consideration of changes to the system of scholarship..

The Learning Commons

The Learning Commons

The Learning Commons is an evolving collection of UBC-selected learning resources that guide students through a process of discovery..

Open Education Community of Practice

Open Education Community of Practice

The Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology supports Open Education in various ways, including a community of practice around the sharing of educational resources and practices that are freely available for anyone to reuse, revise, remix, and redistribute.

Open UBC Week

Open UBC Week

Open UBC is held in conjunction with International Open Access Week, which encourages the academic community to come together to share and learn about open scholarship initiatives locally and worldwide.

DIY Media Learning Community

DIY Media Learning Community

The DIY Media Learning Community is a collection of UBC people (designers, media specialists, instructors, students, and other DIYers) who want to help others create DIY media.

Open Badges Project

Open Badges Project

Digital badges are emerging as a vital component of open, flexible learning systems as a way to signify levels of participation as well as the achievement of skills and knowledge. Within UBC…