Use of Open Resources Continues to Increase

Use of Open Resources Continues to Increase

Since 2011, more than 47,000 UBC students have enrolled in courses that used open resources instead of traditional textbooks. At least $4.7 to $6.7 million dollars have been saved by UBC students in these courses and these figures are increasing.

Jonathan Verrett

Jonathan Verrett

“As a public university I feel we’re here to educate the public and so resources that I create should be openly available to everyone…People can also take those materials and build on them. That allows educators to have access to more powerful tools to train students.”
CLP Open Textbooks for Calculus

CLP Open Textbooks for Calculus

CLP are a set of open calculus textbooks and problem books created by Joel Feldman, Andrew Rechnitzer and Elyse Yeager for UBC Calculus I, II and IV. They cover differential, integral, and vector Calculus. View Textbooks
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Open Scholarship in Practice seminar explores inclusive intersections between research and pedagogy

UBC faculty and students gathered at the Open Scholarship in Practice seminar, held in the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre’s Lillooet Room on September 29, to learn more about nascent technologies and innovative teaching approaches that encourage open scholarship. Advocates of open scholarship spent the day engaging the audience about what works – and what […]