OER in STEM: Opportunities & Challenges

OER in STEM: Opportunities & Challenges

Open resources can be an important tool for reducing student textbook costs. Dr. Agnes d’Entremont from UBC Mechanical Engineering explains why it’s harder to develop or adapt them for STEM — and the opportunities if we do.

OER Fund(ed): Using Open Educational Resources to Support Student Learning Inside and Outside of Class

OER Fund(ed): Using Open Educational Resources to Support Student Learning Inside and Outside of Class

Jonathan Verret received a 2019/20 OER Implementation Grant for a project that resulted in the creation of a “Foundations of Chemical and Biological Engineering” open textbook. This resource, which provides an introduction to foundational topics of chemical engineering…

OER Fund(ed): Bringing culture and community to online language learning

OER Fund(ed): Bringing culture and community to online language learning

Last year, Dr. Mark Turin and other faculty members from the UBC Himalaya Program received an Open Education Resources (OER) Rapid Innovation Grant for their proposal: Nepali and Tibetan Language in a Community Context. The resulting project created two OER courses, developed by UBC Himalaya Program and Asian Studies language instructors Binod Shrestha (Nepali) and […]
2021/22 Call for Applications for Open Educational Resource Grants

2021/22 Call for Applications for Open Educational Resource Grants

The Office of the Provost and Vice-President, Academic, UBCV, is pleased to invite the UBC community to apply funding to support the use of OER in UBCV courses. 
AMS Announces Call for 2021 Nominations for OER Champions

AMS Announces Call for 2021 Nominations for OER Champions

The AMS is excited to announce a call to nominate and honour OER Champions — those members of the UBC community who foster open education at UBC.
Open UBC Webinar Series

2020 Open UBC Webinars

Members of the Open UBC Working Group are offering bi-monthly open scholarship (open access, open data, open education, open research, etc.) webinars.