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Learning in the Open

Resources and examples about open and sharing as a core part of learning.

UBC Okanagan Open Education Survey

UBC Okanagan Open Education Survey

The UBC Okanagan Open Education Working Group is conducting a short survey about open educational practices at UBC Okanagan.
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New Call for OER Fund Grant Applications

UBCV is pleased to announce the 2020/21 call for OER Fund grant applications to support the adoption, creation, and use of OER in UBC credit courses.
Decolonizing Open?

Decolonizing Open?

According to Dr. Daniel Heath Justice, a professor in the Department of First Nations and Indigenous Studies, if people are interested in decolonizing open education, they have a lot of work to do.
Significant Commitments to Open Educational Resources at UBC

Significant Commitments to Open Educational Resources at UBC

In the 2019/20 academic year, an estimated 18,440 UBC students enrolled in courses using open resources in place of paid textbooks or readings.
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The OER Fund

New funding to support affordable & inclusive access to learning materials through the integration of open educational resources within UBC credit courses.
Open Data Structures Data Simulation

Open Data Structures Data Simulation

A reorganization and modernization of Open Data Structures(ODS) by Pat Morin. This new text refocuses the classic content of ODS on data structure design by presenting Abstract Data Types as interfaces for which creating and critiquing algorithmic solutions.
Under Creative Construction Video

Under Creative Construction Video

Two videos explore the importance of creativity in social and environmental justice movements around the world.
Physics Meta-Cognitive Reader

Physics Meta-Cognitive Reader

A student meta-cognitive reader to accompany an existing open textbook covering calculus-based physics. This resource highlights key concepts, points out student difficulties, and provides links to support learning.