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UBC Jupyter Day 2018

UBC JupyterDay 2018

The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) and UBC Department of Mathematics invite you to UBC JupyterDay 2018! Jupyter is an open web application for producing computational narratives: a notebook in the browser which runs code and renders text, mathematical notation, images and videos. JupyterDay is an opportunity for instructors, researchers and students at UBC to share their Jupyter experiences and to learn about new Jupyter tools.

The TLEF 2019 funding round is now open

The TLEF 2019 funding round is now open

Call for Letters of Intent for Undergraduate Program Evaluation and Renewal projects and Large Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund Transformation projects. Proposals that address the creation or integration of open educational resources to make education more affordable and accessible to students are especially welcome.
Open Scholarship in Practice Symposium Round-up

Open Scholarship in Practice Symposium Round-up

During the 2018 Open Scholarship in Practice Symposium, held May 2 in the Irving K. Barber Learning Center, scholars from across UBC spoke to the current progress – and intimated the future possibilities – of open knowledge initiatives on campus. The morning keynote panelists took turns describing the respective roles researchers, instructors, and librarians play […]
Open UBC Snapshot: Open as a TLEF Priority Focus

Open UBC Snapshot: Open as a TLEF Priority Focus

UBC-Vancouver’s Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF) was created in 1991 to enrich student learning by supporting innovative and effective educational enhancements. Starting in the 2017/2018 cycle, a priority focus on the development or integration of open educational resources (OER) was added to the criteria for new proposals.
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2018 Open Scholarship In Practice – May 2, 2018

Open scholarship, which encompasses open science, open access, open data, open education, and all other forms of openness in the scholarly and research environment, is transforming how knowledge is created and shared. Join us for a full day of hands-on workshops.
New UBC Library Grant for Open Textbook and OER Creation and Use

New UBC Library Grant for Open Textbook and OER Creation and Use

UBC Library to support faculty in creating open textbooks and open educational resources through 1-year grant project