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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
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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 […]