Examples: Education

EducationWikipedia
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Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

February 7, 2018

Art+Feminism is a campaign improving coverage of cis and transgender women, feminism and the arts on Wikipedia. From coffee shops and community centers to the largest museums and universities in the world, Art+Feminism is a do-it-yourself and do-it-with-others campaign
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Arts One Open

May 2, 2016

Arts One Open is an open, online extension or complement to UBC’s Arts One program that enables anyone to join this voyage of discovery and critical analysis

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EducationStudent Resources
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BCCAMPUS OER STUDENT TOOLKIT

June 6, 2016

This toolkit aims to provide information on how to successfully advocate for greater OER adoption on campus…
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Biology 345 – Human Ecology Projects

May 5, 2016

For this third year undergraduate biology course the Students research and uploaded an ignite talk to YouTube on a topic of their choice, created or improved a Wikipedia article…
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CLP Open Textbooks for Calculus

November 20, 2017

CLP are a series of four 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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CLST 260 Gladiators, Games, and Spectacle in the Greek and Roman World

May 12, 2016

This Classical Studies course has developed a WordPress site for course resources and the instructor has developed and uses an open textbook…
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Differential Calculus for the Life Sciences

October 18, 2017

Differential Calculus for the Life Sciences is an open textbook created by Leah Edelstein-Keshet and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
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Digital Tattoo

June 2, 2016

The goal of the Digital Tattoo project is to raise questions, provide examples and links to resources to encourage you to think about your presence online…
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DIY Media Learning Community

May 2, 2016

The DIY Media Learning Community is a collection of UBC people (designers, media specialists, instructors, students, and other DIYers) who want to help others create DIY media.
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Open courses

edX Open Access Courses

May 3, 2016

UBC has partnered with edX to offer free, publicly available non-credit courses. Courses delivered through edX are structured after Massive Open and Online Courses (MOOCs), a delivery model predicated on providing free and open access to courses to large numbers of students.
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Engage UBC

May 5, 2016

Over 100 exhibits have been created by UBC students using RRN Publisher. While curating their own exhibits, students are able to collaborate with each other, gain exposure to contemporary museum research tools, and learn to think critically about online resources…
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ENGL470D CanLit Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

June 6, 2017

UBC’s English 470D (Canadian Studies), focuses on the intersection of Canadian Literature and Web 2.0…
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eNuniciate Pronunciation Resource

May 3, 2016

The eNunciate site is an openly licensed resource that developed that was born out of the collaboration of the Department of Linguistics and the Department of Asian Studies..
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ETEC510 Design Wiki

May 5, 2016

An iterative course wiki on technology enhanced learning environments that has evolved over several years.
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ETEC522: Ventures in Learning Technology

May 5, 2016

The course provides an online immersion in the global learning technologies marketplace with particular emphasis on emerging markets for learning technologies in public and commercial domains…
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ETEC 565M – Mobile Education

May 5, 2016

565M is an experiential immersion in proven and emerging potentials of mobile, social, flexible and open technologies and strategies for teaching and learning…
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Evidence-based Science Education in Action

May 3, 2016

n open collection of video demonstrations of classroom, lab and other instructional strategies which was inspired by the observation that instructors are most likely to consider trying new teaching strategies…
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Faculty Development Resources in Medicine

May 12, 2016

The Faculty of Medicine has developed several teaching programs that incorporate a blend of online and face-to-face materials that are available to be shared and adapted to various departments in medicine to use- following the Train the Trainer model. They also support this adaptation of our resources and will then categorize and share them. A number of the resources are Creative Commons Licensed View resources    
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Food Nutrition and Health 480: Dietectics Internship Resources

May 12, 2016

Students in FNH, Dietetics course students create resources and tools created  for use in internship and to help prepare students for internship. The students use the UBC Wiki and UBC Blogs to develop these resources and learn about open licensing as part of this project.   View site
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EducationTextbooks and Open Resources

forall x (UBC Edition)

May 14, 2019

This is an open-access introductory logic textbook, prepared by Jonathan Ichikawa, based on P.D. Magnus’s forallx. This book is an introduction to sentential logic and first-order predicate logic with identity, logical systems that significantly influenced twentieth-century analytic philosophy. It contains content, practice exercises, symbolic notations, and solutions to selected exercises.
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GEOG352: Urbanization in the Global South

May 14, 2019

One of the primary tasks for a scholar of any field or discipline is to carefully examine an idea, a question, a hypothesis, or a challenge, and to emerge from that quest with a richer and more profound sense of its significance, value, context(s), and/or consequence. Students in GEOG352 are creating open wiki entries on a specific city and course theme, which are then added to a growing course map.
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Greek Epigraphic Squeezes: Developing a Digital Environment

May 3, 2016

This student-driven project was a  collaboration between the Classical, Near Eastern and Religious Studies department  with the UBC Library to digitize 700 Greek Epigraphic Squeezes and develop the descriptive content necessary to deliver comprehensive online collections. “Since the spring of 2013, a dedicated group of graduate and undergraduate students have been working tirelessly to create open access digital repositories for these collections in order for scholars, professors, and the general public alike to enjoy these incredible artifacts that span nearly three thousand years of human history. “

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HIST 396: North American Environmental History

May 3, 2016

A UBC History course taught by Tina Loo that was part of the WikiMedia Foundation Canada Education Program, which is aimed at enlisting university faculty and students in the task of grounding Wikipedia articles in the existing scholarly literature…
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Human Environmental Experiential Learning Initiatives

May 3, 2016

As part of this project the Faculty of Geography created OER, including a new open textbook on Natural Hazards and created tutorials for learning open source software (QGIS) for GIScience…
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International Reporting Program UBC School of Journalism

May 12, 2016

The International Reporting Program maintains a creative commons library of all the material that has been filmed, photographed and collected in the field. This entire library of raw material is available for free for non-commercial use. The footage needs to be requested using a web form
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Land and Food Systems 350 Wiki Project

May 12, 2016

This course uses UBC Wiki to host all of the course content. Students also work in groups to develop open articles about different topics in food science…
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LAST100: Intro to Latin American Studies

May 3, 2016

LAST100, “Introduction to Latin American Studies” provides an overview of the culture and society of Latin America from ancient to contemporary times…
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LAW423b: Video Game Law

May 3, 2016

The interactive entertainment and video game industries are governed by a variety of international and domestic laws dealing with intellectual property, communications, contracts, tort liability, obscenity, employment, defamation, and freedom of expression…
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LAW424: Commercial Law

October 11, 2019

This course covers the legal and regulatory aspects of telecommunications, broadcasting and the Internet. The instructors are providing open access to course content, including lecture notes and slides, as well as open discussion on the course site.
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Linguistics 300 Wikipedia Editing Project

May 6, 2016

In Linguistics 300 (2014) as a project students collaboratively develop a Wikipedia entry in one of the following four themes…
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MATH 105 Probability Module

May 3, 2016

A set of open resources, which focus specifically on probability, for students in MATH 105 at UBC. The content on the MATH 105 Probability Module has been released into the public domain. View site
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Math Exam Resources

Math Exam Resource Wiki

May 3, 2016

The Math Exam Resources wiki is a community project started in March 2012 by graduate students at the UBC Math Department and it features hints and worked out solutions to past math exams…
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Multilingual Forestry Dictionary

October 11, 2019

An open, online, multilingual forestry dictionary that students can grow and refine. The dictionary caters to the diversity of languages in our UBC Faculty of Forestry and provide a BC forestry context to key terms and their definitions. This dictionary is a tool for international students as they transition to UBC, making it easier to learn and thrive.
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Neuroanatomy at UBC

May 3, 2016

Neuroanatomy at UBC is a website that includes photographs, diagrams, illustrations, MRI scans, and 3D reconstructions of functionally important parts of the human brain. The website is maintained by Dr. Claudia Krebs, a senior instructor in the Department of Cellular and Physiological Sciences at UBC. All original content on the Neuroanatomy at UBC website is […]
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Textbooks and Open Resources

Open Data Structures Data Simulation

July 10, 2019

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.
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Open e-Portfolios

May 3, 2016

Open e-Portfolio projects have been developed in different teaching and learning contexts across UBC…
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Open Education Workshop Archive

November 20, 2017

A collection of openly-licensed slides and resources from different open education workshops that have been held at UBC.
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OpenChemE

October 10, 2019

Open chemical engineering resources for everyone. It includes open textbooks, course materials, and Jupyter notebooks for chemical engineering topics aligned with UBC CHBE courses.
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Phylo: The Trading Card Game

May 3, 2016

Phylo is a project that began as a reaction to the following nugget of information: Kids know more about Pokemon creatures than they do about real creatures. We think there’s something wrong with that…
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Physics 100 Open Textbook Adoption

May 3, 2016

Students in the physics course, Introductory Physics (PHYS 100), previously used a commercial textbook as well as four other services or tools to support learning in the course…
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Physics Meta-Cognitive Reader

July 10, 2019

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.
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Phyto’pedia

May 14, 2019

Phyto’pedia is an online encyclopaedia of common phytoplankton from the coast of British Columbia, Canada. Inside, the reader will find an extensive database of high-resolution images indicating the characteristic features of a variety of genera and species paired with carefully written descriptions.
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Practical Meteorology: An Algebra-based Survey of Atmospheric Science

June 1, 2016

Practical Meteorology is an open textbook created by Roland Stullby Roland Stull  and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
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Quality Enhancement in Online and Blended Course Development

May 12, 2016

An open resource for instructors and learning designers that shares resources for online and blended course development. The resource is licensed Creative Commons Share-alike and is openly available for access and reuse. This site has been developed on the WordPress platform.  
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Scarfe Digital Sandbox

September 20, 2017

The Scarfe Digital Sandbox is a virtual space for teacher candidates and faculty to explore technology integration. The openly licensed resources contains educational technology guides that highlight what the technology is, why it is relevant, and how to get started.

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Science Writing Resources for Learning (ScWRL)

October 30, 2019

The Science Writing Resources for Learning (ScWRL) provides students with the resources they need to learn – and educators the resources they need to teach – the most important skills associated with good science writing. View Site
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Sky, Water, Earth: Science Learning Resources

July 13, 2017

Sky, Water, Earth is collection of free, online, and self-paced learning activities that are designed by to prepare youths between 16-20 for a career in the sciences.
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Open Case Studies

August 20, 2016

This project has brought together faculty and students from across departments and Faculties to co-create an interdisciplinary, open educational resource on sustainability and environmental ethics…
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Sustainable Forest Management

Sustainable Forest Management Open Courses

June 26, 2017

A series of self-directed courses on sustainable forest management (SFM) for the Asian-Pacific region. The courses are intended to enable senior forestry students, young faculty and mid-career professionals to improve their knowledge of SFM flexibly.
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Teaching with WordPress

June 21, 2018

Teaching with Wordpress is open online course that explored and experimented with, among other things:
  • open education, open pedagogy and design
  • WordPress as a highly customizable framework for teaching and learning
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The Infinite Series Module

May 3, 2016

Online resources for undergraduate students studying integral calculus, specifically on infinite sequences and series…
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The Learning Commons

May 3, 2016

The Learning Commons is an evolving collection of UBC-selected learning resources that guide students through a process of discovery..
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The Science Education Initiative Handbook

September 27, 2018

This openly-licensed Handbook is based on the Science Education Initiative (SEI), a transformative initiative aimed at changing STEM teaching practices in university settings.
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UBC Open Geography

June 1, 2016

This website was originally developed to host open education resources (OER) generated by the Flexible Learning Project..
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UBC Open Textbook Adoption Snapshot

July 18, 2017

Since 2011, at least 46,000 UBC students have been impacted by a range of open educational practices, including 16,450 who have been enrolled…
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UBC YouTube EDU

May 3, 2016

The UBC EDU Channel on YouTube features videos from open courses, departments, events and faculties across the university. Highlights include open educational resources included faculty lectures, campus events and the latest news from UBC. All UBC faculty/staff can request the ability to upload to UBC’s YouTube EDU account. View site
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Under Creative Construction Video

July 10, 2019

Two videos explore the importance of creativity in social and environmental justice movements around the world.
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Virtual Soil Science Learning Resources

May 5, 2016

The goal of Virtual Soil Science Learning Resources (VSSLR) group is to enhance soil science education through cooperation and innovative approaches to teaching and learning. The site features educational tools and courses developed to address the following topics: basic soil science principles, soil classification, land-use impacts on soil quality, and raising awareness about soil as an important natural resource.

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