The UBC OER Collection Challenge

Have you created openly licensed teaching resources that you want to share with the rest of the UBC community?

Join the UBC OER Collection Challenge!

Kicking off Open Education Week at UBC, the Alma Mater Society, Student’s Union UBC Okanagan, and Open UBC invite UBC faculty, staff, and students to contribute open educational resources (OER) to the newly launched UBC OER Collection as part of a multi-campus challenge, starting March 7.

The UBC OER Collection showcases UBC open educational resources (OER) in a searchable interface to support both UBC faculty and the general community in incorporating open educational resources and practices into their curriculum. Developed in partnership with the UBC Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology (CTLT), UBC Library and UBC Okanagan Library, the collection is one of the many curated resources currently offered by Open UBC.

The UBC OER Collection Challenge is an exciting way for faculties and departments to compete while contributing to a vital new open database.

The competition closes on April 30, 2022, at 5:00 pm.

Contest Rules

The UBC OER Collection Challenge will be open from March 7 – April 30, 2022. The UBC faculty and the UBC department with the most OERs added to the collection during the competition period will be named the winners!

The winning UBC faculty will be recognized on the Open UBC website and social media.

The winning UBC department will be recognized on the Open UBC website and social media, and receive a letter of recognition from their campus UBC Administration and a trophy recognizing the department’s prolific OER activities.

How to Compete

  1. Share the Challenge within your department and faculty. Get your colleagues involved! 
  2. Submit your work. Submissions which meet the Collection’s criteria can be made through the collection website using the submission form
  3. Come to a drop-in session. Learn more about the UBC OER Collection and how to submit by attending one of the upcoming drop-in sessions on March 10 or April 13.

Have a question, contact us at open.ubc@ubc.ca