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2021/22 Call for Applications for Open Educational Resource Grants

By Will Engle on September 22, 2021

The Office of the Provost and Vice-President, Academic, UBCV, is pleased to invite the UBC community to apply funding to support the use of OER in UBCV courses.  Read More...
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AMS Announces Call for 2021 Nominations for OER Champions

By Eshana Bhangu on September 15, 2021

The AMS is excited to announce a call to nominate and honour OER Champions — those members of the UBC community who foster open education at UBC. Read More...
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Open UBC Snapshot 2021: Open Strategies for Remote Teaching and Learning

By Will Engle on May 10, 2021

The 2020/21 academic year brought a transition to remote learning and delivery of online courses. This transition, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, exposed the importance of student ease of access to textbooks and other course materials. In 2020/21, an estimated 19,152 students enrolled in courses using OERs in place of paid textbooks or readings. One […] Read More...

UBC Library – 2020/2021 Open Education Impact & Activity Report

By Erin Fields on May 7, 2021

UBC Library’s open education supports play an active role in moving forward UBC Library’s Strategic Framework vision to be leaders and experts in open scholarship. Read More...
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Opening up a business analytics community

By Sheridan Powell on May 6, 2021

Sauder School of Business Professor Harish Krishnan aims to build a collaborative business analytics community, while developing sought-after skills, through his open, interactive platform. Read More...

UBC Open Access Fund for Humanities and Social Sciences Research

By Rie Namba on April 28, 2021

The UBC Open Access Fund for Humanities and Social Sciences Research will support open access charges for faculty researchers in SSHRC-aligned disciplines. Read More...

Open Education Week 2021

By Alexandra Alisauskas on February 8, 2021

As we head closer towards Open Education Week 2021 (Mar 1-5), here's what UBC has planned. Read More...

Honouring Indigenous Writers on Wikipedia 2021

By Alexandra Alisaukas on February 8, 2021

Join us throughout the month of March 2021 with author readings, panels, and Wikipedia editing challenges that seek to highlight the diversity and excellence of Indigenous writers. Read More...

Emerging Perspectives in Open Access Book Publishing

By Jessica Wilkin on December 14, 2020

This recorded webinar explores the opportunities, challenges, and experiences of Open Access book publishing. Read More...
Open Scholarship in Practice: Join us November 2-6 for a week of workshops and webinars thatwill transform the way you create and share your research.

Working in Public: Generosity and the Knowledge Commons

By Erin Fields on November 27, 2020

The recorded webinar, "Working in Public: Generosity and the Knowledge Commons," explores Dr. Kathleen Fitzpatrick's ideas in her influential book, Generous Thinking. Read More...