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Call for Applications for Open Educational Resource Grants

By Will Engle on September 13, 2020


The Office of the Provost and Vice-President, Academic, UBC Vancouver is pleased to invite the UBC community to apply for the Open Educational Resources (OER) Rapid Innovation and Implementation Grants. The UBC Vancouver OER Fund, established through the UBC Academic Excellence Fund in 2019, aims to support affordable and inclusive access to learning materials through […]

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Chatting with Champions Interview Series – Judy Chan

By Amanda Grey on September 11, 2020


Welcome back for another mini interview with one of the 2019 AMS OER Champions to hear more about their project(s), why Open is important to them, some of the challenges they faced along the way, and what advice they have to offer. These interviews were done via email, and this interview was conducted before the […]

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An Open Letter to UBC

By AMS on September 8, 2020


Dear Educators at UBC Vancouver, The AMS would like to commend you for all of the extra hours and hard work put into the restructuring of curriculum and adjusting to online platforms since earlier this year.

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Chatting with Champions Interview Series – Joel Feldman

By Amanda Grey on August 28, 2020


Welcome back for another mini interview with one of the 2019 AMS OER Champions to hear more about their project(s), why Open is important to them, some of the challenges they faced along the way, and what advice they have to offer. These interviews were done via email, and this interview was conducted before the […]

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Open Dialogues: Daniel Heath Justice on Decolonizing Open

By Will Engle and Valeria De La Vega on August 19, 2020


Dr. Daniel Heath Justice, a professor in the Department of First Nations and Indigenous Studies and Canada Research Chair, states that if "people are interested in decolonizing open education, they have a lot of work to do. It's not just a matter of inclusion; it's questioning the very foundations of what knowledge is. [Not only] in the Academy, but also in society. And thinking very much about how power informs, influences, and limits the possibility of a much more humane and just approach to learning to knowledge and understanding."

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Chatting with Champions Interview Series – Uma Kumar

By Amanda Grey on August 14, 2020


Welcome back for another mini interview with one of the 2019 AMS OER Champions to hear more about their project(s), why Open is important to them, some of the challenges they faced along the way, and what advice they have to offer. These interviews were done via email, and this interview was conducted before the […]

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Chatting with Champions Interview Series – Agnes d’Entremont

By Amanda Grey on July 31, 2020


Welcome back for another mini interview with one of the 2019 AMS OER Champions to hear more about their project(s), why Open is important to them, some of the challenges they faced along the way, and what advice they have to offer. These interviews were done via email, and this interview was conducted before the […]

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Chatting with Champions Interview Series – Gregor Kiczales

By Amanda Grey on July 17, 2020


Welcome back for another mini interview with one of the 2019 AMS OER Champions to hear more about their project(s), why Open is important to them, some of the challenges they faced along the way, and what advice they have to offer. These interviews were done via email, and this interview was conducted before the […]

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Chatting with Champions Interview Series – M.V. Ramana

By Amanda Grey on June 26, 2020


Welcome back for another mini interview with one of the 2019 AMS OER Champions to hear more about their project(s), why Open is important to them, some of the challenges they faced along the way, and what advice they have to offer. These interviews were done via email, and this interview was conducted before the […]

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Chatting with Champions Interview Series – Siobhán McElduff

By Amanda Grey on June 12, 2020


Welcome back for another mini interview with one of the 2019 AMS OER Champions to hear more about their project(s), why Open is important to them, some of the challenges they faced along the way, and what advice they have to offer. These interviews were done via email, and this interview was conducted before the […]

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