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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 […]

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Honouring Indigenous Writers on Wikipedia 2021

By alexandra alisauskas 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.

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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.

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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.

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Chatting with Champions Interview Series – Christina Hendricks

By Amanda Grey on November 27, 2020


Welcome back for the last 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. This week, we hear from Christina […]

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Chatting with Champions Interview Series – Georg Rieger

By Amanda Grey on November 13, 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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