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16 Royal Roads University (RRU)

SUPPORT

Contacts

For assistance, please contact:

  • Sophia Palahicky, Associate Director
    Centre for Teaching & Educational Technologies
    Email: Sophia.Palahicky@royalroads.ca
    Phone: 250-391-2600 ext 4766

OR

  • Rosie Croft, University Librarian
    Email: Rosie.Croft@royalroads.ca
    Phone: 250-391-2699

USING OER

Canadian repositories

ZTC (Zero Textbook Cost) programs

Students can access all of the course materials for the below programs through open educational resources, e-books, journal articles, and other free digital resources.

OER from RRU

Open textbooks – new

Open textbooks – adapted

CREATING OER

Projects in progress

H5P OER Development 2020 (BCcampus)

  • H5P, support revision of Intro to Tourism and Hospitality in BC

REVIEWING OER

OPEN EDUCATION IN ACTION

Research and presentations

Barker J., Jeffery, K., Jhangiani, R.S., Veletsianos, G. (2018). Eight patterns of open textbook adoption in British Columbia The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 19(3).

Childs, E., Axe. J., Veletsianos, G., & Webster, K. (2020). Fostering Openness Within a higher education institution: tensions, opportunities, and a work in progress. In Prinsloo, P. & Conrad D. (Eds), Open(ing) Education (pp. 345-363). Brill | Sense Publishers. https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004422988_016

Paskevicius, M., Veletsianos, G., & Kimmons, R. (2018). Content is king: An analysis of how the Twitter discourse surrounding open education unfolded from 2009 to 2016. The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 19(1). doi: 10.19173/irrodl.v19i1.3267

Veletsianos, G. (2015). A case study of scholars’ open and sharing practices. Open Praxis, 7(3), 199–209. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.5944/openpraxis.7.3.206

Blogs and News

Videos

BEYOND RRU

BCcampus Advisory Group

  • Mary-Anne Neal (2017-2019)

BCcampus Open Education

Advisory Board

  • George Veletsianos (2019-20)

Advocacy and Research Fellow

  • George Veletsianos (2017-18)

OTESSA

  • George Veletsianos, Publications Coordinator (founding member)
Last update: Jul 14/20

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