British Columbia

21 University of British Columbia – Vancouver (UBC-V)

SUPPORT

Contacts

For assistance, please contact:

  • Will Engle, Strategist, Open Education Initiatives
    Centre for Teaching, Learning & Technology
    Email: will.engle@ubc.ca
    Phone: 604-822-5913

OR

  • Erin Fields, Open Education and Scholarly Communications Librarian
    Email: erin.fields@ubc.ca
    Phone: 604-822-0977

Bookstores

For help providing OER to students in the classroom, please contact:

Website

Open UBC

Tenure and promotion

Tenure, Promotion & Reappointment for Faculty Members:

Events

USING OER

UBC repositories

  • Open textbook catalogue: Open texts created by faculty and students at the University of British Columbia in support of open educational practices on campus.
  • cIRcle is an open access digital repository for published and unpublished material created by the UBC community and its partners. Its aim is to showcase and preserve UBC’s unique intellectual output by making content freely available to anyone, anywhere via the web.
  • Open UBC is a curated collection of resources for faculty and students to learn about the why, what and how of open education practices and what they mean to teaching and learning at UBC. It will evolve as our practices evolve on our campuses and beyond

Canadian repositories

UBC Libraries

UBC Bookstores

The UBC Bookstores work with instructors to provide Open Educational Resources that are freely available for students, to be used for educational purposes.

To learn more, including how to locate OER’s and add them to course curriculums, please watch the brief video below.

Open scholarship

  • Program for Open Scholarship and Education (POSE): A new one-year flexible and blended program jointly presented by the UBC Open Working Group, the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology and UBC Library. The program will help you develop foundational knowledge of Open Scholarship, Open Education and Open Research.

OER from UBC

Open textbooks – new

Open textbooks – adapted

Supplementary materials

Courses and programs

Support resources

Presentation/learning resources

CREATING OER

Support resources

Grants and projects

Open Educational Resources Fund

Other grant funds

Projects in progress

BCcampus OER Grant

  • Create an indigenization guide for librarians contributor

H5P OER Development 2020 (BCcampus)

  • H5P for Psychology (OpenStax)

Open Geography Lab Manual

  • Contributor: Nina Hewitt

REVIEWING OER

OPEN EDUCATION IN ACTION

Student society (AMS)

Working group

The Open Working Group develops resources for the open.ubc.ca website as well as supports emerging and ongoing open projects at UBC and beyond.

Presentations and podcasts

Research

  • Fields, E., & Harper, A. (2020). Opening up information literacy: Empowering students through open pedagogy. Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Innovative Pedagogy, 2. https://digitalcommons.humboldt.edu/sotl_ip/vol2/iss1/1/#.X1vAGswPk9k
  • Hendricks, C. (2015). Teaching and learning philosophy in the open. American Association of Philosophy Teachers, Studies in Pedagogy, 1, 17-32. doi: 10.5840/aaptstudies20159162
  • Hendricks, C., Reinsberg, S.A., Rieger, G.W. (2017). The adoption of an open textbook in a large Physics course: An analysis of cost, outcomes, use and perceptions. The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 18(4). doi: 10.19173/irrodl.v18i4.3006
  • Jhangiani, R. S., Pitt, R., Hendricks, C., Key, J., & Lalonde, C. (2016). Exploring the use of open educational resources at BC post-secondary institutions. Victoria, BC: BCcampus.

Blogs and news

Open Dialogues video series

BEYOND UBC

BCcampus

Advisory Group

  • Peter Arthur (2017-2019)

Scholarly Teaching Fellows

  • Peter Arthur (2018-19)

BCcampus: Educational Electronic Health Record System (EdEHR) Project

  • Joseph Anthony, Leanne Currie, Jason Min, Christie Newton (2018)

BCcampus Open Education

Advocacy and Research Fellows

  • Jonathan Verrett (2018-19)
  • Erin Fields (2018-19)

Faculty Fellows

  • Arthur “Gill” Green (2016-17)
  • Christina Hendricks (2014-15)

Secondee

  • Lucas Wright (2017-18)

Advisory Board

  • Erin Fields (2019-20)
  • Christina Hendricks (2019-20)

Open Homework Systems Advisory Group

  • Agnes d’Entremont (2019-21)
  • Will Engle (2019-21)

STEM ZTC Programs Advisory Group

  • Jackie Stewart (2019-21)
  • Jonathan Verrett (2019-21)

BCOEL Membership

  • Will Engle
  • Erin Fields
  • Katherine Miller
  • Wendy Traas
  • Lucas Wright

Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL)

Open Education Group OER Research Fellowships

  • Liza Navarro (2018-19)
  • Arthur “Gill” Green (2016-17)
  • Christina Hendricks (2015-16)

SPARC

Last update: Oct 29/20

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