British Columbia

25 Vancouver Community College (VCC)

SUPPORT

Contacts

For assistance, please contact:

  • Elena Kuzmina, Open Resources Coordinator & Librarian
    Email: ekuzmina@vcc.ca
    Phone: 604-871-7000, ext 8346

Adoptions

If you are using an open textbook or other OER in a VCC course, please report it to:

  • ekuzmina@vcc.ca

USING OER

Canadian repositories

VCC Library

ZTC (Zero Textbook Cost) programs

OER from VCC

Open textbooks – new

Open textbooks – revised and relicensed

Open courses

CREATING OER

Projects in progress

VCC Open Resrouces Grant (2021)

  • Kerry Muir, Hospitality Department, is working on adapting two existing textbooks for the HOSP 1660 Technical Writing course.
  • Lisa Tremblay, ABE Youth & Basic Ed Programs, is working on updating and improving an existing Basic Education English 5/6 Moodle course based on BC Reads (BC Reads: Course Pack 5/Reader 5 and Course Pack 6/Reader 6) by Shantel Ivits, and aligning it with UDL principles.

ABE OER Grant 2019 (BCcampus)

  • Computer Studies, Provincial – contributor
  • Computer Studies, Advanced – contributor

REVIEWING OER

OPEN EDUCATION IN ACTION

Students’ Union of Vancouver Community College

Working group

The members of VCC’s OER Working Group are:

  • Andrew Dunn, Manager: Online Learning Strategy & Design
  • Brianna Higgins, Department Head of Disability Services
  • Shantel Ivits, OER author, Department Head for Basic Education
  • Elena Kuzmina, Open Resources Coordinator & Librarian
  • Tannis Morgan, AVP Academic and Innovation

Blogs and news

BEYOND VCC

BCcampus

Research Fellows

  • Elle Ting (2020-2021)

BCcampus Open Education

ABE ZTC Programs Advisory Group

  • Andrew Candela (2019-21)

Trades Advisory Group

  • Robert Kunka (2019-21)
  • Elena Kuzmina (2019-21)

BCOEL Membership

  • Elena Kuzmina
Last update: Mar 11/22

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