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Book Title: OER Student Toolkit

Subtitle: A BCcampus Open Education advocacy guide for student leaders

Authors: Daniel Munro, Jenna Omassi, and Brady Yano

Book Description: For students, the high cost of educational resources and textbooks can be a serious obstacle to the accessibility and affordability of a post-secondary education. For instructors, traditional educational resources may also present a barrier to innovation in teaching and curriculum design. Fortunately, open educational resources (OER) provide a viable solution to both these issues. OER can be accessed for free online or printed at a fraction of the cost of a traditional textbook, and can be edited to better fit the curricular or pedagogical goals of an instructor.

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The high cost of educational resources and textbooks create a serious obstacle to the accessibility and affordability of a post-secondary education. Traditional educational resources also present barriers to innovation in pedagogy and curriculum design. Fortunately, open educational resources (OER) are a viable solution to both these problems, since they can be accessed for free online or printed at a fraction of the cost of a traditional textbook and can be edited to better fit the curricular or pedagogical goals of an instructor.

Authors

Daniel Munro, Jenna Omassi, and Brady Yano

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OER Student Toolkit by BCcampus is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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Title
OER Student Toolkit
Authors
Daniel Munro, Jenna Omassi, and Brady Yano
License

Icon for the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

OER Student Toolkit by BCcampus is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

This document has been prepared by Daniel Munro, Jenna Omassi and Brady Yano. Content found within the document was inspired by Making Textbooks Affordable, Student Government Toolkit published by the Student Government Resource Center as well as the Open Educational Resources (OER) Guide for Students in Post-Secondary and Higher Education published by the Commonwealth of Learning.

The CC licence permits you to retain, reuse, copy, redistribute, and revise this book — in whole or in part — for free providing it is attributed as follows:

The BCcampus Open Education OER Student Toolkit by Daniel Munro, Jenna Omassi, and Brady Yano is used under a CC BY 4.0 International Licence.

If you redistribute all or part of this book, you must include on every digital page (including but not limited to EPUB, MOBI, and HTML) and as part of the copyright notice for all printed copies the following:

Download for free from the B.C. Open Textbook Collection.

This book can be referenced. In APA citation style, it should appear as follows:

Munro, D., Omassi, J., Yano, B. (2016). OER Student Toolkit. Victoria, BC: BCcampus. Available from https://opentextbc.ca/studenttoolkit

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Primary Subject
Education
Publisher
BCcampus
Publication Date
May 26, 2016