BCcampus launches phase three of the Open Textbook project: Creation of new text

Posted on January 2nd, 2014

The BC Open Textbook Program, which is coordinated by BCcampus, has announced a new call for proposals from British Columbia faculty interesting in creating new open textbooks to round out their list of 40 highest-enrolled subject areas. Criteria for successful applications include: addressing one of the specific eligible subject areas, documenting any existing open educational resources to be used, exhibiting the characteristics of quality teaching and learning, and more. The deadline for proposals in February 28, 2014 and the deadline for completed projects is September 5, 2014. The goal of the BC Open Textbook Program is “to provide flexible and affordable access to higher education resources in B.C. by making available 40 openly licensed textbooks in the first and second year most highly enrolled undergraduate subject areas.”