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Fifteen large projects and 49 small projects have been selected in the latest round of funding through the Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF).
Over 8,200 people from around the world are currently registered for a UBC massive open online course on Indigenous education.
BC Children’s Hospital researchers and UBC students create their own e-textbook and new software platform
Undergraduate students in a cancer genetics class created their own e-textbook for their course.
Advanced Education Minister Andrew Wilkinson visited a social psychology class at UBC, to talk to students about how they have benefitted from the use of open textbooks.
The two-day event brought together students, researchers, faculty and staff to explore educational data.
BCcampus and eCampusOntario will be collaborating to support Ontario post-secondary faculty in the review and adoption of open textbooks from the BC Open Textbook Project.
College transcripts need to better reflect each learner’s unique path argues Brian Peddle.
A new app is using video, images, audio, and augmented reality to share and preserve Indigenous history.
The EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative asked seven community leaders from higher education institutions across the United States to reflect on the evolution of their profession.
Johann N. Neem argues that the idea of disruptive innovation at institutions, including colleges and universities, follows a problematic “narrative of speed.”
Jon Festinger explains how he has been using open education tools to engage students in a course about video game law.
Today edX launched its Micromasters program. The launch includes 19 courses from 14 schools including MIT, Michigan and Columbia.
Claudia Krebs, a professor of teaching in the Faculty of Medicine, talks about how academics must view open education as a social responsibility.
Maja Krzic talks about how open education can help raise the profile of soil science for students and the general public.
A common theme in discussions about MOOCs and other forms of innovation has to do with disaggregation or unbundling.
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