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Open UBC snapshot: Use of open resources continues to increase

Posted on February 6, 2018

This report from the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology at UBC looks at the use of open textbooks and other resources at UBC Vancouver over the past seven years.

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The truth (about OER) is out there

Posted on February 6, 2018

Inside Higher Ed looks at the challenges that faculty face with finding open educational resources and the solutions that are emerging.

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Open education resources (OER) applications from around the world

Posted on February 6, 2018

This report gives a detailed description of OER adoption at 13 colleges and universities around the world, including UBC Vancouver.

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VR and AR: Learners as creators and world builders of our immersive future

Posted on February 6, 2018

This Educause Review article looks at student involvement and students as creators in AR and VR.

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7 things you should know about photogrammetry

Posted on February 6, 2018

Photogrammetry is “the process of using photographs of real-world objects to create digital 3D representations of those objects.”

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At MIT, it’s out with the old case studies, in with immersive ones

Posted on February 6, 2018

Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Case Study Initiative develops multimedia case studies that use videos, sound, photos and games.

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Will open online education disrupt the master’s admissions funnel?

Posted on February 6, 2018

Joshua Kim looks at the impact that MicroMasters could have on graduate programs.

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The propaganda behind personalised learning

Posted on February 6, 2018

English teacher and author Benjamin Doxtdator examines the popularity behind personalised learning.

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Equipping our next generation to communicate to the public

Posted on February 6, 2018

Concordia University has launched a new public scholars program where doctoral candidates will learn a range of communication skills that will help them share their research with a wider audience.

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Predicting 2017’s legacy

Posted on February 6, 2018

A panel of digital learning experts share their thoughts on significant digital learning developments from the past year.

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