OER Spotlights

OER Project Spotlight: an open textbook for introductory thermodynamics

OER Project Spotlight: an open textbook for introductory thermodynamics

Project title: Introductory Thermodynamics: an open textbook for engineering undergraduate students Project Lead: ¬†Claire Yan (UBCO Faculty, Engineering) Project team: Amaiya Khardenavis (UBCO MASc student) and with support from: Donna Langille (Librarian, UBCO), Erin Fields (Librarian, UBCV), Claire Swanson (Open Education, UBCV) and Kristen Morgen (CTL, UBCO) Background on the Open Educational Resource (OER) project. […]

OER Project Spotlight: Fostering best practices in reproducible analyses

OER Project Spotlight: Fostering best practices in reproducible analyses

Project title: Fostering best practices in reproducible analyses across the biology curriculum Project lead: Jason Pither (UBCO Faculty, Biology) Project team: Mathew Vis-Dunbar (Librarian), Clerissa Copeland (BSc Hons.), Sharon Hanna (Support Analyst) Background on the Open Educational Resource (OER) project. Using the biology program as a pilot venue, the team is building open educational resources […]

OER Project Spotlight: Ainu Content

OER Project Spotlight: Ainu Content

Project title: Introducing Ainu Content to Japanese Language Students Project Lead: ¬†Nina Langton (UBCO Faculty) Project team: Mayu Takasaki (UBCO Lecturer) and Saki Irie (UBCO Student) Background on the Open Educational Resource (OER) project. The Ainu are the Indigenous people of Japan, but many students of the Japanese language are not aware of their existence. […]

OER Project Spotlight: Chemistry Learning Modules

OER Project Spotlight: Chemistry Learning Modules

Project title: Context-Embedded Guided-Inquiry Learning Modules for Large Introductory Chemistry Courses Project team: W. Stephen McNeil, Tamara K. Freeman, Riley J. Petillion Background on the Open Educational Resource project. UBC Okanagan chemistry professors Dr. McNeil and Dr. Freeman and PhD student Riley J. Petillion developed a series of guided-inquiry learning modules for use as small-group […]

Open Educational Resources Grant

  The UBC Okanagan Open Educational Resources Grant pilot program provides funding and support to UBC Okanagan faculty who wish to adapt or create open educational resources. Open Educational Resources (OER) are any teaching and learning materials that are made available to others to use without cost, and with an open license that allows for […]