Simon Fraser University BCcampus

For Support Of The BCcampus Open Education Program

  • Amount
    $525,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    9/21/2018
  • Term
    36 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
Overview
BCcampus provides teaching, learning, educational technology, and open education support to the British Columbia postsecondary system and manages the Open Education Program funded by the Hewlett Foundation and the British Columbia Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training. With this grant, BCcampus will continue to increase the use of open textbooks among faculty while building capacity, advocacy, and knowledge of open education in the B.C. system. In doing so, the project will promote mainstream adoption of open textbooks and awareness of open educational practices to transform learning and teaching.
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
www.bccampus.ca 
Address
Burnaby British Columbia V5a 1S6
Canada, 00000
Grants to this Grantee
for support of the BCcampus open education program  
BCcampus is an organization created and funded by the British Columbia Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training to provide teaching, learning, educational technology, and OER support to the BC postsecondary system. Since 2012, BCcampus has managed the BC Open Textbook and Open Education projects. With this grant, BCcampus aims to increase the number of faculty and instructors using OER and to build capacity, advocacy, and knowledge of OER in the system. This work includes the creation, adaptation, and use of well-designed, inclusive, diverse, and openly licensed materials that can engage students and energize educators in ways that enable more responsive teaching and better learning. (Substrategy: Sustainable Systems)

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