Simon Fraser University BCcampus

For Support Of The BCcampus Open Textbook Project Program

  • Amount
    $525,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    11/16/2015
  • Term
    36 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
Overview
Created and funded by the British Columbia Ministry of Advanced Education, BCcampus is an organization that provides teaching, learning, educational technology, and OER support to British Columbia’s postsecondary system. BCcampus will manage the large Open Textbook Project; work to increase the number of faculty and instructors using open textbooks in British Columbia institutions and other jurisdictions; and build capacity, advocacy, and knowledge of OER in the B.C. system. This project will promote greater mainstream adoption of open textbooks in higher education.
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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