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 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.
for support of the BCcampus Open Textbook Project program  
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.

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