Social, educational & open media in an SFU classroom.

I have used Storify to introduce social media before. And I’m not above doing so again. For its sheer ease of use, and how quickly you can assemble a story from a wide assortment online sources, it should be an early stop on your Edmedia quest. I have tried to …

Interactive documents: using audio + visual together

After producing an audio file/”podcast” on how to read a type of university policy document called an “RRSDA” or records retention schedule, I distributed the audio to various folks and asked for feedback. One frequent piece of feedback was that, for new users, it was simply too difficult to follow …

Embedding videos and images from OTsummit

Last week the 3rd annual open textbook summit was held in Vancouver B.C.  There was an amazing turn out and it was clear that this initiative is picking up steam, from various institutions including the BC and Alberta provincial governments, faculty and students. This is an eg. of how media …

An open textbook on Innovation by Design

Whether you are wanting to learn more about wicked problems and design thinking, or you’re trying to move away from directing your learners to a pricey textbook for your course on design thinking, you will enjoy this new creative commons licensed open ebook titled ‘Innovation by Design’. This ‘living textbook’ …

Open Education Resources – Librarians, Leadership and Opportunity

BC Campus is hosting an important OER event on Oct. 27 for librarians interested in Open Educational Resources. Come check it out! Monday Oct 27, 2014, Noon – 4 pm Douglas College, New Westminster Campus Aboriginal Gathering Place, Room 4650 BCcampus is pleased to sponsor a half day of professional development …

Open Textbook Event @ SFU Library October 23

Coming up next month at the SFU Library, a special discussion on an innovative practice that is sure to impact the student learning experience, if not their pocketbooks as well. Open Textbooks: New Models in Textbook Production Invites you to …In celebrating Open Access Week, SFU Library is delighted to …

OPEN UBC

BC Campus has been making a big push into open education these past few years, and it seems to be gaining steam. Last week they reviewed the Open Ed initiatives at UBC and as ever, it was inspiring to read that many of those programs and courses are beginning to …

OPEN UBC

BC Campus has been making a big push into open education these past few years, and it seems to be gaining steam. Last week they reviewed the Open Ed initiatives at UBC and as ever, it was inspiring to read that many of those programs and courses are beginning to …