Open Education

Open practices are enabling faculty to open their classrooms, incorporate new resources and perspectives in their learning environments, and to contribute to their students’ learning beyond the classroom. The Open for Learning series explores the necessary ingredients for authentic learning activities as well as different approaches to effectively re-using, contextualizing and creating openly-licensed educational resources. The series will include hands-on-workshops, seminars with practitioners and events that bring together the community to explore and discuss open learning.

Indigenous Writers Edit-a-thon

Series: Open Education


Event Date & Time

  • March 4, 2019
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Event Description

In December 2015 Daniel Heath Justice (author of “Why Indigenous Literature Matters”) began a Twitter campaign to share the names of Indigenous writers. The reason for his efforts was to “…push back against the frequent assumptions that our literary history is any less complex, robust, or diverse than that of other peoples.”[1] To celebrate Open Education Week (more…)

2019 Open Education Week: Open in Action

Series: Open Education


Event Date & Time

  • March 6, 2019
    8:30 am - 3:10 pm

Event Description

Open Education Week is a global celebration of free and open sharing in education. On March 6th, join UBC, SFU, BCIT, KPU, Langara, Douglas, BCcampus and more post-secondary partners at KPU-Richmond for a day of hands-on learning to mark the occasion. Gather with faculty, librarians, instructional designers, educational technologists and other education stakeholders for a (more…)