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Open educational resources at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
McGreal, Rory

Published15 January 2018
PeriodicalVolume 2018, Section Tools and Trends
PublisherContact North/Contact Nord
CountryCanada, North America

ABSTRACT
Since 2011, at least 46,000 students at the University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, Canada students were exposed to a range of open educational practices, including 16,450 who enrolled in courses in which instructors replaced traditional textbooks with open or freely accessible resources (Engle, 2016). The catalysts for these practices are multifaceted:
Quality Resources for Students
Reduce Student Costs
University Policies
OER Funding Programs
Support for Development

This article discusses the benefits, challenges and potential of implementing OER at this institution.

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Keywords institutional policy · OER adoption · OER implementation · OER quality · open textbooks

Other number2018-01-23
RefereedDoes not apply
Rightsby-sa/4.0
URLhttps://teachonline.ca/tools-trends/open-educational-resources-university-british-columbia-vancouver-canada
Access date2018-01-23
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