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Open Access

The Next Heroes of Education: A Briefing

Dylan WoodcockBlogs


From March 2-6 this year, we celebrated Open Education Week: a global recognition of the ongoing work in all levels of education to incorporate Open Educational Resources (OERs) into Teaching and Learning. During the week, we shared content and engaged in discussion to better understand the Open Education landscape in Manitoba. We also released important mission briefings on our social … Read More

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Campus Manitoba Presents: Open Education – Event Wrap-Up

Dylan WoodcockBlogs, Conference Wrap Up


On the final day of Open Education Week 2020 (March 6), Campus Manitoba put together its first-ever OpenEd Event: ‘Campus Manitoba Presents: Open Education.’ The event brought together post-secondary professionals from across the province to participate in collaborative sessions that examined the purpose – the ‘why’ – of Open Education. Starting the Day Right Heather Ross, Educational Development Specialist/OER Fellow … Read More

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Demystifying the OER Adoption Process

Dylan WoodcockBlogs


OERs are openly licensed textbooks written by qualified faculty and subject-area experts at academic institutions. They address a range of student-learning needs in an evolving educational landscape. OERs present information in interactive ways, incorporate fresh perspectives and methodologies to teaching and learning, and are fully customizable to the specific needs of a given course or program. Much like many other … Read More

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OpenEd18 conference wrap-up: 5 questions with Carley

Carley McDougallBlogs


Our Special Projects Coordinator, Carley McDougall, recently attended the OpenEd18 conference in Niagara Falls, New York. In its 15th year, the conference brings together open education stakeholders and advocates for three days of learning, inspiration and action. Open education is a worldwide movement that seeks to increase access to, improve the quality of, and reduce costs of education. It is driven … Read More

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