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From idea to book: A Q&A on Manitoba’s next OER

Carley McDougallBlogs


Here at Campus Manitoba, we believe in the open education movement and are actively working to make higher education more accessible for students across the province. Through our partnership with BCcampus, we launched OpenEd Manitoba, a website that offers hundreds of free textbooks to view online or to download, all of which are created, reviewed, or adapted by faculty at … Read More

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5 tips for making Set Your Course work for you

Carley McDougallBlogs


Choosing a college or university can be difficult, especially when you don’t know what kind of career you want. SetYourCourse.ca is Manitoba’s go-to resource for help with choosing the career you want and planning the Manitoba-based education that will help prepare you for it. Set Your Course is a career information website that holds occupational insight on over 400 careers. … Read More

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10 things to know about Open Education in Manitoba

Carley McDougallBlogs


It’s Open Education Week, and to celebrate this worldwide event, we’re sharing 10 facts about the open education movement, and highlighting its traction in Manitoba. 1. There is an Open Education Initiative in Manitoba Campus Manitoba launched the Manitoba Open Textbook Initiative in 2015. The goal was to make higher education more accessible by reducing students’ costs through the use … Read More

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Cannexus19 conference wrap-up: What we learned about career counselling

Carley McDougallBlogs, Conference Wrap Up


Career planning is one of the most difficult tasks students face during their post-secondary education, and here at Campus Manitoba, we’re always looking for new ways to help support students in this crucial step. Three members of our Campus Manitoba team (Kim Grenier Mintenko, Carley McDougall, and DawnDena Gordon) recently visited Ottawa to attend Cannexus19, Canada’s largest bilingual career development … Read More

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DisruptED19 conference wrap-up: What we learned about educational technology

Carley McDougallBlogs, Conference Wrap Up


Every aspect of our lives is becoming increasingly tech-driven, and the education industry is no different. But the future is somewhat unknown: what changes will educators and students face? What skills will be valued? And how will we all work together to adapt to our changing environment? To find out these answers, as well as how to keep Campus Manitoba … Read More

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