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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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A Walk Through the OER Review Process

Dylan WoodcockBlogs


Reviewing Open Educational Resources (OERs) is integral to the Open Education movement. It’s a fundamental step in expanding access to education at our partner institutions. At Campus Manitoba, we fully support this movement and the people who carry it forward. We want to make it easier for faculty to understand what they’re signing up for when they agree to review … 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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DisruptED20 Conference Wrap-Up: What We Learned About the Human Side of Tech

Dylan WoodcockBlogs, Conference Wrap Up


Nowadays, access to education is increasingly dependent on technology. Online learning is increasing at post-secondary institutions across the country. Educational technology is vital in ensuring that online courses enhance teaching and learning. That said, human beings are at the heart of technology’s growth: they are developers, learners, and educators with goals and aspirations. On January 30 and 31, some of … Read More

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Manitoba Post-Secondary News Roundup

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With mere hours to go until reading weeks commence across the province, students, faculty and staff have survived crunch time and midterm exams. Press pause, unwind, and check out this month’s roundup, featuring Manitoba news stories from our partner institutions, and see last month here. BU Uses Gift to Implement Program for Indigenous Success Next fall will see the implementation … Read More

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