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COVID-19 Response

Kaitlin SchillingBlogs


We are in a very distinct period in time — a time that feels uncertain and a little uncomfortable. For many of us around the world, including here in Manitoba, the COVID-19 pandemic has affected almost every part of our lives. Many of us have concerns about school, work, finances, and our ability to see our friends and family. This … Read More

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Cannexus20 Conference Wrap-Up

Kaitlin SchillingBlogs, Conference Wrap Up


Campus Manitoba’s DawnDena Gordon, Kim Grenier Mintenko, Carley McDougall, and Kaitlin Schilling headed to the nation’s capital at the end of January to attend Cannexus20, presented by CERIC. Cannexus is a “bilingual National Career Development conference designed to promote the exchange of information and explore innovative approaches in the areas of career counselling and career and workforce development. The three-day … 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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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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