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Open Education

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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"A Learning Experience": Chatting GIS and OER with Steven Hills

Dylan WoodcockBlogs


It’s no secret that we are passionate about increasing awareness of Open Education here at Campus Manitoba. Sharing our experiences is an important part of what we do, and why we love it! Steven Hills had no notion when he began a career in the Forest industry thirty-two years ago that he would come anywhere close to sharing his knowledge … Read More

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2019 Cascadia Open Education Summit wrap-up: 5 questions with the team

Carley McDougallBlogs, Conference Wrap Up


As strong advocates for open education, we’re always looking to learn more about how we can work to increase the use of open educational resources (OERs) in Manitoba and across the country. To help us increase our knowledge of OER trends in Canada and gather new ideas on how we can support students and faculty in the open education movement, … Read More

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How Open Educational Resources fit within the future of education

Carley McDougallBlogs


When you think about the future of education, what does it look like? As open education advocates, we at Campus Manitoba envision a future where education is accessible to all, thanks in part to open educational resources (OERs). OERs are free and fully adaptable online resources that help make education more affordable and accessible for all students – be sure … Read More

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How OERs can help adult learners

Carley McDougallBlogs


From visual learners to auditory learners, different students learn better from varying styles – but did you know that age can be a key factor in how a student learns best as well? Due to the wealth of experiences they bring with them to class, adult learners often have very different needs and requirements from a course than their younger … Read More

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