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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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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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Open Textbooks vs Digital Textbooks: How to Make Higher Education More Accessible in Manitoba

Carley McDougallBlogs


Making higher education more accessible is the goal of the Manitoba Open Textbook Initiative. At Campus Manitoba, we’re working to reduce students’ costs through the use of open textbooks at post-secondary institutions across the province. So, what exactly is an open textbook, and how does it differ from other formats? In this blog, we’ll explore the many examples of open … 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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Open Education Week Online Events

Sarah NantaisEvents


This week is Open Education Week! Open Education Week is a celebration of the global Open Education Movement. Its goal is to raise awareness about the movement and its impact on teaching and learning worldwide. At Campus Manitoba, we envision a future for education that’s open. We actively spread awareness of OER (Open Educational Resources) to save students money and enhance teaching … Read More

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