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OpenEd MB

The Next Heroes of Education: A Briefing

Dylan WoodcockBlogs


From March 2-6 this year, we celebrated Open Education Week: a global recognition of the ongoing work in all levels of education to incorporate Open Educational Resources (OERs) into Teaching and Learning. During the week, we shared content and engaged in discussion to better understand the Open Education landscape in Manitoba. We also released important mission briefings on our social … 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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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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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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