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Open Education Showcase

March 4, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Learn more about Open Education, practices, pedagogy, and resources at Capilano’s Open Education Showcase. Browse through Open Educational Resources (OERs) and hear about the benefits and challenges of teaching in the open by faculty who have adopted Open texts. Light refreshments will be available.

1:00pm – What is Open Education?

An introduction to the principles of Open Education, and how these fit in with teaching and learning practices in the classroom.

1:15pm – Faculty and Student Panel

This panel will provide an opportunity to hear from colleagues and a current Capilano student about their first-hand experiences working with Open Educational Resources (OER’s). Expect to hear about successes, common challenges, as well as tips for how to incorporate OER’s into your own teaching.

2:15pm – Creative Commons Licensing Workshop

Scholarly Communications & Copyright Librarian, Sabrina Wong, will guide faculty through the anatomy of Creative Commons licenses, providing recommendation for finding and reusing CC-licensed images, and offering details on how to apply CC licenses to your own work.

3:15pm – Introduction to Pressbooks Workshop

Learn how to create, adapt, and publish Open Textbooks with Pressbooks. Pressbooks is an open-source WordPress-based platform for publishing content to a variety of digital formats. You can assemble, remix, and reformat open educational resources shared by others, or author your own content.


March 4, 2020
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


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