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How Open Educational Resources fit within the future of education

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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

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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

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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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5 tips for making Set Your Course work for you

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Choosing a college or university can be difficult, especially when you don’t know what kind of career you want. SetYourCourse.ca is Manitoba’s go-to resource for help with choosing the career you want and planning the Manitoba-based education that will help prepare you for it. Set Your Course is a career information website that holds occupational insight on over 400 careers. … Read More

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10 things to know about Open Education in Manitoba

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It’s Open Education Week, and to celebrate this worldwide event, we’re sharing 10 facts about the open education movement, and highlighting its traction in Manitoba. 1. There is an Open Education Initiative in Manitoba Campus Manitoba launched the Manitoba Open Textbook Initiative in 2015. The goal was to make higher education more accessible by reducing students’ costs through the use … Read More

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