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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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Getting Started with Open Education: 5 Trends

Sarah NantaisBlogs


What does “open education” mean in practice? We examine a few ways that educators are using the open web to enhance teaching online.

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BU prof makes a difference with open textbook

Sarah NantaisNews


Brandon University’s Debra Dusome is making a difference by using an openly licensed textbook she co-authored, Supporting Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities and Mental Illness.

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