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Open Education Week

CETL is leading the celebration of Open Education at Camosun! Join us March 4 – 8 for a variety of events and initiatives to learn more about Open Education at the college.

Open Education Week starts March 4

CETL is hosting a variety of events and initiatives to celebrate Open Education at Camosun. Join us for one or all of the events listed below.

Open Education Information Tables 

  • Lansdowne, Fisher Main Foyer: Monday, March 4, 10 am – 2 pm
  • Interurban, Outside the Helmut Huber Cafeteria Building: Tuesday, March 5, 10 am – 2 pm

Come sit with us at the information tables. At both locations, you will find CETL folks, librarians, faculty, and even students ready to talk to you about Open Education, the importance of Open Educational Resources/Open Textbooks, and how you can get on board.

Maker Space Open House

  • Lansdowne, Wilna Thomas Building, Maker Space (Rooms 215, 216): Wednesday, March 6, 9 am – 12 pm 

Camosun's Maker Space is hosting an Open House Drop-in experience. Explore a wide range of making tools: Virtual Reality Headsets, knitting machines, 3D printers, and more, learn about options for using Open Source platforms in your creation, and sign up for workshops. This experience is open to all, students and employees alike! Note: Food and drinks are not permitted in the Maker Spaces, so please visit the coffee shop after your visit.

Library Open Education Resource Displays

  • Lansdowne Library, Alan Batey Library & Learning Commons – Month of March
  • Interurban Library, 3rd Floor Liz Ashton Centre – Month of March

For the entire month of March, both campus libraries will be displaying Camosun-authored and adopted open textbooks so you can see what you and your fellow faculty members are using to support students in their classes.

Open Education Showcase and Recognition Awards

  • Lansdowne, Wilna Thomas Building, Sherri Bell Hall (Room 224): Friday, March 8, 2 – 4 pm 

Join CETL as we celebrate Open Education at Camosun! We will be recognizing faculty members who have made profound contributions to open education at Camosun College and demonstrated an impact on student learning and student costs by utilizing, designing, or adapting open resources in their instruction. These contributions may also include providing leadership for, research on, and advocacy for Open Education and Open Educational Resources (OER) to peers, students, and the institution in general.  Come help us celebrate the award recipients, learn more about Open Education, how you can get started using it, and what steps can be taken to move it forward at Camosun. Come join us for information sharing, and a celebration of Open Education work being done at the college.

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