Open UBC Week 2015 is coming soon! We are proud to announce that this year UBC will be collaborating with SFU, BCcampus, and the Public Knowledge Project on Open Access Week. The theme of International Open Access Week 2015 is “Open for Collaboration.” Stay tuned for more information on dates and events.
UBC will be hosting two workshops in May that explore the the pedagogical benefit of open practices and open resources: Increasing Student Engagement through Open Educational Resources and Open Badges UBC: Pioneering Badge-Based Learning Pathways.
For anybody who was unable to attend events, or for those who want to relive the glory, UBC’s institutional Repository (cIRcle) has archived all of the talks. Links to the webcasts can be found on the individual event’s description page.
The Open UBC Planning Committee wants to give a shout out to MLIS Candidate Amanda Wanner for creating an amazing storify of all of the events related to Open UBC 2014. Check it out HERE to see photos, tweets, summaries of events, and more.
After a very exciting and passion-filled two days, Open UBC-2014 has come to an end. The planning committee would like to thank all presenters and attendees for participating and making this year’s events so successful. A few highlights from the last couple of days include: A motivational key-note address courtesy of Nicole Allen, Director of […]
Brown Bag Session: Can I Use This? Tuesday, October 28, 12 to 12:50 P.M., Lillooet Room (301) of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre (See the full schedule). Description: If you are preparing any kind of multimedia for your teaching, from PowerPoint slides to online videos, chances are you want to incorporate images, video clips, […]
Speaker: Jon Nakane and Students from the Engineering Physics Project Lab. Tuesday, October 28, 3 to 5 P.M. (See the full schedule). Description: Prototyping tools are available on campus for students looking to fabricate their ideas into physical objects. On display will be physical prototypes from UBC Engineering Physics and other local groups making use […]
Thursday, October 30, 4 to 6 P.M. Room 216, Koerner Library Description: Come and celebrate Open Access Week with a documentary screening! RiP! A Remix Manifesto. Director & Writer: Brett Gaylor Join filmmaker Brett Gaylor and mashup artist Girl Talk as they explore copyright and content creation in the digital age. In the process they […]
Tuesday, October 21, 1 to 3 P.M. Room 216, Koerner Library Description: Join us in celebration of Open Access with a documentary screening! Terms and Conditions May Apply. Director: Cullen Hoback. This documentary exposes what corporations and governments learn about people through Internet and cell phone usage, and what can be done about it … […]
October 28, 3 to 5 P.M., IKBLC 2nd floor open area If you had the ability to represent a skill or accomplishment to the world, what would that skill be? How would you like to present it to the world? Open Badges UBC invites you to learn about open badges, an online credential that can […]