Appendix: External Resources Recommended in This Toolkit

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Open Textbooks in BC

BCcampus Open Ed “Open Licenses”

BCcampus Open Ed “Faculty Guide for Evaluating Open Resources

BC Open Textbook Adoption Guide

BCcampus Open Ed – Find Open Textbook

BC Open Textbook Adoption Guide — “Using an Open Textbook for Your Course”

BC Open Textbook Accessibility Toolkit

Open Educational Resources

Creative Commons, “About the Licenses

Creative Commons Search

Jhangiani, R.S., Pitt, R., Hendricks, C., Key, J., Lalonde, C., (2016)   Exploring Faculty Use of Open Education Resources.  BCcampus Research Report.

Jhangiani R. & Biswas-Diener R. 2017. Open: The Philosophy and Practices that are Revolutionizing Education and Science. London: Ubiquity Press. DOI:

Lumen Learning, “What’s OER?”

Online learning and distance education resources moderated by Tony Bates

Tuomi, Ilkka. 2013.  Open Educational Resources and the Transformation of Education.  European Journal of Education, Vol. 48, No. 1, 2013.

William & Flora Hewlett Foundation, “Open Educational Resources: OER Defined


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