Applications are open for the Open Education Group's Fellowship for 2022-2023. I participated in this program a few years ago and it was a fantastic way to learn more about and start doing research on open educational resources and practices.

See some information about the fellowship here: openedgroup.org/fellowship

And more information and the application form: byu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form

So, I was supposed to facilitate a workshop earlier this week on non-disposable and renewable assignments in philosophy classes. Unfortunately I was sick, and as the workshop was at an in-person conference, I ended up cancelling so as not to spread my illness.

However, I put a lot of work into a handout for the workshop, with a link to an even longer doc with more info! blogs.ubc.ca/chendricks/2022/0

Tomorrow I'm doing an online workshop on Open Educational Resources and getting started revising an open textbook in Pressbooks. Sneak peek: wiki.ubc.ca/Sandbox:OER_Lethbr

Cool idea as a way to introduce people to open education: 5 weeks of open edu challenges...activities that take 10 minutes or less. Nice! oechallenge.opened.ca/about-th

BCcampus in British Columbia is hosting a webinar Oct. 14 on "Creating Accessible in Pressbooks": bccampus.ca/event/creating-acc

Interview with Daniel Heath Justice from Uni of British Columbia Vancouver on decolonizing open education, Indigenous voices and perspectives in open archives such as Wikipedia, and more: open.ubc.ca/open-dialogues-dan

Great story about a colleague's project to create interactive, browser-based activities to go along with an in logic: bccampus.ca/2020/02/06/homewor I can't wait to see the results of this project by Dave Gilbert at !

The uni of British Columbia Vancouver (where I work) has a new grant fund for creation/adaptation/use of open educational resources, & I'm reading so many proposals for wonderful projects. It's great to see so much interest!

open.ubc.ca/oer-fund/

I'm editing a series of open textbooks for Philosophy courses, and am learning a lot along the way. Here is a blog post about some things I've learned about accessibility and publishing open textbooks on the Pressbooks platform: blogs.ubc.ca/chendricks/2020/0

I'm the series editor for a series of for Introduction to Philosophy courses, and we now have two books published (out of nine planned)!

Philosophy of Mind: press.rebus.community/intro-to

Ethics: press.rebus.community/intro-to

I’m very happy that students at our university made a successful argument to senior leadership to invest in open educational resources through a fund that faculty, staff and students can apply to to support use, adaptation & creation of ! open.ubc.ca/oer-fund/

Nice! a guide on Open Education working groups at higher edu institutions. A work in progress from BCcampus (British Columbia, Canada). Comment using hypothes.is!

bccampus.ca/2019/03/21/in-the-

Proposals now being accepted for the Cascadia Open Education Summit in Vancouver, BC, Canada, April 2019. See here for info & proposal form: bccampus.ca/event/cascadia-ope

Creative Commons Global Summit is May 9-11, 2019, in Lisbon. See here for the call for proposals as well as application for scholarship to help offset the cost: summit.creativecommons.org/pro

Looking for chapter authors for some parts of an Introduction to open textbook I'm helping to edit. Also looking for editor for Aesthetics section. Open textbook is free of cost, licensed to allow re-use (CC BY). This is a volunteer activity; we have no money, sadly, but a lot of enthusiasm!

mailchi.mp/rebus/seeking-philo

You’re welcome to join into virtual conversations with some people at the Open Education conference next week! Join us with Virtually Connecting! virtuallyconnecting.org/blog/2

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