Looking for relevant research:
Ride sharing/hailing services just got go-ahead to operate in Vancouver (BC, Canada). It's all over the news.
One thing I haven't heard much about: the potential environmental impact. Are there likely to be more cars on the roads/people choosing this over transit or biking? I expect research has been done on this sort of question...anyone know of any?
I'm editing an open book available publicly available on web & also downloadable in PDF & ebook. I have a question about the accessibility of how I'm doing premises and conclusions for philosophical arguments with ordered lists <ol>. Please see this post (replies here or there welcome!) #a11y https://www.rebus.community/t/logic-ed-benjamin-martin/625/37
Ack...I mean, the resource is great for making complex visual images like charts & diagrams accessible. That word got left off my previous post. Not just how to make them, but how to make them accessible! #ally https://www.pcc.edu/instructional-support/wp-content/uploads/sites/17/2017/11/complex-images.pdf
Just learned about this handbook for making complex visual images such as charts, diagrams, mathematical graphs, and more. It's super helpful for anyone posting educational content online! Plus, it's #CC licensed. #a11y https://www.pcc.edu/instructional-support/wp-content/uploads/sites/17/2017/11/complex-images.pdf
Trying out an If This Then That applet to make Mastodon posts automatically go to my Twitter account, like @clintlalonde post here: https://edtechfactotum.com/cross-posting-from-mastodon-to-twitter-using-ifttt-and-rss/
Let's see if this works...
And here are links to the two Introduction to Philosophy open textbooks published so far:
Philosophy of Mind: https://press.rebus.community/intro-to-phil-of-mind/
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: http://blogs.ubc.ca/chendricks/2020/01/11/accessibility-open-textbooks/ #OER #OpenTextbooks #a11y
BC government is looking for feedback from the public on a new draft set of principles for digital change in the Government of BC. Nice to see open licenses included in the principles https://link.medium.com/1qXwGqjH92
New call for proposal issued by BCcampus today for creation of OER materials for marketing programs. This is part of our Zero Textbook Cost (ZTC) for business initiative https://bccampus.ca/grants-calls-for-proposals/call-for-proposals-marketing-oer/
Hey folx. I'm writing a free book called Riot Medicine to help teach people first aid for protests, riots, and insurrections. Ⓐ 🏴 ⚕️
Some volunteers have already completed illustrations, but there's still many more that are needed before this can be distributed. If you're able to help out (even with just a single illustration!) get in touch.
You can find out more at https://riotmedicine.net
Examples of content (including illustrations) are provided below.
Professor of Teaching in Philosophy at the University of British Columbia-Vancouver, Canada. Interested in open education, equity & inclusion, accessibility, as well as philosophy. She/her/hers.
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