Go Open! How to use an open textbook and OER in your course

Please come and join us for this great workshop offered by two great OER advocates and experts; Amanda Coolidge from BcCampus and Caroline Daniels from KWantlan Polytechnic university.

This presentation will introduce open education and describe why YOU should care about using open educational resources in a course. This presentation go one step further and show YOU HOW to use open textbooks and open educational resources in a course. Join Amanda Coolidge and Caroline Daniels to review the what? Why? And How? Of open education.

This session will also be available on our webcast. http://www.jibc.ca/webcast

DATE: Friday May 6, 2016.

TIME: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

LOCATION: JIBC, New Westminster – Theatre


  • Amanda Coolidge is the senior manager of open education at BCcampus. She works with institutions all over the province to promote and advocate for open education.

  • Caroline Daniels is a librarian at KWantlen Polytechnic University. She is an active member on the BCOER librarian provincial group and is passionate about open education. 

Here is the poster for this event.