Bridging Open Education and Faculty Development

Faculty, Staff and Student Event

WHEN:  November 7, 2019


Session 1 – Open Education Showcase (2pm—5pm)

Join your colleagues in the Atrium for conversation, food and beverages! (5 pm – 6:00)

Session 2 – Sharing Memorable Teaching and Learning Moments (6pm to 8pm)

WHERE: JIBC New Westminster Campus – Theatre – 715 McBride Blvd, New Westminster, BC V3L 5T4

REGISTRATION INFORMATION: Please fill out this registration form.

Event is free but registration is required! Deadline for registration is October 21, 2019

Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC) is devoting an afternoon to sharing, learning, and showcasing the impact of teaching and learning using Open Education Resources (OERs) and Open Education Practices.

Students in British Columbia are getting more affordable post-secondary education, and instructors are benefiting from high-quality, innovative teaching materials, because of the BC government’s $3.2 million investment in open education. Thanks to BCcampus for supporting and enabling access to Open Education Resources (OER) and for creating new opportunities for instructors to create, adopt, adapt, and customize resources for their teaching practices and subject areas.

The Faculty, Staff and Student event –Bridging Open Education and Faculty Development involves a series of presentations and conversations, highlighting the “whys, whats and hows” of open education. The event will showcase the excellent open education work and activities of local partners in BC post-secondary institutions and JIBC.

In addition, in the spirit of sharing and learning, JIBC faculty, staff and students will share teaching and learning experiences, approaches, practices, and technologies that support teaching and learning- face to face, hybrid and online. The evening event is not limited to OER, but is open to any type of experience that can help support faculty in the quest to provide engaging student experiences and result in student success.



Session 1: Open Education Showcase – 2pm—5pm

JIBC is devoting an afternoon to sharing, learning and showcasing the impact of teaching and learning using Open Education Resources (OERs).  Presenters will be from JIBC as well as other Lower Mainland post-secondary institutions.

Keynote: Christina Hendricks (UBC) – Getting started with OER: What, Why, and some Mythbusting!


Session 2: Sharing Memorable Teaching and Learning Moments – 6pm – 8pm

The evening session will feature JIBC faculty sharing “Memorable Teaching and Learning Moments” – whether F2F, hybrid or online! Both sessions will be well-worth your time! Please register indicating which session you will be attending.

Keynote: Chad Flinn (BCIT) – The king is dead, long live the king. Bringing students into the teaching process


If you cannot participate in person, please register for the event and we will send you the link to join us virtually.