The Open and Affordable Course Materials Working Group at Queen’s is pleased to announce the successful proposals to develop and review open course materials for Queen’s courses. The working group received great response from interested faculty, both to review existing open textbooks and to author open text books.
Create an Open Textbook
The group has selected three proposals to create an open textbook for an upcoming course/program at Queen's, with cross campus support:
Successful grant recipients will work with the Open and Affordable Course Materials Working Group to develop timelines, deliverables and assessment plans. Once developed, these works will be shared with an appropriate open license so that others can easily adopt and use them in their courses.
Review an Existing Peer Reviewed Open Textbook
The successful proposals to review an existing openly licensed, high-quality, peer-reviewed textbook are:
eCampusOntario Award Recipient
Congratulation to Sidneyeve Matrix who received funding from eCampusOntario, to adapt three existing open resources on design thinking into a single new open text suitable for her high-enrolment (300) first-year post-secondary course in design thinking.