Faculty Pedagogy Online Resources and Open Textbooks

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Welcome to information about books and resources on pedagogy, teaching and learning at the Emily Carr Library. Click on the links in this blog post to explore the new Teaching and Learning Series for books on teaching and pedagogy. This is a developing faculty resource, so if you have any suggestions for books, journal or electronic resources, please send them to tic@ecuad.ca

Visit the B.C. Open Textbook collection with more than 150 titles that can be electronically accessed, downloaded and copied for use in your courses.

Also visit the Open Educational Resource section in the ECU Library Catalogue.

Open Textbooks now in the ECU Library
BCcampus has kindly loaned the following Open Textbooks for display during this event. 

All of BCcampus’s textbooks are available for free to both read and download from their repository at their B.C. Open Textbook collection.

Banff Centre


University of Saskatchewan

Campus Manitoba


Adopt an Open Textbook for Your Course

Visit the archived online course by BCcampus entitled Adopting Open Textbooks.
BCcampus has developed the B.C. Open Textbook Authoring Guide to assist textbook authors and adapters with the task of creating or adapting an open textbook.
Why use an open textbook? Here are a few faculty explaining why they use open textbooks.

Open Textbook and OER Collections Online

BC Open Textbooks
College Open Textbooks HippoCampus
Merlot II MIT Open Courseware Online Textbooks
National Science Digital Library (NSDL) NOBA Project Textbooks
North Carolina Learning Object Repository (NCLOR) OER Commons
OpenStax Open SUNY Textbooks
Open Textbook Library Project Gutenberg
PhET: Interactive Simulations For Science and Math Saylor Academy Open Textbooks
Skills Commons Open Textbooks SOL*R
UC Davis ChemWiki Wikibooks
Click here for LyndaCampus that provides unrestricted web-based access to the entire lynda.com library of instructional videos for many popular software applications, for all current registered students, faculty, and staff at Emily Carr University.

Visit Emily Carr’s Teaching and Learning Centre’s website at http://tlc.ecuad.ca for the latest faculty and staff workshops on Educational Technology, Learning Design and Pedagogy as well as where to locate important Emily Carr University resources and services.

Visit the TLC’s Exploring Pedagogical Practices website at http://blogs.eciad.ca/pedagogy/ for the latest pedagogy resources offered at Emily Carr, from around British Columbia and the global community. Contributions to the site are most welcome, by sending an email to tic@ecuad.ca

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