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What if textbooks were free?

No longer an undergraduate fantasy, free, open textbooks are a current reality and are set to become a regular part of postsecondary education in BC.  In October of 2012 the BC Ministry of Advanced Education, Innovation and Technology announced efforts to have open text books for 40 of BC’s most popular post-secondary courses. (Ministry of … Continue reading

Access Copyright – Our “Burning Platform” moment?

I appreciate that a difficult decision is before the leadership of many Canadian universities, including Kwantlen, with regards to the Access Copyright agreement.  I’ve reviewed positions of many dissenting voices including Kwantlen’s Student Association and Faculty Association, Michael Geist, (Professor of Law at the University of Ottawa where he holds the Canada Research Chair in … Continue reading

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