The Manitoban: UMSU showcases open educational resources

November 8, 2019 - Less than a minute read

One of UMSU president Jakob Sanderson’s chief goals is to see the U of M expand the use of open educational resources (OERs) in courses.

Last week, UMSU hosted an open educational resource fair to give students and faculty the chance to see some of the materials directly.

“What we are doing this week is getting the books right in front of students,” said Sanderson.

“People can see them, people can touch them, people can interact with them, and I think it can resonate a lot more easily.”

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