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Shibboleth Support Added

Posted by on Mar 17, 2011 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Shibboleth Support Added

As of March 17, users from SFU will be able to login to SOL*R using their existing SFU accounts. As part of a pilot project to test out Shibboleth integration, we have chosen SOL*R as the first test site to integrate.

Once SFU users have logged in, they are also presented with the choice of merging their old CAS/SOL*R account with their SFU account, thus preserving all of the work they had done previously.

Based on this successful pilot, expect to see other institutions connected to BCcampus services via Shibboleth in the future.

New Free Learning Site Launched

Posted by on Oct 5, 2010 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on New Free Learning Site Launched

http://freelearning.ca/

The availability of Free and Open educational resources is exploding. As is the availability of Open Textbooks. Yet often educators are unaware of these resources, and finding them through a generic Google search can be daunting.

In order to help raise awareness off the availability of these resources, and maake them easier to find, BCcampus has created the Free Learning site – http://freelearning.bccampus.ca/ . From this site, which requires no accounts or login, you can

For institutional reps, you may also be interested to learn how BCcampus can create a free version of this site for your own campus, with your own branding and domain name, or else how you can incorporate any of these searches into your own local serves and sites. Please contact Scott Leslie at sleslie@bccampus.ca or at 250-415-3490 for more details.

OER Handbook for Educators Released

Posted by on Oct 5, 2010 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on OER Handbook for Educators Released

http://wikieducator.org/OER_Handbook/educator_version_one

Wikieducator and the Center for Open and Sustainable Leearning have released the “OER Handbook for Educators” and invaluable guide to finding, creating and sharing open educational resources.  It is available for free at http://wikieducator.org/OER_Handbook/educator_version_one