What is Open UBC?
Open UBC is a curated collection of resources for faculty and students to learn about the why, what and how of open education practices and what they mean to teaching and learning at UBC. Open UBC is dedicated to providing information and resources regarding open teaching and learning. To find more information about open teaching and learning follow the link provided here.
For best practices on having a universal design of your online content please refer to the UBC OER Accessibility Toolkit. This toolkit is equipped with 8 best practices with examples and answers the why, what, and how of digital accessibility. Click on the link provided above and scroll down to the bottom of the page to access the toolkit.
As you work through the content of the OER Accessibility Toolkit, you will find that the suggestions provided are intended for the non-technical user. If you are looking for more technical descriptions of how to make your work accessible, we suggest reviewing the WCAG (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines).
If you would like to get started and see an overview of the benefits and opportunities related to open practices in teaching and learning click here.