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Click on the webinar of interest, from there each link will take you to a Google Drive folder containing the slides and an audio recording of the session. Visit our Events page to see upcoming Webinars, or check back here after each event to find the recordings.

Labs – Lessons Learned from Shifting Online (Session 2)

Presented by Memorial University of Newfoundland in collaboration with E-CORE
Session Facilitators: Caroline Koenig, Lori Hogan, and Syed Imtiaz

Contributors: Caroline Koenig, Lori Hogan, Syed Imtiaz, Salim Ahmed, and Ramin Azargohar

Thursday, August 6, 2020, 1:30 – 3:00 pm (EDT)

See Recording + Slides Here

Finding and Using Open Educational Resources (OER)

Session Facilitators: Jonathan Verrett (UBC) and Agnes d’Entremont (UBC)

Contributors: Agnes d’Entremont, John Dickinson, Nadine Ibrahim, Grant McSorley, Deena Salem, Michelle Spence, Jonathan Verrett + OER SIG

Tuesday, August 4, 2020, 12:00 – 1:00 pm (EDT)

See Recording + Slides Here

Sharing Open Educational Resources (OER)

Session Facilitator: Jonathan Verrett (UBC)

Contributors: Agnes d’Entremont, Jonathan Verrett, Negar M. Harandi (UBC), Deena Salem, Rick Sellens (Queen’s), Michelle Spence (UofT) + OER SIG

Wednesday, July 29, 2020, 12:00 – 1:00pm (EDT)

See Recording + Slides Here

Assessments – A Primer for Remote Teaching

Session Facilitators: Brian Frank (Queen’s), Carol Jaeger (UBC), and Pete Ostafichuk (UBC)

Tuesday, July 21, 2020, 3:30 – 5:00pm (EDT)

See Recording + Slides Here

Design – Blank Sheet Virtual Engineering Design Course Workshop

Session Facilitators: Patrick Dumond, Grant McSorley, Rubaina Khan

Friday, July 18, 1:00 – 3:30pm (EDT)

See Recording + Slides Here

Labs – Lessons Learned from Shifting Online (Session 1)

Presented by the University of Alberta in collaboration with E-CORE
Session Facilitators: Steven Knudsen, Calynn Stumpf, Roberto Gallardo Bobadilla, and Abiy Wubneh

Tuesday, July 14, 2020, 4:00 – 5:00pm (EDT)

See Recording + Slides Here

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A common question when first looking for OERs for a course, is “how will I know if these resources are right for my needs, and my students’ needs?”. The following rubrics and checklists help to identify important aspects of materials you find online.

Rubric Description
Open Education Resource Repository (OERR) RubricDeveloped by the BCOER Librarians Working Group to provide a process of evaluating open education resource repositories.
Achieve OER rubricsAchieve, a nonprofit education organization, developed this evaluation system for objects found within Open Education Resources.
Faculty Checklist for Evaluating Course MaterialsFrom Open Oregon Educational Resources. A 2-page checklist to assess whether the materials or platform you are considering for adoption will meet student needs.
Accessibility checklist for OERA checklist with additional accessibility resources to help you curate OER. Developed by The Learning Portal and adapted from the BC Open Textbook Accessibility Toolkit

OER Commons CEEA-ACEG groupGroup for collecting, organizing, and sharing engineering content on the larger OER Commons repository. Anyone can submit content to this group, either your own work or openly-licensed material authored by someone else.
E-Campus Ontario Open LibraryThe eCampusOntario Open Library provides educators and learners with access to more than 250 free and openly-licensed educational resources.
BCcampus Open TextbooksBCcampus has a collection of faculty-reviewed open textbooks available for anyone to use. Limited engineering content, but includes topics such as fundamentals of electrical engineering, engineering computation with MATLAB, and simulation labs for thermodynamics.
Interactive H5P contenteCampusOntario H5P Studio is a portal where educators can create, share, and discover interactive learning objects. This site uses H5P, an open source plugin, to allow content authors to easily create interactive content for their courses or other instructional projects.
Mason OER MetafinderThe Mason OER Meta finder helps people find Open Educational Resources in real time and searches across 21 different sources of open educational materials.
MERLOTAn open repository of the California State University System. Contains a wide range of materials, including slides, exams, videos, projects, assignments, etc. Examples include: a control engineering textbook, a video series on software engineering, and a bridge design simulation.
MIT OpenCourseWareA wide range of open content from MIT courses, including slides, exams, videos, assignments, projects, etc. Covers a wide range of engineering topics/courses, although each has varying amounts of content. Sample topics include mechanics, transport processes, project management, robotics, transportation engineering and much more.

WeBWorK (open online homework) 

Engineering and Physics problems

All problems

An open online homework system that auto-grades calculation, formula, and other types of problems. Primarily math problems, but a sizable collection of engineering and physics (OpenStax) problems have been created. Topics include Statics, Dynamics, Solid Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, Circuit Analysis, Electromagnetism, Signals and Systems, and more.
Faculty OER ToolkitGuide for faculty on adapting, adopting and evaluating OER.
Accessibility ToolkitGuide for faculty on making open learning materials accessible to everyone (instructions on creating materials for screen readers, etc.).
Trousse d’outils d'accessibilité pour les manuels scolaires ouvert[French translation of the accessibility toolkit]

LearnChemEInstructor and student resources in a variety of chemical engineering areas

PHET simulations

English (211 simulations)

Français (210 simulations)

Physics, Chemistry and Math (and more) simulations - mostly first-year, but includes some topics like rotating frames motion. Coded in Java, Flash, etc., they can be embedded in web pages. 
Computer Aids for Chemical Engineering (CAChE) Teaching ResourcesA list of resources by topic area, some are open and others are not.
IIT Virtual LabsVirtual labs (simulations, lab manuals, review questions, etc. giving a complete university-level lab) covering a range of engineering topics. Run in web browser on the IIT site (no download or embedding needed). 

CEEA ACEG Annual Conference Proceedings

All Publications for CEEA/ACEG are archived on the Queens University library system.

Proceedings of the CEEA-ACEG 2020 11th Annual Conference
HOST: McGill & Concordia

Proceedings of the CEEA-ACEG 2019 10th Annual Conference
HOST: University of Ottawa – Ottawa, Ontario

Proceedings of the CEEA-ACEG 2018 9th Annual Conference
HOST: University of British Columbia – Vancouver, Canada

Proceedings of the CEEA-ACEG 2017 8th Annual Conference
HOST: University of Toronto – Toronto, Ontario

Proceedings of the CEEA-ACEG 2016 7th Annual Conference
HOST: Dalhousie University – Halifax, Nova Scotia

Proceedings of the CEEA-ACEG 2015 6th Annual Conference
HOST: McMaster University – Hamilton, Ontario


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