September 2014

Open, Week in Review

Week 39: My Week in Review

Another week down, another 2 new books in our open textbook collection! Kudo’s to Amanda, Jessie Key, Rajiv Jianghiani and Hammond Terry who, between them, rolled out 2 new BCcampus adapted textbooks this week: the first Canadian Edition of Introduction to Chemistry and an internationalized version of Principles of Social Psychology. My week Met with […]

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Week in Review: Week 38, 2014

I’m trying to get into a habit of doing these week in review posts on Friday’s, but last Friday was a bit busier than expected as my Dad and his girlfriend arrived in town for a weekend visit. Amanda and I had our first meeting with the Ministry of Advanced Education as part of my […]

Week in Review

My week in review: Week 37 2014

Interviewed by the SFU student newspaper The Peak on open textbooks. Was also interviewed (wearing my Dad gamer hat) by a Wall Street Journal (?) reporter about the Minecraft sale to Microsoft after a reporter there saw a tweet I made about the potential sale. As my daughter would say “that was random”. Attended the […]

Week in Review

Week 36 2014

4 day work week this week with Monday being labour day. This week was dominated by 2 events; one at home and one at work. At home, the BC teachers strike – which began last June and closed schools down and started summer 2 weeks early for my kids – continued into the fall and […]