As promised we will be announcing a whole host of keynote speakers for the OERxDomains Conference 2021 in the coming weeks and we are delighted to introduce Dr Rajiv Jhangiani.
Dr. Rajiv Jhangiani is the Associate Vice President, Teaching and Learning at Kwantlen Polytechnic University in British Columbia. The architect of Canada’s first zero textbook cost degree programs, Rajiv’s scholarship focuses on open educational practices, student-centered pedagogies, and ethical approaches to educational technology. A recipient of the Award for Excellence in Open Education from BCcampus and the Emerging Leader Award from Open Education Global, Rajiv has spoken at the United Nations about how open education supports the sustainable development goals and recently served as an Ambassador for the Global Advocacy of OER with the International Council for Open and Distance Education.
A co-author of three open textbooks in Psychology, his books include Open: The Philosophy and Practices that are Revolutionizing Education and Science (2017) and Open at the Margins: Critical Perspectives on Open Education (2020). Together with Dr. Robin DeRosa, he is a co-founder of the Open Pedagogy Notebook.