April 25th is Micro-credential Monday on #LunchableLearning with Helena Prins and Ross McKerlich. Tune in at noon as they discuss Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s policy on micro-credentials, a first of its kind in BC, with special guest, Dr. Rajiv Jhangiani.
Dr. Rajiv Jhangiani is the Associate Vice President, Teaching and Learning at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. 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 served as an Ambassador for the Global Advocacy of Open Educational Resources with the International Council for Open and Distance Education and in 2018 was invited to speak at the United Nations about how open education supports the sustainable development goals.
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. You can find him online @thatpsychprof or thatpsychprof.com
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