Rajiv Jhangiani is associate vice-president, teaching and learning, at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU). He is the architect of Canada’s first zero-textbook-cost degree programs. Jhangiani is the founder and co-director of the Open Pedagogy Notebook and the recipient of numerous awards, including the Award for Excellence in Open Education from BCcampus.
WHAT’S NEW: Developed the first institutional policy in B.C. for micro-credentials, which are short, flexible, competency-based offerings that align with the needs of industry and the labour market.
HOMETOWN: Mumbai, India.
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