Enabling collaboration, upskilling for Ontario health-care workers 31.07.2019

Collaborative skills are essential for professionals working with Ontario’s growing senior population, a demographic often needing complex or long-term care. Increasing access to programs that not only teach health care,

Wiki promotes bilingual writing for technology-enabled topics 31.07.2019

As part of its ongoing commitment to supporting innovative French-language education, eCampusOntario has created a shared French/English glossary and translation site dedicated to translating English words and phrases about open and technology-enabled learning into French. 

Casebook highlights use of LinkedIn Learning platform at Ontario institutions 03.06.2019

eCampusOntario has released Applications of LinkedIn Learning in Ontario’s Post-Secondary Institutions (2019), a casebook illustrating how select students, educators and support staff at Ontario institutions use the LinkedIn Learning platform.

Interview: How technology can help strengthen trust in higher education 03.06.2019

Photo by rawpixel.com from Pexels A white paper written by William Gage, Associate Vice-President Teaching and Learning at York University, and Michelle Sengara, PhD, sheds light on the role of technology in

A pilot project in experiential learning connects Ontario Francophone students with organizations seeking talent 01.05.2019

As part of an ongoing mission to support learning and skills-based opportunities for French-speaking Ontarians, eCampusOntario recently collaborated on a successful pilot project using technology to partner Francophone students with

Digital Pedagogy Lab hosts first event in Toronto 01.04.2019

  DPL event leaders and keynote speakers (L-R: Sean Michael Morris, Rajiv Jhangiani, Jess Mitchel, Jesse Stommel) Toronto’s first Digital Pedagogy Lab (DPL) was a three-day event full of workshops, immersive courses and creative discussions surrounding

Ontario Open Badge Forum 2019 Round-Up 01.04.2019

The Ontario Open Badge Forum made its return on March 1, giving 110 participants the chance to understand the benefits of Open Badges, an alternative tool for recognizing skills and credentials. Through a series of lively

eCampusOntario supports Open Badges 2.0 04.02.2019

What if learners and job-seekers had access to a structured, widely recognizable method of showcasing their skills beyond the traditional resume? This challenge is the driving force behind eCampusOntario’s focus

The Gift of Pressbooks EDU Arrives Early for Ontario Educators! 27.11.2018

Did you know, as an educator in Ontario, you have free access to the Pressbooks EDU (i.e., Pressbooks for educators) to create open educational resources (OER)? Come learn how Pressbooks

(Em)Powering Up at TESS 2018 02.11.2018

“We rise by lifting others,” stated 19th century orator Robert Ingersoll. At this November’s Technology and Education Showcase and Seminar (TESS), 250 Ontario educators hope to elevate their work by

Pressbooks now available to eCampusOntario member institutions 05.09.2018

Photo by Christian Hume on Unsplash. If you have not explored open publishing platform Pressbooks in the last few months, you are in for a few lovely surprises. New features

eCampusOntario funding in action: The Art of Serious Game Design 02.08.2018

Serious Games (SGs) help to increase students’ engagement and motivation. Designing SGs, however, is a challenge, as these games are typically created within multidisciplinary teams made up of members with

Jackie Pichette and Lena Patterson — Learning with Lynda(.com) 13.02.2018

Educators around the world are being called on to pull up their socks and save the economy: to “bridge,” “plug” or “prevent” the skills gap by equipping students with the

Mojijo: A innovative student-led approach to tutoring 08.11.2017

Meet Jack Zuck, entrepreneur, student and founder and developer of Mojijo, a tech-enabled platform that eliminates the hassle for students having to hunt for tutors and for tutors looking to

The Bento Box: EdTech Tool Time with Joanne Kehoe and Terry Greene 25.10.2017

In this 30-minute Bento Box webinar, eCampusOntario Program Managers, Joanne Kehoe and Terry Greene, discuss two examples of cutting- and trailing-edge technology that work to benefit online and technology-enabled classrooms.

eCampusOntario launches EdTech Sandbox 03.10.2017

In June 2017, eCampusOntario announced an Expression of Interest inviting member institutions to participate in an EdTech Sandbox. The eCampusOntario Sandbox provides institutions with an opportunity to explore a new

Lynda.com to benefit every student, instructor and staff 02.10.2017

eCampusOntario works on behalf of the Government of Ontario to negotiate a province-wide Lynda.com deal for every student, instructor and staff member of Ontario Colleges and Universities. eCampusOntario is pleased

Semiotics, Decision Trees and Oxytocin with Dr. David Chandross, Ph.D. 27.09.2017

Gamification is the use of game elements in non-entertainment contexts and my talk on November 20 at TESS is going to describe some cutting edge work we are doing in

Introducing the Educational Technologies Sandbox 14.08.2017

Supporting the growth and expansion of online and technology-enabled learning and teaching is a central mandate at eCampusOntario. The eCampusOntario Sandbox is meant to provide learners and educators in Ontario