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New Milestone: Open Library has saved students over $12 million!  28.06.2021

The eCampusOntario Open Library has hit an exciting milestone of saving Ontario students over $12 million in course material costs. The Open Library provides educators and learners with access to more than 600

eCampusOntario’s Extend Program now available in summer 2021 07.06.2021

Program offers Micro-credential learning that is free, flexible and facilitated for post-secondary educators. The Ontario Extend Program, a free professional micro-credentialed learning program designed for Ontario’s post-secondary educators who are

Ontario Invests in New and Expanded Rapid Training Programs 23.04.2021

More micro-credentials will prepare people for in-demand jobsApril 23, 2021Originally published on Ontario.ca TORONTO – The Ontario government is providing $15 million to accelerate the development of rapid training programs

Conestoga College and eCampusOntario Launch Stackable Micro-credential Partnership to Support Expert Online Teacher Training 14.04.2021

Educators can now exchange eCampusOntario micro-credential for Conestoga credit April 14, 2021 TORONTO — eCampusOntario and Conestoga College are pleased to announce their partnership in the development of a micro-credential

Micro-credentials in the Applied Health Sciences: Quality is Key to Success 08.04.2021

April 7, 2021, Toronto: A new discussion paper for eCampusOntario by The Michener Institute of Education at UHN’s School of Applied Health Sciences argues for the importance of quality control

Ontario’s investment in postsecondary education key for economic growth, recovery and resilience 24.03.2021

eCampusOntario is pleased to join our postsecondary sector partners across Ontario in congratulating the Government of Ontario on the release of Ontario’s Action Plan: Protecting People’s Health and Our Economy – 2021 Ontario Budget.  Budget 2021 affirms

Today’s Necessity is Tomorrow’s Potential: Ontario’s leadership in virtual learning 19.03.2021

By: Robert Luke, CEO The importance of advancing virtual learning in our post-secondary institutions is not a new topic; that it would ever prove so critical so immediately due to

Ontario Expands Financial Assistance to Include Micro-credentials 18.03.2021

Nearly 600 rapid training programs are now eligible for OSAP March 18, 2021 Originally published on Ontario.ca TORONTO — The Ontario government is expanding the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP)

The future is micro. What does that mean for you? 11.03.2021

With over 500 participants signing on throughout the day, this year’s Micro-credential Forum 2021 was a huge success in helping propel the conversation about micro-credentials in Ontario forward! With its

New report analyzes Canada’s micro-credential trends and knowledge as online learning and demand for skills rise 10.03.2021

eCampusOntario, Ryerson’s Diversity Institute and Magnet partner to research, collaborate with stakeholders and provide framework for micro-credential ecosystem March 1, 2021: The global pandemic has accelerated the digital transformation of

eCampusOntario expands virtual learning impact with two new members 11.02.2021

TORONTO, February 11, 2021 – eCampusOntario is pleased to announce two new members – Six Nations Polytechnic and Université de l’Ontario français. There are now 48 post-secondary institutions who have

The Virtual Learning Strategy Application Portal is now closed! 04.02.2021

We congratulate all who applied for funding to advance Ontario’s virtual learning and virtual teaching efforts. All successful applicants will be notified following evaluation. This historic $50 million investment by

VLS FAQ’S 27.01.2021

Get the answers to all your VLS funding process questions in our detailed FAQ. Can’t find the answer? Contact us at vls@ecampusontario.ca

eCampusOntario Releases $50M Virtual Learning Strategy call for Expressions of Interest (EOI) 06.01.2021

January 6, 2021 eCampusOntario released its call for Expressions of Interest (EOIs) today in support of the Government of Ontario’s Virtual Learning Strategy (VLS). Announced on December 11, 2020, the

eCampusOntario to collaborate with partners on Ontario’s Micro-credential Strategy 05.11.2020

eCampusOntario joins colleagues from across the Ontario post-secondary education sector in congratulating the Government of Ontario on the release of Budget 2020: Ontario’s Action Plan: Protect – Support–Recover.   In addition to signalling strong investments across

Digital by Design: Building eCampusOntario’s new strategic plan 30.10.2020

eCampusOntario plays a critical role in the Ontario postsecondary education system, from supporting the student experience and faculty innovation in pedagogy and the use of educational technology, to broader strategic

15.10.2020

On Wednesday, October 14, eCampusOntario was made aware by Verificient Technologies that their remote proctoring platform, Proctortrack, is experiencing a system-wide disruption. These challenges were communicated to to member colleges

Free online resources to help teachers learn about teaching online 09.10.2020

Since 2015, eCampusOntario has worked with Ontario’s colleges and universities to promote excellence in online teaching and learning. During the recent pivot to large-scale remote teaching, this work has proved

Ontario Extend program receives diversity and inclusion update 29.09.2020

By Lindsay Woodside Digital Learning Associate As the Ontario postsecondary sector navigates new transformations in education and digital pedagogy, it is vital that teaching and learning materials support an environment that represents the full range of human diversity. That’s why,

Message from our Interim Co-Executive Directors 03.09.2020

By Lena Patterson and Jamee RobinsonInterim Co-Executive Directors, Welcome, all, to the Fall 2020 semester. It promises to be a term like no other, one that will live deep in

Dr. Ann Marie Vaughan appointed Co-Chair of eCampusOntario 10.07.2020

eCampusOntario is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Ann Marie Vaughan to the position of Co-Chair of the Board of Directors. Dr. Ann Marie Vaughan, President and CEO of

eCampusOntario Board of Directors appoints new CEO 15.06.2020

The Board of Directors of eCampusOntario has announced that it has appointed Robert Luke, Ph.D., as the organization’s new Chief Executive Officer.

Unlimited Access continues through eCampusOntario’s Pressbooks Growth Plan 05.06.2020

After a year of remote delivery, open, adaptable, and digital resources are still in high demand. eCampusOntario continues to work with Pressbooks to provide its Growth Plan, which provides unlimited

Pivot online: How educators used technology to build community and support learners during COVID-19 27.05.2020

When colleges and universities across Ontario closed their physical campuses, the pivot to 100 per cent remote teaching was abrupt. Unique challenges with physical space, accessing resources and learning new

Students and educators join forces to brainstorm technology-enabled solutions for Ontario higher education 24.04.2020

By Emily Carlisle-JohnstonDigital Program Lead and Chris FernlundLead, Student Supports You might recall eCampusOntario’s Educational Technologies Sandbox for the opportunities it has presented to explore emerging technologies in the classroom.