In the Media

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eCampusOntario is a centre of excellence and a global leader driving the evolution of teaching and learning through technology.

eCampusOntario loves collaborating with journalists to tell stories about education, transformation and post-secondary innovation. If you are a media professional, send an email to Elan Paulson, Director of Communications and Community Engagement, at See some of our press coverage below.

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4.7M Videos and Counting. A Look at Ontario’s Province-Wide Investment into LinkedIn Learning The LinkedIn Learning Blog, October 22, 2019
A look into the success of Ontario’s investment in LinkedIn Learning at provincial post-secondary institutions, with commentary from eCampusOntario’s CEO, David Porter

Ontario schools tally OER savings with new tool Campus Technology, July 9, 2019
Coverage of eCampusOntario’s impact calculator, a digital tool that helps calculate money saved by using open educational resources

Why are Canadian universities so slow to adopt digital learning? Maclean’s, April 24, 2019
CEO David Porter talks about Ontario’s growing appetite for online and technology-enabled learning options

University students can now earn badges to recognize their merits Maclean’s, April 10, 2019
CEO David Porter talks about the workplace value of micro-credentials

University profs can become video stars Soo Today, March 25, 2019
CEO David Porter explains how a digital learning partnership between Northern College and Algoma University increases post-secondary access


University students want profs to consider free options over textbooks CBC, September 12, 2018
CBC Kitchener-Waterloo explores students’ #textbookbroke campaign, and the role of platforms like eCampusOntario’s Open Library in affordability

Why women dominate the online learning space Globe and Mail, November 6, 2018
CEO David Porter talks about digital learning’s benefits for working professionals and those juggling multiple commitments 


The open educational resources movement is redefining the concept of online textbooks University Affairs, April 4, 2017
CEO David Porter talks about open education as an emerging pedagogical approach

One-stop shopping for online courses Globe and Mail, November 19, 2015
Former CEOs Cathy Newell Kelly and Linda Rees talk about the value of online learning and the role of eCampusOntario’s LearnOnline portal


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