Introducing the Educational Technologies Sandbox
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 with the opportunity to explore and trial emerging educational technology in a safe, risk-free environment.
In its first iteration, the eCampusOntario Sandbox will be looking for expressions of interest to be submitted for the following three environments: Open Badges, Experiential Learning and Virtual Simulations each of which contributes to a more job-ready, experienced college or university graduate.
Open Badges support the recognition of learning that is not captured in the traditional resume. This includes, but is not limited to: recognition of learning acquired prior to post-secondary education and informal co-curricular learning, skills and knowledge required for transition to the workplace. eCampusOntario has acquired a number of Open Badge Factory environments to distribute to educators looking to experiment with alternative recognition of learning within their institutions.
Getting a running start for 2018-19
Photo by Mimi Thian on Unsplash. As I look ahead to the 2018-19 academic year, I see an exciting trajectory emerging for Ontario college and university students. On top of …Read More
Gratitude and Gouda: Reflecting on my OE Global Experience
It’s a bit dumbfounding that just last week I was sitting in a beautiful conference space in Delft, Netherlands, listening to speakers from around the world talk about access, equity, …Read More
Survey Provider, Educational Technology – EOI
eCampusOntario is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) from providers located within or affiliated with Ontario postsecondary institutions to support in the design and delivery of a survey, in English and …Read More