Online Master of Public Safety program gains 200 students in first two years 05.09.2019

In 2016, with support from eCampusOntario, Wilfrid Laurier University faculty and staff began developing a Master of Public Safety (MPS) to be responsive to an evolving public safety field in

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,

Education-industry partnership promotes upskilling in the building sciences 02.07.2019

With support from eCampusOntario, a team of educators and industry professionals designed a series of open learning modules that educate learners and industry professionals about building science, a subject that’s increasingly

Whose voices get to be heard? A reflection on history and open education 02.07.2019

By Krista McCracken Archives Supervisor at Algoma University and eCampusOntario Open Education Fellow  While at the Canadian Historical Association (CHA) annual meeting in British Columbia this past June, I had the opportunity

Making sense of Microbiology with an OER adaptation 02.07.2019

Searching for a way to make course materials more affordable, useable and exciting for her microbiology students, University of Guelph instructor Wendy Keenleyside decided to adapt a digital textbook and

The great Ontario business textbook sprint 03.06.2019

Photo by rawpixel.com from Pexels Open digital textbooks are affordable and portable for students and easy to customize for educators. In February 2018, eCampusOntario gathered leading business faculty from Fanshawe

Open Education Fellow alumni share their final projects 03.06.2019

2018 was a year of exploration and revelation for eCampusOntario’s inaugural cohort of Open Education (OE) Fellows. The OE Fellows were brought on board to lead inquiry projects and contribute

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

Open, opener, openest: A superlative project in every sense 01.05.2019

Photo: Rawpixel via Pixabay By Bianca Parisi MLIS, Library and Learning Commons Technology Coordinator at Niagara College In this Ranger Report, Bianca Parisi, a technology coordinator at Niagara College and

Making Ontario course materials cheaper, better and more collaborative 01.05.2019

Image 1: Dr. Catherine Anderson (Ph.D) With support from eCampusOntario, Catherine turned a series of videos and open course material into a digital resource for her students and anyone else

Open at Scale: Creating affordable student resources in targeted subject areas 01.05.2019

Photo by Josh Sorenson from Pexels The Open at Scale approach originated through conversations with passionate practitioners and leaders who saw an opportunity to pursue open education at a systemic

Digital Inclusion of Marginalized Seniors 01.04.2019

Lowering barriers for seniors to access safe, high-quality healthcare information and resources online. A dynamic team of librarians from Fanshawe College spearheaded a research project examining seniors’ experiences as they

Meet the new Open Education Fellows (2019) 13.03.2019

Photo by Rodolfo Clix from Pexels Building on the success of the first cohort of Open Education Fellows, eCampusOntario proudly announces the names of the five OE Fellows for 2019: Tricia Bonner (Loyalist),

Meet the Open Education (OE) Fellows (2018) 08.03.2019

Helen DeWaard – Lakehead University Helen DeWaard teaches digital and media literacy at the Faculty of Education, Lakehead University, Orillia. She has completed a Masters of Educational Technology from the

Program funded by eCampusOntario bridges gap for learners in Timmins, Ontario 04.03.2019

Photo by rawpixel.com from Pexels Thanks to a new partnership program funded by eCampusOntario, Timmins-based Northern College and Sault St. Marie-based Algoma University have launched a new bridging program. The

Ontario Open Ed Week 2019 08.02.2019

Open Education Week is a global celebration of the open education movement. An initiative of the Open Education Consortium–a non-profit, global members-based network of open education institutions and organizations—this week

Training Ontarians for eLearning opportunities 04.02.2019

Durham College and Collège La Cité help educators take their skills online for exciting new jobs and careers. Image 1: A group of students talks at a table New skills

Designing smarter healthcare: turning nurses’ ideas into process improvements 07.01.2019

Ontario nurses lead the way. eCampusOntario funded a Ryerson University project that combines nursing expertise and industrial engineering to create “serious games” that lower training costs and create better value

TESS 2018 in Review 05.12.2018

The theme of the 2018 Technology Enabled Showcase + Seminar (TESS) was The Empowered Educator, which was derived from Simon Bates’ model (2014) of the 21st Century Educator for post-secondary

Digital Pedagogy Lab 2019 Toronto 25.10.2018

Photo by Patrick Tomasso on Unsplash. Digital Pedagogy Lab 2019 Toronto eCampusOntario DPL Scholarship Application eCampusOntario is offering a limited number of scholarships to Ontario post-secondary educators and learners to

CARL Ignites Strategic Discussion by OER Librarian Leaders 02.10.2018

Photo by Raw Pixel on Unsplash. The past seven years have seen the development of provincial funding programs and individual projects across Canada aimed at lowering the cost of student

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

Apply to be an Open Ranger and Attend the Second Open Education Ontario Summit 01.08.2018

Deadline extended: Friday, September 7th Sunday, November 11, 2018 from 1 pm – 6:30 pm at The George Conference Centre 80 Cooperage St. Toronto ON, Canada eCampusOntario is hosting the second

Cambrian Open Days: Colleagues and Conversations 02.07.2018

Cambrian’s Open Day took place on May 31st and featured a variety of talks and workshops from presenters. Conference organizers and OE Fellows Jessica O’Reilly and Laura Killam led the