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

TESS 2018: Call for Presentations 27.06.2018

The Technology Enabled Seminar + Showcase (TESS) is eCampusOntario’s annual conference where we celebrate our members’ achievements in online and technology enabled teaching and learning. TESS18 will take place at

A Collaborative Production of an Open Textbook on Vital Sign Measurement 01.06.2018

By: Jennifer Lapum, PhD, RN, Associate Professor 1; Margaret Verkuyl, MN, NP:PHC, Professor 2; Oona St-Amant, PhD, RN 1, Assistant Professor; Wendy Garcia, MN, RN, Instructor 1; Andy Tan, BScN

Save the Date for TESS18: November 12 and 13! 01.06.2018

Join eCampusOntario for the fourth annual Technology Enabled Seminar and Showcase (TESS) 2018 on November 12-13th at Toronto’s Globe and Mail Centre.  Connect with educators, instructional designers, librarians, technologists and

What’s New in PSE: The Learning Portal 04.05.2018

The Learning Portal is a collaboration between Ontario college libraries, several Ontario college learning centres, and the Ontario Colleges Library Service (OCLS). Multiple colleges pooled their resources with the purpose

Where to find the eCampusOntario OE Fellows 04.05.2018

The OE Fellows have a busy month ahead with conferences and on-campus events.  Here’s where you’ll find them in May: Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE) Conference – May

Work Integrated Learning and IntegrityMatters: eCampusOntario Funded Projects in Action 04.05.2018

Work Integrated Learning (WIL) Open Module Initiative Discover a suite of 31 open access, learner-centered online modules in WIL which support the infusion of applied and experiential learning into curriculum.

The University of Western Ontario launches LegUP Project 19.04.2018

The transition from high school to post-secondary is often challenging for students. With this in mind, Daniel Belliveau (Director and Associate Professor at Western University’s School of Health Studies) began

Georgian College awards Teaching Practice Credentials (TPC) to Ontario Extend East participants 11.04.2018

This month, Georgian College began counting educator participation in the Ontario Extend East program towards their Teaching Practice Credentials (TPC), or recertification. The TPC recognizes Georgian faculty for their participation

Ontario Extend East Launch 29.03.2018

I joined the Extend East cohort of eCampusOntario’s Extend initiative as a means to developing skills in online learning and teaching, especially in the area of emerging technologies. I’d stalked the

SXD Lab: We Do Design 26.03.2018

Recently, I had the pleasure of travelling across Ontario to co-facilitate three full-day student experience design (SXD) sprints with students, faculty and administrators at Confederation College, the University of Waterloo

Expanding the Francophone OER community: A Recap of the Francophone Open Education Resources (OER) Seminar 06.03.2018

The first ever Francophone Open Education Resources Seminar served as an opportunity for educators, librarians, instructional designers, students, government representatives and administrators from across Ontario, Quebec and Manitoba to share,

Extenders is launching this March! 06.03.2018

Extend East launched March 6th at Fleming College and Extend West will follow on May 8th at Lambton College. Anyone from our member institutions are welcome to join the cohorts from

Getting down to Business: An eCampusOntario Open Textbook Adaptation Pilot 28.02.2018

In June 2017, the Ontario Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development announced a $1 million dollar Ontario Open Textbooks Initiative to promote the adoption, adaptation, and creation of open

eCampusOntario Post-Secondary Course Resources Survey 20.02.2018

Are you currently teaching a post-secondary course in Ontario? We want to hear from you! eCampusOntario wants to learn more about how Ontario educators currently select and use course content

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

eCampusOntario and Collège La Cité sponsor Francophone OER Seminar 19.01.2018

Sponsored by eCampusOntario and Collège La Cité, the Francophone Open Educational Resources Seminar aims to facilitate discussion and discovery surrounding open education resources and practices in Ontario’s Francophone institutions, and

What’s Happening Around Ontario? 05.01.2018

We’re starting a new section of our newsletter dedicated to showcasing events and activities happening at or in partnership with Ontario institutions that address online and technology-enabled teaching and learning

Open Education: Redefining “Opening your Textbook” 02.01.2018

Overview The need: To increase the range of affordable and engaging texts for Canadian post-secondary students. The solution: The Open Access textbook system. The benefit: The significant reduction of student textbook costs and