eCampusOntario Ontario Learning Analytics, Environmental Scan Request for Quotes (RFQ) 13.11.2019

eCampusOntario is seeking quotes to conduct research on the landscape of learning analytics activity at Ontario post-secondary institutions. Research findings will be used to guide eCampusOntario’s engagement with member institutions

SXD Lab prepares to design scalable experiential learning 31.10.2019

What’s new in the Lab? Forty-three Ontario post-secondary students began work last month with eCampusOntario’s Student Experience Design (SXD) Lab, a student-led innovation hub tackling some of the most complex

5 ideas to advance micro-certification in Ontario 31.10.2019

How would a shared recognition system that provides a more skills-focused, job-ready view of learner abilities benefit higher education and industry in Ontario? That’s where micro-certification comes in. eCampusOntario believes

eCampusOntario CEO brainstorms with Northern Ontario colleges and universities 31.10.2019

Building partnerships with colleges and universities in Ontario’s Northern communities has been a focus for eCampusOntario since its inception. Since 2015, the organization has supported institutions in the province’s North

Francophone experiential learning pilot to be showcased at online workshop 31.10.2019

On November 13, eCampusOntario will present its Francophone experiential learning project – known as CAPFO – at an online workshop hosted by the Francophone Distance Learning Network of Canada (REFAD).

Open Library now traces OER adaptations 27.09.2019

A new feature of the eCampusOntario Open Library allows users to identify and review different versions of adapted or remixed open educational resources (OER), a practice that benefits authors, users

5 questions about eCampusOntario’s province-wide learning analytics initiative 27.09.2019

eCampusOntario’s EdTech Sandbox is a testbed where member institutions can co-design, pilot, report on, and share their experiences with emerging digital tools and technologies. One of the technologies addressed in

eCampusOntario is “leveling up” Ontario’s game this fall 05.09.2019

The start of any fall semester brings new possibilities, including many exciting opportunities for technology-enabled innovation across Ontario’s higher education system. Here’s what some of the eCampusOntario team members are

Message from the CEO 05.09.2019

By David PorterCEO, eCampusOntario On behalf of everyone at eCampusOntario, I wish for Ontario’s students a year of personal growth and professional skill-building to meet the demands and opportunities of

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,

Wiki promotes bilingual writing for technology-enabled topics 31.07.2019

As part of its ongoing commitment to supporting innovative French-language education, eCampusOntario has created a shared French/English glossary and translation site dedicated to translating English words and phrases about open and technology-enabled learning into French. 

Find your best online course for the Fall 2019 semester! 31.07.2019

When choosing your next learning opportunity for Fall 2019, why not go digital?   eCampusOntario’s LearnOnline Portal is a directory of Ontario’s best online programs and courses. Whether you’re a working professional looking to upskill and stand out in

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

Open Library update: New impact calculator, French resources, and more! 02.07.2019

By Lillian HogendoornDigital Access and OER Lead, eCampusOntario  It’s been a busy month for the eCampusOntario Open Library! We have been hard at work adding new resources and features to the library to make

Broadening skills and creating affordable resources for nursing students 03.06.2019

Photo by rawpixel.com from Pexels A new initiative developing high-impact educational resources will strengthen Ontario nursing programs, save students money and provide new graduates and practicing nurses with a broadened

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

Purposeful learning for a meaningful life: The mission – and future – of the SXD Lab 01.05.2019

Photo by eCampusOntario 2019, CC-BY SA By Chris Fernlund Lead, Student Supports, eCampusOntario Purposeful learning for a meaningful life. Does this statement just sound cool? Or does it have actual

A pilot project in experiential learning connects Ontario Francophone students with organizations seeking talent 01.05.2019

As part of an ongoing mission to support learning and skills-based opportunities for French-speaking Ontarians, eCampusOntario recently collaborated on a successful pilot project using technology to partner Francophone students with