AR/VR Sandbox Program Pilot Request for Quote (RFQ) 09.08.2019

eCampusOntario is seeking quotes from AR/VR technology providers with whom to partner and pilot AR/VR learning and development platforms at Ontario colleges and universities through our Educational Technologies Sandbox. Click

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 Hogendoorn   Digital 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

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

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

Open Ed Week 2019 Round-up 01.04.2019

Open Ed Week 2019 Roundup In Ontario, 2019’s Open Education Week was full of learning, engagement and discussion among open education enthusiasts at public post-secondary institutions across the region. Almost 60 events were listed on the Open Education Week Ontario calendar,

Digital Pedagogy Lab hosts first event in Toronto 01.04.2019

  DPL event leaders and keynote speakers (L-R: Sean Michael Morris, Rajiv Jhangiani, Jess Mitchel, Jesse Stommel) Toronto’s first Digital Pedagogy Lab (DPL) was a three-day event full of workshops, immersive courses and creative discussions surrounding

Ontario Open Badge Forum 2019 Round-Up 01.04.2019

The Ontario Open Badge Forum made its return on March 1, giving 110 participants the chance to understand the benefits of Open Badges, an alternative tool for recognizing skills and credentials. Through a series of lively

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

Tracking the rise of digital learning 21.02.2019

Photo by rawpixel.com from Pexels Survey sponsored by eCampusOntario highlights benefits, barriers to online learning Canadian universities, colleges and CEGEPs continue to embrace online learning as a key part of