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Micro-credentials in the Applied Health Sciences: Quality is Key to Success 08.04.2021

April 7, 2021, Toronto: A new discussion paper for eCampusOntario by The Michener Institute of Education at UHN’s School of Applied Health Sciences argues for the importance of quality control

Congratulations to our nine new Empowered Educators  29.03.2021

Congratulations to our nine new Empowered Educators who completed the Ontario Extend program in 2020, in the midst of the pandemic and pivot to a virtual learning environment. Learn more about how this professional learning opportunity can enhance digital fluency for effective online and technology-enabled teaching and learning. 

Request for Proposal: A Portal for Micro-Credential Offerings by postsecondary Institutions in Ontario 29.03.2021

eCampusOntario invites qualified proponents to submit proposals for the development of a centralized Portal for Micro-Credential offerings by Ontario postsecondary institutions in Ontario.  Read the full posting here. Please submit

Ontario’s investment in postsecondary education key for economic growth, recovery and resilience 24.03.2021

eCampusOntario is pleased to join our postsecondary sector partners across Ontario in congratulating the Government of Ontario on the release of Ontario’s Action Plan: Protecting People’s Health and Our Economy – 2021 Ontario Budget.  Budget 2021 affirms

Ontario Expands Financial Assistance to Include Micro-credentials 18.03.2021

Nearly 600 rapid training programs are now eligible for OSAP March 18, 2021 TORONTO — The Ontario government is expanding the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) to include nearly 600

Central Virtual Learning Platform Support Expression of Interest (EOI) 17.03.2021

eCampusOntario is seeking expressions of interest (EOI) from member institutions for support through the Central Virtual Learning Platform (CVLP). The CVLP Support EOI is designed for institutions who have the

New report analyzes Canada’s micro-credential trends and knowledge as online learning and demand for skills rise 10.03.2021

eCampusOntario, Ryerson’s Diversity Institute and Magnet partner to research, collaborate with stakeholders and provide framework for micro-credential ecosystem March 1, 2021: The global pandemic has accelerated the digital transformation of

eCampusOntario expands virtual learning impact with two new members 11.02.2021

TORONTO, February 11, 2021 – eCampusOntario is pleased to announce two new members – Six Nations Polytechnic and Université de l’Ontario français. There are now 48 post-secondary institutions who have

The Virtual Learning Strategy Application Portal is now closed! 04.02.2021

We congratulate all who applied for funding to advance Ontario’s virtual learning and virtual teaching efforts. All successful applicants will be notified following evaluation. This historic $50 million investment by

VLS FAQ’S 27.01.2021

Get the answers to all your VLS funding process questions in our detailed FAQ. Can’t find the answer? Contact us at vls@ecampusontario.ca

eCampusOntario Releases $50M Virtual Learning Strategy call for Expressions of Interest (EOI) 06.01.2021

January 6, 2021 eCampusOntario released its call for Expressions of Interest (EOIs) today in support of the Government of Ontario’s Virtual Learning Strategy (VLS). Announced on December 11, 2020, the

Ontario Invests in Virtual Learning Strategy 11.12.2020

Province strengthens its position as a global leader in postsecondary education December 11, 2020 TORONTO — The Ontario government is investing $50 million in virtual learning and educational technologies to

Making the leap from classroom to biomanufacturing center: How one micro-credential is helping bridge the gap for science students 30.11.2020

For industries that produce products for human consumption, such as food, beverages or medication, adhering to a comprehensive set of regulations is crucial. That’s why a team from Algonquin College,

Supporting remote teaching with open resources 27.11.2020

By Lillian Hogendoorn Acting Manager, Digital Access & OER As we move into another semester of remote learning, students across Ontario continue to face challenges accessing the required resources they

eCampusOntario, City of Toronto, the Government of Ontario and the Government of Canada support new partnership model with Toronto’s higher education institutions 09.11.2020

TORONTO – November 9, 2020 – Today, Dr. Robert Luke, CEO of eCampusOntario joined the Governments of Canada and Ontario and the City of Toronto to announce the launch of a

eCampusOntario to collaborate with partners on Ontario’s Micro-credential Strategy 05.11.2020

eCampusOntario joins colleagues from across the Ontario post-secondary education sector in congratulating the Government of Ontario on the release of Budget 2020: Ontario’s Action Plan: Protect – Support–Recover.   In addition to signalling strong investments across

Digital by Design: Building eCampusOntario’s new strategic plan 30.10.2020

eCampusOntario plays a critical role in the Ontario postsecondary education system, from supporting the student experience and faculty innovation in pedagogy and the use of educational technology, to broader strategic

eCampusOntario co-hosts Open Education Global Conference 2020 28.10.2020

By Lillian HogendoornActing Manager, Digital Access and OER Ontario has a thriving community of open educators writing openly-licensed textbooks, experimenting with open pedagogy, and supporting their colleagues in their pursuit of more

eCampusOntario announces Micro-credential Forum 2021 22.10.2020

Save the Date: Friday February 26, 2021 Don’t miss eCampusOntario’s fourth annual Micro-credential Forum! This cross-sectoral event brings together leaders and practitioners from education, community, industry and government to imagine new pathways for flexible, portable

15.10.2020

On Wednesday, October 14, eCampusOntario was made aware by Verificient Technologies that their remote proctoring platform, Proctortrack, is experiencing a system-wide disruption. These challenges were communicated to to member colleges

Free online resources to help teachers learn about teaching online 09.10.2020

Since 2015, eCampusOntario has worked with Ontario’s colleges and universities to promote excellence in online teaching and learning. During the recent pivot to large-scale remote teaching, this work has proved

Ontario Extend program receives diversity and inclusion update 29.09.2020

By Lindsay Woodside Digital Learning Associate As the Ontario postsecondary sector navigates new transformations in education and digital pedagogy, it is vital that teaching and learning materials support an environment that represents the full range of human diversity. That’s why,

Educators explore social annotation in eCampusOntario pilot to boost student engagement 29.09.2020

In eCampusOntario’s latest educational technology pilot, educators are exploring social annotation, the use of a digital tool to enable students to collaboratively engage in otherwise static course readings. As part

Message from our Interim Co-Executive Directors 03.09.2020

By Lena Patterson and Jamee RobinsonInterim Co-Executive Directors, Welcome, all, to the Fall 2020 semester. It promises to be a term like no other, one that will live deep in

New micro-certification in patient care teaches valuable skills amidst pandemic 03.09.2020

When a team from Ontario Tech University (Ontario Tech) and Durham Region’s Lakeridge Health developed a micro-certification for patient care, they had no idea how invaluable it would be when