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Dr. Ann Marie Vaughan appointed Co-Chair of eCampusOntario 10.07.2020

eCampusOntario is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Ann Marie Vaughan to the position of Co-Chair of the Board of Directors. Dr. Ann Marie Vaughan, President and CEO of

Boosting digital teaching skills, one cohort at a time 26.06.2020

Looking for strategies to boost remote teaching before the Fall semester starts? One of eCampusOntario’s signature programs could be coming to an institution near you. Ontario Extend is a free,

Expression of Interest (EOI) Adaptive Learning Project Phase Two 19.06.2020

Opportunity eCampusOntario is seeking expressions of interest (EOI) from member institutions to create or adopt adaptive learning modules in Phase Two of the Adaptive Learning Project.  Background Adaptive learning is

eCampusOntario Board of Directors appoints new CEO 15.06.2020

The Board of Directors of eCampusOntario has announced that it has appointed Robert Luke, Ph.D., as the organization’s new Chief Executive Officer.

Pressbooks Growth Plan: Unlimited Pressbooks access now available through eCampusOntario 05.06.2020

 With the recent pivot to remote delivery, open, adaptable, digital curricular resources are in high demand. eCampusOntario is working with Pressbooks to provide unlimited access to the Ontario PressbooksEDU network

Pivot online: How educators used technology to build community and support learners during COVID-19 27.05.2020

When colleges and universities across Ontario closed their physical campuses, the pivot to 100 per cent remote teaching was abrupt. Unique challenges with physical space, accessing resources and learning new

Want to demo and review some of the latest educational technology? 26.05.2020

eCampusOntario is seeking postsecondary educators to be part of its EdTech Review Group, which tests and reviews different types of educational technologies. Educators who sign up will receive ongoing opportunities

Students and educators join forces to brainstorm technology-enabled solutions for Ontario higher education 24.04.2020

By Emily Carlisle-JohnstonDigital Program Lead and Chris FernlundLead, Student Supports You might recall eCampusOntario’s Educational Technologies Sandbox for the opportunities it has presented to explore emerging technologies in the classroom.

TESS 2020 01.04.2020

Save the date: October 20 – 21 2020. For more details, sign up for our newsletter.

eCampusOntario and provincial government enable digital academic continuity 31.03.2020

AI-assisted exam proctoring allows postsecondary students to complete school year TORONTO, ON / ACCESSWIRE / March 31, 2020 / eCampusOntario and the provincial government have announced a partnership to support the province’s

New Ontario Extend updates support digital teaching skills 24.03.2020

Looking for a free professional learning opportunity to boost your technology-enabled teaching skills as colleges and universities ramp up their online learning strategies? Now is a perfect time to consider

Wilfrid Laurier University partners on eCampusOntario H5P Studio to help share, create interactive content 24.03.2020

Ontario post-secondary professionals who want to create and share H5P as part of a community have a new opportunity, thanks to a partnership between eCampusOntario and Wilfrid Laurier University. The

COVID-19 16.03.2020

The health and safety of our employees, stakeholders, and their families are a top priority for eCampusOntario. As a result of the heightened awareness due to COVID-19, our office will be inaccessible to the public effective Tuesday, March 17, as our staff will be working remotely.

Our modified business operations are temporary and the eCampusOntario team will continue fully committed to delivering our organization’s mandate. 

If you have any questions, please contact inquiry@ecampusOntario.ca.  For media, please email mediarelations@ecampusOntario.ca

Micro-certification business models in higher education 10.03.2020

In November 2019, eCampusOntario released an RFQ for an environmental scan of national and international micro-certification business models. The contract was awarded to Don Presant, Chief Development Officer of Learning

What does a micro-certification pilot really look like? 09.03.2020

eCampusOntario’s work with micro-credentials aims to strengthen and expand micro-certification activity at Ontario colleges and universities through a common framework and a community of practice. As part of this work, eCampusOntario supports 14 education/industry micro-certification pilots, where Ontario post-secondary institutions and industry partners collaborate to test new credentials. Read a sample of pilot summaries below.

eCampusOntario leads the way in student-driven, collaborative experiential learning design 28.02.2020

By Chris FernlundLead, Student Supports, eCampusOntario and Julie HuhDesign Intern In 2019, the eCampusOntario Student-Experience Design (SXD) Lab embarked on a journey to design experiential learning (EL) opportunities for students,

Here’s what you missed at the Micro-certification Forum 2020 28.02.2020

*Update*View slides from the team presentations here.Watch the livestream of the keynote speakers here. Leaders and practitioners from industry, education and non-profit sectors gathered at the Toronto Reference Library on

What can the Open Library do for you? 28.02.2020

From reporting almost $10 million in Ontario student savings to sustaining an engaged community of researchers and collaborators, the eCampusOntario Open Library has had a year of action, impact and

What do students want in a learning analytics tool? 28.02.2020

Last month, students and faculty took part in a key phase of eCampusOntario’s ongoing learning analytics initiative: a sprint designed to gather student insight and understand student learning experiences. eCampusOntario’s

Math professor engages students with an open educational resource 28.02.2020

By Parker Glynn-Adey Assistant Professor, University of Toronto Mississauga I teach MAT 232: Calculus of Several Variables at the University of Toronto, Mississauga Campus. This course primarily serves to generalize

Dr. Steven Murphy appointed Co-Chair of eCampusOntario 12.02.2020

eCampusOntario is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Steven Murphy to the position of Co-Chair of the Board of Directors.

5 things you should know about professional development with Ontario Extend 29.01.2020

Ontario Extend is a professional development program aimed at preparing educators and support staff for the digital future of teaching and learning. Now in its third iteration, the program has

Professor facilitates French-language biology textbook by students, for students 14.01.2020

Isabelle Ladouceur, a professor at La Cité in Ottawa, is on a mission to increase access to open educational resources (OER) for French-speaking students.

Keynote speakers announced for Micro-certification Forum 2020 18.12.2019

eCampusOntario is thrilled to announce three keynote speakers for the Micro-certification Forum, taking place on February 21, 2020.

How an Ontario industry/education partnership gives students an edge in workplace safety 18.12.2019

In technical industries where handling hazardous or explosive materials is a day-to-day occurrence, workplace safety takes on a whole new meaning. While certain industries or organizations have safety standards to