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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. 

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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

See which of your peers are earning badges through the Ontario Extend program 18.12.2019

At TESS 2019, nearly 200 people explored and experimented with Pressbooks and H5P during the event’s Day 2 workshop. Workshop participants applied their learning towards the the Ontario Extend Experimenter

Experimentation and impact: Highlights from TESS 2019 29.11.2019

Amid city skyline views at Toronto’s Globe and Mail Centre, over 225 attendees took part in eCampusOntario’s fourth annual Technology + Education Seminar + Showcase (TESS) last month, an event

New role for David Porter at Humber in 2020 25.11.2019

Following three years as CEO of eCampusOntario, David Porter announces that he has accepted a position at The Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, commonly known as Humber College,

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).

David Porter, CEO, awarded honorary doctorate for work in post-secondary innovation 31.10.2019

Citing a lifetime of dedication to championing innovation in the Canadian post-secondary sector, British Columbia’s Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) awarded eCampusOntario’s CEO David Porter an Honorary Doctor of Laws last

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