Designing smarter healthcare: turning nurses’ ideas into process improvements 07.01.2019

Ontario nurses lead the way. eCampusOntario funded a Ryerson University project that combines nursing expertise and industrial engineering to create “serious games” that lower training costs and create better value

eCampusOntario Open Education Fellows Fall Webinar Series 04.01.2019

eCampusOntario Open Education Fellows Fall Webinar Series This year, eCampusOntario welcomed six new partners, the Open Education (OE) Fellows, to lead action research focused on open education and contribute to

Exploring Open Ontario at the OEO Summit 06.12.2018

Photo by Kristopher Kinsinger on Unsplash On Sunday, November 11, 2018, at the second Open Education Ontario (OEO) Summit, thirty-plus pairs of experienced and rising Ontario Open Rangers generously shared their time and

TESS 2018 in Review 05.12.2018

The theme of the 2018 Technology Enabled Showcase + Seminar (TESS) was The Empowered Educator, which was derived from Simon Bates’ model (2014) of the 21st Century Educator for post-secondary

The Catch: Fall 2018 Issue #2 04.12.2018

What’s Happening in Technology-Enabled Learning? Photo by Kelly Sikema on Unsplash. The Cutting/Trailing Edge It’s not every day that you get the opportunity to report on a home-grown, free, open source educational

The Pitch: Issue #2 04.12.2018

An Update On How Learning Is Happening in Ontario Post-Secondary Photo by Sanah Suvarna on Unsplash Feel The Learn While the idea of the ‘Learning Style’ (“Oh I’m a visual learner!”) has, over

The Gift of Pressbooks EDU Arrives Early for Ontario Educators! 27.11.2018

Did you know, as an educator in Ontario, you have free access to the Pressbooks EDU (i.e., Pressbooks for educators) to create open educational resources (OER)? Come learn how Pressbooks

(Em)Powering Up at TESS 2018 02.11.2018

“We rise by lifting others,” stated 19th century orator Robert Ingersoll. At this November’s Technology and Education Showcase and Seminar (TESS), 250 Ontario educators hope to elevate their work by

Digital Pedagogy Lab 2019 Toronto 25.10.2018

Photo by Patrick Tomasso on Unsplash. Digital Pedagogy Lab 2019 Toronto eCampusOntario DPL Scholarship Application eCampusOntario is offering a limited number of scholarships to Ontario post-secondary educators and learners to

The Catch: Fall 2018 Issue #1 24.10.2018

Photo by Rodion Kutsaev on Unsplash. What’s Happening in Technology-Enabled Learning The Catch is back for another season of goings on in technology enabled learning in Ontario PSE! The last

Welcome to The Pitch 23.10.2018

Welcome to The Pitch The what? Answering that question would require an origin story, so sit back, relax and settle in for a very short tale. Way back less than

The 9 x 9 x 25 Challenge: An Ontario Extend Side Project 02.10.2018

Photo by Thought Catalog on Unsplash. Ontario Extend is a set of instructional modules that help faculty learn more about using technology to enable learning experiences. It comes with a

eCampusOntario Open Education Fellows Launch Fall Webinar Series 02.10.2018

Photo by New Data Services on Unsplash. eCampusOntario is committed to raising awareness and increasing the use of open educational resources (OER), including open textbooks, across our member institutions. This

CARL Ignites Strategic Discussion by OER Librarian Leaders 02.10.2018

Photo by Raw Pixel on Unsplash. The past seven years have seen the development of provincial funding programs and individual projects across Canada aimed at lowering the cost of student

Learning by doing is still the best way to go 02.10.2018

Photo by Mimi Thian on Unsplash. Last year at eCampusOntario we launched our program for professional learning. We called it Ontario Extend. Ontario Extend (Extend) has six core modules.The modules are

Pressbooks now available to eCampusOntario member institutions 05.09.2018

Photo by Christian Hume on Unsplash. If you have not explored open publishing platform Pressbooks in the last few months, you are in for a few lovely surprises. New features

OER Workshop Materials Available for Download 05.09.2018

Photo by Dylan Gillis on Unsplash. Are you an educator looking to integrate OER into your teaching? A new set of workshop materials, designed by Maureen Glynn and Jenni Hayman

eCampusOntario hosts annual OER Seminar with student government leaders 05.09.2018

Photo by John Schonobrich on Unsplash. Every year, eCampusOntario hosts an annual OER seminar to connect with student government leaders and engage in conversations about open education. On August 21,

Getting a running start for 2018-19 05.09.2018

Photo by Mimi Thian on Unsplash. As I look ahead to the 2018-19 academic year, I see an exciting trajectory emerging for Ontario college and university students. On top of

eCampusOntario funding in action: The Art of Serious Game Design 02.08.2018

Serious Games (SGs) help to increase students’ engagement and motivation. Designing SGs, however, is a challenge, as these games are typically created within multidisciplinary teams made up of members with

Apply to be an Open Ranger and Attend the Second Open Education Ontario Summit 01.08.2018

Deadline extended: Friday, September 7th Sunday, November 11, 2018 from 1 pm – 6:30 pm at The George Conference Centre 80 Cooperage St. Toronto ON, Canada eCampusOntario is hosting the second

Northeast by Southeast: OER Discussions Overcome Geography 02.07.2018

eCampusOntario Program Manager Peggy French attended the Northeast OER Summit in Massachusetts this past May.  While there, she shared Ontario’s initiatives, planned collaborations, celebrated successes, and discussed common hurdles. Peggy

Handle with Care: Festival of Learning Recap 02.07.2018

Late May is a good time of year to go West. The rhododendrons are in full bloom and the Pacific is warm enough to swim. We packed it all in

Cambrian Open Days: Colleagues and Conversations 02.07.2018

Cambrian’s Open Day took place on May 31st and featured a variety of talks and workshops from presenters. Conference organizers and OE Fellows Jessica O’Reilly and Laura Killam led the

TESS 2018: Call for Presentations 27.06.2018

The Technology Enabled Seminar + Showcase (TESS) is eCampusOntario’s annual conference where we celebrate our members’ achievements in online and technology enabled teaching and learning. TESS18 will take place at