eCampusOntario Post-Secondary Course Resources Survey 20.02.2018

Are you currently teaching a post-secondary course in Ontario? We want to hear from you! eCampusOntario wants to learn more about how Ontario educators currently select and use course content

The Catch: Issue #11 15.02.2018

What’s happening this week in technology-enabled learning? Photo by Dave Hosford shared under a Creative Commons (BY) license. What’s Open? That’s Open. What with The Catch being an open and collaborative

Jackie Pichette and Lena Patterson — Learning with Lynda(.com) 13.02.2018

Educators around the world are being called on to pull up their socks and save the economy: to “bridge,” “plug” or “prevent” the skills gap by equipping students with the

The Catch: Issue #10 08.02.2018

What’s happening in technology enabled learning this week? Photo by Ray Hennessy on Unsplash. Welcome to the 10th issue of The Catch. Take note of where you are right now

eCampusOntario and Collège La Cité sponsor Francophone OER Seminar 19.01.2018

Sponsored by eCampusOntario and Collège La Cité, the Francophone Open Educational Resources Seminar aims to facilitate discussion and discovery surrounding open education resources and practices in Ontario’s Francophone institutions, and

The Catch: Issue #9 18.01.2018

What’s happening in technology-enabled learning this week? Photo by Bonnie Kittle on Unsplash. The Cutting/Trailing Edge The jury is still out on who ‘12 Apps of Christmas’-ed better; BC’s Educational

An era of disposable assignments? 16.01.2018

Last year, the SXD Lab hosted a student-led Education Design Sprint that explored the concept of exponential learning. Specifically, the focus of the sprint was on a student concern known

The Catch: Issue #8 11.01.2018

This 7-day period in technology-enabled learning… “Lots of Bears in the far pool (NPS/M. Fitz)” Flickr photo by KatmaiNPS shared under a Creative Commons (BY) license. Network Connectivity  The Catch

What’s Happening Around Ontario? 05.01.2018

We’re starting a new section of our newsletter dedicated to showcasing events and activities happening at or in partnership with Ontario institutions that address online and technology-enabled teaching and learning

The Catch: Issue #7, New Year’s Edition 04.01.2018

What’s happening this week in technology-enabled learning? Ranger Report Intrepid. Sturdy. Stalwart. These are all adjectives that you would not want to use in a mad-lib about the Ontario Open

Open Education: Redefining “Opening your Textbook” 02.01.2018

Overview The need: To increase the range of affordable and engaging texts for Canadian post-secondary students. The solution: The Open Access textbook system. The benefit: The significant reduction of student textbook costs and

The Catch: Issue #6, Holiday Edition 14.12.2017

‘Twas The Catch before… Photo by Denise Johnson on Unsplash. Read It and Tweet Our peers and heroes (peeroes?) over to the left of us in B.C. are always doing things that

OpenCon 2017: Empowering the Next Generation to Advance Open Access, Open Education and Open Data 05.12.2017

In November, thanks to the generous support of eCampusOntario through the Student Supports initiative, we were able to sponsor a student (and myself) to attend OpenCon 2017 in Berlin. Landon

Envisioning the future of skills recognition at the Ontario Open Badges Forum 02.12.2017

On November 22nd, eCampusOntario presented the Ontario Open Badges Forum led by Don Presant, President of CanCred.ca. Over 120 attendees from industry, government, education (K-12, post-secondary) and nonprofit came together

The Evolution of Teaching and Learning: A recap of TESS 2017 02.12.2017

Over the past three years, the eCampusOntario showcase has served as an opportunity for educators and administrators from Ontario’s colleges and universities to share and showcase their projects and experiences

The Catch: Issue #5, Part 2 01.12.2017

What’s happening in technology-enabled learning? There was just entirely too much great stuff by Ontario post-secondary educators coming out of last week’s Technology-Enabled Seminar and Showcase (TESS) to fit into

The Catch: Issue #5, Part 1 28.11.2017

What’s happening in technology-enabled learning? Last week, over 400 post secondary educators from across Ontario and beyond came to #TESS17 to learn about and share each other’s work in technology-enabled

The Catch: Issue #4 10.11.2017

What’s Happening in Technology-Enabled Learning The Cutting/Trailing Edge It’s high time that we went full-on cutting edge technology here in the Cutting/Trailing Edge section. Now, keep in mind that some

Open Access Week at the University of Waterloo 08.11.2017

The week of October 23, 2017 was Open Access Week and I happily accepted an invitation to the University of Waterloo on October 25 to kick off its OA activities.

The Student Experience Design Lab is in full swing! 03.11.2017

The SXD lab is up and running. Students have identified six different pain-points in their learning experience and have formed teams to ideate and prototype solutions to these design challenges.

The Catch: Issue #3 27.10.2017

What’s happening in technology-enabled learning Read It & Tweet It’s just about the spookiest time of the year, apart from when taxes are due, so let’s have a look at

The Bento Box: EdTech Tool Time with Joanne Kehoe and Terry Greene 25.10.2017

In this 30-minute Bento Box webinar, eCampusOntario Program Managers, Joanne Kehoe and Terry Greene, discuss two examples of cutting- and trailing-edge technology that work to benefit online and technology-enabled classrooms.

The Catch: Issue #2 16.10.2017

This week in technology-enabled learning Welcome to The Catch. It’s a fortnightly blog series by the four eCampusOntario Program Managers: Peg French, Joanne Kehoe, Jenni Hayman, and Terry Greene. It

Extending our skills and knowledge for technology-enabled learning: why, still, yet again… 13.10.2017

Heeding the words of Alvin Toffler, author of Future Shock, that: “The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot

The Catch: What’s Happening in Technology-Enabled Learning this Week…ish 05.10.2017

Are you among the target audience for this blog? Let’s see… Are you involved in academic work for any of Ontario’s 45 universities and colleges? If so, then you are