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

eCampusOntario launches EdTech Sandbox 03.10.2017

In June 2017, eCampusOntario announced an Expression of Interest inviting member institutions to participate in an EdTech Sandbox. The eCampusOntario Sandbox provides institutions with an opportunity to explore a new

Results of the Open Textbook Call for Proposals 03.10.2017

On June 6th 2017, the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development announced a $1 Million Dollar investment into Open Educational Resources by launching a new funding opportunity for member

New Additions to TESS 2017 03.10.2017

eCampusOntario has been working to deliver practical and actionable seminar content that both challenges and inspires.  As such, we have updated our presentation roster, including an exciting “Pushing Boundaries” stream

Lynda.com to benefit every student, instructor and staff 02.10.2017

eCampusOntario works on behalf of the Government of Ontario to negotiate a province-wide Lynda.com deal for every student, instructor and staff member of Ontario Colleges and Universities. eCampusOntario is pleased

eCampusOntario OER Fellows: An Invitation 02.10.2017

“As a learning design practitioner, program manager, and member of a global network of open education advocates, I have identified a problem of practice as follows: the use of open

eCampusOntario’s Fall Marketing Campaign 29.09.2017

eCampusOntario’s Open Textbook Library aims to put money back into the pockets of Ontario learners who are affected by the rising costs of course materials. It provides Open Educational Resources

Semiotics, Decision Trees and Oxytocin with Dr. David Chandross, Ph.D. 27.09.2017

Gamification is the use of game elements in non-entertainment contexts and my talk on November 20 at TESS is going to describe some cutting edge work we are doing in

The Bento Box: Science Literacy with Dr. Bill Ju 20.09.2017

The Bento Box is a new lunchtime webinar series produced by eCampusOntario that highlights various conversations around open and technology-enabled teaching and learning. Facilitated by eCampusOntario Program Manager, Jenni Hayman,

Welcoming our new Program Manager 11.09.2017

The eCampusOntario team would like to welcome our new Program Manager, Terry Greene, to the team.  Terry holds a B.Ed. in Elementary Education from the University of Alberta and a

eCampusOntario’s Bento Box Series 11.09.2017

eCampusOntario presents: The Bento Box Series – 30 minutes of lunchtime conversation on open and technology-enabled teaching and learning in Ontario Beginning in September 2017 and running throughout the academic

Open Textbook Library Updates 11.09.2017

We are excited to share that since the launch of the Ontario iteration of the Open Textbook Library 14 Ontario institutions have contributed to the adoption of 23 Open Textbooks

Our new website + updated portal 11.09.2017

Our new website comes after our rebranding earlier this year and is reflective of the innovation we drive in partnership with our member institutions and the empowerment we seek to

ICDE World Conference 11.09.2017

eCampusOntario is thrilled to announce its participation in the 2017 ICDE World Conference for Online Learning, which will be organized and hosted by Contact North. This year’s event is all

Open 5 x 5: Five open permissions meet five reasons for being an open educator 11.09.2017

This blog is a remix of a remix. A good thing in my view. Since 2013, I’ve built upon a presentation created by Clint Lalonde of BCcampus. He called it

Open Rangers Webinar: #CanadianOpenStories 11.09.2017

During this 60-minute webinar, eCampusOntario Program Manager Jenni Hayman moderates as four Open Rangers share intimate stories behind why they became advocates for open education and OER. The video features