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

Technology Enabled Seminar + Showcase 28.08.2017

The Technology Enabled Seminar + Showcase (TESS) is eCampusOntario’s annual conference where we celebrate our members achievements in online and tech enabled teaching and learning. Though this showcase event has

Kicking off Ontario Extend with the Extend Summer Institute 25.08.2017

The Ontario Extend Summer Institute is a Northern capacity building project that is intended to empower a community of 30 Northern Ontario educators as they explore a range of emerging

Introducing the Educational Technologies Sandbox 14.08.2017

Supporting the growth and expansion of online and technology-enabled learning and teaching is a central mandate at eCampusOntario. The eCampusOntario Sandbox is meant to provide learners and educators in Ontario

Launch of the Student Experience Design Lab 14.08.2017

In January, eCampusOntario hosted a Student-Experience Design Studio, where 25 students from across the province came together to look at the present and future of online and technology-enabled learning in