Gratitude and Gouda: Reflecting on my OE Global Experience 31.05.2018

It’s a bit dumbfounding that just last week I was sitting in a beautiful conference space in Delft, Netherlands, listening to speakers from around the world talk about access, equity,

The Catch: Issue #16 22.05.2018

Photo by Gunilla S-Granfalk on Unsplash. Open Treasure: Making Sense of Open Education The Open Treasure section is here to help you find Open Educational Resources (OER). It’s the easiest section

eCampusOntario OE Fellows on what “Open” means to them 11.05.2018

In advance of their presentation at Laurentian University’s CNIE-RCIE 2018 this month, we asked five of the eCampusOntario OE Fellows to describe what “Open” means to them as educators. Read

Coming this June: The Cross-Canada Open Education Mini-MOOC 04.05.2018

Making Sense of Open Education will run from June 1 – 15 with short daily lessons and activities at an introductory level with the purpose of the course being to

What’s New in PSE: The Learning Portal 04.05.2018

The Learning Portal is a collaboration between Ontario college libraries, several Ontario college learning centres, and the Ontario Colleges Library Service (OCLS). Multiple colleges pooled their resources with the purpose

Where to find the eCampusOntario OE Fellows 04.05.2018

The OE Fellows have a busy month ahead with conferences and on-campus events.  Here’s where you’ll find them in May: Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE) Conference – May

Work Integrated Learning and IntegrityMatters: eCampusOntario Funded Projects in Action 04.05.2018

Work Integrated Learning (WIL) Open Module Initiative Discover a suite of 31 open access, learner-centered online modules in WIL which support the infusion of applied and experiential learning into curriculum.

The Catch: Issue #15 26.04.2018

Photo by Jakob Owens on Unsplash. This Fortnight in Technology-enabled Learning… The Cutting/Trailing Edge Way, way back in time, when the values of integrity (like honesty, trust, and respect) were

The University of Western Ontario launches LegUP Project 19.04.2018

The transition from high school to post-secondary is often challenging for students. With this in mind, Daniel Belliveau (Director and Associate Professor at Western University’s School of Health Studies) began

The Catch: Issue #14 13.04.2018

What’s happening in technology-enabled learning? Photo by Andy Brunner on Unsplash. The Cutting/Trailing Edge Twitter is 12 years old. WordPress is 15. They must be ancient relics from days gone

Georgian College awards Teaching Practice Credentials (TPC) to Ontario Extend East participants 11.04.2018

This month, Georgian College began counting educator participation in the Ontario Extend East program towards their Teaching Practice Credentials (TPC), or recertification. The TPC recognizes Georgian faculty for their participation

Creative Commons Global Summit returns to Toronto 29.03.2018

Curious about what’s happening with Open Education in Ontario? Interested in finding opportunities to collaborate with colleagues or apply for grant funded OER initiatives? Then you should know about eCampusOntario,

Ontario Extend East Launch 29.03.2018

I joined the Extend East cohort of eCampusOntario’s Extend initiative as a means to developing skills in online learning and teaching, especially in the area of emerging technologies. I’d stalked the

SXD Lab: We Do Design 26.03.2018

Recently, I had the pleasure of travelling across Ontario to co-facilitate three full-day student experience design (SXD) sprints with students, faculty and administrators at Confederation College, the University of Waterloo

The Catch: Issue #13 22.03.2018

What’s happening in technology-enabled learning? Things Are Budding Edition Photo by Andrea Reiman on Unsplash. Open Treasure In this issue’s Open Treasure category we present the Open Group of 7

Expanding the Francophone OER community: A Recap of the Francophone Open Education Resources (OER) Seminar 06.03.2018

The first ever Francophone Open Education Resources Seminar served as an opportunity for educators, librarians, instructional designers, students, government representatives and administrators from across Ontario, Quebec and Manitoba to share,

Extenders is launching this March! 06.03.2018

Extend East launched March 6th at Fleming College and Extend West will follow on May 8th at Lambton College. Anyone from our member institutions are welcome to join the cohorts from

A Message from our CEO: Strategic Planning 2018-2021 06.03.2018

On March 31, 2018, eCampusOntario is starting its next chapter.  Since January 2017, eCampusOntario and its Board of Directors have been engaged in a strategic planning process, supported by research,

Getting down to Business: An eCampusOntario Open Textbook Adaptation Pilot 28.02.2018

In June 2017, the Ontario Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development announced a $1 million dollar Ontario Open Textbooks Initiative to promote the adoption, adaptation, and creation of open

The Catch: Issue #12 23.02.2018

What’s happening in technology-enabled learning this week? Photo by Tevin Trinh on Unsplash. Open Treasures Chance the Rapper. Arcade Fire. The Killers. eCampusOntario. What do all these bands and/or not-for-profit

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