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

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,

A Collaborative Production of an Open Textbook on Vital Sign Measurement 01.06.2018

By: Jennifer Lapum, PhD, RN, Associate Professor 1; Margaret Verkuyl, MN, NP:PHC, Professor 2; Oona St-Amant, PhD, RN 1, Assistant Professor; Wendy Garcia, MN, RN, Instructor 1; Andy Tan, BScN

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

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

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,

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,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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,

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

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