COVID-19: eCampusOntario has gathered resources to support the pivot to remote course delivery. Visit Page

Supporting remote teaching with open resources 27.11.2020

By Lillian Hogendoorn Acting Manager, Digital Access & OER As we move into another semester of remote learning, students across Ontario continue to face challenges accessing the required resources they

eCampusOntario co-hosts Open Education Global Conference 2020 28.10.2020

By Lillian HogendoornActing Manager, Digital Access and OER Ontario has a thriving community of open educators writing openly-licensed textbooks, experimenting with open pedagogy, and supporting their colleagues in their pursuit of more

Ready to take the next step in open educational resource creation with Pressbooks Growth? 03.09.2020

By Lillian HogendoornActing Manager, Digital Access and OER And Rama Kaba-DemaninOpen Library Coordinator What’s new with eCampusOntario’s publishing infrastructure?This September, 12 Ontario postsecondary institutions are starting the school year with

Pressbooks Growth Plan: Unlimited Pressbooks access now available through eCampusOntario 05.06.2020

 With the recent pivot to remote delivery, open, adaptable, digital curricular resources are in high demand. eCampusOntario is working with Pressbooks to provide unlimited access to the Ontario PressbooksEDU network

Wilfrid Laurier University partners on eCampusOntario H5P Studio to help share, create interactive content 24.03.2020

Ontario post-secondary professionals who want to create and share H5P as part of a community have a new opportunity, thanks to a partnership between eCampusOntario and Wilfrid Laurier University. The

Math professor engages students with an open educational resource 28.02.2020

By Parker Glynn-Adey Assistant Professor, University of Toronto Mississauga I teach MAT 232: Calculus of Several Variables at the University of Toronto, Mississauga Campus. This course primarily serves to generalize

Professor facilitates French-language biology textbook by students, for students 14.01.2020

Isabelle Ladouceur, a professor at La Cité in Ottawa, is on a mission to increase access to open educational resources (OER) for French-speaking students.

Open Library now traces OER adaptations 27.09.2019

A new feature of the eCampusOntario Open Library allows users to identify and review different versions of adapted or remixed open educational resources (OER), a practice that benefits authors, users

Making sense of Microbiology with an OER adaptation 02.07.2019

Searching for a way to make course materials more affordable, useable and exciting for her microbiology students, University of Guelph instructor Wendy Keenleyside decided to adapt a digital textbook and

Open Library update: New impact calculator, French resources, and more! 02.07.2019

By Lillian HogendoornDigital Access and OER Lead, eCampusOntario  It’s been a busy month for the eCampusOntario Open Library! We have been hard at work adding new resources and features to the library to make

Broadening skills and creating affordable resources for nursing students 03.06.2019

Photo by rawpixel.com from Pexels A new initiative developing high-impact educational resources will strengthen Ontario nursing programs, save students money and provide new graduates and practicing nurses with a broadened

The great Ontario business textbook sprint 03.06.2019

Photo by rawpixel.com from Pexels Open digital textbooks are affordable and portable for students and easy to customize for educators. In February 2018, eCampusOntario gathered leading business faculty from Fanshawe

Open Education Fellow alumni share their final projects 03.06.2019

2018 was a year of exploration and revelation for eCampusOntario’s inaugural cohort of Open Education (OE) Fellows. The OE Fellows were brought on board to lead inquiry projects and contribute

Open, opener, openest: A superlative project in every sense 01.05.2019

Photo: Rawpixel via Pixabay By Bianca Parisi MLIS, Library and Learning Commons Technology Coordinator at Niagara College In this Ranger Report, Bianca Parisi, a technology coordinator at Niagara College and

Open at Scale: Creating affordable student resources in targeted subject areas 01.05.2019

Photo by Josh Sorenson from Pexels The Open at Scale approach originated through conversations with passionate practitioners and leaders who saw an opportunity to pursue open education at a systemic

Open Ed Week 2019 Round-up 01.04.2019

Open Ed Week 2019 Roundup In Ontario, 2019’s Open Education Week was full of learning, engagement and discussion among open education enthusiasts at public post-secondary institutions across the region. Almost 60 events were listed on the Open Education Week Ontario calendar,

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,