Design Intern 09.09.2019

eCampusOntario is seeking an enthusiastic intern to support and advance the creation of experiential learning templates for the eCampusOntario Student Experience Design (SXD) Lab. The successful candidate will be a

Paid Experiential Learning Opportunity: SXD Lab 09.09.2019

The eCampusOntario Student Experience Design (SXD) Lab is an innovation hub that tackles some of the most complex problems facing post-secondary education today. The focus is on student-led innovation. Why?

Find your best online course for the Fall 2019 semester! 31.07.2019

When choosing your next learning opportunity for Fall 2019, why not go digital?   eCampusOntario’s LearnOnline Portal is a directory of Ontario’s best online programs and courses. Whether you’re a working professional looking to upskill and stand out in

Purposeful learning for a meaningful life: The mission – and future – of the SXD Lab 01.05.2019

Photo by eCampusOntario 2019, CC-BY SA By Chris Fernlund Lead, Student Supports, eCampusOntario Purposeful learning for a meaningful life. Does this statement just sound cool? Or does it have actual

A pilot project in experiential learning connects Ontario Francophone students with organizations seeking talent 01.05.2019

As part of an ongoing mission to support learning and skills-based opportunities for French-speaking Ontarians, eCampusOntario recently collaborated on a successful pilot project using technology to partner Francophone students with

Ontario Open Ed Week 2019 08.02.2019

Open Education Week is a global celebration of the open education movement. An initiative of the Open Education Consortium–a non-profit, global members-based network of open education institutions and organizations—this week

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,

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

An era of disposable assignments? 16.01.2018

Last year, the SXD Lab hosted a student-led Education Design Sprint that explored the concept of exponential learning. Specifically, the focus of the sprint was on a student concern known

OpenCon 2017: Empowering the Next Generation to Advance Open Access, Open Education and Open Data 05.12.2017

In November, thanks to the generous support of eCampusOntario through the Student Supports initiative, we were able to sponsor a student (and myself) to attend OpenCon 2017 in Berlin. Landon

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.

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