Exploring the Open Library 05.03.2024

There’s an old saying – that a great way to learn about people is to get to know their bookshelves. For many faculty in higher education, our bookshelves are transforming

CFI and Navigator Partner with eCampusOntario’s OCIP to Boost R&D in Ontario  13.11.2023

eCampusOntario builds Ontario’s innovation capacity by supporting public-private partnerships centred on postsecondary institution research and development  TORONTO, ON — In a groundbreaking partnership aimed at driving innovation and research in Ontario,

Generation AI and Humans in the Loop of Learning  13.11.2023

November 4, 2023Robert Luke, CEO eCampusOntario This year’s edition of the eCampusOntario Technology and Education Seminar and Showcase – #TESS2023 – was another huge success. It is at TESS that

Digital Literacy Fellowship Advances Digital Teaching Skills Through Ontario Extend Program 06.10.2023

eCampusOntario continues its support of rich, equitable, and inclusive digital learning experiences  eCampusOntario is proud to introduce Digital Literacy Fellows from ten member institutions across Ontario. This team of scholars

Digital Fluency Accelerator Micro-credential 19.07.2023

Equip your learners with the digital skills they need to succeed Academic success now demands that learners be digitally proficient. We call this Digital Fluency — having the skills to

Becoming Leaders of Innovation and Empowering Workforce Transformation: Bridging Skill Gaps with Microcredentials and OCIP 22.06.2023

July 13 at 11:00AM EST  Becoming Leaders of Innovation This workshop, based on Dr. David Weiss’ co-authored book Innovative Intelligence (Wiley) and his subsequent innovation and design thinking work, describes

The VLS Open House: Discover the Expanded Collection 31.03.2023

eCampusOntario invites you to the Virtual Learning Strategy (VLS) Collection Open House from May 1 – 3, 2023. This three-day virtual event will bring project creators together to share their lessons learned, their journey into open, and showcase selections from the expanded VLS Collection of Ontario-made, Ontario-first open educational resources (OER).

eCampusOntario Driving Digital Transformation in Ontario Higher Education 24.03.2023

New Initiative Supports Ontario Universities, Colleges and Indigenous Institutes in Adopting Digital Learning with a Suite of Products, Services and Platforms TORONTO, ON, March 9, 2023 — eCampusOntario has a

New Micro-credential Toolkit enables pathways for lifelong learning 14.06.2022

This June, eCampusOntario announced the publication of its Micro-credential Toolkit, a how-to guide to help institutions develop micro-credential programs that meet the needs of learners and fill the skill gaps

eCampusOntario’s Open Library launches Enhanced User Experience 27.04.2022

New search widget, more item details, and more! It’s been a busy year for the eCampusOntario Open Library! We have been hard at work developing a better user experience with

eCampusOntario Announces the VLS Collection Open House 17.03.2022

Collaborative, learner-driven, high-quality, digital-by-design materials for all Ontario learners and educators, now and into the future.  eCampusOntario announced today its first VLS Collection Open House, a week-long event showcasing the

Introducing the Micro-credential Forum 2022: Keynote Speakers 08.03.2022

Micro-credential Forum 2022 is right around the corner! We are excited to announce that this year’s keynote speakers will be: Dr. Tara Laughlin Education Designer, Micro-credentialling, Education Design Lab March

2020-21 Annual Report: Expanding Access to Learning 29.11.2021

eCampusOntario is pleased to announce the publication of our 2020-21 Annual Report: Expanding Access to Learning. The past year has been exceptional in many ways, including the dedication, innovation and

Applications for Second Round Virtual Learning Strategy funding are now open 04.11.2021

Building on an initial investment of $50 million in virtual learning in January 2021, an additional $8 million will now be made available by eCampusOntario through this Second Round of

Ontario Expanding High-Quality, Accessible Virtual Learning 28.10.2021

Province’s call for proposals in partnership with eCampusOntario will help students increase their skills and create fulfilling careers Originally published on Ontario.ca TORONTO — The Ontario government is investing $10.7

Ontario Invests in Virtual Learning Strategy 11.12.2020

Province strengthens its position as a global leader in postsecondary education December 11, 2020 Originally published on Ontario.ca  TORONTO — The Ontario government is investing $50 million in virtual learning

Making the leap from classroom to biomanufacturing center: How one micro-credential is helping bridge the gap for science students 30.11.2020

For industries that produce products for human consumption, such as food, beverages or medication, adhering to a comprehensive set of regulations is crucial. That’s why a team from Algonquin College,

eCampusOntario, City of Toronto, the Government of Ontario and the Government of Canada support new partnership model with Toronto’s higher education institutions 09.11.2020

TORONTO – November 9, 2020 – Today, Dr. Robert Luke, CEO of eCampusOntario joined the Governments of Canada and Ontario and the City of Toronto to announce the launch of a

Educators explore social annotation in eCampusOntario pilot to boost student engagement 29.09.2020

In eCampusOntario’s latest educational technology pilot, educators are exploring social annotation, the use of a digital tool to enable students to collaboratively engage in otherwise static course readings. As part

New micro-certification in patient care teaches valuable skills amidst pandemic 03.09.2020

When a team from Ontario Tech University (Ontario Tech) and Durham Region’s Lakeridge Health developed a micro-certification for patient care, they had no idea how invaluable it would be when

Boosting digital teaching skills, one cohort at a time 26.06.2020

Looking for strategies to boost remote teaching before the Fall semester starts? One of eCampusOntario’s signature programs could be coming to an institution near you. Ontario Extend is a free,

Want to demo and review some of the latest educational technology? 26.05.2020

eCampusOntario is seeking postsecondary educators to be part of its EdTech Review Group, which tests and reviews different types of educational technologies. Educators who sign up will receive ongoing opportunities

TESS 2020 01.04.2020

Save the date: October 20 – 21 2020. For more details, sign up for our newsletter.

What does a micro-certification pilot really look like? 09.03.2020

eCampusOntario’s work with micro-credentials aims to strengthen and expand micro-certification activity at Ontario colleges and universities through a common framework and a community of practice. As part of this work, eCampusOntario supports 14 education/industry micro-certification pilots, where Ontario post-secondary institutions and industry partners collaborate to test new credentials. Read a sample of pilot summaries below.

What do students want in a learning analytics tool? 28.02.2020

Last month, students and faculty took part in a key phase of eCampusOntario’s ongoing learning analytics initiative: a sprint designed to gather student insight and understand student learning experiences. eCampusOntario’s