e-Learning Consortium: eCampusOntario

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Quick Glance  
Formed 2015
Located Toronto, ON, Canada
Employees 16
Contact David Porter, CEO
Sponsor Government of Ontario
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Mission

A not-for-profit corporation, eCampusOntario is funded by the Government of Ontario to be a Centre of Excellence for Online and Technology-Enabled Learning for a membership composed of all 45-public colleges and universities in Ontario.
Included in our mandate is to;

  • Support the development and delivery of quality online learning experiences
  • Lead in research, development and sharing of exemplary practices in online and other forms of technology-enabled learning
  • Support member institutions in fostering innovation, collaboration, and excellence on behalf of Ontario students and faculty
  • Contribute to the evolution of teaching and learning by:
    • Anticipating and responding to new and emerging technologies
    • Leveraging existing strengths in Ontario’s post-secondary system
    • Developing new capacity

Supporting the development of state-of-the-art online courses and programs

Description

By enhancing our members’ capacity to innovate, educate, advocate and collaborate, eCampusOntario ensures learners benefit from an integrated, best-in-class online learning environment – one that is easy to explore, highly relevant to all stakeholders and builds a smarter Ontario.
Active since August 2015, eCampusOntario has acted as the keystone of Ontario’s online learning community by:

  • Facilitating easy discovery of Ontario’s online learning opportunities;
  • Promoting Ontario’s unparalleled online learning advantages;
  • Advancing best practices for online learning across Ontario’s post-secondary education (PSE) ecosystem; and
  • Creating innovative online learning solutions for members, faculty, students and stakeholders.

Services

  • Student engagement and supports
  • New program development and course development
  • Research and innovation grants
  • Enhance member capacity and participation
  • Open content initiative
  • Marketing, communications and engagement  
  • Search Portal
    The portal is the online directory portion of the eCampusOntario website that is aimed at directing students and prospects to online course/program availability at our partner institutions across Ontario.

The portal features:

  • 15,666 Online Courses
  • 772 Fully Online Programs
  • 395 College Certificates
  • 80 University Degrees
  • 82 University Certificates
  • 28 University Diplomas

Initiatives & Interests

  • Virtual Reality Labs
  • Experiential Learning
  • Alternative Recognition of Learning

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