Loyalist College in Belleville has been creating simulations for learning since 2006, using Second Life, an online virtual world. A description of one of the projects is included in this series under the title of Border Simulation – Student learning in a virtual world at Loyalist College.
Nandini Sarma at Carleton University in Ottawa and Hélène Knoerr at the University of Ottawa, two instructors in French-as-a-second-language (FSL) programs, had difficulty finding online FSL learning materials that responded to their students’ learning needs. Students had commented on the lack of... Learn more about VidéoTech
The Consortium national de formation en santé (CNFS) (National Consortium for Health Training) is an alliance of 11 post-secondary institutions across Canada that offer French-language degree programs and professional development in health-related disciplines. The University of Ottawa is a member,... Learn more about Professional Development
The Centre for Adult Education and Community Outreach (CAECO) in the Faculty of Education at Brock University in St. Catharines offers part-time programs leading to a Bachelor of Education in Adult Education and a Certificate in Adult Education. Students may take the courses online or face-to-face... Learn more about Facilitator Community of Practice
A professor in the College of Biological Science at the University of Guelph wanted to lead his senior students through the process of writing, revising, and submitting a peer-reviewed article. He had the students prepare the articles, send to each other for review, evaluate changes, make revisions... Learn more about Peer Assessment
Support services are essential to students at every post-secondary institution, as they support and extend the classroom and campus experience. At the University of Ottawa, some of the support services have integrated online learning components to make the services more accessible, responsive, and... Learn more about Beyond the Classroom