Carleton Virtual (CV) is an online 3D virtual environment that resembles the physical Carleton University campus in Ottawa. CV was built to explore how the unique qualities of virtual environments can best enhance student experience and learning. CV began in the Carleton School of Information... Learn more about Carleton Virtual
The concept of the Digital Media Zone (the Zone) arose in 2009 as students and alumni approached Sheldon Levy, the President of Ryerson University in Toronto, to discuss how a university, in addition to helping students get great jobs, could help them to create great jobs. Space, mentoring,... Learn more about Digital Media Zone
The initial steps Algonquin College in Ottawa took to become a Digital College are outlined in Digital College – Organizational change for enhanced student learning and engagement in Contact North | Contact Nord’s Pockets of Innovation Series. Among the initiatives is the Mobile Learning Project,... Learn more about e-Textbooks at Algonquin College
Students and instructors alike at McMaster University recognize that students entering university need broad support in developing the critical thinking skills necessary to be successful in their academic careers and, indeed, to be successful throughout their lives. In an information-rich world,... Learn more about Expanding Literacy
In the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Ottawa, the entire curriculum is available online through PowerPoint presentations, problem-based learning cases, and other resources.
As each student has a laptop or tablet, learning can be extended and supported through the development of additional... Learn more about iAnatomie
The Ontario College of Art and Design University (OCAD U) in Toronto wanted to explore various learning management systems (LMS) to assess the options available to support the University’s curricular aims. The goal was to provide students with a rich set of multimedia and social media communication... Learn more about Introducing a New LMS