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... Learn more about e-Textbooks at Algonquin College
Nipissing University in North Bay received its charter as an independent university in 1992. Its School of Business offers undergraduate degree programs with several specializations. As part of a relatively young university, Nipissing’s School of Business has been implementing a strategy to... Learn more about Nipissing College Partnership Plan
To create an online resource to support students as they complete written research assignments, three units at York University in Toronto – the Libraries, Learning Skills Services, and the Writing Department – came together to create the Virtual Learning Commons. The project called SPARK – Student... Learn more about SPARK, the Virtual Learning Commons
Durham College in Oshawa established a partnership with Sault College in Sault Ste Marie to deliver the Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) (IMM) apprenticeship program to northern and remote communities. A hybrid model was developed in which Durham College provides the theoretical content online and... Learn more about Linking Online and Experiential Learning
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
An exploratory research study at George Brown College in Toronto sought to augment classroom learning by designing mobile-assisted language learning (MALL) solutions which would promote out-of-class listening practices, thus offering added language learning without increasing classroom time.