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Demystifying the OER Adoption Process

Dylan WoodcockBlogs


OERs are openly licensed textbooks written by qualified faculty and subject-area experts at academic institutions. They address a range of student-learning needs in an evolving educational landscape. OERs present information in interactive ways, incorporate fresh perspectives and methodologies to teaching and learning, and are fully customizable to the specific needs of a given course or program. Much like many other … Read More

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DisruptED20 Conference Wrap-Up: What We Learned About the Human Side of Tech

Dylan WoodcockBlogs, Conference Wrap Up


Nowadays, access to education is increasingly dependent on technology. Online learning is increasing at post-secondary institutions across the country. Educational technology is vital in ensuring that online courses enhance teaching and learning. That said, human beings are at the heart of technology’s growth: they are developers, learners, and educators with goals and aspirations. On January 30 and 31, some of … Read More

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Self-Care & Career Counselling: Finding Balance Between Taking Care of Clients and Yourself

Kaitlin SchillingBlogs


Work as a career development practitioner can be overwhelming and stressful at times. We hear it all the time: self-care is important, but what is it and how can we best practice it? self-care/ ,self’ker/noun the practice of taking action to preserve or improve one’s own health“autonomy in self-care and insulin administration”the practice of taking an active role in protecting … Read More

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Online Learning Options and Tips to Kick Off 2020

Dylan WoodcockBlogs


Self-improvement is high on many resolutions lists year after year, and online learning is a growing avenue for learning new information and skills. Below, we examine 5 different online learning options and present 5 tips to make your online learning experience a success. Take a look and find options that work best for your life, schedule, and personal preferences, and … Read More

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The Importance of Data Collection: Digging into the National Survey of Online and Digital Learning

Carley McDougallBlogs


“You can’t manage what you don’t measure” – Peter Drucker, management consultant, educator, and author. As the executive director of the Canadian Digital Learning Research Association, Dr. Tricia Donovan knows that online learning is growing each year within Canadian post-secondary institutions. Until the Canadian National Survey of Online and Digital Learning launched in 2017, however, there was no official way … Read More

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