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
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
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
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
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.