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May 27, 2015

Ontarians Continue to Use Online Learning to Complete Their Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates and Improve Their Skills in Winter 2015

THUNDER BAY) - Contact North | Contact Nord, Ontario’s Distance Education & Training Network, today reported a 44.3% increase in the number of student registrations in online programs and courses from Ontario’s 24 public colleges, 22 public universities, and 250 literacy and basic skills and training providers during the Winter 2015 academic semester as compared to the Winter 2014 semester.
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April 1, 2015

Contact North | Contact Nord Reports a 51.2% Increase in Student Registrations

(THUNDER BAY) - Contact North | Contact Nord, Ontario’s Distance Education & Training Network, today reported a 51.2% increase in the number of student registrations in online programs and courses from Ontario’s 24 public colleges, 22 public universities, and 250 literacy and basic skills and training providers during the Fall 2014 academic semester as compared to the Fall 2013 semester.
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November 26, 2014

More Ontarians Accessing Post-Secondary Education and Training through Online Learning

(THUNDER BAY, ON) - Contact North | Contact Nord, Ontario’s Distance Education & Training Network, generated a total of 10,070 registrations in online learning courses offered by Ontario’s 24 public colleges, 22 public universities and 250 literacy and basic skills and training providers in the most recent spring/summer academic semester.
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November 26, 2014

Key Facts About Contact North | Contact Nord

Local access to education and training opportunities supports regional and community economic development and promotes a culture of lifelong learning
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November 18, 2013

Contact North | Contact Nord Partners with the Open Educational Resource University International Network (OERu)

(THUNDER BAY, ON) - Contact North | Contact Nord, Ontario’s Distance Education & Training network has partnered with the Open Educational Resource Foundation, a New Zealand advocate for open education access, to help launch the Open Educational Resource university network (OERu).
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June 10, 2013

Constance Lake First Nation Community Members to Have Access to Online and Distance Programs and Courses without Leaving their Community

(THUNDER BAY) – Constance Lake First Nation community members will soon have access to a wide range of online and distance programs and courses from Ontario’s public colleges, universities, school boards, literacy and other training providers without leaving their community.  
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May 7, 2013

Online Learning Reaches Record Numbers in Ontario

(THUNDER BAY)– Student registrations jumped another 18.4% in Winter 2013, as compared to Winter 2012, to a record 14,871 registrations generated and supported by Contact North I Contact Nord in online and distance programs and courses offered by Ontario’s public colleges, universities, high schools, literacy and basic skills and other training providers. 
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April 4, 2013

Contact North I Contact Nord Hosts International Exchange on Learning Analytics

(THUNDER BAY) Contact North | Contact Nord, Ontario’s Distance Education and Training Network, recently hosted an international exchange between the Netherlands, the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada on the future of learning analytics.
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March 11, 2013

Contact North I Contact Nord Helps More Ontarians in Small, Rural, Remote, Aboriginal and Francophone Communities Access the Education and Training They Need Through Online Learning

(THUNDER BAY)– Contact North | Contact Nord, Ontario’s distance education and training network, is generating and supporting 14.3% more registrations from Ontarians in over 600 small, rural, remote, Aboriginal and Francophone communities in online and distance programs and courses from Ontario’s public colleges, universities, literacy and basic skills and training providers.
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January 8, 2013

Canada’s Online Learning “Guru” Offers Top 10 Predictions for 2013

[THUNDER BAY] – Contact North | Contact Nord Research Associate and online learning expert, Dr. Tony Bates, has released his fourth annual top 10 predictions for how the landscape of online learning in Canada will change in 2013.
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