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Ontario Ministry Announces Two Mandatory e-Learning Credit Requirement

The 21 November news release from the Ontario Ministry of Education 'walks back' the mandatory 4-credit requirement first announced 15 March to a two-credit requirement and adds some clarification to exemptions: https://news.ontario.ca/edu/en/2019/11/ontario-brings-learning-into-the-digital-age.html The previous announcement created a media stream of misinformation about e-learning that was inconsistent, or at odds, with [...]

By |2019-11-23T12:59:23-05:00November 21st, 2019|graduation requirement, Newsletter, Ontario, Staff News|

[REPOST] E-Learning and the “Board-by-Board Impact of Larger Class Sizes and Mandatory e-Learning”

This entry was originally posted on the State of the Nation: K-12 e-Learning in Canada website. This past week, Ricardo Tranjan from Behind the Numbers posted a blog entry entitled The board-by-board impact of larger class sizes and mandatory e-learning.  In that entry, Ricardo calculated "the impact of these changes on educators [...]

By |2019-11-09T15:28:17-05:00November 12th, 2019|class size, Ontario|

[REPOST] E-Learning and the Expenditure Estimates 2019-20: Ministry of Education

This announcement was originally posted on the State of the Nation: K-12 e-Learning in Canada website. This past week the Financial Accountability Office of Ontario (FAOO) released its Expenditure Estimates 2019-20: Ministry of Education (the PDF of the full document is available here).  E-learning figured prominently in the report, not because of the [...]

By |2019-09-29T14:55:16-04:00October 7th, 2019|class size, Ontario|

[REPOST] Research Reflections – Exploring the Digital Divide: The Use of Digital Technologies in Ontario Public Schools

This announcement was originally posted on the State of the Nation: K-12 e-Learning in Canada website. As we compile the research that goes into the annual State of the Nation: K-12 e-Learning in Canada report, this article from four years ago came to our attention again. Exploring the Digital Divide: The Use of Digital [...]

By |2019-09-30T23:03:31-04:00October 3rd, 2019|Articles, Ontario, Research|

e-Learning Research Overview

The Canadian eLearning Network (CANeLearn) in conjunction with Canadian researchers with decades of experience in K-12 distance, online, and blended learning have compiled a comprehensive understanding of the research on e-learning in Canada.  Our compiled quantitative and qualitative research is based on independent studies, published research, and data from e-learning [...]

By |2019-10-02T13:33:31-04:00October 2nd, 2019|Newsletter, Ontario, Research, Staff News|

Examining the Presentation of Data – e-Learning: The Students Perspective

Yesterday CANeLearn highlighted the release of Ontario Student Trustees' Association/Association des Élèves Conseillers/ères de l'Ontario (OSTA-AECO) report on their elearning survey results and key findings, as well as focusing on the 11 recommendations that the organization made in terms of improving e-learning in Ontario (and across Canada) so that all [...]

By |2019-09-11T11:40:57-04:00September 11th, 2019|Ontario, OSTA-AECO|

Report – e-Learning: The Students Perspective

Yesterday, the Ontario Student Trustees' Association/Association des Élèves Conseillers/ères de l'Ontario (OSTA/AECO) released their e-Learning: The Students Perspective report.  While much of the popular and social media have focused on the more sensationalized, negative perspectives that often make up the minority opinion, there is a lot of positive guidance for [...]

By |2019-09-11T11:04:24-04:00September 10th, 2019|Ontario, OSTA-AECO|
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