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Posted Tuesday, 25 May, 2021

Open Learning and Educational Support (OpenEd) has received funding from the Ontario government as part of its investment in a Virtual Learning Strategy initiative to provide flexibility and improve access to high-quality post-secondary education and retraining. The funding allows OpenEd to make unique and innovative course content available to educators and students across the province.
OpenEd’s funded projects are in the Open Education Resource and the Short-Duration...

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Posted Wednesday, 05 May, 2021

OpenEd is proud to add another award to its growing list of accomplishments: Non-Credit Programming Over 48 Hours , a program award presented to the online Horticulture Studies program.
The program award, presented by the Canadian Association for University Continuing Education (CAUCE) , recognizes excellence in educational programming and considers criteria including value, complexity, innovation, and delivery.
Going beyond the CAUCE criteria, the online Horticulture...

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Posted Monday, 03 May, 2021

QM-logo-shadowbox-200pxAnother University of Guelph (U of G) online course developed by the team at Open Learning and Educational Support (OpenEd)— IDEV*1000DE - Understanding Development and Global Inequalities —has received the Quality Matters (QM) certification.
Although IDEV*1000DE is the fourth online U of G course to receive the QM mark, it is the first to automatically qualify for designation with a perfect QM rubric score of 100 points.
“Our team approach and collective...

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Posted Wednesday, 17 March, 2021

This summer, OpenEd is launching the Certificate in Accounting , a brand-new online program designed for those looking to gain accounting skills, increase financial literacy, or enhance existing knowledge.
The program consists of five courses—four required courses and one elective—providing participants with the opportunity to develop skills in financial accounting, management accounting, financial management, taxation, and auditing.
“Accounting continues...

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Posted Tuesday, 09 March, 2021

Nadia L. HohnPublished author Nadia L. Hohn creates a unique experience in the imagination of every young reader who comes across her stories. By using a range of writing techniques including plot, character, setting, and dialogue, Hohn is able to intrigue a diverse audience of children, teens, and young adults alike.
This April, she will be sharing her years of experience and insight in the upcoming Writing for Children course, an elective in the Creative Writing Certificate .
With...

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