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Posted Thursday, 10 September, 2020

This fall, OpenEd is offering a selection of five courses from the Diploma in Human Resources Management  program. While each course will be delivered remotely, OpenEd has the tools and technology to provide similar learning experiences as offered in face-to-face courses.
Through live videoconferencing and synchronous course delivery, students will learn in real time, providing an opportunity to engage with other classmates, interact with the instructor, and build...

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Posted Thursday, 20 August, 2020

This fall, OpenEd is offering Creative Writing Certificate program courses through remote delivery using live videoconferencing.
While remote course delivery may be a new and different learning experience for many, OpenEd has the tools and technology to effectively provide students with a similar level of participation as its face-to-face courses. Students are still able to engage with other classmates, interact with their instructors, and continue to build a network with...

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Posted Thursday, 13 August, 2020

The annual Accessibility Conference (A11y Conference) was one of the many events canceled due to the global pandemic. Heading into what would have been its 12th year, the A11y Conference committee quickly put together a series of free webinars for sharing quality information and best practices through virtual presentations.
Joining the list of presenters is David Onley, former Lieutenant Governor of Ontario. On August 27, Onley will host a webinar entitled ‘The Progress...

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Posted Wednesday, 12 August, 2020

With the current inability to deliver courses in person due to the global pandemic, schools around the world are seeking new ways to effectively use technology for remote or online education—an area in which the department of Open Learning and Educational Support (OpenEd) at the University of Guelph (U of G) has significant expertise.
OpenEd’s continuous dedication to advancing remote and online education through new technologies has gained the attention of India’s...

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Posted Wednesday, 20 May, 2020

Offering financial assistance by covering tuition for one course, OpenEd helps students get one step closer to achieving their educational goals through two distinct bursaries: the  Virginia L. Gray Memorial Bursary , established in 2010, and the  Open Learning Bursary , established in 2001. Over the past seven years, OpenEd has provided learners with more than $35,000 in bursary awards.
“I chose to study with OpenEd because of the great food...

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