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Open Textbooks vs Digital Textbooks: How to Make Higher Education More Accessible in Manitoba

Carley McDougallBlogs


Making higher education more accessible is the goal of the Manitoba Open Textbook Initiative. At Campus Manitoba, we’re working to reduce students’ costs through the use of open textbooks at post-secondary institutions across the province. So, what exactly is an open textbook, and how does it differ from other formats? In this blog, we’ll explore the many examples of open … Read More

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5 Tips For Making eCourses Manitoba Work For You

Carley McDougallBlogs


There are a number of reasons you may wish to take your learning online. Maybe you’re looking to advance your qualifications while working in your field, an on-campus offering may conflict with your already packed timetable, or you may be missing a degree requirement that you’d like to complete over the summer while working. Whatever the reason, eCourses is your … Read More

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Transition Study: Working Professional to Full-Time Student

Kiirsten MayBlogs


We’re excited to introduce a new blog series called “Transition Study,” where we’ll share advice on transitioning in and out of post-secondary education. To kick things off, we’re looking at a shift that is gaining significance in Canada – the transition from working professional to full-time student. According to an article from Universities Canada, half of the Canadian jobs will … Read More

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Manitoba labour market outlook projects consistent job growth

Carley McDougallBlogs, Uncategorized


Just in time for Career and Workforce Development Month, The Manitoba Labour Market Outlook Report for 2018–2024 has predicted consistent job growth in the province. “This report shows Manitoba’s labour market is balanced, with the overall labour supply approximately equal to labour market demand,” said Blaine Pedersen, Minister of Growth, Enterprise and Trade.  “A total of 168,700 job openings are expected to … Read More

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Post-secondary institutions remain committed to diversity and inclusion

Carley McDougallBlogs, Uncategorized


There is no question that diversity and inclusion are hot-button topics of conversation. With so much going on in the news and around the world, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that these social issues will come to the surface on both a micro and macro level. As tensions flare, it is important to stand unyielding on the path towards … Read More

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