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DisruptED19 conference wrap-up: What we learned about educational technology

Carley McDougallBlogs, Conference Wrap Up


Every aspect of our lives is becoming increasingly tech-driven, and the education industry is no different. But the future is somewhat unknown: what changes will educators and students face? What skills will be valued? And how will we all work together to adapt to our changing environment? To find out these answers, as well as how to keep Campus Manitoba … Read More

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Transition Study: In-person to online learning

Carley McDougallBlogs


Have you ever taken an online university or college course? According to the 2018 National Survey of Online and Digital Learning, one in five students have taken at least one online course, and online learning currently makes up between 12-16 per cent of all credit-based teaching in Canada. The number of students completing their entire education online is growing as … Read More

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Manitoba Post-Secondary News Roundup

Carley McDougallNews


Winter session is well underway for both college and university faculty and students across Manitoba. Below is a collection of news and events from Campus Manitoba’s partner institutions. Ending application fee makes it easier to attend Assiniboine’s Adult Collegiate Mature students are getting a break. They are no longer required to pay the $95 fee to apply for the Assiniboine … Read More

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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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