Presentation on theme: "UPDATE - OCULL 2012 college, university & literacy programs & courses right where you live!"— Presentation transcript:
UPDATE - OCULL 2012 college, university & literacy programs & courses right where you live!
Updates About us Where we are Who we promote and support Student Portal Overview — Stats Data Transfer Update Faculty & Instructors Portal Overview — Stats Promotional efforts Future Directions Feedback & Input
About us Your distance education & training network Established in 1986 Funded by the Government of Ontario Student & Faculty/Instructor Portals Working with publically funded colleges, universities, school boards and essentials skills providers Focus on small, rural and remote communities
Student Portal Overview — Stats www.studyonline.ca www.studyonline.ca February 2012 enhancements launched based on student usability study results (see 2 handouts) 28,083 unique visitors March 2012–Sept. 30, 2012 (average of 4,000/month) Over 5,000 link-outs from search results pages to institutions’ eLearning pages (April to September 2012 – reports to be published this fall).
Student Portal: Data Transfer www.studyonline.ca www.studyonline.ca In January 2012, 19 partners shared data electronically, we now stand at 31 of 44 (only 6 universities left) 12 universities share data on a semester basis Waterloo and Guelph have an XML feed which ensures timeliness and accuracy of data There is still time to act regarding Winter offerings Our goal: 44 XML feeds by December 2013.
Ontario Online Learning Portal for Faculty & Instructors
Faculty & Instructors Portal Overview — Stats www.contactnorth.ca/home www.contactnorth.ca/home Key Features: Pockets of Innovation / Trends & Directions / Training Opportunities / Tips & Tools / Partner Corner / Online Learning News September 2012 enhancements launched based on Educator usability study results (also see handout) 11,494 unique visitors March 2011 – Sept. 30, 2012 (average of 600 per month)
Future Directions Student Portal – More: Data Transfer & Automation User Enhancements Promotion/Reach Faculty & Instructors Portal – More: Features for interaction between users Resources Online Learning News/Reach
Feedback & Input What other future directions should we undertake? What could we be doing better? How can we better support your institution? How can we better support the university sector? What is your one wish for Contact North?