Presentation on theme: "OntarioLearn.com CPR Jan 6, 2009. What is OntarioLearn.com Partnership of 22 Ontario Community Colleges Launched in 1995 Partners design and deliver on-line."— Presentation transcript:
What is OntarioLearn.com Partnership of 22 Ontario Community Colleges Launched in 1995 Partners design and deliver on-line courses for their students Share course curriculum and avoid duplication
OntarioLearn.com A. Northern Region Cambrian Canadore Confederation Northern Sault C. Central Region Centennial George Brown Georgian Humber Seneca Sheridan B. Eastern Region Algonquin Durham Loyalist Sir Sandford Fleming St. Lawrence D. Western Region Conestoga Fanshawe Lambton Mohawk Niagara St. Clair
How OntarioLearn works? OntarioLearn Course Inventory –>920 courses currently available –>355 courses under development –No duplicates allowed –College has one year to develop and deliver course.
How does Ontario Learn Work? All courses have a start and end date: –Semester-based –Monthly intake All courses are instructor-led Many courses have final exam requirements –Online –In-person at the registering college –Invigilated by an approved proctor Student’s registering college is the credentialing institution
Example – 15 colleges contributing to the overall course
Benefits to student –Flexibility for different learning styles –Improved access –Schedule flexibility –Diverse selection of courses Why OntarioLearn works?
Benefits to college –Low risk –Optimize resources –Avoid duplication –Increase availability of on-line learning opportunities for students –Combine registration – able to “run” a course with minimal students Why OntarioLearn works?
Students Working Towards (%) Professional Designation – 12.3 Completion of a single course – 8.6 Not Sure – 8.7 Diploma (20 or more courses) – 26.1 Certificate (less than 20 courses) – 41.7 Post-Diploma – 2.7
Highest level of education(%) Less than Grade 12 – 1.8 Grade 12 or equivalent – 32.8 College Certificate – 14.1 College Diploma – 25.1 University Undergraduate Degree – 20.3 Graduate Degree – 5.9
Demographics - age (%) Less than 20 - 2.4% 0-24 – 12.3% 25-29 – 16.2% 30-44 - 44.6% 45-59 – 18.5% 60 or over 0.7 % Male (20%)/Female 80%
Fleming’s participation Host College for: 1) Courses Developing an Understanding of the Client Population People with Developmental Disabilities Intro to Pharmacology Behaviour Management and Crisis Intervention Educational and recreational Programming Human Growth and Development Interpersonal and Group Dynamics Principles of Ethical Reasoning 2) Certificates Home Inspection Ontario Management Development Program (OMDP) Manufacturing Leadership Certificate Program (MLCP) Diploma in Military Arts & Sciences Developmental Services Worker Not-For-Profit Sector Leadership
Opportunities Access – inform students that OL is an option to pick up a course Program Development – hybrid delivery (online/inclass) Develop and Host courses on behalf of the OL Consortium