Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Introducing our New Associate Director, Professional Development

We are very happy to announce that April Philpotts will be joining us as our new Associate Director, Professional Development on August 22, 2019.

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

What students say about mixed media and interactivity in online learning

We asked more than 800 Waterloo undergraduate students what they think about mixed media and interactivity in online learning.  The results are fascinating for online teachers who are contemplating using audio, video, animations and interactive elements.  We've created a video that captures all the details.  Watch it today!

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Artificial Intelligence Course wins National Award

A course created by Prof. Jeff Nagge from University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy and the Centre for Extended Learning (CEL) was recently recognized by the Canadian Association for University Continuing Education (CAUCE). Entitled Management of Oral Anticoagulation Therapy – Online (MOAT Online), the course received the Non-credit Programming under 48 hours award at the annual conference.

Friday, June 14, 2019

NEW - Public German Studies Website Launches

Public German Studies, which is an open access research webspace and open educational material repository for German Studies has launched. The site, developed by James Skidmore, Associate Professor and Director of the Waterloo Centre for German Studies at the University of Waterloo, is an exploration of how open education would work in a humanities/liberal arts field.

Monday, March 4, 2019

Open Education Week

Open Education Week, which runs from March 4 - 8, 2019, celebrates the open education movement and raises awareness of open education work and its impact on teaching and learning.

Waterloo campus events:

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Online Learning featured in the uWaterloo Magazine

Online Learning, and the Centre for Extended Learning, are featured in the Fall 2018 Special Learning Edition of the University of Waterloo Magazine. 


In math, as in life, there’s never just one way to arrive at the right answer. It’s why a flexible, learning-centred approach to education just makes sense.

Friday, November 23, 2018

New Videos for Adult Learners

We've just released 5 video modules to help adults who are thinking about going back to school part-time or online.  No matter what stage of the journey you're at, there is something for everyone who wants to continue their education.

The modules cover:

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Adult Learner Webinars

Are you a mature student who is curious about getting a university degree, but not willing or able to attend school full-time?  Your choices and options can be very confusing.

We want to help, so we're hosting two webinars geared to adult learners to help you understand the process, what's required and how part-time and online studies work.

Join us on Oct 22 or Oct 26 and learn what everything you need to know. We'll  have people online to answer any of your questions.

Monday, October 1, 2018

Open Access Day

Please join us for Open Access Day on Thursday, October 25, 2018. This will be a day-long conference of speakers and workshops discussing the various methods, benefits and challenges of Open Access, and the services and resources available to scholars across the university.

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