Published on Brock University (http://brocku.ca)
Brock University is one of seven Ontario universities to join forces in order to expand access, improve quality and share resources for online learning in the province.
The consortium, called Ontario Universities Online (OUO), is sponsored by the Council of Ontario Universities. The initiative is designed to respond to increased demand for online courses and improve student access to them, including introducing a new pathway to university education through open access to a range of courses.
In addition, the group will encourage collaboration in the development of online and technology-enabled learning, improve credit transfer for such courses, and make it easier for universities to share online education resources.