OCAD U Participates in eCampusOntario Micro-Certification Pilot Project

The Office of Research and Innovation, with support from the Centre for Emerging Artist + Designer, and in partnership with the Faculty of Curriculum Development Centre and Office of Continuing Studies have been awarded $25,000 to participate in eCampusOntario’s Micro-Certification Pilot Project.

OCAD U is one of 14 institutions* out 34 applicants to be selected to participate in this pilot project. Working together with our industry partner, Myant Inc., the team is developing a micro-certification course in user-centred product design that will be included in Continuing Studies’ non-degree credit, certificate courses, this spring. This micro-certification course will provide OCAD U alumni and other emerging design professionals, a unique way to certify achievement of a specific set of skills that are in demand in the labour market.

The project team will be presenting their work on this pilot at the eCampusOntario Micro-certification Forum 2020 on February 21, at the Toronto Reference Library.

*Participating Universities and Colleges: OCAD U, Waterloo, York, Queens, Western, Wilfrid Laurier, Western, Windsor + Ontario Tech, George Brown, Humber, Conestoga, Lambton, Sault, St. Lawrence.

 

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The Office of Research and Innovation, with support from the Centre for Emerging Artist + Designer, and in partnership with the Faculty of Curriculum Development Centre and Office of Continuing Studies have been awarded $25,000 to participate in eCampusOntario’s Micro-Certification Pilot Project.

OCAD U is one of 14 institutions* out 34 applicants to be selected to participate in this pilot project. Working together with our industry partner, Myant Inc., the team is developing a micro-certification course in user-centred product design that will be included in Continuing Studies’ non-degree credit, certificate courses, this spring. This micro-certification course will provide OCAD U alumni and other emerging design professionals, a unique way to certify achievement of a specific set of skills that are in demand in the labour market.

The project team will be presenting their work on this pilot at the eCampusOntario Micro-certification Forum 2020 on February 21, at the Toronto Reference Library.

*Participating Universities and Colleges: OCAD U, Waterloo, York, Queens, Western, Wilfrid Laurier, Western, Windsor + Ontario Tech, George Brown, Humber, Conestoga, Lambton, Sault, St. Lawrence.

 

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