Onlea's digital education pioneer never stops learning
Jennifer Schaeffer of Onlea describes what it's like to be an established player in online learning who finds herself an emerging entrepreneur again. Plus we check in with some other founders who have made a splash lately, including our own Faaiza Ramji.
Here are the relevant links for this episode:
- Onlea Enterprises
- Jennifer Griffin Schaeffer
- Dino 101, the University of Alberta's first MOOC (massive open online course)
- Jonathan Schaeffer
- Adriana Lopez Forero
- LX Labs
- Onlea's products
- Onlea: A look at 2022 through the lens of the past two years
- Athabasca University
- Examples of Onlea's work
- For Centennial College: Interactive Media Management Program
- For Callysto (with support from Cybera, PIMS, and the Government of Canada): Computational Thinking and Data Analysis Training for School Teachers
- For the Coaches Association of Canada: Anti-racism in Coaching
- For the Métis Nation of Alberta: Opioid Awareness Community Based Naloxone Training
- For York University: Lassonde Edge
- Onlea is hiring creative technologists for remote work and in downtown Edmonton
More entrepreneurial success stories
- Faaiza's adventures in Sheffield
- How Sheffield has transformed from Steel City to tech powerhouse
- Onlea Enterprises and Jack59 honoured at AWE Awards
- Vanessa Marshall of Jack59 and Jackie DeCoteau-Gill of Kokums Helper Society made the finals for Pow Wow Pitch 2022
- Non-profit aims to create Indigenous end-of-life care centre
- Don't Call Me Sweet Pea from Field Notes won a Made in Alberta Award
Many thanks to our title sponsor, Edmonton Unlimited, as well as to Alberta Blue Cross for support of this episode.
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