Guides/Handbooks

These products take the extensive depth of HEQCO’s research experience and focus on creating tangible, practical solutions for leaders and practitioners in the postsecondary sector.

A Practical Guide for Work-integrated Learning: Effective Practices to Enhance the Educational Quality of Structured Work Experiences Offered through Colleges and Universities

New guide helps practitioners enhance the quality of work-integrated learning opportunities Work-integrated learning (WIL) is becoming increasingly popular in higher education; almost half of Ontario’s postsecondary education students will take part in some form of co-op, placement or internship by the time they graduate. A new guide from the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario […]

Learning Outcomes Assessment A Practitioner’s Handbook

New handbook helps practitioners assess program-level learning outcomes Ontario’s colleges and universities have made strides in developing learning outcomes, yet effective assessment remains a challenge. Learning Outcomes Assessment: A Practitioner’s Handbook is a step-by-step resource to help faculty, staff, academic leaders and educational developers design, review and assess program-level learning outcomes. The handbook explores the theory, principles, […]

Researching Teaching and Student Outcomes in Postsecondary Education: An Introduction

Research Summary: New edition of research guide helps practitioners assess teaching and learning The second edition of Researching Teaching and Student Outcomes in Postsecondary Education: An Introduction is now available online.  The guide is produced by the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario. All sections have been updated, with additional content on student recruitment and ethics. Endorsed […]

Recruiting Students for Research in Postsecondary Education: A Guide

Research Summary: Guide gives researchers tools to recruit students for research projects When research projects involve student participation, recruiting students is an important yet challenging part of the process. Recruiting Students for Research in Postsecondary Education: A Guide, published by the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (HEQCO), provides an overview for researchers on how students […]