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3. Cross-disciplinary, Experiential and Flexible Learning

In five years, every program will embed cross- disciplinary learning, experiential learning opportunities and flexible learning options that enable students to access courses offered in the day and evening, in person and online.

Initiatives for 2016-17 Performance indicators/ measurable outcomes End-of-Year Status Update
Implement and develop new experiential learning opportunities to address gaps identified. Outreach and engagement activities increased to students interested in participating in applied research. 13 in-class applied research presentations provided in fall 2016 as part of a School of Biological Sciences and Applied Chemistry pilot outreach initiative. A student onboarding process is in development.
750 students have participated in at least one seminar for youth entrepreneurship within the Health, Entrepreneurship and Lifestyle Innovation Xchange (HELIX) incubator. 1,364 youth participated in experiential HELIX-sponsored entrepreneurship and innovation activities.
Develop new cross-disciplinary learning opportunities in all academic schools. New cross-disciplinary learning opportunities developed in all academic schools. Cross-disciplinary learning opportunities developed across all academic schools, including Ground Rounds, Research Symposium, Physical Literacy Summit and Mental Health Symposium. 
Increase flexible delivery options across all Seneca programs. 40 new online courses offered through eCampus Ontario portal. 50 new online courses offered through eCampus Ontario portal.
55 new Continuing Education course offerings launched on web-based platforms. 58 new course offerings launched on web-based platforms (OntarioLearn and Seneca).
40 courses re-designed for flexible delivery, including hybrid. More than 40 courses redesigned and launched for online, early-morning accelerated and hybrid delivery.