You need to download the free Saba client software and install it on your computer. You need to have administrative rights on the computer to download and install the Saba client. Ask your tech department for help on this or call Contact North Help Desk at 1-888-850-4628
After you register, you will be connected with an Online Mentor who can help you select the right Introduction courses to take. These courses are designed to introduce you to online learning and Good Learning Anywhere as well as the relevant online system (Saba, Plato, or Moodle)
All courses are free to adults living in Ontario. Good Learning Anywhere is funded by the Ministry of Advanced Education & Skills Development (MAESD). Funding by MAESD makes it possible to offer all courses for free .
Yes, you will need an email address to participate in classes. It is suggested that you have a Gmail account. Gmail is a free email system run by Google. Watch this video to learn how to get an email account from Gmail
After you register, you will be contacted by your Online Mentor who will guide you through your learning plan with Good Learning Anywhere. Your mentor is there to answer questions, help you register for classes, and work with you to achieve your goals.
You will receive your login information one day before your scheduled class. All logins are sent through email. If you have not received your login , email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, contact your Online Mentor, or call our office at 866 550 0697
You can access courses from any computer. Here are a few options for you to consider: Contact North and elearnnetwork.ca centres are located across Ontario
You can also contact your local literacy centre, Friendship Centre, library or Employment Ontario office to find out about access to computers in your community.
All our courses are recorded. If you have registered for a Live Class and are unable to attend one of the live sessions, you can access the recorded session. Here is a video on how to access recordings.
We also have Independent Study courses available, that you can do on your own, with the support of your Online Mentor. These classes are available 24 hours- 7 days a week.
Our Live Classes take place in a “virtual” classroom. There is no video, but you are able to talk to your instructor and fellow learners with your microphone and through text chat. You are also able to work on problems together on a “whiteboard”.