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Open Your Textbooks…

eCampusOntario recently announced the newest recipients of funding for the adoption/adaptation of existing open textbooks and open educational resources.* We are excited to have two new projects and extend our congratulations to Bill Ju for his proposed text Neuroscience – … Continue reading

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Online Undergraduate Course Initiative (OUCI) 2017-18

New Re-Design Projects in Development for Coming Year Each year a number of pioneering instructors receive OUCI funding for redesign of their undergraduate courses to leverage the opportunities online instruction offer their learners. To date, more than 30 fully online … Continue reading

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Kudos to Online/Hybrid Program Coordinator – OISE

Coleen Scully-Stewart Recognized for “Contribution to Teaching” Congratulations to Coleen Scully-Stewart, the Program Coordinator for OISE’S new Online/Hybrid Master of Education on receiving OISE’s 2017 award for Distinguished Contribution to Teaching.  As part of the Educational Leadership & Policy Program … Continue reading

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Catching the Open eText Wave

The latest round of projects funded by the Ontario government has been announced and we are excited to have six new projects approved in total. This latest call included a funding stream not available in previous years – a call for the … Continue reading

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Learning to Learn Online

As this term comes to an end we look forward to a new year, a new semester and new offerings of online courses. Online Learning Strategies has developed a new resource page that is open to use and share with … Continue reading

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eCampus Ontario Open Learning Modules

We have added 6 new sets of shareable learning modules on our Open UToronto website. These projects were funded through the MTCU Shared Online Course fund. Each consists of a set of shared curriculum resources that can be re-used in multiple … Continue reading

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Course Re/Design 2016 – Online Cohort

Over two full days on May 25th and 26th we held another successful Course Re/Design Institute. The annual event, hosted by the Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation, includes participation from faculty and staff from across the university community. Our cohort … Continue reading

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eLearning Strategies and Resources at UofT

This Spring Laurie Harrison delivered an InnovatingEdu Seminar to over 45 Faculty and Staff at the University of Toronto and affiliated hospitals. If you are interested in learning about new online tools and technology to improve your teaching, take a … Continue reading

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Newly Funded Initiatives

eCampus Ontario News! University of Toronto has nine collaborative project proposals that have been approved for the 2016 round of the MTCU-funded provincial Shared Online Course fund. Each of the following will receive between $40,000 ~ 60,000 with a deadline … Continue reading

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MOOCapalooza Videos!

As part of our ongoing exploration of the potential of Massive Open Online Courses, Online Learning Strategies in conjunction with the Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation recently held a community event,  MOOCapalooza: Purposes and Potential of Massive Open Online Courses … Continue reading

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