Category Archives: Events

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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MOOC Design Day 2015

On June 24th, Online Learning Strategies hosted our third annual MOOC Design Day, which was attended by several teams that have been awarded project funding or are considering proposal development in the coming year. New initiatives are taking shape across several divisions and departments, including … Continue reading

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MOOC Design Round Table 2014

On June 11th, the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering hosted our second annual MOOC Design Round Table, which was attended by several teams that have new project funding or are considering proposal development in the coming year. New initiatives … Continue reading

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Course Re/Design 2014 – Online Cohort

On May 21 and 22 another successful Course Re/Design Institute took place, hosted by the Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation, with participation from across the university community.  Our cohort of online instructors who are launching new courses or enhancing … Continue reading

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Instructional Uses of Social/Digital Media at UTSC

Many instructors are looking for innovative strategies to help their students move beyond being consumers of social media, and toward becoming active contributors and creators of digital content. On Monday, March 3, the Centre for Teaching and Learning at UT … Continue reading

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EdX Design Workshop in Review

On June 13, design teams gathered at CTSI for a day of learning, collaborative design and discussion of instructional challenges in the MOOC environment. We were fortunate to have two guests from EdX who visited from Boston for the day … Continue reading

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Online Learning Focus at CTSI Teaching and Learning Symposium

At last week’s CTSI Teaching and Learning Symposium one could not help noting the interest in online learning as the keynote, panels, round tables and casual chat over lunch explored recent developments in web-based strategies and the implications for students … Continue reading

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Massively Open Online Course Update

As it is Open Access week, it seems timely to provide an update on our activity in the sphere of Open courses as well. Members of the educational technology community first saw the Provost’s announcement regarding University of Toronto entering … Continue reading

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Accessibility and Online Learning

Many of our faculty and education technology professionals involved in developing online learning content are asking about the new standards published under the Accessibility for Ontarians with  Disabilities Act (AODA). UofT’s response to the most recent legislation, including the Information … Continue reading

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Open Education Week March 5 – 10, 2012

In the news: Open Education Week is a global event to raise awareness about the benefits of free and open sharing in education. Coordinated by the OpenCourseWare Consortium (OCWC), the event will showcase projects, resources, ideas from around the world … Continue reading

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