Category Archives: Open Learning

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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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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New Call for eCampus Research and Innovation Grants – 2016

eCampusOntario has announced a new 2016-18 Research and Innovation Grants Call for Proposals. University of Toronto Internal Process Information Download Call for Proposals The invitation to submit proposals states: “As a centre for excellence in online learning, eCampusOntario has a mandate … 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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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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Access to Course Materials – Keeping Costs in Check

Whether on-campus or online, the cost of university courses keeps going up. One of the hidden expenses for students is the cost of course materials, which can run up to $200 dollars per class. Some students have noticed even higher … Continue reading

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Massive Open Online Course Research & Development Updates

The University of Toronto continues to be a leader in the emerging field of Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) research and development. In the past two months we have seen many exciting advancements within this Open Utoronto initiative. Highlights include: … Continue reading

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Open Education Week (11-15 March)

Open Education Week is a five-day celebration of the global Open Education Movement, featuring online and local events around the world, video showcases of open education projects, and information. This event is organized by OpenCourseWare Consortium in order to raise … Continue reading

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