Category Archives: UofT Strategy

Ontario Online Updates

Exciting news! The MTCU has approved ten University of Toronto collaborative project proposals for the 2015 round of their province-wide Shared Online Course fund. Each of the following will receive ~$75,000, with a deadline of Sept 2015 for completion of … 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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UofT Participating in new Ontario Online Portal

You may have heard about a recent RFP for online course development for a new Ontario Online portal. The University of Toronto has been very successful, with seven proposals having been selected for MTCU funding! Contributing these foundational courses to the Ontario Online initiative reflects … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk: Re-Use of MOOC Content for Inverted Classrooms

Laurie Harrison and Will Heikoop Last week we held a UofT MOOC community “round table” with several of our instructors, educational technology professionals and academic leaders who have been involved in the process. It was inspiring to hear faculty insights … 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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Online Course Development Update 2013

On May 15 & 16 the annual Course Re/Design Institute was facilitated by CTSI on the St. George campus. Among the participants there were 7 instructors who are developing online courses, some with previous experience teaching online, but many new … 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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Looking for Online Course Design Guidelines?

Check out the faculty Online Course Design Guidelines available on the CTSI web site if you are looking for a roadmap  during the online course component design process or if you want to evaluate an existing online learning activity or resource. … Continue reading

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