Category Archives: Online Learning

Data Driven Design: Quercus Analytics (D3:QA) Showcase: Making Meaning

When: Friday, October 28, 2022 at 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM  Where: Online (Teams) Register for this event Are you interested in learning how instructor-accessed Quercus course data can be used to inform redesign decisions aimed at improving engagement and learner experience? Please … Continue reading

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Getting ready to “FLI” with course redesign

The Flexible Learning Initiative (FLI) is a new program funded by the Vice-Provost Innovations in Undergraduate Education to provide support to instructors in the development of fully online or hybrid undergraduate courses. The program’s aim is to increase the range of … Continue reading

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VLS Showcase

Are you interested in learning more about using open educational resources to increase engagement and interaction in your courses? In the Spring of 2021 we shared news of a Virtual Learning Strategy (VLS) funding program by the Ontario Ministry of Colleges and … Continue reading

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VLS Success Story – Demystifying Dossiers

In the Spring of 2021 we shared news of a Virtual Learning Strategy (VLS) funding program by the Ontario Ministry of Colleges and Universities, to expand and enrich learning through development of online course content, modules and open textbooks. As … Continue reading

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Data Driven Design Quercus Analytics 2021-22

We are pleased to announce a new call for applications to the 2021-22 Data Driven Design: Quercus Analytics (D3:QA) cohort. The D3:QA initiative examines opportunities provided by the Quercus Analytics module and related services aimed at enhancing instruction and learning experience. This mandate will be … Continue reading

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EdTech Sandbox Platforms from eCampusOntario

As part of their new Virtual Learning Strategy, eCampusOntario is facilitating access to new platforms and tools for use in post-secondary courses through a “Sandbox” program. The University of Toronto successfully applied for licences for three tools that have been … Continue reading

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Experiential Project-Based learning: Riipen for Fall 2021

The Riipen platform is an on-ramp to facilitating work integrated learning experiences. Riipen helps UofT  instructors set up experiential project-based learning with community organizations and businesses by finding matches and streamlining ongoing coordination and communication between the faculty, students and partners. This … Continue reading

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Innovation in Digital Learning at University of Toronto

The University of Toronto has received approximately $1.8M through a new Virtual Learning Strategy (VLS) funding program, targeting improved access and innovation to digital resources for Ontario students. The initiative represents a $50 million investment by the Ontario Ministry of … Continue reading

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Visual and Interactive Media for Undergraduate Life Sciences

A new open resource was recently launched, providing links to visual and interactive media, associated publications and background information related to a range of online learning materials for undergraduate Life Sciences. Congratulations to the project team behind this collection of Visual … Continue reading

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Coursera for Campus: More options for student learning

The Coursera for University of Toronto initiative continues to offer the UofT learners full access to a large catalogue of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). First introduced in support of partner institutions impacted by COVID-19, the program has been extended … Continue reading

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