Category Archives: Online Learning

[New] Strategies for effective online and hybrid course design resource page

Spring is here and summer courses are about to begin at U of T. Students will find that many undergraduate summer courses are moving online to meet their learning needs. These courses provide:  Flexibility, allowing students to study at their … Continue reading

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2023 MOOC Impact Report

Digital Learning Innovation coordinates the University of Toronto’s Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) initiative. Our MOOC activity remains strong and for our 2023 report we look at the impact MOOCs have had at UofT and beyond.   Read the full … Continue reading

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Exploring Ethical and Equitable Educational Tech Procurement

Thursday, November 23 3:00 – 4:00 pm Registration and Information Join the IT@UofT community at this upcoming online event. To broaden our understanding of equity, diversity, and inclusion in our daily work, along with considerations such as indigenization, decolonization, and … Continue reading

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Spotlight on the Future of Digital Learning

A collaborative initiative exploring opportunities for digital learning in a post-COVID world was recently undertaken by four divisions of the University of Toronto. A new report on this year-long LEAF-funded project draws on input from the community and will serve … Continue reading

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eCampusOntario TESS Conference 2023: Call for Proposals

This year the eCampusOntario Technology and Education Seminar and Showcase (TESS) Conference will be taking place on November 1 and 2, 2023. The call for presentation proposals on the theme of Supporting the Digitally Empowered Learner has just been released with a deadline of … Continue reading

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Ontario Exchange (OEX) support for virtual learning projects

Application Deadline: May 19, 2023 eCampusOntario’s Ontario Exchange (OEX) matches postsecondary institutions with service providers with expertise in virtual learning and content creation services, such as instructional designers, multimedia developers, graphic artists, video specialists, accessibility consultants, etc. Recently an application window was … Continue reading

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Flexible Learning Initiative (FLI) – New Cohort for 2023

The Flexible Learning Initiative (FLI) program will continue in 2023. Through this program the Vice-Provost, Innovations in Undergraduate Education provides funding to support instructors in the development of fully online or hybrid undergraduate courses. The program aims to increase the range of online learning opportunities at … Continue reading

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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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