Category: Online

166 Countries!

We were just skimming our monthly Google Analytics numbers for the Portal. We are on pace to surpass 40 million sessions this year (based on currently monthly numbers). But even more interesting, over the past month, we had sessions from

Posted in Feedback, News, Online, The Future

2015-16 Provostial Guidelines on Digital Learning Materials

The Provost’s Office has distributed a memo on ancillary fees and digital learning materials for 2015-2016. Please find the memo here:  http://memos.provost.utoronto.ca/2015-16-provostial-guidelines-on-digital-learning-materials/

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Provostial Guidelines on Digital Learning Materials

About a month ago, our Office of the Vice-President and Provost issued new Provostial Guidelines on the Use of Digital Learning Materials in response to provincial government’s revised Tuition Fee Framework and Ancillary Fee Guidelines. Please find the Provostial Guidelines

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Dr. Paul Gries – FAS Decanal Liaison for Online Learning

Earlier this month, Suzanne Stevenson, Vice Dean for Teaching & Learning in the Faculty of Arts & Science, announced the appointment of Dr. Paul Gries, from the Department of Computer Science as Decanal Liaison for Online Learning in the Office

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Event: Promoting women’s rights in a cyber-world

In recognition of International Women’s Day on March 8, members of the U of T community are invited to a one-hour lecture: Promoting Women’s Rights in a Cyber World: New Opportunities, New Challenges presented by Dr. Faye Mishna, Dean and

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Clayton R. Wright’s Ed Tech Conferences Updated

We are pleased, and honoured, to host the latest edition of Clayton R. Wright’s Educational Technology and Related Education Conferences Listing – the May 2012 Edition. This is by far the most authoritative listing of conferences in educational technology globally.

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Resources: Repositories of Digital Learning Resources

I am very happy to post a link to a fabulous site developed by my colleagues in the University of Toronto Libraries. The Learning Objects and Open Courseware site is a selective list of major repositories of learning objects and

Posted in Online, Resources, Strategies, Teaching Toolkit

News: Access the Learning Portal with your Mobile Device!

We are happy to announce that you can now access our Learning Portal through your mobile device! The Blackboard Mobile Learn app enables students to receive course notifications and updates to course content from their mobile device. The app can

Posted in Mobile, Online, Portal, Standards, Strategies, Teaching Toolkit, The Future

Online Learning Strategies at UofT – a great new blog!

My colleague, Laurie Harrison, Director of Online Learning Strategies for the University of Toronto, has started a new blog about Online Learning Strategies! Check it out at: http://onlinelearning.utoronto.ca/ ____________________________________________________________

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Documentation: Online Teaching Resources Website

From Laurie Harrison, Director IT, OISE/UT, and Project Manager, Online Courses Pilot, Office of the Provost: Online Teaching Resources: http://www.teaching.utoronto.ca/topics/teachingcontexts/online-learning.htm Includes an Instructor Toolkit, available services, and examples of innovative teaching practices. __________

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