Category: Strategies

Work Study

The University’s annual Work Study Program is now accepting applications from faculty and staff to create jobs for students for the coming 2016-2017 academic year: https://cln.utoronto.ca/staff-faculty/overview/wspublic.htm We often hear about interesting course or curriculum projects that just need a little

Posted in Funding, News, Resources, Strategies

UofT Joins IMS Global

Very happy to share the news that our school has joined the IMS Global Consortium. IMS Global is a nonprofit organization that advances technology that can affordably scale and improve educational participation and attainment. IMS members are leading suppliers, institutions

Posted in News, Renewal, Standards, Strategies, Teaching Toolkit

Soft Launch: ACTion

We’ve started a new publication called ACTion: The Journal of the Academic & Collaborative Technologies Group ACTion is a general-interest publication that explores stories related to the how technology is used for teaching and learning at the University of Toronto.

Posted in Reading, Readings, Strategies

Academic Toolbox Renewal Initiative

The Academic Toolbox Renewal Initiative is now in full swing! The University of Toronto’s enterprise education technology ecosystem (our ‘Academic Technology Toolbox’) has grown organically over the past several years. At times services and solutions have been added in an

Posted in News, Projects, Renewal, Standards, Strategies, Teaching Toolkit, The Future

TEACHING WITH TECHNOLOGY FAIR

TEACHING WITH TECHNOLOGY FAIR LOCATION: MADLab, Gerstein Library DATE: Thursday September 4, 2014 CTSI Back to School Series REGISTRATION IS OPEN! Meet with educational technology specialists from the Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation (CTSI) and Academic & Collaborative Technologies

Posted in Events, Resources, Strategies

Growing our Teaching Technology Toolbox at UofT

Innovative approaches to teaching and learning are evident throughout the University of Toronto. People at UofT are constantly discovering (or sometimes building) and evaluating new applications that enhance teaching and support student learning. While instructors try out apps, websites and

Posted in Feedback, Renewal, Standards, Strategies, Teaching Toolkit, The Future

R&D Day @ ACT – RaspberryPI

Just wanted to give a quick shout-out to some of the folks from the ACT and CTSI groups here at UofT – they are doing some cool R&D work with a RaspberryPI today – thinking about things like educational gaming

Posted in Strategies, Technical Issues, The Future, Uncategorized

News: Acquisition of an institutional Lecture Capture and Live Webcasting solution

Memo also  available on-line at http://www.provost.utoronto.ca/public/pdadc/2012_to_2013/13.htm PDAD&C#13, 2012-13 To:     PDAD&C From:   Dr. Avi Hyman, Director, Academic & Collaborative Technologies Date:   September 21, 2012 Re:     Acquisition of an institutional Lecture Capture and Live Webcasting solution We are pleased to announce the

Posted in Lecture Capture, News, Projects, Standards, Strategies, Teaching Toolkit

ITIF 2012 Now Open

From:   Cheryl Misak, Vice-President and Provost I am pleased to announce that funding is available for the next round of the ITIF (formerly the Instructional Technology Course Development Fund or ITCDF). The ITIF is a fund which promotes technologies designed

Posted in Events, Funding, Projects, Resources, Strategies

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