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U of T’s online AODA training

August 3, 2018

The University’s Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) Office 30-minute online training modules are moving from Portal to Quercus. As a result, notifications asking participants to register as a student in the course are being sent out by Quercus <notifications@instructure.com>. If you are concerned about the legitimacy of this email, you can access the AODA … Read More

Lynda

November 4, 2017

Great news that Lynda.com resources are now available to members of the University community. Check out the announcement here: https://www.ecampusontario.ca/partnering-lynda-com/ According to the Ontario Minister for Advanced Education and Skills Development, Deb Matthews, “The partnership between eCampusOntario and Lynda.com will allow students from across the province to access new, innovative learning tools beyond the classroom. … Read More

166 Countries!

March 14, 2016

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 166 different countries! Other than Canada, the top ten countries are the U.S.A., the UK, … Read More

2015-16 Provostial Guidelines on Digital Learning Materials

September 16, 2015

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/

Provostial Guidelines on Digital Learning Materials

October 10, 2014

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 and Frequently Asked Questions guide at http://www.provost.utoronto.ca/public/pdadc/2014_to_2015/17.htm

Dr. Paul Gries – FAS Decanal Liaison for Online Learning

September 30, 2014

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 of the Dean. As the Decanal Liaison for Online Learning, Paul will liaise with faculty … Read More

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

February 7, 2013

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 Professor at the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto. For more information please … Read More

Clayton R. Wright’s Ed Tech Conferences Updated

May 17, 2012

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. It is 68 pages long (so you probably don’t want to print) 😀 Click here … Read More

Resources: Repositories of Digital Learning Resources

May 3, 2012

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 open courseware that can be used in classroom teaching and online learning environments. Learning objects … Read More

News: Access the Learning Portal with your Mobile Device!

April 3, 2012

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 be used with both wireless and cellular networks. While Mobile Learn is not intended to … Read More