Topic: Online education

“Universities need to innovate, but put down the sledgehammer”

Over on the Inside Agenda Blog, there is an excellent piece by Emmett Macfarlane, a professor at the University of Waterloo. In […]

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Coursera co-founder Daphne Koller

Coursera, or Socrates was not a Content Provider: The University of Toronto and Coursera Agreement

By Craig Butosi

The Globe and Mail reported recently that the University of Toronto was the latest signatory to an agreement with Coursera, a Web-based […]

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The Massive Open Online Professor

By Stephen Carson and Jan Philipp Schmidt

The new open and social technologies may allow academics to have their cake and eat it, too. A professor can be a […]

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Challenges, Opportunities, and New Expectations

By Sidneyeve Matrix

Last term, having received a request from the campus Disability Services Office, I asked my lecture class of 700 students for volunteers […]

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Take Your Online Teaching to the Next Level

By Camille Rutherford

Whether you are teaching a blended course (where a significant portion of the course takes place online) or have been using your […]

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The Tweeting Library

By Amy Greenberg

Twitter and other social media tools are a part of everyday life, especially for the current generation of students. In response to this, many libraries have established social media presences through Facebook pages, blogs and Twitter feeds.

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Open Access: Promises and Challenges of Scholarship in the Digital Age

By Leslie Chan, University of Toronto Scarborough

The Internet has made Open Access publication – the free distribution of scholarly work – a powerful possibility for scholars, administrators and publishers alike. Leslie Chan takes an in-depth look at the potential benefits, and looming challenges, facing this new approach to knowledge dissemination.

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"Youth Moves" - book cover

Global souls and youth moves

By Vinita Srivastava

Youth Moves, an anthology edited by Nadine Dolby and Fazal Rizvi (Routledge, 2008)

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Distributed Workplaces and e-Academics: What’s happening?

By Heather Kanuka and Terry Anderson

Over the last two decades we have witnessed dramatic changes in the nature of information and communication technologies and their application in […]

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