The following guidelines provide a roadmap for instructors during the course design process or as a “self-evaluation” tool to assist instructors in revision of an existing online course using the
Planning and Delivering Your Courses
There are so many things to do before you step into a classroom or log on to your online course. These resources will support you through course, assignment and syllabus design. Help you develop learning outcomes, support your TA teaching team, work with a librarian for course materials and developing your students research skills. Provide easy access to U of T resources that support your teaching and engage your students.
Many tools and support resources are available to help you move your classes online, engage your students in remote learning and meet course learning objectives. Most of the activities can be implemented through Quercus. The guidance provided in this section focuses on assessing you and your students’ readiness for the move to teaching and learning in an online context.
The University of Toronto (the University) has been using remote proctoring platforms, such as Examity for several years. Examity® has been carefully assessed by the University and complies with privacy
The University of Toronto (the University) has been using remote proctoring platforms, such as ProctorU for several years. ProctorU has been carefully assessed by the University and complies with privacy
ACT Major Projects – Update There is currently an ongoing RFx review of Online Proctoring Solutions for the Academic Toolbox. Please see the Academic & Collaborative Technologies (ACT) Major Projects
The following are suggested readings as a research-informed introduction to theory and practice of online learning. Community of Inquiry: Theoretical framework represents a process of creating a deep and meaningful
What is Active Learning at U of T? Note, the following definition was composed from the literature on active learning, but honed for our particular context after a series of
This information is also available to download as a printable pdf: Multiple-Choice-Question-and-Quiz-Tips.pdf Vocabulary Multiple choice questions consist of a stem or question, and alternatives or options including the correct
The University of Toronto is committed to the values of independent inquiry and to the free and open exchange of ideas. Visit U of T’s Academic Integrity website for further
The following tips and resources are designed to support instructors as they begin a new course, in-person or online. Divisions and departments might have resources specific to their individual needs
Before crafting your University of Toronto course syllabus: Check with your own Division or home unit to identify the relevant local policies and procedures that need to be considered or
The following statements may be included on your course syllabus. For assistance in drafting additional statements, please feel free to contact the Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The following resources and strategies support instructors as they prepare courses for the in-person or online environment. If you would like to meet with a CTSI staff member to discuss