2017 - 2018
- Digital literacy and enriched learning: creating, curating and disseminating media rich learning modules
Description The pilot project will test the feasibility of a campus-wide initiative to assist instructors in the design and delivery of media assignments that can help students prepare their new knowledge for active use and dissemination through the creation, curation and promotion of course-based, media rich learning modules. Learning modules will be developed on topics including, […]
- Scaling up of proactive online interactive support and accelerated academic English development using Vocabulary Expansion Accelerator (VEA) for English-language learners (ELL) and others with similar academic English needs
empower our students to self-train using their respective course readings and self-assess their vocabulary progress towards the goal of achieving competency in the 10,000 word family.
- Integrating problem-based learning in the high school science curriculum: a service learning opportunity for undergraduate science students
s project will provide undergraduate chemistry and environmental science students with an opportunity to engage in service learning by developing and implementing an educational program in the Peel District School Board (PDSB).
- Assignments across disciplines: a digital assessment resource and community of practice
The aim of this project is to create a community of practice (CoP) focused on assignment design that will build and sustain an open-access educational online resource to support student writing across the disciplines.
- A drone-based remote sensing system to enhance undergraduate education
This project will purchase an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV or drone) and an attached multispectral imager for undergraduate education at the Koffler Scientific Reserve (KSR).
- Collaborating across biology programs to enhance communication skills
The project will establish expected learning outcomes for Life Sciences students with respect to their communication, science literacy, and critical thinking skills as they enter upper-level courses and upon completion of their programs.
- Bridging theoretical and practical learning with Riipen
The project enabled professors to develop experiential, work-integrated learning assignments across a range of disciplines and courses for undergraduate students by using a third-party platform, Riipen.
- Self-paced mastery-learning pilot project in computer science
We proposed to develop a self‐paced mastery‐learning version of our introductory programming course at the University of Toronto.
- Teaming up to re-imagine large-class education: Cross-discipline and course cases with in-class student group work and innovative immediate feedback assessment
The goal was to develop and assess a novel cross-disciplinary and interactive model for teaching large classes through video case studies.
- The Virtual Mystery Project (phase 2): the Virtual Mystery custom web tool
The Virtual Mystery (VM) project is an online hybridized problem-based learning (PBL) teaching tool that self-releases weekly clues with images to engage small student groups in collaborative active learning within large courses.