To ensure that graduates leave universities well prepared for a successful future, Ontario universities remain committed to continuous review and reinvigoration of teaching and learning strategies. ...

Beyond the Sage on the Stage: Innovative and Effective Teaching and Learning at Ontario Universities

Published: April 16, 2012

To ensure that graduates leave universities well prepared for a successful future, Ontario universities remain committed to continuous review and reinvigoration of teaching and learning strategies. This report looks at the well-established and evolving examples of innovation and effective teaching and learning, from the work of faculty members to the creation of teaching and learning centres and technological advances in teaching and learning.

Ontario universities are embracing exciting new approaches to teaching and learning by drawing on evidence-based research and cutting-edge practices from around the world.
  1. Innovation is alive and well in Ontario universities. From webcam projects to e-portfolios and entrepreneurial start-up zones, universities are revolutionizing the way that teaching and learning is done through constantly evolving technologies.

One chemistry professor, who made his lectures, tutorial and other course materials available via a variety of social and multimedia technology, had his lectures downloaded about 250,000 times in just two years!
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