Learning Technology

The Teaching Challenge

October 6, 2017

By Mike Thorn, Communications & Marketing Assistant at the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning Organized by the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning, the Teaching Challenge is a community hub, offering a series of […]


Enriching Student Experience with Veedbacks

April 6, 2017

By Soroush Sabbaghan Senior Instructor in the International Foundations Program  As an undergraduate student and for the better part of my graduate studies, I never really felt engaged with the feedback I received in my […]


Apps for classroom collaboration

March 11, 2017

By D’Arcy Norman  The learning studios on the main floor of the Taylor Institute are equipped with 33 “collaboration carts” – each with a 50” touch-enabled display, and a suite of hardware and software that […]

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Creating a course trailer

December 22, 2016

By Haboun Bair A course trailer is a compelling invitation that uses multimedia to help students become better acquainted with a course. Shown on the first day of class, in two to four minutes, an […]

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‘Design thinking’ points a spotlight on Elephants in the Room

November 14, 2016

Robert Kelly’s workshop series for faculty invites participants to collaborate, create, and break some rules By Clayton MacGillivray, Werklund School of Education Two life-size African elephants made of cardboard, newspaper, string and masking tape stand […]

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On learning spaces and technologies

February 27, 2015

As an institution, we design learning spaces and select learning technologies, and implement them in ways to make them available to enable and enhance student learning. But, the design decisions made in the development, selection, and implementation of these resources shape what is perceived to be possible. The resources may not be technically restrictive to … Continue reading on learning spaces and technologies


On enabling innovation to enhance learning

November 27, 2014

When we work with instructors, there are 3 general groupings, in terms of their comfort level and technology integration and innovation in their courses. Reluctant There is a small group that doesn’t use much technology, […]