Teaching online requires re-thinking course design to align with the strategies that best suit the content and the students. The resources below stress the pedagogy of online learning and how it is best incorporated into courses to facilitate student engagement and success.
A New Pedagogy Is Emerging... and Online Learning Is a Key Contributing Factor
Changes in society, student expectations, and technology are motivating university and college faculty and instructors to rethink pedagogy and teaching methods.
Video Resources for Teaching Online and at a Distance
A series of four short videos to help faculty and instructors teaching online and at a distance to address four critical issues.
Understanding the Building Blocks of Online Learning
Online learning, which harnesses the power of the Internet, multimedia resources and Web-based tools, is taking post-secondary education by storm.
Five key questions to take Online Learning in Ontario to the next level
Ontario is well-positioned to take online learning, and the potential it offers for student access and success, to the next level.
Best Practices in the Use of Technology to Integrate Core Skills into Course Content
The use of technologies for learning, whether in fully online or blended courses or in classroom- based applications, offers particularly effective opportunities for incorporating core skills into content learning.
10 Ways to Help Online Learners Succeed
Here are ten specific things which we can do as instructors and course designers to improve the learning outcomes from students studying online.
What Faculty Need To Know About Teaching Online: Nine Key Steps
We have researched both effective teaching on campus and effective teaching online and assembled nine clear steps to enable quality online teaching.
Five Ways Online Learning is Enabling Change in Post-Secondary Education
There are five changes occurring in pedagogy as a result of the prevalence of technology that are having a significant impact on post-secondary education.
Provincial Land Acknowledgement
Contact North | Contact Nord respectfully acknowledges that our work, and the work of our community partners, takes place on traditional Indigenous territories across the province.
We are grateful to be able to work and live in these territories. We are thankful to the First Nations, Métis and Inuit people who have cared for these territories since time immemorial and who continue to strengthen Ontario and all communities across the province.