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Online Redesign Lights Up Learning

Published on: October 20, 2014

Originally posted on the Online Learning Blog, September 18, 2014

Have you heard instructors at University of Toronto discussing the idea of active learning in their classrooms? While difficult to define, this approach is generally understood as engagement of students in clarifying, questioning, applying, and consolidating new knowledge. It has been compared to a lamp being lit rather than a vessel being filled.  Over the past year, a group of faculty leaders from across the university participated in development of active learning using digital strategies as part of the provincially fundedActive Learning: Online Redesign (ALOR) project.  Continue to read the article.