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Graduate Student Professional Development

MyGradSkills.caNow Available: Online modules (developed in part by the School of Graduate Studies, CTSI, and Student Life) for graduate student professional development. Visit the SGS website for more information:


Grad students, navigate to MyGradSkills.ca to get started.


CTSI Faculty workshops in February

Click the links below to register for the following CTSI workshops:

Let's make a video in my office!: educational video production from performance to editing

February 5, 2015, 1:30pm - 4pm
CTSI, Blackburn Room, Robarts Library, 4th Floor

Inverting Your Classroom

February 10, 2015, 2pm - 4pm
CTSI, Blackburn Room, Robarts Library, 4th Floor


Education Commons workshops

icon of people talkingOnline Learning tools at OISE - If you have any questions about the online learning platforms you may be using here at OISE, or would like a quick overview of the online technologies available to you, please stop by one of our drop-in sessions . September 2014 sessions open to all OISE students and instructors.

Registration is open for Winter 2015 Data Analysis workshops (SPSS / NVivo).


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Access the UofT Learning Portal on your mobile device with the Blackboard app

Bb app The Blackboard Mobile Learn app enables students to receive course notifications and updates to course content from their mobile device. The app can be used with both wifi and cellular networks.

While Mobile Learn is not intended to replace the full browser-based interface to the UofT Blackboard Learning Portal , the app does provide quick access to course Announcements, Grades, and contribute entries to Blogs, Discussion forums and Journals.  Available on: iPhone / iPod Touch, iPad, Blackberry and Android devices.  Just search for "Blackboard" in your device's app store.


Information for new students

YouTubeNew OISE Students - get a Headstart! Check out our Headstart page to learn how to be ready for the new school year.

We're on Youtube! Who can help me with an email access question? How can I get connected to the wireless network? What resources are available to me online through the library? To find out the answers to these questions and many more, view our virtual EC Tours.


Education Commons headlines

EC OISE's MOOC noted in New York Times and CBC News The National. Read more about OISE's MOOC pilot course on Coursera - Aboriginal Worldviews and Education.

Special Event: The Value of Social Media Use in Online Learning.  This event can now be viewed online on our Special Events page.


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