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Key Issues in
Ontario Higher Education:
A Policy Research Symposium
    

 

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                               Thursday, May 16, 2013                    9:30 am - 3:30 pm

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                        Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto
                                    Main Floor Library,  252 Bloor Street West, Toronto

                                             

On Thursday, May 16 the Higher Education Group at OISE joined the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU), as well as the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (HEQCO) to host a free, one-day symposium.  The event addressed key policy research issues facing Ontario's post-secondary system including student mobility, institutional differentiation and learning outcomes. 

 

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9:30-10:00   Welcome and Introduction       

         • Glen Jones(University of Toronto)  
         • Chris Monahan (MTCU); PPT Slides

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10:00-11:20  Panel 1: Credit Transfer and Student Mobility: Research and Policy Implications

         • Chair: Stacey Young (Ontario Council on Articulation and Transfer)
         • Sam Andrey & Jennifer Da Silva: Life After High School - PPT Slides
         • Deanne Fisher: Pathways and Barriers to Undergraduate Education: The Case of Art and Design
            Programs - PPT Slides
         • Dan Lang: Deciding to Transfer: A Study of College to University Choice - PPT Slides

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11:20-11:40  Break

11:40-1:00 Panel 2: Institutional Diversity and Differentiation in Ontario Higher Education

         • Chair: Sharon Li (University of  Toronto)
         • Michael Skolnik : An Historical Perspective on the Idea of Institutional Diversity and
            Differentiation in Ontario Higher Education  Lecture Notes
         • Pierre Piche : Measuring Diversity in Ontario’s university sector: 1994 – 2010 - PPT Slides
         • Kevin Ramdas : An Examination of Institutional Change at two Ontario Colleges: 2002-2012- PPT Slides

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1:00-1:40  Lunch

1:40 – 3:00  Panel 3: Learning Outcomes: Enhancing Quality in Post-secondary Education

         • Chair: Liwana Bringelson (MTCU)
         • Mary Catharine Lennon: Supporting Higher Education Learning Outcomes. - PPT Slides
         • Kirsten Madsen: Tuning Project: Identifying and Measuring Sector-Based Learning - PPT Slides
         • Brian Frank: Engaging Learning Outcomes Across a Discipline and in Institutions - PPT Slides

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3:00-3:30   Moving Towards an Ontario Higher Education Research Network
         • Lucia Padure (MTCU)
         • Richard Wiggers (HEQCO)
         • Glen Jones (University of Toronto)

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This event was sponsored by the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities; the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario; and the Higher Education Group, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto.

Organizing Committee: Glen Jones (University of Toronto), Lucia Padure (MTCU) and Richard Wiggers (HEQCO).

 

 

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