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Education Commons at OISE

Who We Are


The mandate will be realized as follows:
  1. The Education Commons will provide, in collaboration with major research and development initiatives where appropriate, the iterative design, implementation and evaluation of technological environments and information space in which the academic and research programs of OISE are carried out.
  2. The Education Commons will provide students, faculty and staff with a transparent interface to OISE's activities in: knowledge access; knowledge generation publication; technology-mediated instruction and distance education; staff, student, and program development; information literacy and education; technology support and services; research and technology for education.
  3. The Education Commons will provide and manage facilities and activities for technology in research/instruction in education, including technology-mediated education, and contribute to the improvement of teaching at the university.
  4. Through collaborative partnerships the Education Commons will act as a gateway to, and avoid duplication of education specific supplements to services of the UofT library, Information Commons, UofT Information + Technology Services (CIO's office) and other central service providers.


EC People & Functions

Get to know your EC. Here’s who makes things happen, as we speak. This PDF shows an overview of how the EC supports your initiatives, along with the people who help you with:

  • Everyday Computing Needs
  • Solution Development and Research Support
  • Online/Digital Teaching  and Research Collaboration
  • Infrastructure