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Workshops & Events


Current Workshops

Quantitative Data Analysis (SPSS, Stata, SAS),
Qualitative Data Analysis (NVivo, Atlas.ti),
Structural Equation Modelling (AMOS)


Special Presentation

CTAP workshop & Ongoing Learning Community

A University of Toronto Instructional Technology & Innovation Fund (ITIF) 2-yr Project

Lead: Dr. Mary Drinkwater (PhD-OISE, CTL)

CTAP Core Team:  Coleen Scully-Stewart (LHAE); Sherida Ryan (LHAE); Derek Hunt (EC); Neil Tinker (EC); Tamara Bahr (ACT); Rubaina Khan (PhD candidate; GA); Yufei Zheng (MA candidate; GA).

CTAP: Connecting Technology & Pedagogy for access, collaboration and engagement in Higher Education.  This model has been created by Dr. Drinkwater, based on her 9 years of teaching and course development in synchronous and asynchronous learning environments, at OISE & in cross-institutional courses internationally, using a variety of different educational technology instructional and assessment platforms.  Skills and principles can be easily transferred to other and newly emerging platforms! 


What:  An initial FREE 2-hour Introductory Workshop!  Refreshments provided.

** Introduction to CTAP model; Principles of synchronous & asynchronous pedagogy; Capacity-Building and Facilitation Skills; Hands-on experience in a Zoom (virtual) classroom.

** Faculty participating in the workshop will have the opportunity to join the ongoing OISE-CTAP Learning Community(a collaborative virtual learning hub to further develop CTAP skills, share ideas, and provide peer-support).


For Who:  The workshop is open to Faculty across Departments at OISE, with ALL levels of experience (newcomers interested in learning more about online and blended learning environments in higher education; those with experience in some forms of online or blended learning; those who are or will be teaching courses in an online or blended learning environment and wish to gain/share new strategies). 


When:  2 workshops date/times to choose from:

A)      Tuesday October 22, 2019:    1-3 pm

B)      Wednesday October 23, 2019:  3-5 pm

Where:  At OISE, Room #3-104 (KITL)   Joining virtually (more information to follow via followup email).

NOTE:  All participants must have their own laptop and a set of earbuds (with embedded microphone).  If at home, participants must have access to high-speed internet.

Please email your name and requested workshop date/time to mary.drinkwater@utoronto.ca by Friday, October 18th, 2019.  Further pre-workshop information will be sent to all registered participants.



On-demand technology workshops:

Interested in booking a workshop at a time that works for you?  Custom workshops can be offered to Faculty, Staff and Research Groups.  We're happy to work with you to design a customized workshop on a technology topic of your choice. A minimum of 8 people must attend the session. See below for examples of workshops we can offer.  For additional information or to request a workshop, contact the Client Care Portal.


OISE students & faculty have priority for workshop registration.  Please review our Workshop Policies.

For paid workshops: To register and pay online for one or more workshops, please click on the registration links on the workshop page. If you do not have a credit card, you may pay in person by cash or cheque by visiting the Education Commons Help Desk, located at OISE, 252 Bloor Street West, 3rd floor.



Other UofT workshops available to OISE Students and Faculty