Online Education

TEACHING & DESIGN

The section houses resources that outline best practices and key considerations in designing and teaching online curricula, as well as resources that support a shift from in person to online contexts. Resources are organized by format: Websites; Primers, Guides and Tip Sheets; Online Courses; Articles; and Videos. 

Websites

SOURCE: Centre for Teaching Support and Innovation (CTSI), University of Toronto

As an instructor, you may be planning to move one or more courses to a fully online/remote mode and facing a very short timeline for the coming term. This resource explores key considerations and provides examples and how-to guides for course planning.

SOURCE: Continuing Professional Development (CPD), Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

This resource includes webinars, clinical training guides, COVID-19 Response Fund information, and a tip sheet on creating an optimal online learning environment.

SOURCE: Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto

This resource includes guidance for online teaching design, technologies, templates, webinars & workshops, and policies.

SOURCE: Association of College and University Educators (ACUE)

To support instructors in making a quick transition to utilizing an online environment, ACUE offers resources and recommendations on six key topic areas: welcoming students to the online environment, managing your online presence, organizing your online course, planning and facilitating quality discussions, recording effective microlectures, and engaging students in readings and microlectures. Includes videos and downloadable guides.


SOURCE: Centre for Extended Learning (CEL), Instructional Technologies and Media Services (IST-ITMS), Waterloo Library, University of Waterloo

Resources include a remote teaching course design checklist, including designing a/synchronous learning, preparing course content, preparing assessments, and engaging students in online activities.

TITLE: PIVOTMedEd

SOURCE: FacDevCanada (Canadian Medical Education Faculty Development Network)

Resources to help you pivot your medical education work online. Topics include online curriculum strategies, tools to create online materials, and faculty wellness.

SOURCE: Post-MD Education, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

This includes PGME COVID-19 clinical resources and the latest education messages.

Primers, Guides & Tip Sheets

SOURCE: AMEE An Internation Association For Medical Education


SOURCE: Office Of Faculty Development, Faculty Of Medicine, University Of Toronto, August 2020

SOURCE: Teaching & Learning Commons, UC San Diego 


SOURCE: Office Of Faculty Development, Faculty Of Medicine, University Of Toronto, September 2020

AUTHORS: Hodges C, Moore S, Lokee B, Trust T, Bond A.

SOURCE: EDUCAUSE Review. 2020 Mar 27.

SOURCE: Daniel Hunter and Jeanne Rewad

AUTHORS: Susan Glover Takahashi, Jana Lazor, Lindsay Baker, Karen Leslie. 

SOURCE: Centre for Faculty Development, Online Education Resources Working Group, Toronto, ON. November 2020. 

Online Courses
Articles

AUTHOR: Reyna J.

SOURCE: MedEdPublish. 2020 May 20;9




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AUTHOR: Sriharan A.

SOURCE: Medical Science Educator. 2020 Oct 14

AUTHORS: Sandars J, Correia R, Dankbaar M, de Jong P, Goh PS, Hege I, Masters K, Oh SY, Patel R, Premkumar K, Webb A.

SOURCE: MedEdPublish. 2020 Apr 29:3068.

AUTHORS: Taha MH, Abdalla ME, Wadi M, Khalafalla H.

SOURCE: MedEdPublish. 2020 Apr 16;9.

Videos

SOURCE: Webinar, May 25, 2020. Continuing Professional Development, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto 

TITLE: Strategic 'pivoting' from in person to online: key considerations in designing and delivering virtual health professions education

SOURCE: Best Practice in Education Rounds (BPER), May 19, 2020. Centre for Faculty Development (CFD), Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto at Unity Health Toronto

SOURCE: Best Practice in Education Rounds (BPER), Jun 16, 2020. Centre for Faculty Development (CFD), Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto at Unity Health Toronto

SOURCE: The Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE)

Multiple webinars including topics such as assessment, student/faculty wellbeing, challenges & opportunities with online presenting, adapting practice, multiple dates. The Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE)

SOURCE: Michael Wesch, Teaching Without Walls 



SOURCE: Doug Buller, The Wilson Centre, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto at University Health Network

Synchronous Teaching - Educator Series

The seven video series covers online learning, effective teaching principles, co-facilitation, and interactivity and will help you learn to teach effective online courses in healthcare with Zoom. Whether you are a presenter, co-facilitator, or moderator, the tips highlighted through this educator series will cover what you need to know before teaching online. The series was developed with a grant from the Coalition for Physician Learning and Practice Improvement. It is authored and produced by Dr. Heather MacNeill, Faculty lead, Educational technologies, CPD.

SOURCE: Synchronous Teaching- Educator Series, Continuing Professional Development, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto 

SOURCE: Synchronous Teaching- Educator Series, Continuing Professional Development, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto 

SOURCE: Synchronous Teaching- Educator Series, Continuing Professional Development, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto 

SOURCE: Synchronous Teaching - Educator Series, Continuing Professional Development, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto 

SOURCE: Synchronous Teaching - Educator Series, Continuing Professional Development, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

SOURCE: Synchronous Teaching - Educator Series, Continuing Professional Development, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto 

SOURCE: Synchronous Teaching - Educator Series, Continuing Professional Development, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto


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