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Program Delivery supports the teaching and learning process by providing timely, accessible, flexible, and high quality service to students, Open Learning Faculty Members, and other TRU departments through the innovative use of technologies and the implementation of best practices in distance learning.

Online Teaching & Learning Courses

We offer a series of three online courses designed to build your competence and capacity in teaching in an online environment.

From The Blog

  • Ahoy…

    Hello All! My name is Wade Deisman and I am delighted to be joining the TRU online community of educators and very excited to meet my first students. I have been teaching for more than 20 years and it is … Read More

  • OTL201 Video Assignment -Help!

    Hi, I have never created a video and I am wondering whether anyone can assist me with ideas on how to complete this assignment?  I am having  a lot of trouble finding software to enable me to videotape myself and I have no idea how to upload to Youtube and Vimeo and I’m not sure […]

  • OTL201 Intro

    My name is Ellen Faulkner and I am the instructor for Criminology 4121: Crime and Media. I have a PhD in Sociology from the University of Toronto and I teach courses focused on human rights, social inequality, hate crime, and gender and sexuality. I have also taught introductory research methods and qualitative research methods. I […]

  • OTL201 Post 2 Enhancing Social Presence

    1.describe the ways in which your introductory post should have enhanced social presence in a course that you teach. I think that Post 1 OTL2-1-Post 1 – “A Blog About Me” enhanced social presence because I introduced myself and located myself as the instructor for CRIM 4121 – Crime and Media. I discussed my background […]

  • OTL301 Post 5 Self-Coding Activity

    Did you engage in each of the phases of the critical inquiry process? Yes, I believe that I engaged in the phases of the critical inquiry process. Each of the phases were addressed: Triggering Event, Exploration, Integration, and Resolution. Were you able to resolve any problems or dilemmas? I had difficulty with the coding exercise […]

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