Summer Institute 2014

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Nipissing University
Nipissing University

Dates: August 6-8, 2014


[edit] List of 2014 Participants

Accommodations are available at the Muskoka campus. Please call 705-474-3450 x4805, or send an email to to book a room.

Single rooms, two-bedroom suites (one bathroom) and four-bedroom suites (two bathrooms) are available at the campus, with costs of $89/night for the one-bedroom suites, and $40.50/night for the shared bathroom suites. If you need to arrive on Tuesday, rooms are available for the night of Tuesday, August 5.

Parking is free on campus.

[edit] Day 1: August 6, 1pm - 4pm


12:00-1:00pm: Lunch and registration - Classroom 3

1:00-1:15pm: Orientation to OUCEL Summer Institute

1:15-1:50pm: “Lightning round” meet and greet

  • 5 minutes of fame: innovation for individual institutions

1:50-2:00pm: Formal welcome from the Provost's office

2:00-3:00pm: PIF - Project Achievements and Sharing Going Forward (activity clusters), facilitated by Giulia Forsythe

3:00pm-3:15pm: Break

3:15-4:15pm: Institutional Strategy: Conceptions of Flexible Learning - Michelle Lamberson (UBC) Web Link to Webinar - (text chat available)

Evening: Dinner is not provided but reservations have been made at Riverwalk.

[edit] Day 2: August 7, 9am - 4pm


9:00-9:30: Breakfast and good mornings

9:30-10:30: Online Teaching Certificate - Advice on Gearing Up - Panel: Aldo Caputo, Dragana Polovina-Vukovic, Nick Baker, facilitated by Laurie Harrison. Followed by Group Activity and Discussion. PPT Presentation from the Session

10:30-11:00: Break

11:00-12:00: Achieving Business Efficiency in Online Course Offerings - Naza Djafarova and Leonora Zefi (The G. Raymond Chang of Continuing Education at Ryerson)

12:00-1:00: Lunch

1:00-1:30: Ontario Online Update - Julia Colyar

1:30-2:00: OOI Discussion

2:00-3:00: Discussion with Tom Carey regarding Centre for Excellence Projects: Assessment & Faculty Development

3:30-4:30: Eat the Data: Reclaiming Innovation - Brian Lamb (TRU) Link to Slides

6:30pm: Dinner is included with registration! Reservations made at One Fifty-Five.

[edit] Day 3: August 8, 9am - 12pm


9-9:30: Breakfast and good mornings

9:30am-10:30am: Alan Levine, True Tales of OER: using and reusing Open Educational Resources. Google Presentation


[edit] Special Interest breakout groups

12:00 - 1:00pm: Lunch

Wrap up, discussion of next year’s event etc. To wrap up, we will summarize key ideas discussed over the past few days, and look ahead to next year’s summer institute: Location, Timing, Hosts and Participants

[edit] Additional Resources

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