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Posted Friday, 04 December, 2020

For more than 40 years, the annual Guelph Sexuality Conference (GSC) brought topics of sexual health and awareness to the community through thought-provoking sessions, discussions, and lectures. As a face-to-face conference in 2021 is not possible due to COVID-19, the GSC Committee has made the difficult decision to suspend the conference in its current form.
By taking a step back, committee members are hoping to refresh how the conference is presented and look at sustainable...

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Posted Tuesday, 17 November, 2020

Tyler PennockOpenEd is pleased to announce that creative writer and author Tyler Pennock will be joining the list of experienced instructors this winter. Pennock will be teaching Writing Poetry , an elective course in the Creative Writing Certificate program.
With a bachelor of arts (hons.) from the University of Toronto and a master of fine arts in creative writing from the University of Guelph, Tyler brings their knowledge and experience back to the (virtual) classroom.
“Each...

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Posted Monday, 16 November, 2020

TMSC 2020 MailchimpThis winter, turf industry professionals from around the world can join the remote offering of the annual Turf Managers’ Short Course (TMSC). This intensive course runs from February 1 to 26, 2021 and is offered in partnership with the Guelph Turfgrass Institute and OpenEd, University of Guelph (U of G).
While the idea of remote course delivery may be new and different for many, OpenEd is well-versed in providing innovative and high-quality courses using tools and...

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Posted Friday, 30 October, 2020

OpenEd's Instructional Technology team is hosting another event series this fall,  Rethink Your Assessments for Remote Environments with Ed Tech . The series is comprised of six brief online sessions for participants to explore creative and authentic assessment options with familiar educational technology tools.
Participants will learn innovative ways to use the advanced features of a variety of CourseLink tools to create assessments for remote teaching...

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Posted Thursday, 10 September, 2020

This fall, OpenEd is offering a selection of five courses from the Diploma in Human Resources Management  program. While each course will be delivered remotely, OpenEd has the tools and technology to provide similar learning experiences as offered in face-to-face courses.
Through live videoconferencing and synchronous course delivery, students will learn in real time, providing an opportunity to engage with other classmates, interact with the instructor, and build...

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