As the continuing education and public outreach arm of the Faculty of Information, the iSchool Institute offers certificate programs, online distance learning courses, professional development workshops, and free public lecture series.
Speakers and instructors are leading thinkers and practitioners within their field. Past speakers and instructors include:
- Robert J. Sawyer, award-winning Canadian writer
- Stephen Abram, Vice President, Strategic Partnerships and Markets, Gale Cengage
- Jean Dryden, Assistant Professor, University of Maryland, College of Information Studies
The iSchool Institute is the largest professional learning centre for information professionals based in Canada.
Located in the historic McLuhan Coach House, the institute is a gathering place for scholars from all disciplines to meet, share, and develop scholarly interests in the impact of digital technologies on culture, society, and the world.
The Coach House Institute is home to the University of Toronto’s McLuhan Program in Culture and Technology.
McLuhan Coach House
39A Queen’s Park Crescent East (map).
Launched in 2010 with the international conference Curation Matters, the Digital Curation Institute is composed of scholars, researchers, faculty and students from an array of disciplines, who have come together to investigate the principles, theories, technologies, and tools related to the creation, management, use, interpretation, and preservation of digital resources.
KMDI studies the human-centred development of new digital media and the interaction between new technology, media, and social practices. Research partners include other universities, the private sector, non-profit organizations, and governments.