Tools of Engagement Project

Interested in learning about instructional technologies that can be used to help engage students?

Then the Tools of Engagement Project (TOEP) is just what you need

Explore and reflect on innovative and creative uses of online instructional technologies through a set of hands-on, self-paced, discovery activities.

The TOEP community provides a safe and supportive environment to work alongside peers and to reflect on how these emerging technology tools may impact teaching and learning

Registration is open! Join Now

Site resources are being updated for Phase 4, launching on Oct. 15, 2015! Keep an eye on this site for new and improved tutorials and resources. Read about the TOEP Phase 4 timeline in the FAQs page.

Faculty and staff from partnering campuses may register, request to join the TOEP Community, complete Discovery Exercises, earn badges, and have the potential to earn additional award incentives. Keep an eye on this site to be kept up to date about the TOEP Phase 4 award period which begins on October 15, 2015. 

Click here for a list of current TOEP Phase 4 participating campusesEven if your campus is not currently participating, you may still take advantage of TOEP resources (see FAQs).

(Video length: Approximately 1.minutes.  
Alternative formats: Audio Only | Transcript)

Congratulations to the Phase 3 (2014-2015) TOEP Incentive Award Winners!!! 
A list of all of the past TOEP awardees is accessible here.

The TOEP Team is compiling the pre and post-survey responses. Preliminary findings were presented at the SUNY Conference on Instructional Technologies (CIT) at the end of May. A summary of our findings will be shared via the TOEP website. 

Follow the steps on the Join Our Community page to register and participate in TOEP.

Complete your custom TOEP agenda to earn badges and other incentives. Fasten your seat belts and get ready for a discovery adventure. And remember, it's OK to have fun!

What are the incentives?
The major participation incentive is learning more about tools that have potential viability for your own practice. 
  • Earn (Quest, Mastery & Community) badges; and 
  • Become eligible for additional incentives through our peer review process.

1st Place Awards - (Professional Development Awards - issued through CPD credit valued at $300 each) 

Most pedagogically intriguing use of a tool as evidenced through postings to the TOEP Community. *Credit can be used to enroll in SUNY CPD professional development including (but not limited to) the SUNY Conference on Instruction and Technology (CIT). CIT is a great place to exchange knowledge about using emerging technologies to enhance teaching and learning.

2nd Place Awards - (iTunes cards)
Best peer mentoring and support provided to other participants.

To be eligible for award incentives you need to:

Where can additional information be accessed?