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LME Updates

Hello again. The LME project is off to a great start. We will be posting project updates on a regular basis on the project website. Please make sure to bookmark the site, and here’s a link directly to project updates

LME Chosen

I hope by now everyone has seen the announcement by now that the University has chosen a software package to drive its new Academic Toolbox, but in case you haven’t, here’s the link to the announcement: http://toolboxrenewal.utoronto.ca/2017/10/19/838/

Lynda

Great news that Lynda.com resources are now available to members of the University community. Check out the announcement here: https://www.ecampusontario.ca/partnering-lynda-com/ According to the Ontario Minister for Advanced Education and Skills Development, Deb Matthews, “The partnership between eCampusOntario and Lynda.com will

ITIF Deadline Approaching – Apply Now!

UofT Instructors – do you have an interesting and innovative idea for incorporating technology into your teaching but just need a little help getting it off the ground? For more than 15 years, the Provost’s Instructional Technology Innovation Fund has

New Engine for Academic Toolbox Selected

The University of Toronto is committed to continuing its leadership in digital learning and providing resources to our faculty, librarians, staff, and students that assist them in pursuing excellence in their teaching and learning. An effective suite of educational technology

Email Woes

The last few days have seen some challenges with campus email. The main symptom was delayed delivery of inbound email caused by a massive increase in the volume of email we were receiving, including “pharmaceutical” spam. First, I want to

Portal Scheduled Maintenance – May 5-7

Portal (Blackboard) Maintenance is Scheduled for May 5, 22:00 EDT  –  May 7, 22:00 EDT The Portal will undergo scheduled maintenance from Friday May 5, 2017 at 10:00 PM until Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 10:00 PM in order to

Audience Response Systems (aka clickers) RFSQ

After many years studying and analyzing the various issues surrounding the use of Audience Response Systems at UofT (including ancillary fees policies, information security and privacy concerns, wifi stability, and of course, required functionality, etc.), the University issued a Request

Reading Week Reading

Using the Micro-Meso-Macro-Mega (4M) framework for annual reporting and strategic planning by Janice Miller-Young  July 25, 2016 https://sotlcanada.wordpress.com/2016/07/25/using-the-micro-meso-macro-mega-4m-framework-for-annual-reporting-and-strategic-planning/ Coming to You Soon: Uber U In higher education, we are increasingly facing the distinct possibility of a faceless future, teacherless courses,

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