Category: Documentation

Technical: UofT eMail

Posted on Behalf of Colleagues in UofT Network Services. Spammers have been targeting members of the UofT Community with sophisticated phishing attacks for the last few weeks by pretending to be a legitimate UofT service asking for your UofT ID

Reading: Accessibility, Assistive & Inclusive Technologies & Education

This item is based on a conversation at Ontario Universities’ Council on e-Learning (OUCEL) Summer Institute (Conference site: http://kumu.brocku.ca/oucel/Summer_Institute_2011 ) (Conference Twitter Flow: http://twitter.com/#!/search?q=#oucel11) Are your school’s website & apps (including your LMS) accessible? Here are some links: http://idrc.ocad.ca/ http://www.e-laws.gov.on.ca/html/source/regs/english/2011/elaws_src_regs_r11191_e.htmhttp://www.w3.org/WAI/intro/wcag http://achecker.ca/checker/

Documentation: Online Teaching Resources Website

From Laurie Harrison, Director IT, OISE/UT, and Project Manager, Online Courses Pilot, Office of the Provost: Online Teaching Resources: http://www.teaching.utoronto.ca/topics/teachingcontexts/online-learning.htm Includes an Instructor Toolkit, available services, and examples of innovative teaching practices. __________

Documentation: Blackboard 9.1

From Saira Mall, Educational Technology Liaison Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation (CTSI) Blackboard 9.1 What’s New web page http://www.portalinfo.utoronto.ca/Blackboard_9/What_s_New.htm “We’re Upgrading to Blackboard 9.1” video created by UTM Library http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zVGwS2xpxAY

Documentation: End of Term Reminders

The end of term is coming, so Saira Rachel Mall, Educational Technology Liaison in the Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation (CTSI) reminds us that instructors should be backing up their Blackboard course shells. See below for relevant links. Download

Documentation: Digital Rights, Print on Demand, Zotero and more

Find out the latest on digital rights, print on demand, Zotero and Endeca, better catalogue searching and more from our friends at the University of Toronto Libraries: http://www.library.utoronto.ca/utl_staffupdate/jan_2011/03.html __________

Documentation: Course Evaluation Framework

The Course Evaluation Working Group was formed in response to queries from a number of units across the University of Toronto who sought to improve their guidelines and practices for course evaluations. From September 2009 through May 2010, the Working

Documentation: Clickers

Just a quick reminder that the Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation publishes relevant documentation on effective use of Audience Response Systems (“clickers”) here at UofT. Current documentation is geared towards our current default standard, iClickers. Follow or bookmark this

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