Category: Events

Shout out to ACT Staff

I just want to give a quick shout-out to ACT staff who won some awards at yesterday’s University Operations Annual Staff Achievement Awards ceremony. In particular, ACT members were part of two winning Outstanding Staff Team Award groups – the

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TEACHING WITH TECHNOLOGY FAIR

TEACHING WITH TECHNOLOGY FAIR LOCATION: MADLab, Gerstein Library DATE: Thursday September 4, 2014 CTSI Back to School Series REGISTRATION IS OPEN! Meet with educational technology specialists from the Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation (CTSI) and Academic & Collaborative Technologies

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EdTech Conferences

ACT is very honoured and pleased to host the latest edition of Clayton R. Wright’s massive list of educational technology and related conferences – UPDATED MAY 2014. One piece of advice – try not to print the whole thing to

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Portal Upgrade and Thanks

Dear Colleagues, As most of you know, this weekend we will be doing an upgrade to the core software that underlies the University’s Portal (referred to by some as “blackboard”). First, I want to thank everyone who has been working

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Portal Downtime Dec. 20 – Dec. 23

Please note that the Portal (Blackboard) will be down for maintenance on the weekend immediately after the end of the current semester, Dec. 20 – Dec 23. For full details and updates, please visit the Portal System Status Page <http://www.systemstatus.utoronto.ca/system/systems/portal>

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Events: TKF13 Resource Tweets Curation

An excellent first day of TechKnowFile 2013, with several dozen tweets during conference sessions. Among those tweets were at least 20+ references to relevant/related resources. So I’ve curated those out, and provide you with direct links below. Please share as

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Event: TechKnowFile 2013

Totally pumped for TechKnowFile 2013 (#TKF2013) – detailed, immersed, and totally intimate IT conference at UofT. Check out the full program at http://www.tkf.utoronto.ca/program and look for it online vita Twitter and G+ (@techknowfile) Quick shout-out to members of the ACT

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Event: EdTech Workshop 2013

The University of Toronto is at the forefront of new technologies designed to enhance students’ learning inside and outside the lecture hall. From webinars and lecture capture to online office hours and e-textbooks, the EdTech Workshop 2013 will showcase leading

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Event: Promoting women’s rights in a cyber-world

In recognition of International Women’s Day on March 8, members of the U of T community are invited to a one-hour lecture: Promoting Women’s Rights in a Cyber World: New Opportunities, New Challenges presented by Dr. Faye Mishna, Dean and

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Event: Co-Curricular Record Town Halls

The Co-Curricular Record is an official U of T document that recognizes students’ school spirit, engagement and involvement as a significant part of their university experience. The CCR provides a database of activities that allows you to search for opportunities outside of

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