Category: Projects

Academic Toolbox Renewal Initiative

The Academic Toolbox Renewal Initiative is now in full swing! The University of Toronto’s enterprise education technology ecosystem (our ‘Academic Technology Toolbox’) has grown organically over the past several years. At times services and solutions have been added in an

Event attendance tracking solutions at UofT

A few weeks ago I sent out a note asking if anyone at UofT had an event attendance tracking solution (not a registration system). I received a number of responses, which I now share back with the community. I haven’t

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

Portal Upgrade May 10, 2014

The Portal will be upgraded to the most recent version of the Blackboard Learn software on May 10th and 11th, 2014. The new version will include a number of new features as well as enhancements to existing tools and capabilities.

MEMO: Staff Changes in ACT

It is with mixed emotions that I write to tell you that both Rosemary Kasyom and Michael Clark will be moving to new UofT departments in the next few weeks. Both Rosemary and Mike have been excellent colleagues throughout our

Our Presentation about the UofT Mobile App

In our CANHEIT session, we showed our app, discussed the processes we are using to manage it, and engaged attendees in some brainstorming about the pros and cons of this approach. The session was recorded and can be viewed here:

MEMO: ACT Projects & Development Manager

MEMO From: Avi Hyman, ACT Director Re: ACT Projects & Development Manager I am pleased to tell you that Peter Cheung has been appointed to the new position of Manager, Projects & Development, within the Academic & Collaborative Technologies Group

UofT Mobile app

Just in case you haven’t seen it yet, here’s the link to the iOS version of the “U of T Mobile” app:  https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/u-of-t-mobile/id619483832?mt=8 (there’s also an Android version in the Google Play marketplace)

News: Acquisition of Webinar/Webconferencing Solution

Official Memo at: http://www.provost.utoronto.ca/public/pdadc/2012_to_2013/29.htm. We are pleased to announce the recent acquisition of Bb Collaborate software as an institutional Webinar/Webconferencing solution. Collaborate allows for the creation of live (synchronous) “virtual” classrooms and meetings, where participants can remotely access audio, video,

News: Acquisition of an institutional Lecture Capture and Live Webcasting solution

Memo also  available on-line at http://www.provost.utoronto.ca/public/pdadc/2012_to_2013/13.htm PDAD&C#13, 2012-13 To:     PDAD&C From:   Dr. Avi Hyman, Director, Academic & Collaborative Technologies Date:   September 21, 2012 Re:     Acquisition of an institutional Lecture Capture and Live Webcasting solution We are pleased to announce the

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