Category: Projects

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: (there’s also an Android version in the Google Play marketplace)

News: Acquisition of Webinar/Webconferencing Solution

Official Memo at: 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 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

ITIF 2012 Now Open

From:   Cheryl Misak, Vice-President and Provost I am pleased to announce that funding is available for the next round of the ITIF (formerly the Instructional Technology Course Development Fund or ITCDF). The ITIF is a fund which promotes technologies designed

Portal: New Storage over the Summer

A note from Jeremy Graham, Manager, Learning Systems Operations “Hi All. I don’t know whether it’s common knowledge that we’ll be adding a considerable amount of new storage to the Portal infrastructure over the course of the summer. This is

News: UofT Joins Liberated Learning Consortium

We are very pleased to announce that the University of Toronto has joined the Liberated Learning Consortium as its newest partner in the effort to increase access to information through the advancement of speech recognition (SR) technologies. The Liberated Learning