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Stream

from http://main.its.utoronto.ca/news/microsoft-stream-share-teach-and-learn-using-video-content/ Information Technology Services (ITS) is pleased to announce the newest addition to the Office 365 environment: Microsoft Stream (Stream). Stream allows faculty and staff to easily upload and share video content, such as recordings of classes, meetings, presentations

Living Our Strategic Vision

Over the past year, the University of Toronto, led by our CIO Bo Wandschneider, has been engaged in a deep and meaningful IT strategic planning process. You can read more about that process in this article, “New ITS strategic plan

What Teaching & Learning Tools Are You Using?

As we approach one year on Quercus, we’ve begun to look at the other (other than the LMS) teaching and learning tools in use at our school. My colleague, Vahideh Rahnama, the project control analyst on our team, has been

From Portal to Quercus: By The Numbers

Overall Summary Every year around this time, we take stock of the past year’s activities. With that in mind, I thought it would be a good opportunity to have a look at the Portal to Quercus transition by the numbers.

Great stuff keeps coming – the Quercus Student Blog

If you haven’t book-marked the Quercus Student Blog yet, you definitely should – it’s a great sources of information and ideas – ostensibly for and by students – but in actuality, it’s great for everyone at UofT. Check it out

Pages vs Modules

Our colleagues in our Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering have developed a lovely and helpful document explaining the differences between Pages and Modules in Quercus. As they write, “In Canvas/Quercus, a Module is a way to organize and display

Traffic in a Storm

by Marco Di Vittorio Manager, Application Administration Academic & Collaborative Technologies (ACT) Most traffic moves slower during a snow storm. Pedestrian, vehicle and airline routes typically grind to a halt when large white flakes flood the ground in high volumes.

Quercus Quirks

A new semester is upon us, and we now move into our second full semester in our new teaching environment Quercus. As with all new systems, there can be a bit of a learning curve, especially for some of the

Microsoft Teams

Hello again. We are pleased to let faculty and staff know that the Microsoft Teams tool is now available for use at UofT. Check out the Team @ UofT website for more information on this very useful collaboration tool: http://office365.utoronto.ca/about/teams/

Quercus Support Site

The wonderful members of the ACT support team in the Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation have put together a fabulous new Quercus Support Site with the collaboration of educational technology professional colleagues from all around the University. Check it

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