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Student Quercus Blog

August 18, 2018

The team has launched a website (blog) for students and by students, all about our new Learning environment – Quercus – check out the first post here:

MADLab @ Gerstein Gets a Shout Out

August 3, 2016

The MADLab @ Gerstein Library got a nice shout out from the UofT Mechatronics Design Association, a multidisciplinary student group, that has been promoting robotics since 2005. Thanks MDA! Watch their video: For more on the MADLab, check out:

MADLab in the News

September 16, 2015

Check out this Varsity article about student app developers at UofT, and includes a bit about Mike Spears and the MADLab:  

Watch Apple Developer Conference Keynote on campus

June 4, 2015

From my colleague Mike Spears over at the MADLab: —————————- Hi Folks, Once again this year we are inviting UofT students, staff and faculty to join together to watch that most amazing of events – the Apple Developer Conference Keynote. This is where exciting new product announcements happen, and even more inspiring for app developers … Read More

Our Presentation about the UofT Mobile App

July 18, 2013

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:

UofT Mobile app

June 28, 2013

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: MAD Lab

January 28, 2013

MEMO: January 28, 2013 Re: Mobile Application Development Lab Manager I am pleased to announce that Mike Spears has joined the Academic & Collaborative Technologies team as our new Mobile Application Development Lab Manager, effective today, January 28, 2013. Mike joins us from the Rotman School of Management, where he has been part of the … Read More

Event: App Open Mic

October 22, 2012

Do you have a favorite app you use for research? Collaboration? Instruction? Want to show and learn what others are using? Come and join us for a dynamic, round-table style event open to everyone: students, faculty, and librarians, and engage in the opportunity to learn from each other. Calling all mobile device lovers, app enthusiasts, … Read More

News: Access the Learning Portal with your Mobile Device!

April 3, 2012

We are happy to announce that you can now access our Learning Portal through your mobile device! The Blackboard Mobile Learn app enables students to receive course notifications and updates to course content from their mobile device. The app can be used with both wireless and cellular networks. While Mobile Learn is not intended to … Read More

Mobile: Discussions on a Mobile Strategy for UofT

January 13, 2012

Over the past several months, a number of primary stakeholders participated in a consultative process around the idea of creating a comprehensive mobile strategy at UofT. Out of those conversations a proposal has been developed (below), and through the circulation of this document we are furthering the opportunity for interested members of the community to … Read More