We’ve Moved (virtually)
As of today, our team has started using the ServiceNow platform for support as part of the larger Enterprise Service Centre initiative (ESC). Here’s a little video on how UofT people can ask for help (or find useful help documents) via the new system: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xTJDIvMw4D8 And of course, you can still just send us an … Read More
Educational Technology Related Guidelines
An esteemed colleague at another Ontario university recently asked colleagues about educational technology policies. “I am curious about the educational technology policies (for students and faculty) that people have in place at your respective institutions. Policies or mechanisms around such things as procurement, tech requirements for students, adoption of new tech, etexts, institutionally supported versus … Read More
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 doing some research – looking at what other universities are doing (particularly other schools who … Read More
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 here: https://qstudents.utoronto.ca/category/blog/
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 out!
Welcome to September
Welcome to September. Quercus is now the University of Toronto’s new online teaching and learning environment. You can read all about support and training opportunities on our Toolbox project website.
We are pleased to let everyone know that Microsoft Forms is now available for use via Office 365 accounts. For full information, including support and training materials, please visit the MS Forms @ UofT website: http://office365.utoronto.ca/about/forms/
Great news that Lynda.com resources are now available to members of the University community. Check out the announcement here: https://www.ecampusontario.ca/partnering-lynda-com/ According to the Ontario Minister for Advanced Education and Skills Development, Deb Matthews, “The partnership between eCampusOntario and Lynda.com will allow students from across the province to access new, innovative learning tools beyond the classroom. … Read More