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ITIF Deadline Approaching – Apply Now!

October 25, 2017

UofT Instructors – do you have an interesting and innovative idea for incorporating technology into your teaching but just need a little help getting it off the ground? For more than 15 years, the Provost’s Instructional Technology Innovation Fund has been providing seed funding and support for innovative teaching ideas. The fund features three streams … Read More

Open Books and Resources

February 2, 2017

UofT BrowZine https://onesearch.library.utoronto.ca/browzine BC Campus OpenEd https://open.bccampus.ca/find-open-textbooks/ Rice U OpenStax https://openstax.org/about

3D Printing @ the MADLab

June 28, 2016

Here’s a nice article about 3D Printing in our MADLab: http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/tPwr74Id5VwgykRhvCmh/full Our colleagues, Erica Lenton and Carolyn Dineen from Gerstein Library, do a very nice job describing what’s involved in setting up a 3D printing service: “We use a certification process designed to train users on the printers, introduce them to design software, and test … Read More

Work Study

June 1, 2016

The University’s annual Work Study Program is now accepting applications from faculty and staff to create jobs for students for the coming 2016-2017 academic year: https://cln.utoronto.ca/staff-faculty/overview/wspublic.htm We often hear about interesting course or curriculum projects that just need a little bit of extra help – so why not consider hiring a UofT student to help … Read More

TechSmith Relay 5 is now live

April 8, 2016

From Scott Hollows, Senior A/V Specialist Academic & Collaborative Technologies (ACT), Information Technology Services (ITS), University of Toronto   TechSmith Relay 5 is now live. Among the more important features of this new release, clients are no longer limited to posting from the University network, or via VPN.  Uploads can now be made via TechSmith … Read More

2015-16 ITIF Open for Proposals

January 20, 2016

The ITIF is a seed fund designed to catalyze initiatives that immediately and directly impact University of Toronto education and teaching programs through innovation and development. The ITIF is focused specifically on the practical applications of technology in design, implementation, evaluation, curriculum renewal, faculty development, or continuing education initiatives that enrich learning. The ITIF is … Read More

Portal Help during December Break

December 3, 2015

From: Saira Mall, Manager, ACT Support During the holiday break beginning Wednesday December 23rd, limited Portal Help Support services will be available only on Dec 23rd, 28th, 29th, and 30th, for two hours each day. Full Portal Help support services will resume Monday January 4th, 2016. Instructor requests for access to a course website in … Read More

Crowdmark @ UofT

May 15, 2015

Crowdmark is a collaborative online grading and analytics platform available over the Internet. Crowdmark workflow provides efficiency gains in exam administration, grading, data recording and analysis, returning exams and handling regrade requests, and data visualizations of student performance. The University of Toronto has a new agreement with Crowdmark that makes the tool available via our … Read More

System Status Updates

December 3, 2014

This is just a quick reminder that ITS has enabled a new System Status service where members of the UofT community can go and check on the status of enterprise services. You can also subscribe to regular alerts for your favourite services from the website: http://www.systemstatus.utoronto.ca/

Alert: Compromised Teaching Links and Resources

September 20, 2014

We have become aware that some instructors are sharing non-UofT online resources with students, and that in a select few cases, these sites have been taken over by hackers and phishers, who nefariously use those non-UofT sites to collect information from unsuspecting students who believe the sites are legitimate learning resources assigned by instructors. Instructors … Read More