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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:

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

Microsoft IT Academy

September 12, 2014

<From Ivan Sestak, Senior Manager, ITS Client Support Services> <To UofT Staff and Faculty> We are pleased to announce the launch of the IT Academy Training web site! The Microsoft IT Academy Program is a complete IT education toolkit designed for academic institutions. It enables faculty and staff to become proficient in using Microsoft business … Read More


September 3, 2014

TEACHING WITH TECHNOLOGY FAIR LOCATION: MADLab, Gerstein Library DATE: Thursday September 4, 2014 CTSI Back to School Series REGISTRATION IS OPEN! Meet with educational technology specialists from the Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation (CTSI) and Academic & Collaborative Technologies (ACT) to learn about various technologies for teaching. The Teaching with Technology fair will showcase … Read More

Get Project Help

June 11, 2014

Hiring students to help with your teaching technology project is a great idea – they get experience, they get paid, and you get the close-at-hand help you need! If you are faculty or staff member here at UofT, then you should know that the Work-Study Program provides students with the opportunity to develop their knowledge, … Read More

Don’t Make Your Students Pay :D

October 29, 2013

Every so often I like to promote access to open/free, high quality educational resources that instructors can use for teaching (and students can use for learning and projects). The best place to find these great resources is in a searchable repository or collection. Check out this website from my colleague Rita Vine in the University … Read More

MEMO: Turnitin Integration

October 1, 2013

This memo originally appears at: ______________________________ PDAD&C #17 2013-14 To:    PDAD&C From:     Jill Matus, Vice-Provost, Students & First-Entry Divisions Date:    September 10, 2013 RE:    Update on the University of Toronto’s license Overview is an electronic resource that assists in the detection and deterrence of plagiarism. It is widely used by universities … Read More

Events: TKF13 Resource Tweets Curation

May 9, 2013

An excellent first day of TechKnowFile 2013, with several dozen tweets during conference sessions. Among those tweets were at least 20+ references to relevant/related resources. So I’ve curated those out, and provide you with direct links below. Please share as appropriate: Collaborate Webinar Software for UofT: Lecture Capture with Echo360 at UofT: Aboriginal … Read More

News: Acquisition of Webinar/Webconferencing Solution

December 14, 2012

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, presentations, whiteboards, live polling and shared desktops, among other features. Virtual rooms have been gaining … Read More