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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

ITIF 2012 Now Open

June 21, 2012

From:   Cheryl Misak, Vice-President and Provost I am pleased to announce that funding is available for the next round of the ITIF (formerly the Instructional Technology Course Development Fund or ITCDF). The ITIF is a fund which promotes technologies designed to improve teaching. It is funded by the Provost and administered by Academic & Collaborative … Read More

Clayton R. Wright’s Ed Tech Conferences Updated

May 17, 2012

We are pleased, and honoured, to host the latest edition of Clayton R. Wright’s Educational Technology and Related Education Conferences Listing – the May 2012 Edition. This is by far the most authoritative listing of conferences in educational technology globally. It is 68 pages long (so you probably don’t want to print) 😀 Click here … Read More

Resources: Repositories of Digital Learning Resources

May 3, 2012

I am very happy to post a link to a fabulous site developed by my colleagues in the University of Toronto Libraries. The Learning Objects and Open Courseware site is a selective list of major repositories of learning objects and open courseware that can be used in classroom teaching and online learning environments. Learning objects … Read More