Academic Toolbox Renewal

Category Archives: Updates

May 11, 2018 Quercus Day

Quercus Day

QUERCUS DAY: Try. Learn. Build. A Tri-Campus Event. U of T Mississauga: Monday May 07 UTM Room (formerly Faculty club) Room 3140, William G. Davis…

Goodbye Portal, Hello Quercus Posters

    As we prepare for our final session with some courses offered through the Portal the message is clear that after August 31st Quercus…

Update on Sandboxes

In December thousands of sandbox courses were created for all instructors as well as other key staff. These sandboxes have been a great place for…

Camp Quercus Follow-Up

A survey of participants in the Camp Quercus event held earlier this year was recently distributed.  The handouts and presentations from the day are posted…

Camp Quercus

  Camp Quercus was a day-long event organized by the Toolbox Renewal project team for all lead divisional training and educational technology contacts to connect with peers…

Roles

The Technical Working Group, which has representation from around the University, has been busy discussing the idea of “roles” – teacher, student, admin, guest, and…

In the News

Some interesting articles about Quercus in the student press this week: “The new academic toolbox will have new tools and better flexibility than Portal. The…

2018 Starts

Welcome back to school. The Quercus roll out is off to a good start. We have more than 40 active courses with approximately 3500 students…

Holiday Sandboxes

As you may have recently seen, our new academic toolbox, Quercus, is now live! All instructors can log in, and when they do, they will…