Academic Toolbox Renewal

Category Archives: Updates

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…

Contest Winner: QUERCUS

The Academic Toolbox Renewal Steering Committee is pleased to announce the winner of the naming contest for the University of Toronto’s new teaching and learning…

2017 Milestones

While the consultation and contract negotiation phases took longer than expected, once we knew what the engine would be for our new Toolbox, we set…

Orgs

One topic that has come up in many of our meetings revolves around “Orgs” as they are commonly known here at UofT. “Orgs,” or Organization…

Visit to Rotman

Today we had a very productive meeting with the Rotman team. The graduate programs at Rotman are in a unique position because they’ve been using…