Academic Toolbox Renewal

Category Archives: Updates

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…

Visits to Medicine

The Faculty of Medicine is an interesting place. Unlike some other divisions, the Faculty’s programs are divided into major, somewhat autonomous areas, such and the…

St. George Campus in December 2017

FAQs

We just wanted to make sure readers were seeing the new feature on the website – Frequently Asked Questions – based on the inquiries we…

Technical Working Group photo of participants in a meeting room

Technical Working Group

Happy Thursday afternoon from the project’s Technical Working Group meeting. Today the group is reviewing the way in which ROSI (SIS) information is imported into…

The Brain Trust

Today (Nov. 29) is a big day in our project. Instructure staff are back on campus for an all-day training session with many of the…

Update: Divisional Roll Out Plans (part two)

As we reported last week (see https://toolboxrenewal.utoronto.ca/2017/11/17/update-divisional-roll-plans/), we’ve been meeting with divisional and key stakeholders to discuss their Toolbox roll-out needs. Since then, we’ve also…

Contest Update

Just a quick update today – the student toolbox naming contest closed this week – with more than 750 submissions!!!!! Wow And thanks!