2016

December 16 (pending)

TLTAC meeting

December 14 (pending)

ATRG Meeting

December 7 (pending)

LME Evaluation Committee Meeting

December 6

Toolbox Team meeting

December 5

Meeting with Procurement

December 2

LME Reference Interviews

December 1

ATRG Meeting (with presentation by colleagues from Berkeley on Learning Record Stores)

November 30

LME Evaluation Committee Meeting
LME Reference Interviews

November 28-29

Toolbox Team Meetings

November 21

LME Admin Workshops Debrief

November 18

LME Reference Interviews

November 15

LME Reference Interviews

November 14-18

Portal Week
 
November 11

LME Admin Access Workshop
 
November 10

Presentation at the TATP meeting
LME Admin Access Workshop
 
November 9

Faculty of Arts and Science drop ins
Two Faculty of Engineering drop ins
 
November 8

Faculty of Arts and Science drop ins
 
November 7

ATRG Meeting
 
November 4

Faculty of Arts and Science drop ins
LME Admin Access Workshop
 
November 3

Faculty of Arts and Science drop ins
 
October 28

UTM Drop in session
UTM Student specific drop in
 
October 27

Downtown Drop in session
UTM Student specific drop in
 
October 26

UTSC Drop in session
UTM Student specific drop in
 
October 25

Faculty of Arts and Science drop ins
Downtown Drop in session
 
October 24

Faculty of Arts and Science drop ins
 
October 21

Faculty of Arts and Science drop ins
Downtown Drop ins session
 
October 20

Faculty of Arts and Science drop ins
UTM Drop in session
 
October 19

Presentation at Library Teaching and Learning Committee
 
October 18

Presentation at SGS Graduate Education Council
 
October 17

Presentation at Faculty Council for Medicine
UTSC Drop in session
 
October 11

Presentation at UTM Chairs meeting
 
October 6

UTSC Drop in session
 
October 5

Presentation at OISE Dean and Chairs Meeting
Downtown Drop in session
 
October 4

Presentation at IT Leaders Forum
Presentation at Nursing Chairs Meeting
Downtown Drop in session
ACT LME testing session
 
October 3

UTM drop in session

September 30

Drop-In LME Testing Session UTM (pending)

September 28

Meeting with VP Students and UTSU (pending)

September 27

Drop-In LME Testing Session UTSC (pending)

September 26

Drop-In LME Testing Session Downtown (pending)

September 23

Drop-In LME Testing Session UTSC (pending)

Ontario Turnitin Administrators Group meeting (pending)

September 21

Drop-In LME Testing Session Downtown (pending)

September 20

Toolbox Team meeting

Meeting with VP Students and SGRT

Drop-In LME Testing Session UTM

September 19

Drop-In LME Testing Session – CTSI

September 16

Drop-In LME Testing Session Downtown

Meeting with Procurement Services

September 15

Faculty of Medicine Education Committee

Drop-In LME Testing Session UTSC

September 14

Drop-In LME Testing Session UTM

September 13

Toolbox Team meeting

Integration projects staff meeting with UTL

September 9

Meeting with UTSC Program Directors

September 6

Toolbox Team meeting

Meeting with VP Students and APSU

August 30

Toolbox Team meeting

August 23

Toolbox Team meeting

August 19

Integration projects staff meeting

August 18

LME Vendor Presentations (UTM & Downtown)

please note that recordings of the presentations are available online via
http://toolboxrenewal.utoronto.ca/review-the-lme/watch-suppliers-presentations/
(UTorID login required)

August 17

LME Vendor Presentations (UTSC, UTM & Downtown)

August 16

LME Vendor Presentations (UTSC & UTM)

August 15

LME Vendor Presentations (Downtown)

August 12

LME Vendor Presentations (Downtown)

August 11

LME Vendor Presentations (Downtown)

August 9

Meeting with Procurement Services

Toolbox Team meeting

August 3

ATRG Meeting

July 28

Meeting with UTL re LME IRMQ Requirements

LME feedback survey design meeting

July 27

New Toolbox website planning meeting

July 26

Toolbox Team meeting

July 21

ATRG meeting

July 20

Toolbox communications planning meeting

July 19

Toolbox Team meeting

July 15

Toolbox communications planning meeting

July 12

LME feedback survey design meeting

Toolbox Team meeting

TLTAC meeting

July 8

Ontario Turnitin Administrators Group meeting

July 6

LME RFP Procurement meeting

Toolbox communications planning meeting (with VPIUE)

July 4

Toolbox Team meeting

June 28

Toolbox Team meeting

June 22

LME RFP Procurement Meeting

June 21

Toolbox Team meeting

June 16

ATRG meeting

June 15

Toolbox communications planning meeting

June 14

Toolbox Renewal team meeting

June 10

Toolbox Renewal team meeting

June 9

LME RFP Procurement Meeting

Meeting with Department of Family & Community Medicine e-Learning Task Force

June 7

Toolbox Renewal team meeting

June 6

ATRG meeting

June 2

Integrate team meeting

May 31

LME RFP Process Presentation at IT Leaders’ Forum

May 24

Toolbox Renewal team meeting

May 20

ATRG meeting

Toolbox Renewal team meeting

May 18

Integrate team meeting

May 17

Toolbox Renewal team meeting

May 16

Toolbox Renewal team meeting

May 10

Toolbox presentation at CTSI Teaching & Learning Symposium

May 6

ATRG meeting

May 4

Toolbox presentation at TechKnowFile conference

May 3

Toolbox Renewal team meeting

April 27/28

Participation in the 2016 ELI Spring Focus Session:
Exploring the Next-Generation Digital Learning Environment –
Opportunities and Challenges
http://www.educause.edu/eli/events/eli-online-focus-session/program/agenda

April 26

Toolbox Renewal team meeting

April 22

Toolbox Renewal team meeting with Ryerson LMS team

April 19

Toolbox Renewal team meeting

April 18

LME RFP POSTED TO MERX!!!

April 14

Toolbox Renewal team meeting

April 13

LME RFP Q&A session for ATRG/TLTAC

April 12

Toolbox Renewal team meeting

April 11

Janice Patterson joins Initiative leadership team.
Read more here:
http://directorsblog.act.utoronto.ca/2016/04/11/janice-patterson-to-provide-leadership-around-lme-test-drives/

April 5

Toolbox Renewal team meeting

March 30

Toolbox Renewal team meeting

March 29

Toolbox Renewal team meeting

March 15

ATRG meeting

March 22

Toolbox Renewal team meeting

March 18

IMS-Learning Tools & Content Community of Practice meeting

March 17

Meet with Pharmacy students re educational technology

March 15

Toolbox Renewal team meeting

March 14

Renewal Update for VP Research

March 11

Toolbox Renewal team meeting

February 29

Integrate website planning meeting

February 22

LME Roundtable Discussion (joint meeting of the ATRG and TLTAC with guests from McGill, York, OUIT and OCADU)

February 19

Interoperability presentation & discussion at OUCEL Winter Meeting

February 17

Toolbox Renewal team meeting

February 4

Meeting of the Teaching, Learning & Technology Advisory Committee

January 28

Meeting of the Academic Toolbox Reference Group

January 27

Procurement Planning Meeting

January 22

IMS LTI Centres of Excellence Meeting

January 18

Toolbox tool recommendation intake form published:
http://act.utoronto.ca/toolbox-integration-request/

January 13

LME Update Meeting with Executive Sponsors

January 11

Toolbox Integration process updated and published based on ATRG feedback:
http://act.utoronto.ca/portal-integrations/

2015

December 23 – January 4

University Holiday Break

November 26

LME Meeting with Medicine Graduate & Life Sciences Committee

November 25

LME Meeting with Medicine Vice-Deans

November 24

IT Leaders’ Forum

November 19

Meeting of the Academic Toolbox Reference Group

November 18

Presentation on Toolbox Renewal to Nederlander (Dutch) Educators at CTSI

November 17

LME Meeting with Medicine Clerkship

November 16

LME Meeting with UTM

November 13

LME Meeting with Forestry

November 11

LME Meeting with Public Health
LME Meeting with Arts & Science
LME Meeting with Law

November 9

LME Meeting with Medicine PGME

November 2-5

IMS Quarterly Meeting

October 30

Procurement planning meeting
LME Meeting with OISE
Meeting of the Open UToronto Advisory Committee

October 29

LME Meeting with UTL

October 28

Meeting with representatives from Uppsala University

LME follow up with Architecture

Meeting of the Academic Toolbox Reference Group

October 27

Follow up meeting with Dentistry

October 23

Prefatory conversation with Unizin Consortium

October 21

LME Meeting with iSchool

LME Meeting with Nursing

LME Meeting with SCS

October 20

LME Meeting with Social Work

October 16

LME Meeting with Interdivisional Registrars

October 15

LME Meeting with SGS
LME Meeting with Engineering

October 14

We begin using a mini-Delphi process for putting the LME ideas we collect back out to the community. The information can be found by visiting http://toolboxrenewal.utoronto.ca/core-learning-management-engine/ and clicking on the bright red link to Follow the LME Conversation.

LME Meeting with Rotman

October 8

LME Meeting with Kinesiology

October 7

LME Meeting with UTSC

October 2

Meeting of the Teaching, Learning, & Technology Advisory Committee
LME Meeting with Pharmacy

September 30

LME Meeting with Dentistry
LME Meeting with Architecture

September 17

Next meeting of the Academic Technology Reference Group

September 8

Dr. Kimberley MacKinnon of OISE joins the Academic Toolbox Renewal Initiative as an academic advisor:http://directorsblog.act.utoronto.ca/2015/09/08/dr-kimberley-mackinnon/

September 1

Formal divisional interviewing process for LME functional requirements begins

August 17

The University of Toronto joins the IMS Global Consortium. To read more, click here: http://main.its.utoronto.ca/news/u-of-t-and-ims-global/

August 14

A new, updated, version of the Criteria Checklist is added to the website. Please see link on right side menu.

July 9

Revisions to Core Criteria – added compliance with Provostial Guidelines on Digital Learning Materials to section L on Classroom Technologies 

July 2

Meeting with the Medical Radiation Oncology Program 

June 29

Learning Management Engine functional requirements gathering workshop with CTSI staff  

June 25

Meeting with Student Life about student e-portfolios 

June 18

Sixth Meeting of the Academic Toolbox Reference Group (ATRG); ‘Mock Interviews’ – Functional Requirements for a Core LME 

June 15

Based on discussion at the last TLTAC meeting, the following revisions were made to the Common Criteria document: clearer mention around information security; acknowledgement about students without devices; expectations about ‘student views’; explaining the HRIS and SIS acronyms; a comment on batch data processes; and capturing the notion of required consent for the use data and analytics. 

June 11

Meeting of the Teaching, Learning and Technology Advisory Committee 

June 10

Meeting with the Astronomy Education and Public Outreach Discussion Group

June 5

A new section on Core Learning Management Engine functional requirements added to this website. 

May 28

Fifth Meeting of the Academic Toolbox Reference Group (ATRG); Discussion and Presentation: Growing The Academic Technology Toolkit – Integrating New Technologies Into Our Learning Portal

May 27

Faculty of Engineering Focus Group – Undergrad Students; Learning about academic tech needs from the student, instructor and graduate student perspective

May 27

Faculty of Engineering Focus Group – Grad Students and TA’s;  Learning about academic tech needs from the student, instructor and graduate student perspective

May 21

Current Services page updated to point to the ACT Catalogue; Academic Technology Common Criteria Checklist added to the site

May 12

Presentation to the New & Emerging Academic Leaders (NEAL) Program of the Centre for Faculty Development in the Faculty of Medicine

May 11

Common Criteria updated based on community consultation

May 1

All-day information Toolbox information session at the Engineering Ed Tech Workshop

April 16

Fourth meeting of the Academic Toolbox Reference Group (ATRG); discussion on how we evaluate potential tools

April 15

ITS Priorities and Accountability Committee (PAC) Meeting

March 25

Meeting of the Teaching, Learning and Technology Advisory Committee

March 18

Third meeting of the Academic Toolbox Reference Group (ATRG) Tools and Criteria Workshop

March 17

Presentation on Analytics by Stian Haklev to ACT team

March 13

Toolbox Renewal discussed at IT Leaders Forum

February 25

Second meeting of the Academic Toolbox Reference Group (ATRG); lots of discussion about the criteria – look for some revisions soon.

February 20

Meeting of the Ontario University Council on E-Learning

February 11

Meeting with the University of Toronto Libraries Reference Services Committee

February 6

Meetings with University of Toronto Mississauga Information and Instructional Technology Services staff

February 4

Meeting with the Pepper Project team at OISE

February 1

New Vice-Provost for Innovations in Undergraduate Education, Prof. Susan McCahan, becomes a new executive sponsor of the Toolbox Renewal initiative, joining Prof. Scott Maybury, Vice-President University Operations.

January 27

Toolbox Renewal to be discussed at the Library Technology Advisory Committee meeting

January 21

Toolbox Renewal to be discussed at Instruction in Library Use (ILU) meeting

January 20

Toolbox Renewal to be discussed at the UME Curriculum Committee meeting

January 16

Toolbox Renewal to be discussed at IT Leaders’ Forum

2014

December 11

Criteria about design and branding added to proposed criteria

December 10

A number of suggested revisions have been added to the criteria document, including: a desire for easy-to-manage and auditable licensing schemes (Cost section); a note that privacy policies and terms of service documents will be made available to members of the community (Information Risk and ToS sections); a note about being OS-agnostic and mobile access (Tool Interoperability section); a more robust description about our interest in Learning Analytics (Analytics section). Thank you to the Faculty of Medicine for this feedback.

December 4

A section about Support and Professional Development has been added to the criteria document in response to community feedback.

A new link to information about Learning Analytics has been added to the Background Reading menu (on the right side of the page).

December 2

Updates to the Criteria page have been made; New material about SIS and HRIS have been added, a reference to FIPPA was added, a reference to Canadian copyright legislation was added, and the hardware section was modified to reference tri-campus data centres.

November 27

Meeting about Renewal at the Faculty of Applied Sciences and Engineering

Renewal to be discussed at Online Learning Community of Practice Roundtable

November 26

Faculty of Medicine eLearning Task Force meeting

November 20

Physical Therapy faculty meeting

November 18

Renewal website updated to reflect discussion regarding multiple methods for providing input and participating in the ongoing conversation

November 17

Renewal discussed at CommsNet meeting

November 14

Toolbox discussed with group of graduate students (THE500)

November 10

Renewal website updated to reflect ATRG discussion regarding the concept of standards versus criteria

November 4

Teaching, Learning and Technology Advisory Committee meeting

ITS Process and Technology Committee meeting

November 3

Renewal discussed at Faculty of Medicine eLearning Task Force meeting

October 29

First meeting of the Academic Toolbox Reference Group (ACT) 

October 24

Start Twitter and social media campaign to promote renewal initiative

October 22

First suggested revision to Standards document received as a result of launching the renewal website (new material about API technology added to the document)

October 21-24

Rolling public launch of renewal website, including information circulated via the EdTech and InfoTech listservs

October 20

Renewal discussed at ITS Priorities and Accountability Committee meeting

October 14

Renewal discussed at ITS Process and Technology Committee meeting

October 1

Begin circulation of draft versions of renewal website circulated amongst internal staff team

September 17

Renewal discussed at UTSC Educational Technology Advisory Committee meeting

July – September

Research and development of renewal materials and standards moves into high gear

May 16

Proposal for the creations of the Academic Toolbox Reference Group adopted at the Teaching, Learning and Technology Advisory Committee.