Quercus Day Agendas

This week we have Quercus Day occurring across all three campuses. Each day is held at a different campus with a drop-in format. No need to register. Come by anytime throughout the day, 10:00am – 3:00pm at the respective campus’ date.

Friday May 11, Quercus Day St. George Campus

Drop by any time between 10:00am-3:00pm.   John P. Robarts Library Building, 4th floor, 130 St. George Street

All day extra room: Robarts 4035 Content Migration and Build your Course

Bring your course materials with you! Build your course onsite, migrate your content and try to stump an Ed Tech as you get your questions answered.


Robarts Library 4034, (CTSI Teaching Studio)
Hands-on activities
Robarts Library 4036, (Blackburn Room)
Teaching Experience with Quercus Presentations
Modules & Pages – Joanna Lau, FASE & Diane Michaud, CTSI
Teaching with Quercus: My Experience Teaching 3 Courses- Online, Hybrid & Seminar – Don Boyes, Geography
A New Approach to Evaluate Students’ Learning Mastery in Competency Based Education (CBE) – Frank Fan, Pharmacy
Teaching with Quercus: My “Aha!” Moments – Barb Murck, UTM
Assignments: Digital Submissions, SpeedGrader – Matt Clare, ACT
Early Adopters Panel – Q & A Don Boyes, Barb Murck & Bethany White
Engaging Students with Online Discussions – Derek Hunt, OISE


  1. Teaching with Quercus: Providing Feedback to Students (incl. videos) – Coleen Scully-Stewart, OISE
  2. Teaching with Quercus: My Experience as a Teaching Assistant – Rubaina Khan, OISE
Quizzes and Surveys – Diane Michaud, CTSI & Maryam Shafiei, CTSI
Teaching with Quercus: My Experience Creating Collaborative Learning Opportunities for Students – Aleksandra Bjelajac Mejia and Frank Fan (Ed Tech Support Staff), Pharmacy


Monday May 7, Quercus Day University of Toronto Mississauga

UTM Room DV 3141
on the 3rd floor in the Davis building
(formerly Faculty Club)
UTM Library Smart Classrooms
(Rooms A185 & B190 in the lower level)
10:00am to 11:00am
Quercus information booths
11:00am to 12:00pm
Early Adopter Q & A Panel (Profs Barb Murck and Don Boyes)
  1:00pm to 1:30pm
Quercus Basics – Overview, navigating Quercus
   1:30pm to 2:00pm
Modules vs. Pages: Delivering Content in Quercus
  2:00pm to 2:30pm
Assessment Tools: Assignments & Quizzes Primer
   2:30pm to 3:00pm
Getting Started with the Gradebook


Tuesday May 8, Quercus Day University of Toronto Scarborough Campus

Introduction to Quercus Session, with Q&A
Ed Tech mingle: Come meet with Ed Techs from the Quercus Training & Support Working Group and discuss anything Quercus.
Hands-on learning lab drop-ins – come see Quercus in action
Quercus Faculty users panel, with early adopters and power users
Quercus Course Design showcase
Hands-on learning lab drop-ins – come see Quercus in action
Course Building: Modules vs. Pages in Quercus
Grading in Quercus