Educational Technology

Quercus Support Resources & the Academic Toolbox

Learn about the educational technology tools the University has access to.

Use our Tool Finder to see guides for the various tools in our Academic Toolbox.

Learn how technology can assist in teaching your course.

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Resources for instructors in regards to Generative AI use at U of T:

Approved Generative AI tools:

Ensuring your course is accessible is an important part of course design and delivery.  Please consult some of our resources:

We also have numerous webinar recordings to assist with incorporating and embedding accessibility into your course:

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Just getting started?  No problem, check out the Quercus Quick Guide for guidance around getting up and running with your Quercus course as well as important administrative functions that occur in Quercus.

We have webinar recordings on various topics regarding teaching with technology.

You can also consult our information pages on the following Quercus elements:

Looking for something specific?  You can search and browse all of our Teaching with Technology Resources and Tool Guides here:

Your course home page sets the tone for your course and often is the source of a student’s first impression of your course. CTSI’s asynchronous program provides you with the tools you need to build an inviting and welcoming learning environment, starting with the course home page. We anticipate this asynchronous program will take up to two hours to complete.

By the end of this online self-paced program, you will be able to:

  1. Describe social presence, teaching presence, and cognitive presence as part of the community of inquiry model
  2. Utilize the Rich Content Editor in Quercus to edit text and include audiovisual materials on Quercus Pages
  3. Create a Course Home Page that fosters social presence, teaching presence, and cognitive presence

Enrol in the asynchronous

This program and others can be found on our Self-Paced Programs listing page.

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