Teaching with Technology

Welcome to the Academic Toolbox

You can view our articles related to Teaching with Technology below.  If you are looking for support with a specific tool in the Quercus Academic Toolbox, visit our Tool Guides to search by name or category.

Resilient Course Design

Resilient course design is a framework for understanding how to design courses that account for variability in conditions. A resilient course design can reduce workload later in the term by

Collaborative Annotation Tools

ACT Major Projects – Update There is currently an ongoing RFSQ review for a Collaborative Annotation Solution for the Academic Toolbox.  Please see the Academic & Collaborative Technologies (ACT) Major

Instructor Quercus Checklist

Access Quercus: □ Log in with your UTORid and password at q.utoronto.ca Pre-Course: □ Contact your Divisional Educational Technology Support staff member for questions about setting up your Quercus course. □ Contact your Faculty Liaison Librarian. who can

Considerations for Large Courses

Planning and Delivering Your Course Many of the resources on this site can support the planning and delivery of a large class, whether online or in-person. You could start by

Letter grades in Quercus

Letter Grades A number of potential issues regarding the use of letter grades in Quercus have been identified. Problems can occur when using the Gradebook or the SpeedGrader. Attention all

Guidance for Potential Risks in Remote Teaching

This resource has been developed to help guide instructors’ preparations and decision-making when designing a course for online/remote delivery and taking into account students who may have different learning and

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