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.

Quercus Quick Guide

U of T Quercus: Integrated Tools to Facilitate Teaching and Learning The University of Toronto’s academic technology toolbox is powered by Quercus.  Quercus is based on the Canvas Learning Management

Tool Guide Menu

Tool Finder Are you wondering which tools to choose to achieve learning goals for your course? Use our Tool Finder to see guides for the various tools in our Academic

Past CTSI Workshop Recordings

This page contains recordings of workshops from the Centre for Teaching Support and Innovation (CTSI) and their associated resources, covering various aspects of teaching and learning, as well as Quercus

Quercus course templates and example courses

View Quercus Course Templates We have created course templates to provide instructors and instructional staff with a framework for using the Quercus tools to build their own course sites. View

Online Assessment Tools

ACT Major Projects – Update There is currently an ongoing RFx review of Online Grading Solutions for the Academic Toolbox.  Please see the Academic & Collaborative Technologies (ACT) Major Projects

Online Discussion Tools

ACT Major Projects – Update There is currently an ongoing RFP review of Discussion Tools for the Academic Toolbox.  Please see the Academic & Collaborative Technologies (ACT) Major Projects Update

Lecture Capture

Lecture Capture software available at U of T:   You can use webinar tools (MS Teams Meeting or Zoom) to create a meeting of one (just yourself) and using the

Student Support

Instructors: feel free to share this support page with your students Quercus Tools: Quercus Discussions Discussions Quercus Discussions allow course participants can have an online conversation. Visit the Quercus  Student: Discussion Tool page

Recording of Lectures and Class Sessions

Audio and Video Recording of Lectures and Class Sessions More information on Recording Technologies can be found on the Academic and Collaborative Technologies site. There are several possible reasons a

Course Life Cycle

The Quercus course life cycle is a timeline of events a course goes through from creation to delivery to archived (read-only*). This resource will help you plan to build, update,

Teaching with Social Media

Teaching with social media This guide provides an overview of teaching with social media at the University of Toronto. Its goal is to help Instructors: understand considerations around the use

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