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Bb A quick setup guide for OISE faculty - Getting Started with Blackboard
UofT Blackboard support - Blackboard Overview
Online Webinar in your course - Blackboard Collobarate
New features for 2016 - Inline Grading


Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation » Upcoming Events

UofTCenter for Teaching Support & Innovation at UofT (CTSI).  Helping faculty members with their teaching and assessment of learning.

CTSI provides leadership in teaching and learning at the University of Toronto and provides support for pedagogy and pedagogy-driven instructional technology for all teaching staff and teaching assistants across the university's campuses and divisions.  Check out their upcoming events for workshops and presentations.

End of Semester Course Reminders

Remember, it is always good practice to download and save a backup copy of your Blackboard Portal course information, including any Grade Centre data you may have entered.

  1. DOWNLOAD a copy of Grade Center
  2. ARCHIVE and download a copy of your course


New Faculty, Your First Stop: UTORids - Why get one?

Most new systems developed at UofT require this authentication both here at OISE and at the university at large. We highly recommend your attention to this matter - it isn't going away! Want to know how to get one? Here's how!

Wondering what the Education Commons can do for you?  Take a look at our Summary of EC Services.


Access the UofT Learning Portal with your Mobile Device

Bb app The Blackboard Mobile Learn app enables students to receive course notifications and updates to course content from their mobile device. The app can be used with both wifi and cellular networks.

While Mobile Learn is not intended to replace the full browser-based interface to the UofT Blackboard Learning Portal, the app does provide quick access to course Announcements, Grades, and contribute entries to Blogs, Discussion forums and Journals.  Available on: iPhone / iPod Touch, iPad, Android devices, Blackberry (coming soon).  Just search for "Blackboard" in your device's app store.