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quercus

Quercus Support Resources for Faculty and Students:

uoft.me/q-resources
 
 
 

Overview of Quercus for Instructors

 

Welcome Canvas (Quercus) to the OISE online toolbox.  

Canvas

Faculty are encouraged to use this opportunity to think about how you want to use an online system to achieve your course goals.  Check out the Quercus instructor guide and learn more about the new Canvas/Quercus system from the UofT Toolbox Renewal site, or browse some of the links below:

 

Computer security due to recent outbreaks

EC

Please remember security is a shared responsibility.

The following are the critical steps that we count on everyone to take to protect their data and reduce vulnerabilities for everyone.

  1. Save or copy all your important data to OISEDrive (also known as HomeSpace) regularly. Any files stored on HomeSpace/OISEDrive for more than 24 hours can be restored from backups in case they are affected.
     
  2. Exercise caution when opening email attachments. Do not open any messages with offers that are too good to be true. Beware of messages from the CRA about your income tax refund for example, or banks asking for your credentials, or to have you open an attachment.
     
  3. Regularly apply security updates to your home and personally owned computers.


If you have any questions, please contact the OISE EC Client Care Portal
https://whd.oise.utoronto.ca
416-978-1802
Help Desk: Rm. 3-320 (3rd fl. computer labs)

 

Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation

UofTCenter for Teaching Support & Innovation at UofT (CTSI)

The Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation (CTSI) is a hub for teaching and learning at the University of Toronto. They serve instructors, graduate students and teaching assistants (through the Teaching Assistant’s Training Program – TATP), on all three campuses, providing leadership and support on all teaching related and student engagement issues. Visit the About CTSI page to learn more about their services and expertise and how they support U of T instructors and staff with teaching and learning related issues. At CTSI, teaching matters.

 

Faculty instructions for Teaching Station Jr classroom projectors

YouTubePlease consult our OISE 1-page guide for setup instructions:HowTo_TeachingStationJr.pdf

How to turn on the Audio Visual System in most classrooms:

  1. Connect the network cable attached to Teaching Station Junior to your computer
  2. Your computer will ask you to enter your UTORid to connect to the network*
  3. Enter your UTORid username and password. Once you have logged in successfully, the A/V system will turn on.
    To use the projector, please ensure the VGA of HDMI cable (if equipped) is connected to your laptop.
  4. If you require assistance, please press the Tech Help button on the teaching station. This will connect you to a live support representative who can enable the system remotely or send a technician to your room to assist.

*If you are using a non-OISE supplied Windows/PC computer, you will need to do a one time update to be able to log-in. You can do so by downloading and running the automatic update file found here: http://uoft.me/oise-tsjr-setup-tool

If your laptop does not have a wired network connector you can use an external adapter
(not supplied in the room) or request that ACE to automatically enable the “Teaching Station Junior”
system in your classroom for each class. For more info please see:
http://sites.utoronto.ca/teachingstation/tsj/macbook_air.html

If you experience any difficulties trying to configure your laptop, consult the UofT Teaching Station Jr Handbook: http://sites.utoronto.ca/teachingstation/tsj/handbook.html

 
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