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Education Commons at OISE

Virtual Sessions

Below are schedules and links for informative ZOOM sessions that we hope will help you improve your remote communication and collaboration skills.

Teaching with ZOOM (Drop-in Sessions)

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Meet with an EC expert to ask questions about teaching or hosting your own ZOOM meeting.
With Derek Hunt

Tuesdays, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Introduction to WordPress
 

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If you are planning on a new website, WordPress could be the solution. Find out about this popular website software and how it could work for you.
With Rob Huang

Cancelled on July 8

Normally, Wednesdays, 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Microsoft Teams Clinic
 

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Have questions about Microsoft Teams? Drop in to this session! Equally a support clinic and an opportunity for shared learning, the session will help people of all skill levels get around in – and get the most out of – MS Teams.
With Derek McCabe.

Thursdays and Fridays, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

SharePoint Drop-ins

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Ask your questions about Microsoft SharePoint.
With Joseph Cataudella

Thursdays,  1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Introduction to OneDrive

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As OISE prepares to transition away from Homespace, get ahead of the game by learning the ins and outs of our new solution for personal data storage, Microsoft OneDrive.
With Laize Bacay

Mondays, 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm

Digital Accessibility

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Daily Topics:
PowerPoint's real-time, automatic captions; the accessibility checker in Word and PowerPoint.
Wednesdays, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm.

Microsoft's Accessibility Insights; how to make the web better for everyone.
Thursdays, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm.

Writing weblinks to engage everyone: no more "click here" or "read more."
Fridays, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm.
With Lonny O'Brien

Teaching with Quercus
 

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Getting ready to teach online?  Learn the basics of using Quercus for your course.
With Derek Hunt.

Tuesdays, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

ZOOM: Best Practices for Security

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An overview of Zoom's security features for controlling online meetings and classrooms.
With Neil Tinker.

Thursdays, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Introduction to SharePoint
 

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Learn the right way to manage documents with Microsoft SharePoint.
With Joseph Cataudella.

Wednesdays, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Microsoft Bookings

 

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Get an introduction to our new Office 365 tool for scheduling appointments.
With Laize Bacay and Catherine Dennis.

Tuesdays, 11:30 am - 12:15 pm

Coffee Hour With Education Commons Director Julia Duncan

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Every Friday, from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Julia invites you to join her for a virtual coffee and a chat. Members of the OISE community can drop in to offer suggestions and discuss ideas with her. Pour yourself a cup and settle in.

 

Note that these are live sessions; the links provided will seem to work at any time that you click them, but clicking at a time other than what's indicated on the schedule will not take you into the session you wanted.