The Discovery

News and updates from Education Commons


Demonstrating the touch screen at Education Commons
September 29, 2022

Setting New Records in Service Excellence

The beginning of a term usually signals a rise in service and support requests at Education Commons, and 2022 set a new record! Learn more about the ways you can request support from Education Commons.
Person standing by servers in the OISE building
August 5, 2022

Our Progress Towards Strategic Goals – Year 2

We are currently completing the second year of our three year strategic plan Rethinking Education Commons: Building Strategic Priorities which guides us and aligns our efforts to put this commitment into real action.
Zoom homescreen on new KIC stand
May 6, 2022

Knowledge, Innovation, and Collaboration – the new KIC Stand 2.0

The first KIC Stand was custom-built by Education Commons in 2016. Now in 2022 technology has evolved and a new all-in-one, purpose-built, presentation and video solution has become available that serves the same need in a lighter, faster and simpler solution - the Zoom KIC Stand 2.0.
Zoom logo with lock image
March 25, 2022

Guide to Zoom security settings

A summary of Zoom security tips. We encourage the community to learn the basics of these security settings before creating or hosting a Zoom meeting.
activate Windows
February 25, 2022

Windows Activation Notice

When you’re working remotely for an extended period of time using an OISE issued laptop, you will have noticed that you get a notification to activate Windows every six months. Learn why and what to do.