Explore Services for Students

No matter what the field of study, Education Commons has resources to support OISE students with their academic success.

Computers and Applications

Virtual Computer Lab

OISE is proud to offer a Virtual Lab for students, powered by Apporto. Use the Virtual Computer Lab to join your instructor for a scheduled class requiring licensed software or use the software for your own work.

Computer Lab 6

Lab 6 is located at OISE, on the 3rd floor, room 3-322. There are 20 computers located in the room which are available first come, first serve. To login, enter your UTORid and password.

Borrow a Laptop

If you need to borrow a laptop, Education Commons offers loaner laptops to all students temporarily requiring a computer to support their university work activities, for up to two weeks.

Online Learning - Tools and Training

Quercus & Pepper

Find links to Quercus and Pepper user guides. Or join our weekly virtual drop-in to ask questions about online learning tools.

Research Tools and Analysis

Education Commons has resources to help you learn how to use REDCap, a free and secure web application for building and managing online surveys and databases. Workshops are also available on research design and analysis using SPSS, NVivo, Stata, Dedoose, and R.

Online Training and Workshops

Ask questions and learn more about using OISE’s digital resources. Students are welcome to join our online drop-in sessions held weekly on Zoom.

Service list

Visit Lab 6 for access to computer workstations and printing services at OISE.
Our previous ECPP website has been sunset. A curated list of important links and resources and where they are accessible now.
Students, staff, and faculty associated with the Master of Teaching program can access Google Workspace for Education.
Students are able to loan a laptop for up to two weeks to support their university work activities.
Learn how to use the many applications that make up the Microsoft 365 suite of programs, including MS Teams, SharePoint and OneDrive