Virtual Computer Lab

Welcome to a Virtual Computer Lab for the OISE Community

Education Commons is pleased to announce a newly established partnership with Apporto, Inc., to provide virtual computer labs to the OISE community.

Teaching Classes

OISE faculty and instructors, you will be able to log in via web browser with your Utorid and:

  • Teach your students in a scheduled class, using OISE-licensed software.
  • Observe students’ progress, and assist them in their work, by visiting their virtual desktops.
  • Drop in to the virtual computer lab any time to use the available software.

Important: If you will be instructing a class and need to use the virtual lab, book your class schedule on the Virtual Computer Lab Booking Form. Do so as early as possible, so we can reserve your time in the lab and invite your students to the lab session. Use the V C Lab Schedule Calendar to check the availability of the V C Lab.

Students

OISE Students, you will be able to log in via web browser with your Utorid and:

  • Join your instructor for a scheduled class requiring licensed software.
  • Drop in to the virtual computer lab to make use of the available software for your own work.

User Guide for Teaching in the V C Lab

User Guide for Students in the V C Lab

Available Software

Education Commons will be providing the following software titles for the OISE community in the virtual computer labs.

  • SPSS, v. 26
  • MPlus 8.4 Base Program and Combination Add-on
  • Nvivo
  • Stata, v. 15
  • R Studio
  • Covidence
  • MS Office Pro
  • RedCap
  • IRTPRO
  • Access to OneDrive

Take a Guided Tour

If you will teach a class using the Virtual Lab, book a one-on-one consultation to explore the teaching functionality of this system

OISE students using the Virtual Lab, join an Education Commons expert, Wednesdays at 11:00 AM,  for a Virtual Labs Guided Tour for Students, on Zoom.

Support

Reach out to Education Commons with any questions you may have.

If you are instructing a class and need to use the virtual lab, use our Virtual Computer Lab Booking Form to let us know of the class you teach, so we can schedule it in the virtual lab and invite your students.Use the V C Lab Schedule Calendar to check the availability of the V C Lab.

Send inquiries by email to oise.help@utoronto.ca