Virtual Computer Lab

Education Commons is pleased to partner with Apporto, Inc., to provide virtual computer labs to the OISE community.

Visit OISE's Virtual Computer Lab

Teaching Classes

OISE faculty and instructors can login using a web browser and UTORid to:

  • 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.
  • Use the virtual computer lab any time to use the available software.


OISE Students can login using a web browser and UTORid to:

  • Join your instructor for a scheduled class requiring licensed software.
  • Make use of the available software for your own work.

Available Software

Education Commons provides the following software for the OISE community in the virtual computer labs.

  • SPSS, v. 28
  • Stata, v. 17
  • R Studio
  • Access to OneDrive
  • Covidence
  • MS Office Pro
  • RedCap
  • Nvivo

Training and Resources


Request support for Apporto on the Online Service Hub by selecting the category OISE Apps > Apporto

If you are instructing a class and need to use the virtual lab, email to let us know the class you teach, so we can schedule it in the virtual lab and invite your students.

Service Type:
Software & Applications, Teaching & Learning
User Group:
Faculty & Instructor, Student