Online Teaching Consults

For many courses, the start of the 2020 Fall term is less than a month away. If you have lingering questions about how to approach online teaching there are plenty of resources to tap into. A great start is our Teaching Online at Rotman course page. Try clicking on, "The Basics" for a step-by-step guide to planning and delivering your course online as well as links to the various webinars we've run these past few weeks. You can also consult with your area teaching mentor or book an appointment with the Rotman Digital Office directly by emailing rotmandigital@rotman.utoronto.ca - we are here to help.

Poll Everywhere License for Rotman

Last week we announced that Poll Everywhere is now available for free for all Rotman faculty and staff. Poll Everywhere is a classroom response system that allows you to easily integrate poll questions into Powerpoint, Keynote, and Google Slides. Poll Everywhere will be holding a training session on Thursday, August 20th from 3:00-4:15pm to showcase their service. If you would like to be sent an invitation to Rotman's Poll Everywhere account or would like to attend the training session, please complete this short survey.

Analytics in Quercus

Quercus has traditionally offered basic analytics to track student engagement and performance. Recent improvements allow instructors to dig deeper into the numbers. For more information, click here and scroll down to "New Analytics" or watch this brief overview of what New Analytics has to offer.

Microsoft Webinars

Join Microsoft and experts in curriculum design and learning technologies for a 5-part series that explores blended online teaching and learning strategies. Learn tips and successful practices to help you engage learners and create a collaborative learning environment. Whether you are looking for ways to evolve your face-to-face activities so you can engage students with successful online learning practices, or effectively assess and provide feedback online, this series will share ways to enhance learning and deliver your online or blended course in an organized, engaging and accessible way utilizing Office 365 and Microsoft Teams. To view previously recorded webinars or register for upcoming sessions, click here.