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April 27, 2021

Good morning Rotman! Below you will find the latest tips and tricks on Quercus and all things digital learning.

For more information on course design, video creation, and Quercus please visit our new website: rotmandigital.ca

If ever you have feedback or questions or would like to schedule an appointment, please contact us at rotmandigital@rotman.utoronto.ca


Downloading Bb Collaborate Recordings (Video)

A reminder that all Blackboard Collaborate recordings created prior to May 1, 2021 will be automatically deleted on June 30, 2021. We strongly recommend reviewing your recordings now to determine which you would like to download and save. For more information please click here.

We have created instructions on how to download your previous Bb Collaborate recordings. Click here to watch the video and read the guide.


EdTech Workshop 2021

UofT Engineering's Ed Tech Office is hosting their annual Ed Tech workshop next Friday, May 7th 2021 running from 10am - 4pm. This year's theme is "Reduce, Reuse Recycle". These sessions will discuss what online aspects we can we take back to campus and what we can leave behind.

Click here to learn more and register.


O365 Success Factors Training

EASI has developed and launched a new training curriculum to help university employees leverage the Microsoft Office 365 tools that are available to us. They are currently running two courses: Introduction to Microsoft 365 @ U of T and High Performance Collaboration. Click here to register for the next available offerings.


6 Tips to Keep Students Engaged on Zoom

This article from our colleagues at Harvard Business Review offers six tips for how to deliver virtual presentations that will grab an audience’s attention. Presenting in front of a group online is tricky, whether you’re in a boardroom or a classroom. That’s why these tips apply not just to giving corporate presentations, but also to presenting lectures to students in online and hybrid environments. Click here to read the article.