Welcome to the Latest Edition!

May 11, 2021

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

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Archiving Your Quercus Exam

With the end of the Winter term just behind us we've been getting a lot of questions about downloading copies of Quercus quizzes. You may want to export a copy of your midterm or final as a PDF for future reference. Unfortunately, there is no built-in Quercus tool that makes this simple to do, but we've outlined two methods that work quite well. Click here to read the instructions.


Arranging Columns in the Gradebook

The Quercus gradebook is likely a familiar tool by now, but did you know that you can customize the order of gradebook columns? They can be arranged by due date, points, and alphabetically by assignment name. Click here to learn how.


Extending the End-Date for a Course (Updated Video)

In some situations you may need to adjust the term dates for your course page on Quercus. This would be necessary in order to add someone to the course after the term ends or to make quiz results available to students. The workflow for adjusting term dates has changed recently and we've updated our how-to guide here


Fostering a Sense of Community in Online Learning (Webinar)

UTSC's Centre for Teaching and Learning is hosting a webinar focused on the pedagogical benefits of fostering a sense of community in online courses. The webinar will take place May 19th 2021 from 11am-12pm Click here to register.