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August 4th, 2021

We hope you enjoyed the long weekend!

Welcome to the August 4th edition of the Rotman Digital Newsletter. This week we are excited to announce an upcoming webinar series hosted by Instructional Designer, Ivan Chow. Two lunch-and-learn sessions will take place later this month. See details below.

We are also pleased to report significant upgrades to U of T's video-hosting server, MyMedia.

Lastly, with the Fall semester quickly approaching, we will offer Quercus training to any faculty or staff looking for a refresher. 

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

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


Upcoming Rotman Digital Webinars 

Rotman Digital's Instructional Designer, Ivan Chow will offer two lunch-and-learn webinars this month:

August 19th 2021 from 12-1pm: Universal Design of Learning (UDL) 

August 26th 2021 from 12-1pm: Building a Community of Inquiry in Online Courses

The links to register for these webinars will be in the August 17th edition of this newsletter.


Quercus Training Sessions

Are you a new user of Quercus? A veteran who could use a refresher? We are offering Quercus training sessions to interested faculty and staff leading up to the Fall semester. Book a session by emailing us at rotmandigital@rotman.utoronto.ca.


MyMedia Updates

The MyMedia team has made some significant upgrades to the service. Some of these new features include:

• The ability to organize media into folders

• Tracking of media views within MyMedia

• Tracking of user interaction with media (beta interface)

Visit mymedia.library.utoronto.ca to see out the new updates. Click here to read our updated documentation on using the new MyMedia interface. 


Video Recording Guidelines

Are you planning to record asynchronous videos for your Fall courses? We have listed some equipment, video, and audio recommendations for optimizing your asynchronous videos. Click here to take a look.