April Edition

April 26th, 2022

Welcome to the April edition of the Rotman Digital Newsletter.

This month we feature a new set of dual delivery instructions for those teaching at 105 St. George St. We've also included a link to our Quercus Quiz checklist which can be referenced when setting up your final exams, and a summary of the latest Quercus features released this month.

Below you will find a the registration link for this year's Teaching and Learning Symposium which is taking place online May 11-13 and information on CTSI's upcoming Teaching Practices & Course Design Workshop.

For more information on course design, video creation, and Quercus please visit rotmandigital.ca. If you have feedback, questions, or would like to schedule an appointment, please reach out to us at rotmandigital@rotman.utoronto.ca.

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Dual Delivery Instructions

For instructors teaching at 105 St. George we have developed guidance on running dual delivery sessions without the aid of a moderator. These instructions can be found on the Teaching Online at Rotman Quercus page here.

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April Quercus Release Notes

April saw the release of many new features in Quercus, including the introduction of a built-in icon maker and the ability to apply scores to ungraded assignments. Click here to see a detailed summary of the release notes.

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Teaching and Learning Symposium 2022

From May 11-13th 2022 UofT, CTSI, and the Rotman Digital Office will be hosting the annual Teaching and Learning Symposium. This year's theme focuses on Design Thinking Frameworks and designing the future of higher education. This is a great opportunity to learn and network in order to create a better learning experience for students. Click this link to register.

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Teaching Practices & Course Design Workshop

This workshop hosted by CTSI on May 4th 2022 10:00am - 11:30am will examine how course design decisions impact instructors and students, explore strategies to promote reflection and resilience, and review a range of approaches that can be applied to any teaching and learning context. Click here to register and learn more.

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Quercus Quiz Setup Checklist

With exams underway, it is important to ensure that your Quercus quiz is set up correctly. This checklist will help ensure you're covering all bases. Click here to access.

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