CTSI: Office 365 for Teaching and Learning Series

University of Toronto's Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation (CTSI) has a 5-part webinar series on using Office 365 for teaching and learning online. 

About CTSI

The Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation (CTSI) is a University of Toronto organization that provides support for pedagogy and pedagogy-driven instructional technology for all teaching staff. Check out their Quercus Support Resources for all of their Quercus videos and workshop recordings.

Office 365 Tools

O365 for Teaching and Learning Series

In the 5-part webinar series, CTSI goes over how you can best leverage the tools in the O365 suite to create well-organized learning environment for your students. You can watch the recordings in any order you want and register for any upcoming webinars that you're interested in!

1. Discovering Teaching and Learning Tools in O365 (October 29, 2020)

In this session, explore the O365 applications that can support your teaching and learning activities. O365 also has many built-in accessibility features that can help you improve the accessibility of your learning materials. 

2. Organizing your Course Content using Office 365 Tools (January 28, 2021)

Did you know about the OneDrive integration in Quercus? This session discusses how to build effective course materials with O365 applications (Word, Excel, PPT, OneNote, Forms, Class Notebook) and share them easily with your students. 

3. Connecting and Communicating with Students using Office 365 Tools (February 18, 2021)

The O365 integration with Quercus also allows you to communicate easily with your students and faciliate collaboration among students. From managing appointments using Bookings to creating a class wiki using a OneNote Class Notebook, there's lots of ways for you to connect with your students and create opportunities for peer learning. 

4. Assessing Student Work and Providing Feedback using Office 365 Tools (Upcoming!)

March 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm | Register here
Learn how to use O365 tools to create assessments and explore options for providing feedback to students on their work. 

5. Teaching from a Distance using Office 365 Tools: Webinars and Recordings (Upcoming!)

April 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm | Register here
This sessions explores how to host a webinar using Microsoft Teams Video Meetings for synchronous lectures. It will also teach you how to produce and share asynchronous video content using PowerPoint and Stream. 

Please also check out CTSI's companion resource: Pedagogical Applications of Office 365. For specific O365 issues, contact the Informations Commons Help Desk (help.desk@utoronto.ca). 

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