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The Learning Portal is Changing!

Three new tools have been integrated in the Portal (Blackboard) as of Monday, August 15th:

  1. Turnitin
  2. Blackboard Assignment Inline Grading
  3. WileyPLUS

Getting Started with Blackboard

Brian Sutherland - Educational Technology Admninistrator, Asst. Professor (UTM)

Here's an introductory workshop on U of T's Learning Management portal.  Review basic functions and learn how to use Blackboard more effectively with students.   We'll also review new features available in the Portal this Fall, including Turnitin Direct Submit, and Inline Grading (aka Crocodoc).  Bring your syllabus, there will be time at the end to look at your course and advise on setup.


For support please contact us at:

Setup of Blackboard Learning Management System

Brian, Adon, Frank and the portal support team are available by email, phone or appointment to resolve your Blackboard setup problems or discuss technology-supported course design.  [].

Or give us a call/email us for your general teaching and learning technology support needs:

Brian Sutherland, M. Ed.  []
Educational Technology Administrator, Asst. Professor (UTM)

Adon Irani, M. MSc.  []
Learning Consultant and Educational Technology Specialist

Frank Fan, MASc. []
Frontline Educational Technology Technician


Peer Scholar

Peer Scholar is a peer and self assessment system for large classes, which is now available to be piloted at U of T for Summer classes.   Browse these instructions for more information or contact  [] to have it set up for your course.   More at Pearson Ed...


Courses who wish to implement the Turnitin academic integrity system should: