ACT Projects

For information on Academic Toolbox Integration Projects, please visit our dedicated website: https://act.utoronto.ca/toolbox/

For information on Instructional Technology Innovation Projects, please visit our dedicated website: https://itif.utoronto.ca

Peer Collaboration Tool

The contract for the University’s current peer collaboration tool expires in the spring of 2020. The University will be required to return to the marketplace before that.

Update (May 2020): An RFP was posted in the first quarter of 2020 and has closed. An evaluation committee comprised of instructors and professional staff subject matter experts are currently evaluating the submitted proposals. Estimated time of completion: Spring 2020.

For more information, please contact Quercus Help

Webinar and Webconferencing Tool:

The contract for the University’s current webinar/web conferencing solution expires in the summer of 2021. The University will be required to return to the marketplace before that.

Update (May 2020): University is currently gathering its requirements through a community-wide consultation.

For more information, please write to: Webinar Community Feedback

Discussion Boards:

The University is currently investigating various options for more fulsome asynchronous discussion board solutions for use by instructors in teaching.

Update (May 2020): The University is currently conducting information risk management assessments of possible solutions for deployment in the summer of 2020

For more information, please contact Quercus Help

Plagiarism Detection:

The contract University’s current plagiarism detection solution expires at the end of 2020. The University will be required to return to the marketplace before that.

Update (May 2020): The Ontario Education Collaborative Marketplace (OECM) recently completed a request for pre-approved vendors process in this solution category. The University is currently investigating those options.

For more information, please contact Quercus Help

WordPress Service Providers:

Given the increase in the number of internal University departments seeking WordPress design, development and hosting solutions, university is currently working towards issuing a request for pre-approved suppliers for WordPress services. This will be similar to the current list of pre-approved Drupal service providers already available to departments at the University (see https://www.procurement.utoronto.ca/supplier-directory/drupal-website for more on pre-approved Drupal suppliers).

Update (May 2020): University is currently gathering its requirements.

For more information, please contact Enterprise Web Services

Jupyter:

The University is currently investigating solutions to deploy an enterprise instance of Jupiter Electronic Lab Notebooks for use in courses across the University.

For more information, please contact Quercus Help