Available Portal Organization Alternatives to the Faculty of Medicine

Short description

Available applications to support administration and collaboration duties include QUERCUS, Microsoft Teams, and OneDrive.

Video Studio

Short description

Ideal for lecture recordings and interviews, the Discovery Commons video studio is equipped with HD cameras, a lighting grid, green screen, professional microphones, a teleprompter, a video switcher, and streaming device for webcasts. The green screen allows for any background to be added to suit the style of your production.

Faculty Senior Promotions System

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The Faculty of Medicine’s Senior Promotions (Associate and Full Professor) process is managed by the Faculty’s Human Resources office, and facilitated by a workflow and document management system (Laserfiche) supported by Discovery Commons.

Learning Portal Support

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Discovery Commons supports the strategic use of the Learning Portal (Blackboard) for courses and organizations which are included in the curriculum and not found in ROSI.

Lecture Capture

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Recording of presentations, seminars, and lectures.

Lecture Videoconferencing

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Infrastructure-based high-definition videoconferencing of lectures and seminars in specially-equipped classrooms.

Listserv (UTORlist)

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LISTSERV is a system for disseminating information to large groups of people, or supporting group discussions via email.

Major AV Installations & Upgrades

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Provide consultation and technical advice on selecting the appropriate audio visual technologies and vendors for your classrooms, conference rooms, event sites, and other departmental spaces.

Learning Portal (Blackboard)

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The Learning Portal (Blackboard) is the University’s institutionally-supported learning management system (LMS) and secure portal.

Major IT Installations & Upgrades

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Provide consultation, technical advice, and implementation support related to major IT projects such as making major departmental IT purchases, standardizing all computers in a department, transition of user accounts (email, file server) to Faculty-run services.

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