February 5, 2016
UW instructors are invited to three “In Practice” workshops, focusing on putting technology in practice in effective and pedagogically sound ways. Sessions are meant to spark engagement among instructors, encourage collaboration with different UW programs and services, and ultimately enhance the student learning experience. Get details and register for Tech-Enabled Flipping on February 18, Activate Your Teaching on February 25 and The Many Uses of Clickers on March 3. Offered by the Center for Teaching and Learning and UW-IT, the workshops are in OUGL 220 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
February 3, 2016
UW students, faculty and staff can register for two upcoming webinars on Microsoft products, offered by UW Professional and Organizational Development (POD): Access Techniques (Beginner) on March 16 and Excel Techniques on March 17. Each is 1.5 hours and costs $65, which can be charged to a UW budget number. Register at least a week in advance. See all upcoming POD webinars.
February 1, 2016
The digital collection The African American Experience explores the history and culture of African Americans through encyclopedic explanations and primary sources—documents, photographs, quotes, speeches, etc. Topics include Africa and the Atlantic, 500-1550; Colonial North America, 1550-1760; pre- and post-Civil War; World War I and II; Civil Rights; and Black Power movements to the present. Brought to you by the UW Libraries.
January 27, 2016
The third annual UW TechConnect conference on “Future-Proofing” takes place March 24, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., at the UW Seattle HUB. Explore the future of IT at the UW with colleagues from all three campuses, and learn about efforts underway. Tracks are being planned around UW information technology strategy and architecture; teaching, learning and research; career pathways; and more, with breakout sessions and networking opportunities.
January 25, 2016
UW staff and faculty can learn how to create data visualizations using Tableau software, and do drag-and-drop analysis using Microsoft Excel PivotTables, at free UW-IT workshops. Sessions last one to three hours, and no programming skills are required. Learn more and register online for winter quarter sessions.
Free Tableau & Excel workshops, 1 to 3 hours, for UW staff/faculty. Register online now for winter quarter sessions bit.ly/1PZRXdm
UW Tower Data Center is ENERGYSTAR certified 3rd yr running; is the only university to earn this EPA rating in 2015 bit.ly/1Qw8oTw
Use UW Groups w/ Google Apps! Share via Google Drive, set permissions for Google Calendars, communicate using Sites. bit.ly/1OoAwIs