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October 11, 2017

Learn how to share and reuse Panopto videos on Oct. 18 at noon

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Bring your laptop and lunch to Odegaard’s room 320 and learn about Panopto, the UW’s lecture capture solution. Panopto allows easy recording and reviewing of videos from courses, lectures, and presentations. A quick demo will followed by an open discussion, including sharing and copying recordings, among other topics.

September 29, 2017

October is Cybersecurity awareness month – Learn how to keep your data secure

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Learn how to address threats and risks to personal and UW institutional information at several events being hosted by the Office of the Chief Information Security Officer as part of Cybersecurity Awareness Month. On October 4, “Security 101: Things to Know, Things to Do, and Resources” will kick off the activities in the UW Tower…

September 27, 2017

Students: Attend the Technology Expo at Odegaard on Sept. 29

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Visit the UW-IT Technology Expo on Sept. 29 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Odegaard Undergraduate Library. Find out about free technology, software, discounts and services available to students, including those student perks available at Odegaard. Learn about IT Connect, DawgPrints, the Student Technology Loan Program, the Student Technology Fee, and technology provided…

July 18, 2017

DO-IT event on July 25 celebrates 25 years of empowering people with disabilities

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RSVP to attend the event, featuring speakers from the UW Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking & Technology (DO-IT) Center and an awards ceremony honoring those whose work has benefited people with disabilities. DO-IT promotes equal access — in both the classroom and the workplace — to maximize the potential of individuals with disabilities and make communities more…

May 12, 2017

Celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day on May 18 at UW

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Participate in events at the UW to mark Global Accessibility Awareness Day and the importance of digital access and inclusion for people with disabilities. Offerings include assistive technology demos, everyday tips for increasing accessibility, an accessibility tools showcase, and workshops on captioning videos, making PDFs accessible, advanced web accessibility techniques, and much more. The activities…

May 9, 2017

May 24 Tech Talks: Securing WordPress, health care system security and cloud computing

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Share IT resources and foster connections at the quarterly Campus Tech Talks on Wednesday, May 24 in the Odegaard Undergraduate Library, room 220, from 10 a.m. to noon. Learn how to secure your WordPress site; about usability and security issues to consider in protecting health care systems; and how cloud computing is helping a researcher…

April 5, 2017

Free workshops on how to use Poll Everywhere to engage students in class

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Instructors can use the Poll Everywhere classroom response system to engage students during lecture sessions with live polls and quick checks on subject matter comprehension. Learn more about using the tool, administering polls, moving scores from graded poll questions to Canvas, and more in free two-hour workshops offered on multiple dates: April 14,  April 17,…

March 24, 2017

UW Accessible IT Capacity Building Institute to build knowledge, skills

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The UW Accessible IT Capacity Building Institute on April 27 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. will explore how to develop, procure and use technology that is accessible to everyone, including those with disabilities. Sponsored by UW-IT’s Accessible Technology Services, the Institute provides information on accessibility and opportunities to discuss how to implement policies that…

March 23, 2017

Symposium features innovation in teaching and learning, keynote on building inclusive classroom communities

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Learn how instructors from all three campuses are advancing student learning at the 13th annual Teaching & Learning Symposium in UW’s HUB Ballroom on April 24, 2:00 – 4:30 p.m. Open to all faculty, staff and students, the symposium will feature a  keynote presentation on building inclusive classrooms and more than 50 poster presentations. Topics…

March 9, 2017

Ignite your imagination at the TechConnect Conference on March 23

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Join the University’s information technology community on Thursday, March 23 in the Husky Union Building at UW Seattle. Explore emerging trends, share your ideas and learn how others are using IT solutions to meet today’s challenges. The fourth annual all-day UW TechConnect Conference: Transformative IT—The New Normal features keynote speaker Brian McDonald, a national expert…

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