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  • UW Accessible IT Capacity Building Institute to build knowledge, skills

    March 24, 2017

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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 increase use of fully accessible IT. Space is limited, so register soon for the Institute at the UW’s Seattle campus in the HUB, room 145.


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

    March 23, 2017

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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 include the different factors in creating and leading online courses, using gaming concepts, and social and cultural factors in technology designs.


  • 2FA safeguards your information online, adds a layer of security beyond a password

    March 16, 2017

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    Protect your personal information from unauthorized access by enrolling in Duo, the University’s new two-factor authentication (2FA) system, beginning in April. 2FA adds a layer of security beyond a password when signing in with your UW NetID. With Duo you can use an app on your phone to sign in. The new Workday HR/Payroll system will use Duo when it launches in mid-June, with others systems adopting it in the future. Watch for more information on Duo when enrollment opens in April.


  • Price reduction for UW Connect, the University’s service management tool

    March 15, 2017

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    UW departments can more effectively track and manage customer service requests by subscribing to UW Connect, the UW’s service management tool, with newly lowered rates. The rate has been reduced 26 percent per user license per month for staff, and by 37 percent for student employees. UW Connect supports UW’s Transforming Administration Program (TAP) and its aim to build a culture of service.


  • Building life-long learning, with the help of technology

    March 14, 2017

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    UW Bothell Lecturer Erin Hill uses an interactive whiteboard app in class to help students learn how to learn. She uses the app to make their learning visible, allowing them to understand and improve their own reasoning. Erin Hill is featured in the Innovators Among Us series produced by the Office of the Provost, UW-IT, the Center for Teaching and Learning, and UW Libraries.

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