Information technology tools and resources at the UW
June 23, 2017
Bring your imagination to the Media Arcade, an audio-video makerspace where you can compose music, edit video, critique video games, listen to vinyl, digitize vintage media, and more. The Media Arcade is open to UW students, faculty and staff and is located on the third floor of Seattle’s Allen Library North. It offers iMacs loaded with audio and video software. Large plasma screens are connected to video game consoles and playback and recording equipment for everything from LaserDiscs to Blu-rays. The Media Arcade is also outfitted with turntables, cassette decks and a 16mm telecine, reel-to-reel player.
June 21, 2017
Starting Tuesday, June 27, UW employees will begin using Workday for payroll, human resources, and all related employee self-service needs. On that same day, the Integrated Service Center (ISC) begins providing Workday support and help through phone, email, and a drop-in center at the UW Tower. Learn more about how you’ll use Workday, which you will access through the ISC website, and ensure the security of your personal information now by enrolling in two-factor authentication.
June 19, 2017
What are the top distractions for students in class? Texting and reading email. Find out about these and other educational experiences students have with technology in new interactive Tableau dashboards that depict results from undergraduate students surveyed in 2015 and 2016. The results offer a current picture of how technology affects learning at the University of Washington’s Seattle campus. The survey covers device ownership, attitudes toward technology, distraction factors, lecture capture, and resources and tools students would like instructors to use more often.
June 8, 2017
The new online, paperless UW Curriculum Management system improves the efficiency and transparency of the course proposal review process. The system allows academic departments to create, submit, review and approve course proposals online, eliminating the need for paper and saving an estimated 16,000 pages of paper per year. The new tool uses a cloud-based Software as a Service product managed by the Office of the University Registrar and UW Information Technology.
June 7, 2017
Go to the Integrated Service Center website to view the “Get Ready for Workday” section, now featuring go-live checklists for employees. You can also see instructional videos and user guides. Remember to enroll in 2FA through Duo in order to be able to use Workday, starting June 27.
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UW’s Integrated Service Center
The Integrated Service Center (ISC) is your source for Workday, HR, benefits and payroll transactional support. The ISC includes a comprehensive self-service website, drop-in center, and support via phone and email.
Remember: enroll in two-factor authentication (2FA) through Duo, which is required for Workday.