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IT Connect provides information about technology at the UW — instructions, how-to documentation, quick-start guides — for teaching, learning, studying, research, planning and administration, and more.

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  • Build your overall skills in Canvas with 3-week online class

    March 4, 2021

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    This online class for intermediate learners, April 12-May 2, will help you build your skills in Canvas page design, video and audio production, assessment and grading, and inclusive and accessible design and pedagogy. UW faculty, staff, and graduate students on any of the three campuses are welcome to participate. This course includes weekly deadlines, but participants will have the option of working through the course in a self-paced manner. There are no required synchronous meetings. Register now.

  • IT Connect is your source for information technology at the UW

    February 24, 2021

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    If you’re reading this post in IT Connect, then you’re already where you need to be to find the tools and information about technology available at the UW — including instructions, how-to documentation, and quick-start guides. Find out what technology you can use for teaching, learning, studying, research, planning and administration, and more. And remember to bookmark this page.

  • Zoom event to help instructors with course planning for spring quarter

    February 23, 2021

    Faculty, learn how you can better support your students while they’re learning remotely — with tips gleaned from research at the UW — at a 3 p.m. Zoom event, March 4. The research was conducted at different times during 2020, based on course evaluations and student surveys asking about the impact of COVID and concurrent social and political stressors. starting in the spring, when students were asked, “How are you doing during COVID?” In the fall, research was expanded to gauge the impact of social and political upheaval on students as they managed to learn remotely.

  • Keep forgetting your passwords? Get a password manager

    February 19, 2021

    Automatically fill in passwords and safely share passwords with others by using LastPass, a secure browser-based password management tool. Available to UW staff with a valid budget.

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Last reviewed December 29, 2020