IT Connect

Information technology tools and resources at the UW

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…

February 15, 2017

TechConnect Conference will focus on Transformative IT—The New Normal

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Learn about innovative IT solutions that will ignite your creativity and imagination at the all-day TechConnect Conference on March 23 in the Husky Union Building at UW Seattle. The conference features keynote speaker Brian McDonald, a national expert in developing leadership and strategic-thinking skills, and 18 presentations from IT professionals across the UW. Share your…

February 1, 2017

Feb. 16 Tech Talks: Multi-factor authentication, building smarter APIs and System Center

Join UW’s technology support community and share IT resources and foster connections at the next Campus Tech Talks from 10 a.m. to noon on Thursday, Feb. 16 in Odegaard Undergraduate Library, room 220. Learn about multi-factor authentication, an authentication system that goes beyond a user name and password; how a revolutionary new model for computing…

November 14, 2016

UW-IT VP/CIO Trosvig takes Michigan position; Powell appointed interim

Aaron Powell

Vice President for UW Information Technology and CIO Kelli Trosvig will assume the role of Vice President for Information Technology and CIO at the University of Michigan on November 14. Aaron Powell (pictured), UW-IT Associate Vice President for Information Management, will serve as Interim VP/CIO, effective November 10, Trosvig’s last day at the UW. A…

November 1, 2016

2017 UW TechConnect is March 23; proposals due Nov. 30

TechConnect session attendees

“Transformative IT—The New Normal” is the theme for the 2017 UW TechConnect Conference, on March 23 in the UW Seattle Husky Union Building. Mark your calendar. This fourth annual all-day conference for UW’s community of technology professionals will feature a keynote speaker, 16 concurrent sessions and an afternoon networking event. To present, lead a panel…

October 26, 2016

Distinguished Teaching Award for Innovation with Technology: Nominations due Nov. 18

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Nominate a stellar faculty member or team, from any UW campus, for the 2017 Distinguished Teaching Award for Innovation with Technology (DTA-I). Nominees will have designed and implemented an original project that leveraged technology to improve student learning. Learn more and submit your online nomination form by 5 p.m. November 18.

October 18, 2016

Save the date: Husky Experience Spark Session Nov. 1

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Co-curricular events and opportunities are a key part of the UW’s Husky Experience, with significant effort across campus in planning and communicating about them to students. But are students receiving the message? A recent report from the UW-IT Husky Experience researchers provides insight into the complex UW information ecosystem, with recommendations for more effective messaging….

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