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May 9, 2018

Celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day on May 17 at UW

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Join an event that includes presentations and demos dedicated to promoting digital access and inclusion for people with disabilities. The activities are open to everyone and will be held in Odegaard 220 between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Feel free to come to one or attend them all. To request disability accommodation, contact the Disability…

May 7, 2018

Join the May 8 Tech Talks

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Learn about best practices when migrating to the cloud, and how to incorporate user experience design principles into your products, as well as new UW-IT UX Design Guides, at Tech Talks on May 8, 10 a.m. to noon in Odegaard, room 220. The quarterly Campus Tech Talks bring together information technology enthusiasts from across the…

May 1, 2018

UW Campus Event Calendar: Find and register for campus events

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Campus life at the UW goes beyond the classroom. Use the UW Campus Event Calendar to find performances, concerts, lectures and other opportunities to enjoy all the UW has to offer.

April 11, 2018

Register for Accessible IT event on May 11

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Are you responsible for developing, procuring or deploying technology at the UW? Register for this day-long event to learn how to ensure that tools, systems and websites are accessible to everyone, including students, faculty, staff and visitors with disabilities. The UW Accessible IT Capacity Building Institute will be held on the Seattle campus from 8:30…

April 4, 2018

Learn how to create accessible documents on Apr. 16

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Join a workshop from 10-11:30 a.m. in Odegaard 102 to learn how to create accessible Word and PowerPoint documents, use the built-in accessibility checker, and export these to create accessible PDF documents. All document creators, from faculty and staff to students, are required to make sure that documents are accessible to individuals who use assistive…

April 2, 2018

Learn how to use Zoom on Apr. 10 to engage online meeting participants

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Join this one-hour online webinar at 10 a.m. and learn how to use the video collaboration tool, Zoom, to make your online meetings and webinars highly engaging and interactive. The for-fee Zoom Web Conferencing service offers features to gather feedback from meeting participants, create breakout rooms for small group discussions, moderate the discussion, and more.

March 6, 2018

Dynamic speakers, informal networking featured at UW TechConnect conference

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A dynamic lineup of speakers discussing some of the most pressing topics in IT and higher education is a strong reason for attending the UW TechConnect conference on March 13. The conference also provides ample opportunities for networking with colleagues. Learn how you can make the best of your networking time with these tips on…

March 5, 2018

Join Microsoft experts at free Azure cloud computing workshop

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Learn to navigate powerful features offered by Azure cloud services at the Azure University cloud computing workshop on April 17 at UW Seattle’s Husky Union Building. Discover how to work with big data, mixed reality and visual intelligence using cloud computing in two 90-minute sessions led by Azure experts at Microsoft. The free event from…

February 13, 2018

Join the Feb. 14 Tech Talks

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Learn about using business analysis for IT challenges, Workday data conversions, and Microsoft and Google productivity platforms at Tech Talks on Feb. 14, 10 a.m. to noon in Odegaard, room 220. The quarterly Campus Tech Talks bring together information technology enthusiasts from across the University to explore, learn and connect.

February 9, 2018

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: Feb. 13, March 2 and…

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