Category: Teaching & Learning

April 11, 2022

Reminder: GradeBook and WebQ to retire June 16, 2022

Young happy students with laptop, books and notes outdoors.

Catalyst GradeBook and Catalyst WebQ Survey will retire this summer. Visit IT Connect to learn what tools to use in their place.

March 10, 2022

Apply now to become a technology teaching fellow

Apply to become a Technology Teaching Fellow and join faculty colleagues, CTL consultants, and learning technologists at the 2022 Technology Teaching Fellows Institute, online, June 20 – August 5. The UW Center for Teaching and Learning invites applications focused on: • Developing a new online/hybrid course • Developing an online version of an in-person course…

February 28, 2022

UW-IT builds new app to help students track their journey to graduation

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Students can now craft their academic planning with DawgPath, a new web app that combines the features of Pivot and Prereq Map planning tools to help them manage their academic journey.

February 21, 2022

Learn how three professors used JupyterHub in their classrooms

UW-IT’s JupyterHub service was deployed by a faculty member to help students learn data programming with live code demonstrations and powerful visualizations — without costly and complex computing setups.

December 15, 2021

New features available in UW Zoom

Update to the latest version of Zoom for these enhancements: controlling slide presentations, polling, and two-way chat in the meeting Waiting Rooms.

November 4, 2021

Learn about Hypothesis: Collaborative Annotation for Canvas LMS

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Three workshops on Nov. 9, 16 and 30 will explore using Hypothesis for social annotation, with multimedia and tagging, and with small groups.

October 13, 2021

New URL for UW Zoom HIPAA users

Starting Oct. 25, HIPAA users will be required to use instead of to access the platform. Read about the change and access more information.

September 27, 2021

Engage your students with Poll Everywhere

Present polls, knowledge checks, and other activities to engage and assess students using Poll Everywhere, a web and SMS text-messaging student response system.

September 24, 2021

Collaborative annotation tool for students now available in Canvas

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Set up Hypothesis so your students can annotate course readings collaboratively, share comments and reply to each with text, images and video.

September 1, 2021

Use Canvas effectively for all your classes

New to Canvas? Pick up tips on how to set up Canvas, the UW’s official learning management system, and help your students succeed with this handy IT Connect guide.

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