September 18, 2019

Check out tech resources for teaching classes

Learn how to navigate the array of IT resources available for instructors including how to set up courses in Canvas, record lectures using Panopto, engage students in class with Poll Everywhere, submit grades with GradePage, and more. This quick start guide is offered to you by UW Information Technology.

August 27, 2019

Student requests for degree audits, course transfers info reach 5 million

At any given time in the academic year, thousands of students want to know if they are on track to graduate, if they have satisfied degree requirements for a major, or how their coursework from other colleges will transfer to the UW. Their questions are answered quickly and efficiently, thanks to the integration of UW’s…

August 9, 2019

Students’ input critical to MyUW redesign, a model others encouraged to adopt

Listening to students and using a user-centered design process proved critical to the latest successful redesign of MyUW’s student portal, according to a new published article in Campus Technology. In total, 57 students participated in the user-focused design studies and more than 400 responded to the survey. The article encourages other institutions to consider a…

May 20, 2019

You can now search MyPlan by number of credits or instructor

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Looking for just two or three credits to round out your schedule? Or maybe you want to see every course taught by your favorite instructor? Now you can quickly search sections in the Time Schedule in MyPlan (sign in required) by credit or instructor last name.

April 26, 2019

Find out about online learning opportunities at UW Bothell

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To engage and meet the needs of students through online learning, Penelope Moon and the Office of Digital Learning and Innovation (DLI) offer a plethora of resources. With DLI’s support, UW Bothell faculty have built more than 90 fully online courses and more than 250 hybrid courses, with at least 50 percent of the course…

April 23, 2019

Students win regional cyber defense competition, head to nationals

UW Student team together with trophy for winning regionals

The UW Seattle-based student group held on to their regional title in the Pacific Rim Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition, which they’ve won nearly every year since 2008. Now they’re at the national competition where they are among the ten teams from around the country competing for the championship. The student teams must operate and manage…

April 11, 2019

Tap your Husky Card for access to classroom A/V equipment

Teacher teaching studen in classroom at university with a white screen in the front of the classroom and audio-visual equipment overhead

Instructors can use their Husky Card to access audio/visual equipment in some classrooms with a single tap. Many general assignment classrooms with locked drawers and teaching podia have already been outfitted with this new technology that uses a RFID system connected to your Husky Card for unlocking classroom technology. Find out if your classroom has…

April 5, 2019

UW resources a tap away with Mobile UW

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Find UW resources all in one place with Mobile UW. Access Canvas course websites, campus maps, and safety and emergency resources. Do your research online through UW Libraries. Track bus arrivals with OneBusAway. Read the news on UW Today, get tickets to a Husky game or theater performances, and much more.

March 21, 2019

New Canvas feature helps make course files more accessible

Visually impaired working on computer with assistive technology; braille display and screen reader.

Ally supports instructors’ efforts to facilitate accessible learning at the UW by providing information and tools to help fix accessibility issues in course files. To see the Ally Instructor Feedback feature in action, please view this short video.

March 19, 2019

Check out this entertaining video on using Scout

Screenshot from Scout video

Check out a fun, entertaining video about Scout, an app for locating spots on campus to study, eat and more, produced by UW student and improv comedian Noah Eisfelder. He and the UW’s The Collective Improv Troupe star in the short clip.

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