Category: Teaching & Learning

April 5, 2021

New features in Schedule Builder make life easier for course planning

mobile phone with MyPlan screenshot on it

Several improvements to MyPlan’s Schedule Builder feature are making it easier for students to plan their courses across the academic year. Now, students can plan summer courses, a new feature that makes academic planning easier. Add your favorite schedule to your academic plan and send it to registration from a given quarter’s Registration Preview Page….

March 4, 2021

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

Student writing notes with computer screen in background

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…

February 23, 2021

Zoom event to help instructors with course planning for spring quarter

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…

January 29, 2021

Boost student engagement and advance your skills in teaching classes online

Enhance your digital course design and digital pedagogy skill set by signing up for Teaching Online 101, a fully-online, asynchronous workshop (5-week or self-paced option). Online instruction includes tutorials on how to build course elements and how to use tools in Canvas. It also gives strategies on how you can help learners more easily access…

December 16, 2020

Zoom users need to update to latest version by Dec. 20

Side profile young woman in glasses sitting at table using working on a computer with megaphone poking out from a laptop screen

Zoom users will need to update to the latest version by Dec. 20 so they can continue to join UW Zoom meetings, webinars and enjoy the latest features. Learn more in IT Connect.

December 1, 2020

Remove disruptive participants and other ways to protect your Zoom meetings

Zoom has a new security feature to help meeting hosts protect their Zoom meetings. Read the full email message about this and other features.

Read more

November 12, 2020

Nominate innovative faculty using technology in their classroom

Do you know a faculty member who has been innovative and inspiring in their use of technology that has improved teaching and learning? Nominate them for the Distinguished Teaching Award for Innovation with Technology by Nov. 16. Created in 2013 by the Office of the Provost, the award recognizes a current faculty member for improving…

October 21, 2020

New feature in Course Dashboard helps support remote teaching

Learn how instructors can identify and prevent a problematic course mix that can work against student success, thanks to a new feature in Course Dashboard. A problematic course mix is a combination of courses that can pose an extreme challenge and set students up for possible failure in one or more of their courses. The…

October 6, 2020

Changes to Zoom security and storage

As a follow-up about recent changes to Zoom security, waiting rooms are now enabled by default when you schedule new meetings. Also, UW-IT is implementing changes to Zoom cloud storage. Read the full email message about this and other changes.

Read more

October 5, 2020

Find technology for working remotely with important webpage

Concept illustration of people as cogs working together seamlessly

If COVID-19 is keeping you at home, this website helps you find technology tools that help you work, study and teach remotely. This page is regularly updated to keep you informed about the latest technology tools to help you succeed at the UW.

Next Page »