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

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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

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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

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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.

March 15, 2019

High school, community and technical college students can use MyPlan

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The academic planning tool, MyPlan, can be used by non-UW students to help them explore undergraduate degree programs at UW and courses needed. Non-UW students sign in to MyPlan with a Facebook or Google account. Unofficial transcripts from Washington state can be imported into MyPlan to compare non-UW courses to their UW equivalents, and MyPlan…

March 14, 2019

Class lists include photos, preferred names

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Instructors can view photos of students in their classes and their preferred names in both MyUW and Canvas, thanks to a web services integration with other systems built by UW-IT. From the instructor’s Teaching page in MyUW, open the class list, click on “Photo Grid” to see photos of students in your class. On the…

March 12, 2019

Snow didn’t slow down IT tools or the Service Center

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During the UW’s eight days of suspended operations in February, UW students, faculty and staff were still able to connect remotely to resources on UW campuses, hold virtual meetings and classes online, and get the IT help they needed, thanks robust IT systems and tools such as Husky OnNet, UW Zoom, UW Panopto, and 24x7x365 support provided by UW-IT’s Technology Service Center.

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