June 30, 2020

New plagiarism detection tool in Canvas

Learn more about SimCheck — the new plagiarism detection tool available to instructors in Canvas for student assignments. The system compares student papers with sources available on the Internet, select commercial article databases, and papers submitted at the UW.

June 18, 2020

Changes to UW Zoom cloud storage

Because Zoom cloud storage is reaching its capacity, Zoom recordings should be downloaded from Zoom cloud storage to a platform of your choice within 90 days of creation. After that, recordings will be deleted. Read the full email message about this and other changes.

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June 11, 2020

How UW shifted thousands to remote classes at breakneck speed

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Learn how UW-IT and its partners helped the UW community prepare to go fully online — a massive undertaking that took intense collaboration and quick response.

May 13, 2020

Upgrade to Zoom 5.0 now

Beginning May 30, 2020, Zoom users must have version 5.0+ in order to join any meeting. Learn how to check your version and how to upgrade now. The Zoom version 5.0 includes several new security features.

May 4, 2020

Zoom your way to better accessibility knowledge

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Drop in anytime from 11 a.m.-noon May 7 to connect with members of the IT Accessibility Team and get answers to your questions about web, software, document, or video accessibility. We’ll be using breakout rooms as needed so all participants can get their accessibility questions answered. Visit our events page for details.

April 15, 2020

Add Zoom to your UW G Suite to use with Gmail and Google Calendar

Use the Zoom add-on for G Suite to easily schedule, join, manage, and customize meetings from Gmail and Google Calendar. Learn how.

April 13, 2020

Consider accessibility when teaching online

Learn how to ensure all students, including students with disabilities, have equal access to a fully remote educational experience, and learn about our obligation as an educational institution.

April 9, 2020

Online teaching tools are designed, well-supported to meet unprecedented demand

Learn how vendors behind the University’s online teaching tools — Zoom, Panopto and Canvas — are prepared to handle increased demand in Seattle and around the globe.

April 6, 2020

We are making UW Zoom safer for teaching and learning

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Learn about recent default setting changes to UW Zoom to create and maintain learning environments where students and instructors feel safe, and about Zoom’s response to privacy concerns.

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April 2, 2020

Making UW Zoom safer for teaching and learning

Learn what recent changes UW-IT has made to Zoom to help create and maintain learning environments where students and instructors feel safe, including disabling three default Zoom features that have been the access points for violation of classroom settings: Annotation, Whiteboard, and Chat.

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