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Linda Jorn receives EDUCAUSE Leadership Award

Fri October 18, 2019

Linda Jorn, associate vice provost for learning technologies and DoIT director of Academic Technology, is this year’s recipient of the EDUCAUSE Leadership Award for her visionary contributions to academic technology, collaborative skills, scholarship, and commitment to mentoring. “I have always believed in the power of technology to connect us as human beings, collaborate on a…

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Team Presents on Engage eText, Online Learning & More at T&L Symposium

Wed May 23, 2018

At this year’s Teaching & Learning Symposium on May 17, 2018, DoIT Academic Technology team members shared their expertise on online learning, Engage eText, Canvas, designing curriculum for high-enrollment courses, and learning analytics. In addition, Blaire Bundy, Service Leader of Strategic Learning Technology Consulting (SLTC), served on the planning committee for the event, which DoIT…

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TRAD’s App Supports Inclusive Discussions in the Classroom

Fri May 11, 2018

UW-Madison School of Education’s “The Discussion Project” was featured in a February issue of the Inside UW-Madison newsletter to staff and The Weekly newsletter to students. The article titled “‘The Discussion Project’ cultivates engaging, welcoming classroom conversations across campus” explained how the multi-session training supports instructors seeking to create classroom discussions that are “engaging, welcoming,…

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New Tuition Program Gets an Old-School Video

Thu March 29, 2018

On February 8, 2018, Chancellor Rebecca Blank announced “Bucky’s Tuition Promise,” a new financial aid program that will make a UW-Madison education more accessible. Beginning next fall, tuition and segregated fees will be covered for incoming freshmen and transfer students from Wisconsin families that have an annual household adjusted gross income of $56,000 or less.…

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Collaborative Work Featured at Showcase

Wed March 28, 2018

For the 20th year, hundreds of colleagues gathered for the annual UW-Madison Showcase in Union South on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. DoIT Academic Technology team members from multiple services presented posters with partners from across the campus. The “Collaborative Partnerships: From Prototype to Production” poster featured the Agefuly App that Teaching & Research Application Development…

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