News about Committees & Groups

Team Members Shine at T&L Symposium

Tue May 23, 2017

On May 17, 2017, many DoIT Academic Technology team members joined colleagues for the annual Teaching & Learning Symposium to share best practices, celebrate accomplishments, and explore new teaching and learning strategies. Blaire Bundy, Service Leader of Strategic Learning Technology Consulting (SLTC), served on the planning committee for the event, which DoIT AT helped sponsor.…

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Processes & Successes Shared at Showcase

Fri April 7, 2017

On Wednesday, April 5, 2017, DoIT Academic Technology team members joined hundreds of campus colleagues to share best practices and learn ways to improve processes, learning environments and the campus climate at the 18th Annual UW-Madison Showcase. Mike Farnham, Saiket Sengrupta and Mitch Hanson from MyUW-Madison Academic Application Development (MUMAA) presented a poster about the…

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Blended Learning Initiatives Report Released

Thu October 13, 2016

Just released, the Blended Learning Initiatives 2015-2016 Report shows the reach and impact of the following UW-Madison blended learning programs sponsored by DoIT Academic Technology and Educational Innovation: Blend@UW Course Design Program, Blended Learning Fellowship Program, and Blended Learning Toolkit.  Download the full report as a PDF. Overall, the report shows that more faculty and…

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Gift to REACH Helps with Goal to Scale Up

Mon March 28, 2016

As announced in a campus news article earlier this month, alumni Ricky and Mara Sandler gave $1.5 million to UW-Madison for the REACH project. Co-sponsored by the Educational Innovation (EI) Initiative and DoIT Academic Technology, the project’s focus is on increasing students’ engagement in large, introductory, lecture-based courses to improve student learning outcomes. “Since work…

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Partnerships & Projects Exhibited at Showcase 2016

Wed March 16, 2016

Union South’s Varsity Hall was buzzing this morning with hundreds of staff members sharing and “stealing” great ideas at the poster session for the 17th Annual UW-Madison Showcase. Showcase is a platform for people across campus to share best practices and learn from each other in order to improve work processes, learning environments and the…

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DoIT AT Contributes to Teaching Academy Workshops for Faculty & Staff

Tue March 8, 2016

In partnership with the Teaching Academy, two DoIT Academic Technology staff developed and launched a brand-new workshop series around teaching and learning this past fall. I-LEaP, which stands for Instructor Learning Environment and Pedagogics, was designed to equip instructors with the fundamental knowledge, practices, habits, learning community and philosophies of learner-centered instruction, with an emphasis…

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