Evaluation Design & Analysis News

Learning Analytics Event Focuses on Turning Big Data into Real Understanding

Fri October 5, 2018

On Tuesday, October 16, David Williamson Shaffer will present “The Importance of Meaning: Going Beyond Mixed Methods to Turn Big Data into Real Understanding” as part of the fall learning analytics series co-sponsored by DoIT Academic Technology and the Educational Innovation (EI) Initiative. Registration is open for the event that will be held from noon…

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Active Teaching Lab Recap: Learning Analytics

Fri September 7, 2018

Learning analytics help track student learning. These data enable instructors to improve curriculum, define outcomes, and adjust teaching based on student performance. In the September 7, 2018 Active Teaching Lab, participants explored learning analytic tools available in Canvas, investigated what trends can be identified from that data, and discussed how those trends can inform teaching. …

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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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First Learning Analytics Event Focuses on Pattern

Thu February 8, 2018

The Educational Innovation (EI) Initiative and DoIT Academic Technology are pleased to present a series of events on learning analytics, beginning with the first event on Wednesday, February 21 in Union South, from 12:00-1:00pm. Register for Learning Analytics: Using Pattern to Log Course Activities. This event will feature two UW-Madison instructors and their experiences incorporating…

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Engage eText Pilot to Launch in Spring

Mon November 6, 2017

An estimated 3,000 students across 16 courses will participate in a pilot this spring and pay approximately 40 to 80 percent less per textbook by using the Unizin Engage platform to access online text materials instead of traditional textbooks. In addition, they will benefit from the annotations feature that instructors and peers can use to…

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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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DoIT AT Presents at UW System Virtual Conference

Wed March 22, 2017

In addition to UW System colleagues, six DoIT Academic Technology team members will present at the UW System Learning Technology Development Council’s Virtual Showcase on Tuesday, 4/4 and Wednesday, 4/5. The online event is free to anyone who registers with the UW System. John Martin from Faculty Engagement was selected as the Wednesday keynote speaker…

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T&L Symposium Showcases Collaborative Efforts

Wed May 25, 2016

The annual Teaching & Learning Symposium, held May 18-19, 2016 in Union South, provided an opportunity for faculty and staff to share best practices, celebrate accomplishments and discuss new learning and teaching practices. DoIT Academic Technology is one of the sponsors of the event and many of our staff participated as presenters, poster exhibitors, planning…

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