DoIT Academic Technology provides countless opportunities to gather on campus to learn and discuss a variety of topics. This includes pedagogical discussions and technology demonstrations through Faculty Engagement programs, learning technology trainings from Learn@UW, on-campus sessions for Information Technology Academy scholars, technology workshops from Software Training for Students and special campus events we host or co-host. See the below calendar for upcoming events.

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Events for August 29, 2017

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9:00 am
Free

Assessment — Teaching Effectively in Canvas

August 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Room 2425, Sterling Hall, 475 N Charter St,
Madison, WI 53706 United States

A Teaching Effectively in Canvas workshop, the Assessment session helps you develop and apply smart assessment strategies to your course objectives. Learn to get and give good feedback that strengthens student learning through proven methods of distributed practice and low stakes assignments — and do it more efficiently than you imagined, in Canvas! Participants will…

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10:00 am
Free

What is Top Hat? Engaging Today’s Students in the Classroom

August 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Room 302, Middleton Building, 1305 Linden Drive
Madison, 53706

With the rise of smartphones, today's students are more distracted than ever. Come see how the Top Hat app is revolutionizing teaching by helping instructors turn mobile devices into classroom engagement tools. Representatives from Top Hat, the campus-preferred classroom response system that integrates with Canvas, will be on campus to demo the product and explain…

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1:00 pm
Free

Getting Started with Canvas

August 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Room 2425, Sterling Hall, 475 N Charter St.
Madison, WI 53706 United States

This is a 1-hour, hands-on Canvas training session, which will be followed by a flexible 1-hour, self-paced, open-lab session that you are welcome to attend. Participants will receive an overview of Canvas, and have the opportunity to explore basic functionality and consider best practices. Open-lab time will be used to further explore the LMS and…

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Free

Canvas and Top Hat – What’s new!

August 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Room 302, Middleton Building, 1305 Linden Drive
Madison, 53706

Come learn about Top Hat’s integration with Canvas, and how you can best leverage its improved functionality. This session is designed for those who have used Top Hat before, but want to understand how switching to Canvas will impact their use of Top Hat. Please bring your laptop or tablet, there will be a workshop…

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