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 30, 2017

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9:00 am
Free

Designing for Individual Learning — Teaching Effectively in Canvas

August 30 @ 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 Individual Learning session offers examples and practices in Canvas that facilitate individual student engagement with course content, practice, and reflection. Individual work can ensure that students come to class prepared to interact with instructors and classmates. Participants will review and discuss models and examples of ways to use…

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10:00 am
Free

Canvas and Top Hat – What’s new!

August 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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1:00 pm
Free

Getting Started with Canvas

August 30 @ 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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2:00 pm
Free

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

August 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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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