Blend@UW Guides

How does DoIT Academic Technology help instructors?

Last Updated: Thu August 22, 2019

DoIT Academic Technology (DoIT AT) advances the University’s mission, strategic priorities and the Wisconsin Idea by wisely applying technology to the ever evolving academic environment. Many of our services are tailored to help instructors strategize, design, develop and integrate technologies to improve learning outcomes. This video provides an overview of DoIT AT and the below…

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What does blended learning look like on our campus?

Last Updated: Fri October 27, 2017

How does UW-Madison define blended learning? The term blended learning can mean different things to different people. The following definition was created by the Blended Learning Fellowship Program participants to help facilitate a conversation around what blended learning means to campus. At UW–Madison, blended learning courses are instructor-designed and supervised environments that use face-to-face and…

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What are the benefits of blending my course?

Last Updated: Wed March 22, 2017

What does “blending” a course mean? When people talk about “blending” a course, they are usually referring to the concept of “blended learning.” There are a variety of definitions and models for the concept, but the Blended Learning Fellows have established the following campus definition: “At UW-Madison, blended learning courses are instructor-designed and supervised environments…

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How do I leverage technology to support active and blended learning?

Last Updated: Wed August 30, 2017

Both active learning and blended learning are research-supported and technology-enhanced teaching and learning methodologies. Active learning refers to a process where learners engage purposefully with instructors, other students and course content to promote problem-solving, application and understanding. A wide variety of technologies such as Google Apps for UW–Madison, Top Hat, Piazza and Kaltura MediaSpace can…

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