News about Initiatives & Major Projects

Communication Arts Course Redesigned as Part of REACH

Mon October 29, 2018

In the spring issue of the Writing Across the Curriculum Program’s Time to Write newsletter, Professor Sara McKinnon was featured for her work with the REACH initiative. The article by Mike Haen described how Sara redesigned Communication Arts 260 (“Communication and Human Behavior”) with assistance from Theresa Pesavento from Strategic Learning Technology Consulting (SLTC). Since…

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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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Collaborative Work Featured at Showcase

Wed March 28, 2018

For the 20th year, hundreds of colleagues gathered for the annual UW-Madison Showcase in Union South on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. DoIT Academic Technology team members from multiple services presented posters with partners from across the campus. The “Collaborative Partnerships: From Prototype to Production” poster featured the Agefuly App that Teaching & Research Application Development…

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Bundy, Jorn and Miller Present at ELI Annual Meeting

Mon February 12, 2018

DoIT Academic Technology team members presented, networked and explored new developments in teaching and learning with technology at this year’s EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) Annual Meeting. Held in New Orleans from January 29-31, 2018, the meeting featured presentations by Blaire Bundy, Service Leader of Strategic Learning Technology Consulting (SLTC), Linda Jorn, DoIT AT Director and…

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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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