Learn@UW News

New School Year, New Features in Canvas

Fri August 5, 2022

NameCoach Integration Within Canvas NameCoach, a tool that allows Canvas users to audio record the proper pronunciation of their names, is now integrated with Canvas. Individuals enrolled in the same courses will be able to access and listen to those recordings. We are excited to roll out this tool as part of our campus accessibility…

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Learn@UW Tools: New Features this Summer & No Subscription Fees this Fall

Mon May 9, 2022

Whether instructors are preparing to teach this summer or take a well-deserved break prior to fall, there’s a lot springing up in the Learn@UW suite of learning technologies to share! Learning engagement data will soon be ready in LEAD for summer course instructors, Engage eReader introduces new features for beach reading, and Top Hat will…

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Improved experience for Engage eText users

Mon April 25, 2022

Those using Engage to access eTexts, will experience new features like flashcards and study guides as well as improved accessibility beginning this summer semester. Students and instructors will continue to access Engage through Canvas, but it will now be powered by RedShelf.  New features will include:  Text to speech: Launch a screen reader by clicking…

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Instructors Can Order eTexts for Fall 2022

Tue April 12, 2022

Instructors and course coordinators planning to use the Engage eText reader in fall are able to review and select eTexts and publisher digital learning tools (DLTs) until May 9, 2022. And when instructors and students use Engage, they will notice new features and an improved user experience as it will be powered by RedShelf beginning…

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New Year, New Ways to Create a Welcoming Course

Thu January 13, 2022

As students regularly engage with digital course materials, it is important to foster a welcoming learning environment online. This includes making courses accessible to all users and providing ways to affirm a learner’s identity. Last November, UDOIT course accessibility checker was introduced and this month NameCoach was integrated into Canvas.  Below are updates about these…

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