Learn@UW News

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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The eText Experience: What Do Engage Users Have To Say?

Thu November 18, 2021

As the December 1 deadline approaches for ordering Engage eTexts and digital learning tools for spring semester classes, what do instructors have to say about their experiences with Engage? Though Pam Doolittle’s expertise is in chemistry, her decision to use Engage eText for her Fundamentals of Analytical Science courses really came down to simple economics: …

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Learn@UW: New Accessibility Checker, Updates & Reminders for Transitioning Semesters

Tue November 16, 2021

The Learn@UW suite of tools will expand on November 22, 2021 with the introduction of the UDOIT course accessibility checker – and that’s not the only update from the Learn@UW-Madison team! Learn about ordering eTexts through Engage by December 1, the extended contract for Piazza, and connecting with colleagues about Pressbooks and LEAD. Plus, get…

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Engage eText Ordering Window Now Open

Wed October 13, 2021

Instructors: As you look ahead to next semester, have you considered using digital course materials to reduce costs for your students while also opening up new ways for you to support student success? In other words: Have you taken a look at Engage? Engage is a service in the Learn@UW suite of learning technologies that…

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No Matter the Mode, Learn@UW Tools Can Help

Tue August 17, 2021

Over the past year and a half, more instructors than ever have discovered the benefits – both to themselves and their students – of using the learning technologies in the Learn@UW suite. Even with the reunification of campus and over 90% of courses planned for in-person instruction, many will continue using these tools in hybrid,…

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