Online Course Production News

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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6 Ways DoIT Academic Technology Helps Instructors

Fri September 8, 2017

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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#YouAtUW Highlights DoIT AT’s Support for the Student Experience

Fri September 1, 2017

Darby Hoffman from the Center for the First-Year Experience (CFYE), a partner DoIT Academic Technology collaborates with frequently, recently interviewed our team members for the post “How UW-Madison ‘[Reinvents] the First-Year Experience’” on the #YouAtUW student blog. Along with DoIT AT’s work, the post describes the numerous ways UW-Madison is already making strides in accomplishing…

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DoIT AT Teams-up to Develop Interprofessional Health Education

Wed August 2, 2017

Students from across the University of Wisconsin-Madison health sciences are being immersed in a new life-like hospital setting through an interactive teaching module developed in partnership with DoIT Academic Technology (DoIT AT). The Interprofessional Patient Safety: an Interactive Case-Based Module provides students from various professions with the opportunity to experience how interprofessional communication among a…

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Team Members Shine at T&L Symposium

Tue May 23, 2017

On May 17, 2017, many DoIT Academic Technology team members joined colleagues for the annual Teaching & Learning Symposium to share best practices, celebrate accomplishments, and explore new teaching and learning strategies. Blaire Bundy, Service Leader of Strategic Learning Technology Consulting (SLTC), served on the planning committee for the event, which DoIT AT helped sponsor.…

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DoIT AT Presents at UW System Virtual Conference

Wed March 22, 2017

In addition to UW System colleagues, six DoIT Academic Technology team members will present at the UW System Learning Technology Development Council’s Virtual Showcase on Tuesday, 4/4 and Wednesday, 4/5. The online event is free to anyone who registers with the UW System. John Martin from Faculty Engagement was selected as the Wednesday keynote speaker…

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Active Teaching Lab Recap: Google Hangouts with Nicole Olthafer

Tue November 15, 2016

Active Teaching Lab on November 11, 2016 was about using Google Hangouts for engaging students. The platform is useful because the vast majority of public K-12 schools use Google Classroom, so students are familiar; and everyone on campus already has an account. Nicole Olthafer, from Online Course Production service, shared her experiences using Google Hangouts for a live presentation. Takeaways…

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T&L Symposium Showcases Collaborative Efforts

Wed May 25, 2016

The annual Teaching & Learning Symposium, held May 18-19, 2016 in Union South, provided an opportunity for faculty and staff to share best practices, celebrate accomplishments and discuss new learning and teaching practices. DoIT Academic Technology is one of the sponsors of the event and many of our staff participated as presenters, poster exhibitors, planning…

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Online Course Production Streamlines HIPAA Compliance

Wed April 27, 2016

Each year, over 10,000 UW-Madison employees and affiliates must complete training per the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). For doctors, researchers and other staff members handling protected health information, this can be difficult to complete while managing an already full workload. With the goal of improving the compliance rate and completion…

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Partnerships & Projects Exhibited at Showcase 2016

Wed March 16, 2016

Union South’s Varsity Hall was buzzing this morning with hundreds of staff members sharing and “stealing” great ideas at the poster session for the 17th Annual UW-Madison Showcase. Showcase is a platform for people across campus to share best practices and learn from each other in order to improve work processes, learning environments and the…

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