Online Course Production News

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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