News about Partnerships

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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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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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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Processes & Successes Shared at Showcase

Fri April 7, 2017

On Wednesday, April 5, 2017, DoIT Academic Technology team members joined hundreds of campus colleagues to share best practices and learn ways to improve processes, learning environments and the campus climate at the 18th Annual UW-Madison Showcase. Mike Farnham, Saiket Sengrupta and Mitch Hanson from MyUW-Madison Academic Application Development (MUMAA) presented a poster about the…

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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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Gift to REACH Helps with Goal to Scale Up

Mon March 28, 2016

As announced in a campus news article earlier this month, alumni Ricky and Mara Sandler gave $1.5 million to UW-Madison for the REACH project. Co-sponsored by the Educational Innovation (EI) Initiative and DoIT Academic Technology, the project’s focus is on increasing students’ engagement in large, introductory, lecture-based courses to improve student learning outcomes. “Since work…

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STS Partners with DesignLab to Expand Services

This semester, Software Training for Students‘s Ask a Trainer project support program began offering open consultation hours in the DesignLab space in College Library 2250. All students are welcome to drop-in from 4:00-7:00PM on Sundays, Mondays and Tuesdays during the academic year without an appointment. Students can work one-on-one with a knowledgeable STS trainer on…

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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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DoIT AT Contributes to Teaching Academy Workshops for Faculty & Staff

Tue March 8, 2016

In partnership with the Teaching Academy, two DoIT Academic Technology staff developed and launched a brand-new workshop series around teaching and learning this past fall. I-LEaP, which stands for Instructor Learning Environment and Pedagogics, was designed to equip instructors with the fundamental knowledge, practices, habits, learning community and philosophies of learner-centered instruction, with an emphasis…

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