News about Partnerships

ITA Collaborates with Campus Partners to Launch New Online Application

Tue February 6, 2018

For the first time, applicants to DoIT AT’s Information Technology Academy (ITA) programs can submit materials through a user-friendly online application system developed in partnership with the Division of Continuing Studies and the Precollege Enrichment Opportunity Program for Learning Excellence (PEOPLE). Applications to join ITA during the 2018-2019 year are due by 5 p.m. on…

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MUMAA Co-Presents Scrum Workshop at EDUCAUSE Conference

Mon November 27, 2017

Mike Farnham, MyUW-Madison Academic Application Development (MUMAA) service leader and software developer, co-presented a full day Scrum workshop with fellow UW-Madison colleagues at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference in Philadelphia, Pa. on October 31, 2017. Scrum is an agile methodology for completing complex projects through an iterative process. The image at the end of the article…

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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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