Training News

Meet the Trainers of Software Training for Students

Mon February 5, 2018

Free in-person technology workshops and one-on-one project support make Software Training for Students (STS) a popular resource on campus. But one of the best things about STS is that undergrads and grad students receive this help from fellow Badgers. Pavan Kemparaju and Ellen Light are two of the friendly faces that create a welcoming atmosphere…

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J-School Instructor Benefits from Software Training for Students

Mon January 29, 2018

The University of Wisconsin–Madison routinely ranks high in national and international categories and a lot of that is due to our world class faculty and instructional staff. U.S. News & World Report currently ranks the University at 14th in the nation for Best Undergraduate Teaching. Our instructors spend years becoming experts in their respective fields…

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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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Active Teaching Lab Recap: Wayfinding and the Canvas Homepage with Lane Sunwall

Fri September 22, 2017

The September 22, 2017 Active Teaching Lab explored Canvas wayfinding. Lane Sunwall from DoIT Academic Technology’s Learner Experience: Training & Support service shared tips and tricks to keeping students on track in Canvas. Takeaways: Instructor presence helps students engage and succeed Using Google Slides Q&A to solicit participant feedback Includes custom Course Card to set his…

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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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