Software Training for Students News

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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Student Software Trainers Enhance Skills with Internships

Wed August 23, 2017

With student trainers at the wheel, Software Training for Students (STS) provides undergrads and grad students free in-person technology workshops and one-on-one project support. Being trained by fellow students has many benefits: shared knowledge, shared experiences – sometimes even a shared class or two! For the trainers, working at STS is a great way to…

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Tech Tips from Software Training for Students

Fri March 3, 2017

Every Tuesday this academic year, Software Training for Students (STS) shares tech tips on DoIT’s facebook and twitter accounts to help connect students to the free Technology Workshops available to them. The STS calendar is full of 2-4 hour workshops on software tools like Photoshop, Excel, HTML, Python, and more. But everyone can benefit from…

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STS Offers One-on-One Help for Students

Fri February 24, 2017

If you’re a student struggling with a project or want to take it to the next level to ensure an A, trainers from Software Training for Students (STS) are available to help! The Ask a Trainer program helps students troubleshoot software issues and choose the right tools and techniques for the job. During the Fall…

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ITA Madison Juniors Take on Internships and Scratch

Tue June 28, 2016

We’re in the first summer session’s final week of the Information Technology Academy summer internship program. For the past two weeks, rising ITA Madison juniors have spent mornings at internships on UW-Madison’s campus and the afternoons doing technology coursework, which included learning Scratch, a free programming language used to create interactive stories, games and animations.…

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STS Partners with DesignLab to Expand Services

Mon March 28, 2016

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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STS Shines in Badger Herald Article

Fri March 4, 2016

On February 29, 2016, Software Training for Students (STS) was featured in a Badger Herald article written by undergraduate student Cadence Bambenek. The student-run newspaper shared the article in print, on their website and with their almost 6,000 Facebook fans and 14,000 Twitter followers. Our student trainers, Nolan Tenpas and Allan Almeida, featured prominently in…

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