Technology Center

June 5, 2021

Thinking About Hybrid Learning Environments

Britta Ossim

As Spring quarter comes to a close, we in the Tech Center office are thinking ahead to Autumn quarter and the kinds of learning environments—in-person, online, or hybrid—that we all will encounter and create this fall. As you know, the university is planning a full return to in-person learning, and it will be so exciting…


June 4, 2021

eSignature Policy for the UW College of Education

Yanko Michea

As any educational organization, we are in constant need to collect and archive signed documents. With the increased availability of eSignature technology at our University, the College of Education recognizes the need for some guidelines to help faculty and staff to navigate this process. These recommendations apply to faculty and staff in the College of…


Hybrid Models Article: Flattening the Multimodal Learning Curve

Yanko Michea

This recently published report (March 2021) summarizes the opinions of educators and technologists in multiple countries, reflecting on available data about the massive transition towards diverse remote and hybrid educational models during this pandemic. The authors highlight the impact of flexible and interactive methodologies and the growing pressure of educational institutions to demonstrate greater value…


Accessible Technology Webinar Series

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Accessible Technologies will be hosting webinars on popular IT Accessibility topics on the last Thursday of each month, 3:00 pm– 4:00 pm. Webinars are free but require registration.  Watch for registration links as we get closer to webinar dates. Future Webinar Schedule: June 24: Alternatives to PDF July 29: Teaching an Accessible Online Course August…


Updated Access Policy for Canvas

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In order to appropriately secure Canvas course content and student data, UW-IT will implement an access policy for Canvas on Thursday, June 17, 2021. Under this policy, the ability to sign in to Canvas is restricted generally to current employees, faculty, as well as current and recent former students. Employees and retirees will lose the…


Subscribe to the new Trumba Calendar for internal Meetings Events and Activities at the College of Education

Yanko Michea

As people were experiencing issues with our college’s Internal Events Google calendar, we decided to update it to Trumba. You can easily integrate this new calendar into you existing calendar solution by adding it to yours: To subscribe a calendar feed to your Outlook calendar, follow these steps: In Outlook, open the calendar section. On…


April 14, 2021

Coming this Fall…

Yanko Michea

Much is unknown about the teaching and learning situation that we will encounter this Fall quarter and beyond, but like you, many educators are already thinking about what instruction will look like when at least some students return to campus for in-person classes. To what extent will learning happen in a hybrid or blended manner,…


April 13, 2021

Best practices: Video recordings in Canvas

Yanko Michea

Automatically move your course meeting recordings into Panopto by following the instructions at Set up your Panopto Zoom integration. Once your recordings are imported into Panopto, you can improve accessibility by enabling automated captions for your recordings. Even though automated captions improve your student’s experience, there are circumstances where you may want to edit or…


Qualtrics Updates

Yanko Michea

Qualtrics is our high end survey system. This popular system (more than 200 active users in our community) keeps working to improve you survey authoring experience. As part of that process, they will be introducing a new look and feel to this part of the program. If you want to learn more about these changes,…


Data Management Workshop

Yanko Michea

If you know young researchers preparing to collect data, this is a good opportunity to learn from the experts! Between April 26 – 29, UW Libraries will be offering this free online program. Registration open until April 23rd This module-based workshop consists of activities and peer discussion forums that will provide tips on how to…


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