College of Education Tech Center

June 8, 2023

Institutional Research


Greetings from Institutional Research! For those I haven’t met yet, I am the College’s new IR Director. As I continue to acclimate to the College of Education, I’m asking for your patience as I implement systems that will work well for myself and all of you. For data requests, please keep the following in mind…

Google Shared Drive Service Update

Yanko Michea

Great news for people with shared storage needs greater than 100 GB. UW IT  is releasing a new service to replace the old Shared Drive service. This service is called “Google Shared Drive for Google Workspace.” The first 100 GB of storage for each Shared Drive will be subsidized by UW-IT until at least 2025/2026….

DocuSign Pilot

Yanko Michea

Moving DocuSign signed envelopes can be a tedious job, but it is a required step to manage retention policies for this kind of document. We have been working with UW-IT to conduct a pilot service to automate document backup on SharePoint. The service will create a copy of each signed document into a OneDrive folder….

April 21, 2023

College Database Updates 130

Paul Hanisko

November 2022 – April 2023 Applicant Review (Complete) Add styled email template to emails sent from the system. (Complete) Show missing reviewer authorizations. When a reviewer is added to an application or to a committee and they don’t have access to the system a message is displayed next to their name. This message links to…

October 27, 2022

Cole Schoonmaker

Yanko Michea

“Hey everyone, I am originally from Portland Oregon and moved to Seattle about four years ago. I worked for a company as account manager, general helpdesk, and onboarding that provided basically every tool that a school could potentially need (CRM, CMS, SIS) for every department you can think of. Before that I worked at Bertschi…

October 26, 2022

CTL Featured Resources: Accessible Teaching Strategies

Yanko Michea

The Center for Teaching and Learning has published excellent resources for our community! From their website: … accessibility is a mindset and an ongoing process of planning, designing, and adapting our teaching around the needs of our students. While designing accessible, inclusive learning environments is essential for meeting the needs of students with disabilities, doing so…

Updating our College’s Website

Yanko Michea

We are actively working on a new design for our website. With applicants in mind, the new site will improve user experience by streamlining search and intuitive program design and content structure. Our first step was to engage with consultants to conduct user experience analysis, and now we are ready to move forward with design…

Improving our Onboarding Process

Yanko Michea

We have been piloting a new onboarding service for new hires. If you are the new person’s supervisor, you will receive an onboarding email with a link to a form to fill out so various depts (such as IT and/or finance) can have a head start on providing equipment or system access (if need be)….

Canvas/Panopto News

Yanko Michea

Effective March 22, 2023, learners will no longer be able to sign into the UW Canvas LMS or Panopto by using a commercial Gmail account. After this date, all individuals accessing Canvas and Panopto must use a personal UW NetID account. If you support guests and affiliates who sign in with commercial Gmail accounts and…

Expanding our Service Center

Yanko Michea

We have been expanding our ticketing system use. Now, you can use our portal to request services from our Help Desk, Building Services, and Finance Services. Managing requests through the service center helps each team to respond quickly and to improve request response and tracking. Our systems assign requests automatically based on the email you…

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