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Global Accessibility Awareness Week (GAAW) at UW Bothell! May 14-18, 2018

Global Accessibility Awareness Week (GAAW) at UW Bothell! May 14-18, 2018

What is GAAD? Global Accessibility Awareness Day. As posted on their website, “The purpose of GAAD is to get everyone talking, thinking and learning about digital (web, software, mobile, etc.) access/inclusion and people with different disabilities.” The UDAL Core Team at UW Bothell is hosting the 2nd annual celebration to spread awareness about this diversityRead more about Global Accessibility Awareness Week (GAAW) at UW Bothell! May 14-18, 2018[…]

Majority of Students and Instructors at the UW found Tegrity Lecture Capture to be Useful

Majority of Students and Instructors at the UW found Tegrity Lecture Capture to be Useful

It has been just over a year since Tegrity was rolled out across the three campuses of the University of Washington and the findings of a recently released report by UW-IT indicate that a majority of faculty and students found Tegrity to be helpful in enhancing student learning in the classroom. Tegrity is a lectureRead more about Majority of Students and Instructors at the UW found Tegrity Lecture Capture to be Useful[…]

Lessons Learned from Lecture Capture

Lessons Learned from Lecture Capture

In a recent article from Campus Technology, UCSF‘s John DeAngelo shares his experience of heading a campus-wide lecture capture system adoption. Since it was introduced in 2011, over 2,000 recordings have been made through Sonic Foundry’s Mediasite and the project has been deemed a success. Along the way, DeAngelo has learned a lot about achievingRead more about Lessons Learned from Lecture Capture[…]

UW, other universities, join Coursera to offer Free and Low-Cost Online Courses

UW, other universities, join Coursera to offer Free and Low-Cost Online Courses

An article in today’s Seattle Times announces that the University of Washington along with nine other universities will be partnering with Coursera, an online start-up that specializes in offering free online university courses to anyone that wants to take a class. We’ve blogged about Coursera recently when the start-up first launched with its new businessRead more about UW, other universities, join Coursera to offer Free and Low-Cost Online Courses[…]

UW to begin Campus-Wide Rollout of Canvas LMS

UW to begin Campus-Wide Rollout of Canvas LMS

Recently, faculty across all three campuses of the University of Washington piloted the new Canvas LMS as part of the Teaching & Learning in the 21st Century Initiative. Part of the desire to initiate this pilot involves addressing the myriad of different online tools used at the three campuses and individual departments. Currently, the toolsRead more about UW to begin Campus-Wide Rollout of Canvas LMS[…]