Faculty Technology Resources
- Canvas LMS
UW Canvas (canvas.uw.edu) is a feature-rich learning management software, allowing for simplified course management, seamless course calendaring, and efficient grading. Canvas improves communication between instructors and students through integrating multiple tools and methods.
Log in to Canvas with your UW NetID.
- Catalyst Web Tools
A set of web-based communication and collaboration applications designed for use in teaching, learning, research, and everyday work. Easily create webpages, online surveys, discussion boards, and more.
Log in to Catalyst with your UW NetID.
Tegrity is a user-friendly video and screen capture tool. Professors can easily record from a Mac or Windows computer using a webcam and microphone; you can record from your classroom, office, home, or a coffee shop. Students can then write notes directly onto course slides, share notes with other students, and bookmark locations in a course video to note important subjects or points of confusion.
Log in to Tegrity with your UW NetID.
- Ignite! Sessions
Ignite Sessions offer ideas and practical advice for instructors and staff who are interested in using information technology for teaching and learning.
- UW-IT Learning and Scholarly Technologies
UW-IT provides support for UW faculty, researchers, students, staff, and clinicians in their uses of technology in research and education
- UW-IT Workshops
UW-IT offers walk-in workshop sessions on topics including computing fundamentals, Catalyst WebTools, digital video, design and graphics, and web publishing
Technology for Teaching
The teaching guides suggest options for using technologies to support your teaching goals. Also check out the Profiles of Technology Use for stories of innovation about educators who are using technology in creative, effective ways.
- Address diverse learning styles
- Promote student collaboration
- Involve students in research
- Organize and manage your course
- Support active learning
- Encourage responsibility for learning
- Enhance presentations
- Facilitate student course evaluation
- Electronic Portfolios and Catalyst Tools: FAQ
- Teaching with e-Portfolios: Technology Tips
- Designing a Portfolio Assignment
- Helping Students Create Successful Portfolios
Technology-based Facilities and Equipment
- Classroom Support Services (CSS)
Media equipment support and services to faculty, including podcasting and screencasting, educational media, computers and student response systems, photography services, and videoconferencing
- Language Learning Center (LLC)
Electronic classrooms, resource development, instructor development, and on-line language resources
- UW-IT Technology Spaces
Support for the use of technology in teaching and learning through dynamic technology spaces