Tag: technology

Foxconn launches ‘Smart Cities – Smart Futures’ competition

Foxconn Technology Group encourages faculty, staff and students in Wisconsin’s universities to participate in its “Smart Cities – Smart Future” initiative. The state-wide competition enables talent across the state to make use of opportunities presented by Wisconsin’s technological innovation. The company is committing to $1 million in prize money over three years, which is aimed […]

WEDC CEO Mark Hogan says Foxconn, TitletownTech will attract young talent

Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation CEO Mark Hogan feels good about Wisconsin’s technological development. In addition to Foxconn partnerships, Hogan acknowledges more opportunities in the region, such as TitletownTech, a partnership between Microsoft, the Packers and UW-Green Bay. “What the Packers and Microsoft are doing at Titletown, what’s happening in Milwaukee and Madison, is changing the culture,” […]

TitletownTech wants to keep young professionals close to home

TitletownTech, a partnership between Microsoft, the Green Bay Packers and UW-Green Bay, attempts to attract and keep young talent in Green Bay. The facility will include a venture studio, innovation lab and a tech fund. Director of Microsoft Tech Spark Mike Egan says the purpose of TitletownTech is to spur up the economy. See the full […]

Marketing begins for app developed by Herdman, Gallagher-Lepak

Leveraging technology to make patient assessments more efficient and effective is the driving force behind the development of a new nursing clinical decision support e-tool, developed by T. Heather Herdman and Susan Gallagher-Lepak of the UW-Green Bay Nursing faculty in conjunction with NANDA International (NANDA-I), an association of nursing professionals that develops, refines and publishes […]

Bukralia is co-author of ‘Academic Analytics’ chapter, quoted in CIO

Rajeev Bukralia, director of data science outreach and a lecturer in computer science for UW-Green Bay, is co-author of a chapter in the book Reshaping Society Through Analytics, Collaboration, and Decision Support, which is volume 18 in the Annals of Information Systems series published by Springer. The title of the chapter is “Using Academic Analytics […]

UW System grant program targeting accessible technology has May 1 deadline

The UW System’s Learning Technology Development Council (LTDC) has received project funding to strategically address universal design and accessibility for persons with disabilities in relation to learning technology. How might you approach a project to address accessibility of course materials, showcase your campus best practices, or create and incorporate guidelines and policies around accessible technology issues […]

Theyerl: Lynda.com training getting popular

In the past three months, UW-Green Bay students, faculty, and staff have accessed more than 200 different video tutorial courses offered on Lynda.com. Technology training coordinator Patricia Theyerl of CIT says courses being explored are varied, including Camtasia Studio 8, Body Language for Leaders, Budgeting Video Projects, Creating a Responsive Web Design, Designing a Digital […]

ATS has 10 fun ways to use clickers… and templates

Classroom response systems (“clickers” or TurningPoint on campus) can be used to help keep a classroom engaged during lecture. To keep things interesting for students who use them, Academic Technology Services offers instructors a new “Top Ten List” of alternatives to potentially passé multiple choice and true-false questions. They’ve also made PowerPoint templates for several […]

Online Educational Videos – Workshop Planned

UW-Green Bay’s Technical Trainer, Pat Theyerl, is eager to share a variety of Lynda.com video tutorials with the faculty, staff and students of UW-Green Bay. Here are just a couple of hundreds of topics covered: Career Development: Developing an ‘Elevator Pitch’; Principles of Animation (Squash and Stretch); Photography: Proper use of Backlight; Photoshop: Photo Correction; […]

Reminder: Teaching with technology, and distance learning conferences

Two opportunities for instructors to share their expertise with teaching with technology are coming up, with late-January due dates for submitting proposals. • Sharing Successes and Challenges in Teaching with Technology is a UW System Virtual Showcase Conference, a no-cost, no-travel conference April 9 and 10 organized by the Learning Development Council. Curtis Bonk and […]