Tag: technology

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 […]

More on partnership with Aver software, and student training in ‘Big Data’

Aver Informatics, a Green Bay startup company with national clients in the fast-developing field of health care analytics, has agreed to provide the University a free, three-year license for the company’s Big Data Analytics Platform. Along with free remote access to the software and databases, Aver will train students in use of the platform and […]

Partnership with tech startup will train students in ‘Big Data’

Students at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay will benefit from a new institutional partnership with Green Bay-based technology firm Aver Informatics that will bring hands-on opportunities with “Big Data” and advanced data analytics to the Computer Science curriculum. Aver Informatics, a startup company with national clients in the fast-developing field of health care analytics, has […]

Bukralia speaks at national conference on prescriptive analytics, retention

Rajeev Bukralia, the University’s chief information officer and associate provost for information services, was a featured presenter in person and online at the 2013 Educause National Conference, Oct. 17 in Anaheim, Calif. His topic was “Using Prescriptive Analytics to Reduce Course Dropout.” Bukralia offered his audience a roadmap for creating a prescriptive, analytics-based system to […]

HR uses academic technology at off-campus Clerk of Courts presentation

Melissa Pufall, HR assistant and training lead, along with Christine Olson, HR manager, presented last Friday as part of the annual Wisconsin Clerk of Courts Association conference. This session on How to Secure and Retain Quality Employees utilized UW-Green Bay academic technology (interactive clickers) and included information on interviewing techniques, best practices, and motivating and […]