Canvas Office Hours and Workshops – Fall 2017

August 14, 2017
School of Ed. instructors looking to develop or strengthen their skills with Canvas can sign up for one-on-one consultations and workshops this fall. Click the session links below to register: Getting Started with Canvas: http://at.doit.wisc.edu/event/getting-started-with-canvas-19/ Thursday August 17 from 2:00 - 4:00 pm in 346 Teacher Education Building Getting Started with Canvas: http://at.doit.wisc.edu/event/getting-started-with-canvas-20/ Friday August 18 from 10:30 am - 12:30 pm in 1190 Gymnasium-Natatorium Getting Started with Canvas: https://at.doit.wisc.edu/event/getting-started-with-canvas-21/ Thursday August 24 from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm in 198 Education Building In addition to the August workshop schedule, one-on-one support is also available. Sign up for an individual consultation here: bit.ly/soe-canvas-office-hours To learn Canvas at your own pace, visit the School of Ed. Canvas Central for training resources: https://canvas.wisc.edu/courses/66905 Please contact the MERIT Canvas Support Team at soe-canvas@lists.wisc.edu with questions or for more information.
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MERIT Library Closed August 14-25

August 4, 2017
Please note that the library will be closed for two weeks in August 2017: August 14th-25th.  The library will reopen Monday, August 28th, at 12:00pm.  During that week, the library hours will be Monday-Friday, 12:00pm-5:00pm. Regular hours resume at the start of fall semester.  For a complete list of library hours, visit: https://merit.education.wisc.edu/library-portal/hours/
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Teaching Effectively in Canvas Upcoming Workshops

May 8, 2017
For instructors and teaching assistants working in Canvas, Teaching Effectively in Canvas is a new program designed to help make high-quality teaching easier for instructors. The Faculty Engagement team at DoIT Academic Technology developed the program to include four in-person workshops, with multiple sessions of each workshop offered between May 15, 2017 and June 2, 2017. Each of the two-hour workshops focuses on a different aspect of teaching and learning as well as the Canvas tools that align with them. Activities designed to guide instructors through the creation of necessary elements are also included. People are encouraged to attend a session for each of the four workshops to get the most comprehensive learning experience. Each session takes place in room 2425 of Sterling Hall. To register, find session dates listed under Upcoming Events. Workshop descriptions and available sessions include: Course Design in Canvas: The workshop focuses on communicating learning objectives, while providing opportunities for students to connect prior experiences and personal learning preferences with course content, in Canvas — in a way that fits your teaching style. Monday, May 15, 1:00-3:00pm Tuesday, ...
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Summer Reserves Due at MERIT Library by June 5

May 5, 2017
Please note that reserves requests for the Summer Semester are due at MERIT Library by June 5, 2017 in order to be available at the start of the semester. EReserves appear online as part of a web resource called “Library Course Pages”, which can be found within the MyUW portal.  “Library course pages” are intended to be collaborative between faculty and library staff, and serve as a web vehicle to post EReserves online. Contact Jim Jonas with questions about posting library instruction resources for students. Keep the following in mind when submitting Reserves requests: — Provide complete citations for items being placed on electronic reserves.  We need the author & title of the book/journal, copyright date and copyright holder.  For books, you can simply photocopy/scan the title page and (usually) the back of the title page, which gives the copyright information.  If you need assistance in identifying the citation for these materials, please ask MERIT Library reference staff for assistance. — If you would like items that are currently on reserves (from spring) kept on reserves for the summer semester, please let Donna Meicher know ...
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MERIT Library User Survey

May 1, 2017
This Spring, MERIT Library is seeking user feedback through an online survey in order to continue improving services and spaces.  Please note: The survey is specifically about MERIT Library, rather than about MERIT as a whole.   All are welcome to provide input through the survey online here, or in-person at the library. Thank you!  
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MERIT Bids Farewell to Catherine Stephens

MERIT bids farewell to Catherine Stephens, our Senior Education Technology Consultant. Catherine started at the Center for Instructional Materials & Computing (CIMC) in January of 2002 with a Masters Degree in Education with an Instructional Technology emphasis, Teaching Certificate, and a BA in English from UW-Madison.  She has assisted faculty and staff with selecting, adopting, and learning how to use web tools for teaching.  She provided instructional design and has fostered bridge building between School of Education (SoE) faculty and staff, campus partners, and MERIT services. Catherine’s last day at MERIT is June 15, 2017. Catherine’s accomplishments include co-designing and facilitating Integrating Digital Media into Research and Teaching with Prof Kurt Squire, design and leadership for the “Teaching for Tomorrow” workshops series for SoE graduate students, supporting the administration of the  RITI grants, and coordinating and leading the development of “Individual Technology Plans” for faculty across the SoE.  Catherine’s work extends across UW-Madison; she has participated with and supported UW-Madison Community of Practice groups,  served on the SoE Equity and Diversity Committee, and served as past chair of ComETS.  Earlier in ...
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