University of Wisconsin–Madison

Instruction

MERIT instructional services are designed to support the attainment of course goals through technology integration. MERIT staff provide faculty consulting and instruction for the adoption of new tools across program areas in the School of Education.

  • Course Website Support

    MERIT staff provides support for the Learn@UW suite of instruction tools including Canvas, Google Apps, Kaltura, and Blackboard Ultra Conference.

    Instructional Graphics
    Graphics that help illustrate a concept or idea can greatly enhance your online or traditional face-to-face instruction.

    Learn@UW Software Support
    Instructional design, consulting, and assistance with framing and organization of online content for the Learn@UW suite of tools.

  • Workshops

    School of Education faculty, staff, and students, and area teachers are invited to participate in MERIT’s workshop program.  In addition to scheduled workshops, sessions can be designed or adapted as course-integrated instruction for specific classes, or scheduled as consultation for individuals, meetings, or groups.

    Workshop Topic Request

  • Course Related Instruction

    MERIT staff members are available to assist you with mapping your instructional goals to the use of new tools.  Consider scheduling one or more MERIT instruction sessions for your classes.  Course-integrated instruction will be scheduled at your convenience and tailored to the content needs of your class, meeting, or group.

    Desktop and Digital Media Tools
    MERIT provides workshops on various desktop and digital media tools from Photoshop for newsletters to using Microsoft Office tools in the classroom.

    Digital Storytelling
    MERIT staff provide workshops on resources, tutorials, and instructional materials to help instructors and students design and create digital stories.

    Information and Resources in Education
    MERIT offers workshops on information and resources in education from finding and incorporating Native American content to personal privacy in the digital age.

    Adopting and Using eLearning Tools
    MERIT offers workshops on using eLearning tools from designing course websites to using concept map tools for teaching and learning.

    Customized Course-Integrated Instruction
    Course-integrated instruction will be scheduled at your convenience and tailored to the content needs of your class, meeting, or group.

    Library Course Pages
    Accessible list of course-related resources tailored to a specific course’s needs and assignments.

  • Instructional Design

    MERIT staff provides consulting services that can help facilitate new approaches to course design and delivery.

    Course Redesign Consultation
    Consultation to bring new approaches to learning to your classroom: where to begin.

    Distance Education
    Instructional assistance with the evaluation and use of web-based learning tools for online delivery.

    Emerging Technologies Consultation
    Explorations into new elearning trends in the classroom.