University of Wisconsin–Madison

Academic Technology

DoIT Academic Technology (DoIT AT) advances the University’s mission, strategic priorities, and the Wisconsin Idea by working with faculty, staff and students to help them wisely apply technology to current and future academic environments.

Through collaboration and partnerships, with a commitment to service and innovation, we bridge technologies, people, and day-to-day work practices to enable 21st Century digital literacy, manage our resources, and evaluate our practices. Our services focus on supporting teaching and learning with technology, advancing technical innovation, and cultivating pre-college opportunities. A list of our services is below.

To learn more about our work and role on campus, visit our website at at.doit.wisc.edu.

Contact the Director of Academic Technology: Linda Jorn

Services Supporting Teaching & Learning with Technology

Faculty Engagement

In line with UW-Madison’s teaching and learning mission and national trends, we offer several evolving programs designed to foster the use of research-supported, technology-enhanced teaching approaches. Current programs include Blend@UW, Blended Learning Fellowship and Active Teaching Lab.

Strategic Learning Technology Consulting

Senior consultants immerse themselves in a partner’s school or college to cultivate long-term relationships with administrative and faculty leaders to work on high-level curricular initiatives that have an impact school-, college- or campus-wide. 

Online Course Production

Offering both pedagogical and technical expertise, our experts plan, design and develop online courses, blended learning courses and online professional development.

Video Production

As a full-service production group, our service specializes in educational, marketing and presentation capture videos that leverage our insider knowledge of campus and years of diverse experience in education, entertainment and media production.

Software Training for Students

Our trainers help students achieve academic and professional success by teaching technology skills through workshops, project support and online training. We also work with instructors to design and deliver custom workshops as part of the curriculum.

Learner Experience: Training & Support

Our team designs, develops and implements learning experiences for enterprise applications and productivity tools through consulting, coaching and workshop instruction.

Online Technology Training

The service provides access to Lynda.com—a full library of self-study software tutorials available anytime, anywhere.

Evaluation Design & Analysis

Focusing on teaching and learning environments ranging from pilot testing to in-depth research, our experts use a variety of research techniques to comprehensively inform decision-making. 

Services Advancing Technical Innovation

Learn@UW-Madison

The service provides administration, customer support and consulting for Learn@UW, the suite of evolving teaching and learning technologies that enable the creation of effective learning environments.

Learner Digital Ecosystem

Reinforcing UW-Madison’s “next-generation digital learning environment,” the service identifies, develops and supports application integrations for both for-credit and non-credit teaching and learning, as well as training, compliance, assessment and curriculum management. Our team also assists campus in evaluating new products and integrations.

Teaching & Research Application Development

The Teaching & Research Application Development (TRAD) service partners with instructors, researchers and campus staff to conceptualize, design and implement innovative custom software solutions and library applications. We specialize in supporting campus teaching, learning and research ideas.

MyUW-Madison Academic Application Development

The MyUW-Madison Academic Application Development (MUMAA) service works with instructors, advisors, researchers and other partners to design, implement and support innovative solutions in My UW-Madison, the hub of our online community.

Service Cultivating Pre-College Opportunities

IT Pre-College Outreach

Our service includes the Information Technology Academy (ITA), which serves the Madison, Oneida and Lac du Flambeau communities. In alignment with the UW-Madison’s Diversity Framework, ITA is a pre-college initiative aimed at enhancing diversity at UW-Madison and in the IT profession by increasing access to technology, enhancing educational opportunities and providing leadership development for diverse students.