Learn@UW learning technologies

The Learn@UW–‍Madison team oversees learning technologies at UW–‍Madison, providing support and training for the Learn@UW suite. In addition to managing these tools, they also contribute technical and strategic expertise to various UW–‍Madison initiatives, such as support for online employee training course deployments, participation on teaching and learning technology pilots, and partnership with the Instructional Technologist Group (ITG).

Learn@UW news

  • Learn@UW Newsletter, week of July 19

    What’s Happening? Canvas – New Course Analytics Tool Coming to All Courses Tomorrow, July 20 A refreshed version of Canvas course Analytics, called “New Analytics,” has been available as an instructor opt-in feature in the …

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    Canvas: Changes coming to syllabus & course summary features

    If you use these features as an instructor or instructional designer, find out about changes coming Aug 16.

  • Learn@UW Newsletter, week of July 5

    What’s Happening? Canvas – Discussions/Announcements Redesign Coming July 20 On July 20, all Canvas courses will begin using the redesigned version of “Discussions/Announcements.” For the past several semesters, using the redesigned versions of Discussions and …

Learn@UW suite tools

Atomic Assessments

Tool used to create and deliver quizzes in Canvas that require more advanced functionality.

Learn about Atomic Assessments

HelioCampus AC

HelioCampus Assessment & Credentialing (AC) is a cloud-based assessment management system that facilitates the collection and application of learning assessment data.

Learn about HelioCampus AC


Tool for capturing and sharing proper name pronunciation recordings to promote equity, diversity and belonging.

Learn about NameCoach


Content authoring and hosting platform that faculty, staff and students can use to create eTexts.

Learn about Pressbook


Universal Design Online Content Inspection Tool (UDOIT) identifies Canvas course accessibility barriers and provides guidance on how to fix them.

Learn about UDOIT


Learning management system used to access and manage online course learning materials.

Learn about Canvas


Automated proctoring solution for instructors to foster academic integrity.

Learn about Honorlock

Online training (LinkedIn Learning)

LinkedIn Learning: Online platform for business, tech, and creative skills courses.

Learn about LinkedIn Learning

Top Hat

Active learning platform to engage students with homework, activities and polls using their own mobile devices.

Learn about Top Hat


Tool that offers discounted access to publisher eTexts via Canvas and access to other publisher materials and resources.

Learn about Engage

Kaltura MediaSpace

Cloud-based video hosting platform that can be used for lecture capture, training videos and countless other instructional purposes.

Learn about Kaltura


Discussion tool that allows students to work collaboratively with instructor overview.

Learn about Piazza


Evaluation tool promoting originality in student work by comparing submitted assignments.

Learn about Turnitin

Learn@UW training options, user groups & communities

For both novice and advanced users of the Learn@UW suite of learning technologies, the Learn@UW–‍Madison team offers a variety of opportunities to learn about the tools. As new tools and features are added regularly, the team continues to expand training opportunities to best fit the needs of the university.

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Help & contact

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There are a wide range of tools available and our learning technology consultants are happy to help you choose the best tool to fit your needs. Instructors and instructional staff can request a consultation with a DoIT AT consultant through the DoIT Help Desk.

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