University of Wisconsin–Madison

Faculty Engagement

In line with UW-Madison’s teaching and learning mission and national trends, DoIT Academic Technology’s Faculty Engagement service offers several evolving programs designed to foster the use of research-supported, technology-enhanced teaching approaches. Each program has a different format and criteria for entry to meet the needs of faculty and instructional support staff regardless of experience level. This includes everything from drop-in sessions to year-long fellowships that all focus on evidence-based approaches to learning in higher education. Learn more about the programs and upcoming events here.

Benefits

  • As a teaching-and-learning-centered service, we honor and feature the voices and values of good instructors
  • We can help instructors apply efficient teaching practices and good learning principles to courses so courses can be scaled effectively with technology
  • Our program content is evidence-based, and can often be tailored to meet your needs

Getting started

View our calendar of upcoming events and register.

Programs

  • Active Teaching Labs: Low-commitment one-hour sessions that feature instructors sharing their experiences using tools to teach in addition to guided, hands-on experience with tools for participants
  • Blend@UW: A program that supports the Educational Innovation Initiative by helping faculty and staff redesign courses to be more active and engaging by using blended-learning approaches
  • Blended Learning Fellowship: Fellowships develop campus leadership around topics of blended learning
  • Blended Learning Toolkit: The website provides tutorials, resources, and examples about blended learning and how to apply it to your course
  • Teaching Effectively in Canvas: A series of sessions that focus on applying good aspects of teaching practices and learning principles in Canvas

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