Canvas Update (05/16/2020)


On Saturday, May 16, Instructure will deploy the latest release to the Canvas environment.  The highlights of this release are listed below.  The full release notes are also available.

UW-Whitewater Updates

D2L Retirement is progressing.  All information you would like to keep must be exported out of D2L before June 1st, 2020. Whether it’s an old for-credit based course, or an ongoing course – make sure all material is backed up. Once our access is removed, we will not have any way to obtain this data. For more information check out the Desire2Learn Retirement Planning post.

If you have any questions or concerns about the service pack updates, please contact UW-W Canvas Support.

Final Cerego Project Instructor Presentation this Thursday (5/14)

The Learning Technology Center has been supporting instructors during the past two academic years on implementing the adaptive/personalized learning platform “Cerego” into their course.

If you are interested in adaptive/personalized learning, please consider joining us this Thursday (5/14) at 10:00 am for a presentation by a Cerego pilot instructor on experiences piloting the platform. Registration is requested so that we can provide with a link to the Webex Meeting.

If you have any questions about the Cerego pilot project or this presentation, please contact us at icit-techpilots@uww.edu.

Final Linkedin Learning Presentation of the Semester this Friday (5/1/20)

This semester the Learning Technology Center has been supporting a small pilot of Linkedin Learning. The final Linkedin Learning pilot project instructor presentation this semester takes place this Friday (May 1st) at 12:00 PM via Webex Meetings.

You can register for the presentation here. Registration is requested, so that we can get you invited to the Webex Meeting.

If you have any questions about the presentation, please feel free to contact icit-techpilots@uww.edu. If you have any questions about Linkedin Learning more generally, please see ICIT’s technology service page on Linkedin Learning, or contact the Learning Technology Center.

Final Adaptive/Personalized Learning Meeting (4/21/20)

For the past two years, the Learning Technology Center has worked with instructors to pilot adaptive and personalized learning platforms into their courses. Please consider joining us on Tuesday April 21st at 2:00 pm for a final meeting to discuss the past, present, and future of adaptive learning on campus. Some instructors who have participated in the pilot will also share their experiences with implementing adaptive learning at this meeting.

Registration is suggested but not required. You can register at this link. You will need to login with your UWW credentials in order to register. If you do not register but would still like to attend, please email icit-techpilots@uww.edu so that we can get you the link to the Webex Meeting session.

If you have any questions about adaptive learning or this pilot, please contact the technology pilots team at icit-techpilots@uww.edu. If you have any general learning technology questions or concerns, please contact the Learning Technology Center.

Canvas Update (04/18/2020)

On Saturday, April 14, Instructure will deploy the latest release to the Canvas environment.  The highlights of this release are listed below.  The full release notes are also available.

Instructure has moved to a “Ready Release” method of weekly updates to address pressing issues during the sudden shift to online. The full list of ready release notes are available. We have included what we believe to be the two most notable updates here.

UW-Whitewater Updates

D2L Retirement is progressing.  All information you would like to keep must be exported out of D2L before June 1st, 2020. Whether it’s an old for-credit based course, or an ongoing course – make sure all material is backed up. Once our access is removed, we will not have any way to obtain this data. For more information check out the Desire2Learn Retirement Planning post.

If you have any questions or concerns about the service pack updates, please contact UW-W Canvas Support.

Adaptive/Personalized Learning Presentation this Week

During this academic year, the Learning Technology Center (LTC) has been supporting a group of instructors in piloting the online platform “Cerego,” as a way to incorporate adaptive and personalized learning into their courses.

Join one of the current pilot instructors at 2:00 pm this Thursday (4/9) as he discusses his use of the platform, and what he has learned throughout the experience. The presentation will take place via Webex Meetings, due to the COVID-19 situation.

Registration is requested, so that we can supply you with the link to the Webex Meeting. You can sign up here (please note that you will need to log in, using your UWW username and password).

If you have any questions about this presentation, or would like the link to the Webex Meeting, please contact us at icit-techpilots@uww.edu

Update: Linked Learning Pilot Instructor Presentations

The presentations by Linkedin Learning pilot instructors that were scheduled for this week have been moved to Webex Meetings, so that you do not need to be on campus to attend.

Wednesday March 18th at 10:00 AM

Thursday March 19th at 12:00 PM

If you are interested in attending to learn more about using Linkedin Learning, please use the above links to register, and you will then receive an email with a link to the Webex Meeting.

If you have any questions, please contact the Learning Technology Center.

Learn about Linkedin Learning

During the Spring 2020 semester, the Learning Technology Center is supporting a small group of instructors in piloting Linkedin Learning. As a part of the project, the pilot instructors will be presenting on how they use Linkedin Learning, and what they have learned, to the campus community.

Linkedin Learning
Linkedin Learning

Pilot instructors will be presenting on their experiences with Linkedin Learning at the following dates, times, locations. Clicking on the session link will take you to the UWW Event Sign-Up page. Please note that you will need to login with your UWW credentials to sign up.

March 18th at 10:00 AM in McGraw 19A
March 19th at 12:00 PM in Hyland 4303
May 1st at 12:00 PM in McGraw 112

If you would like to attend remotely, please register and then contact us at icit-techpilots@uww.edu. If you have any other questions about the pilot, Linkedin Learning, or any other learning technology, please contact the Learning Technology Center.

March Adaptive and Personalized Learning Meeting (3/19/20)

The Learning Technology Center (LTC) has added an extra adaptive and personalized learning discussion this semester:

Thursday, March 19th at 2:00 PM in McGraw 19A

Registration is suggested, but not required. You can register at the link above (please note that you need to sign in with your UWW credentials to register).

If you are interested but unable to attend in person, please register and then email icit-techpilots@uww.edu, and we set you up to attend via Webex.

If you have any additional questions about these adaptive and personalized learning sessions, or other LTC events, please contact the Learning Technology Center

Adaptive and Personalized Learning Discussion this Friday (2/21/20)

The Learning Technology Center (LTC) has been supporting instructors in using adaptive and personalized learning platforms as part of a pilot project since 2018. If you are interested in adaptive and personalized learning, please consider joining us this Friday for a discussion that will include experiences of instructors in the current pilot project.

Registration is suggested, but not required. You can register at the following link (please note that you need to sign in with your UWW credentials to register):

Friday, February 21, 2020 at 10:00 AM

If you are interested but unable to attend in person, please register and then email us at icit-techpilots@uww.edu, and we will get you set up to attend virtually.

If you have any additional questions about these adaptive and personalized learning sessions, or other LTC events, please contact the Learning Technology Center.