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Academic Technology for FAS, History, others team up to offer inaugural Digital Scholarship seminar

March 20, 2017

On March 8, 9, and 10, 2017, HUIT Academic Technology offered its inaugural seminar on the Fundamentals of Digital Scholarship, a three-day interactive event dedicated to providing a hands-on introduction to technologies and technological approaches that are becoming more commonly used in both teaching and research. Planning for the seminar was coordinated by Academic Technology senior instructional technologist Brandon Bentley, and included representatives from the Department of History's digital history program, the Harvard Libraries, and Research Computing in the Arts and Humanities.

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Fundamentals of Digital Scholarship Seminar

March 6, 2017

On March 8, 9, and 10, Academic Technology for FAS will be joining with representatives of the Harvard Library, the History Department, and Research Computing in the Arts & Humanities to offer a hands-on workshop on the fundamentals of digital scholarship. Designed for faculty, students, and staff who wish to explore the potential of this medium, the seminar will provide a solid foundation from which participants can pursue further training and development.

Running from 9-1 each day, these sessions will teach participants how to:

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HUIT Supports Cutting-Edge Bioinformatics Research Tools in a Freshman Seminar

January 9, 2017

By Daniel Jamous, Senior Instructional Technologist, Academic Technology for FAS 
In Fall 2016, two HUIT groups – Academic Technology for FAS and the division of IT Support Services responsible for managing Harvard’s computer classrooms – collaborated to provide students with in-class access to cutting-edge bioinformatics research tools.

Academic Technology teams up with History Department, Bok Center, and Harvard Library to offer first Digital Teaching Seminar

Academic Technology teams up with History Department, Bok Center, and Harvard Library to offer first Digital Teaching Seminar

September 3, 2016

On August 29 and 30, HUIT Academic Technology offered its inaugural Digital Teaching Seminar, a two-day interactive event dedicated to providing a hands-on introduction to technologies and technological approaches that are becoming more commonly used in both teaching and research.

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Canvas Masters Series Workshops Are Here!

August 15, 2016

Beginning this fall, Academic Technology for FAS will be offering Canvas training that goes beyond the basics of setting up and administering a course website. Designed as interactive workshops, these topical training sessions will cover more specialized elements of the Canvas learning management system that you may encounter as teaching staff member or course administrator.  

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