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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.  

Topics include:

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Introducing HUIT Academic Technology

August 5, 2016

With the conclusion of the two-year Teaching and Learning Technologies (TLT) Strategic Program, including the very successful University-wide implementation of Canvas, HUIT has reintegrated the TLT team with Academic Technology Services (AcTS) to form HUIT Academic Technology. In this exercise, we seized opportunities to realign AcTS to better support the teaching, learning and research needs of the University, and to meet HUIT’s fundamental goals to enhance IT service delivery at Harvard and provide greater support to our IT professionals.

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Help With Canvas

July 18, 2016

Is this your first time using Canvas? We're here to help! Instructional technologists from HUIT Academic Technology are available this summer to help you prepare your course site.

We're Moving!

We're Moving!

July 18, 2016

This fall, after over a decade in the same space, the Academic Technology team is moving. Beginning the first week in August, you will be able to find us in Science Center suite 142, on the first floor just inside the Oxford Street entrance (next to the Museum of Historical Scientific Instruments).

Come visit us in our new space, either for help with Canvas, a technology consultation, or just to say hello!