About Academic Technology for FAS

Academic Technology for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences supports the thoughtful use of digital methods and tools in teaching and learning throughout the FAS. Our services include helping you get the most out of your course website; providing evaluation, training, and ongoing support of digital tools and methods; developing new applications to meet your pedagogical needs; and more! Not sure who to ask about support for your teaching and learning goals? Ask us and we'll help figure it out!

News & Announcements

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January 2021 Zoom updates for remote teaching

January 6, 2021

A few key Zoom updates this fall offer great improvements for remote teaching:

  • Self-select breakout rooms: this new option lets your meeting participants choose which breakout room to join.
  • Co-host features: Co-hosts now have the same breakout room controls as the meeting host, such as starting or ending breakout rooms, assigning participants, etc.
  • Zoom recordings to Panopto: If you are recording your class meetings in Zoom, we recommend you enable the new integration with Panopto, which automatically migrates all Zoom recordings to our video management tool. Fill out this form to get started.... Read more about January 2021 Zoom updates for remote teaching
logo for the Digital Teaching Seminar, September 15 from 9am-3pm via Zoom

Sept. 15 - Digital Teaching Methods: Tools for Assignments and Activities (workshop)

September 5, 2020
Digital Teaching Methods: Tools for Assignments and Activities provides a hands-on introduction to the thoughtful integration of digital tools and methods into teaching and learning (free registration via the Harvard Training Portal). This workshop, which is open to faculty, staff, and students, runs from 9am-3pm and is made up of optional sessions covering several digital tools and approaches. 
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Is your FAS Course Remote Ready?

Tips, tools, and resources from Academic Technology for FAS to ensure your Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences course is Remote Ready

View our remote readiness guide to some of the tools, practices, training, and resources that are available to help you teach remotely when needed.

Training and Support are Available Now

calendar icon Attend live online training sessions to learn about Canvas, Zoom, Panopto, and other tools
video icon Watch recorded Canvas, Zoom, and Panopto workshops
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Upcoming Workshops, Events, and Office Hours

2021 Jan 20

Online Office Hours - FAS

Repeats every week every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, 19 times except Mon Jan 18 2021, Mon Feb 15 2021.
10:30am to 11:30am

2021 Jan 22

Panopto Office hours

Repeats every week every Friday until Sat Mar 20 2021 .
11:00am to 12:00pm

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