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!

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News & Announcements

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Canvas Access for Course Registration

August 6, 2022
Fall course registration begins on August 17. Please ensure that your syllabus is posted to your Canvas site and that your Canvas site is published so that prospective enrollees can access it as they decide on their classes for this semester (you can continue to work on your site after it is published).
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Fall 2022 Canvas sites are ready

May 25, 2022
Canvas sites have been created and are ready to be set up! Faculty and teaching staff will find their list of Fall courses in my.harvard.edu. Faculty are asked to have their sites ready with syllabi and published for students to preview by mid-August. More information about Canvas, including tutorials and documentation, is available on our Canvas page.
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Update on Spring Canvas sites and combined sections

November 19, 2021

By Thurs. Dec 2, spring Canvas sites will be available for faculty to edit for all scheduled spring 2022 courses. By Wed. Nov 24, course needing combined section Canvas sites must have the correct primary section selected in my.harvard.edu so that only one site is generated. If your department needs assistance locating the Primary checkbox, they can contact The Registrar’s Office at courses@fas.harvard.edu. After that date you will need to contact Academic Technology directly at atg@fas.harvard.edu to combine any course sites.

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[Nov. 17] Discovery Series Talk: Opportunities Beyond Bars

November 16, 2021

Can Virtual Reality be used in a time of extreme isolation to connect undergraduate students from Harvard with mentees in a juvenile detention center in meaningful ways? Will this service-learning environment be as fulfilling as in person work? How can VR provide unique educational opportunities to mentees now and in the future? Learn more and register.

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[Aug. 27] Digital Teaching Workshop: Tools for Assignments and Activities

August 5, 2021

The Digital Teaching Methods seminar provides a hands-on introduction to several approaches that have been used successfully at Harvard, all grounded in specific pedagogical examples and use cases. Whether you will be teaching with digital tools for the first time in the coming semester, or have already been doing so for some time, this remiote workshop provides a focused and supportive environment for improving your practice... Read more

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Remote-Ready Contingency Planning

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

Upcoming Workshops, Events, and Office Hours

2022 Oct 07

Panopto Office Hours

Repeats every week every Friday until Fri Nov 18 2022 .
11:00am to 12:00pm


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