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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[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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Fall Canvas course sites are ready

July 6, 2021

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 August 16th. More information about Canvas, including tutorials and documentation, is available on our Canvas page.

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Fall Update: XIDs are being replaced by HarvardKey Light

July 2, 2021
XIDs are being replaced by HarvardKey Light. In the past, individuals without Harvard IDs who needed to be added to Canvas sites were prompted to sign up for an XID. Beginning this summer, XIDs are being replaced by HarvardKey Light. Information on HarvardKey Light, including how to activate an account, is available in the HUIT Knowledge Base.
March 11 - Fundamentals of Digital Scholarship seminar

March 11 - Fundamentals of Digital Scholarship seminar

March 1, 2021

Fundamentals of Digital Scholarship introduces participants to the core stages of digital scholarship’s research workflow: the acquisition, manipulation, analysis, and presentation of data. This seminar serves as a springboard for faculty, students, and staff who wish to explore the potential of digital scholarship. Register via the Harvard Training Portal.

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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.

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