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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Weekly Canvas workshops from AT-FAS

June 15, 2020
Join AT-FAS for an introduction to Canvas, including adding people to your site; posting a syllabus, files, and announcements; creating, reviewing, and grading assignments; and more! Workshops are being offered weekly; you can register for the session that best fits your schedule on our Canvas Training page.
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July 14 - Scalar in the Classroom workshop (10:30am-12:30pm)

July 7, 2020
Scalar is a free, open source authoring and publishing platform designed to make it easy for authors and instructors to assemble media from multiple sources and juxtapose them with their own writing in a variety of ways, with minimal technical expertise required. This workshop is focused on adapting existing course assignments to Scalar. Register in advance via this zoom link.
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April 14 Workshop: Online Writing Assignments with Scalar

April 7, 2020
Are you looking for a way to make a final writing project or capstone assignment more remote-friendly? In this workshop, staff from Academic Technology and the Bok Center will introduce faculty and TFs to Scalar, a free, open-source authoring and publishing platform, and provide assistance planning and remediating course assignments. Register here
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View a recorded 'Teaching Remotely with Zoom' workshop

March 22, 2020
Engage with Academic Technology for FAS's introductory 'Teaching Remotely with Zoom' workshop at the time and place of your choosing by following this link. Topics covered include chat, screen sharing, and managing participants within Zoom, as well as creating and hosting Zoom meetings from your Canvas course site.

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

2020 Sep 28

Online Office Hours - FAS

Repeats every week on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday until Fri Dec 18 2020 except Mon Oct 12 2020, Wed Nov 11 2020, Thu Nov 26 2020.
10:30am to 11:30am


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