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Harvard Academic Technology for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Now Hiring Student Academic Technology Consultants

June 8, 2017
Academic Technology for FAS is currently accepting applications from Harvard students who are interested in educational technology. Student consultants usually work between 5 and 10 hours per week during the academic year, and up to 20 hours per week during the summer, and focus on consulting, outreach, and software development. For more information and to apply, visit atg.fas.harvard.edu/student-opportunities.
The Canvas Panda, an unofficial mascot of the Canvas Learning Management System

Fall Canvas Course Sites Are Ready!

June 7, 2017

If you are teaching a Fall 2017 course, your Canvas site has been created and is ready to be set up! To claim your site, visit your list of Fall courses in my.harvard.edu, launch the course website, and follow the setup checklist. Be sure to publish your site as soon as you’re ready so that students can begin visiting it.

Whether you're faculty, staff, or a teaching fellow, Academic Technology for FAS is available to assist you with setting up and administering your course site. We offer training, consultation, and

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Fall Canvas Course Sites Are Ready!

June 7, 2017

If you are teaching a Fall 2017 course, your Canvas site has been created and is ready to be set up! To claim your site, visit your list of Fall courses in my.harvard.edu, launch the course website, and follow the setup checklist. Be sure to publish your site as soon as you’re ready for students to begin visiting it.

Whether you're faculty, staff, or a teaching fellow, Academic Technology for FAS is available to assist you with setting up and administering your course site. We offer training, consultation, and workshops by

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Digital Toolkit DTK

Employ Digital Methods in a Supported Environment with the Digital Toolkit (DTK)

June 1, 2017

Academic Technology for FAS is proud to announce the Digital Toolkit (DTK), now available for your FAS course. The DTK is a virtual computer which is pre-loaded with some of the most commonly-used applications for data visualization and analysis. All your students need to do is log in, and they'll be ready to start working on research, assignments, and projects! Read more.

 

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data visualization

Academic Technology, History, and Harvard Library team up to offer inaugural Digital Scholarship seminar

March 20, 2017

On March 8, 9, and 10, 2017, HUIT Academic Technology offered its inaugural seminar on the Fundamentals of Digital Scholarship, a three-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. Planning for the seminar was coordinated by Academic Technology senior instructional technologist Brandon Bentley, and included representatives from the Department of History's digital history program, the Harvard Libraries, and Research Computing in the Arts and

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Sunburst data visualization, an example of data research display

Fundamentals of Digital Scholarship Seminar

March 6, 2017

On March 8, 9, and 10, Academic Technology for FAS will be joining with representatives of the Harvard Library, the History Department, and Research Computing in the Arts & Humanities to offer a hands-on workshop on the fundamentals of digital scholarship. Designed for faculty, students, and staff who wish to explore the potential of this medium, the seminar will provide a solid foundation from which participants can pursue further training and development.

Running from 9-1 each day, these sessions will teach participants how to:

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