Academic Technology for FAS is now offering Omeka as a service for use in Harvard College and GSAS courses. Omeka is an open-source platform that allows you to create and share rich visual collections online, and to craft complex narratives from them. Read more.
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:
A Digital Rosetta: Mapping Multilingual Text, a Lunch and Learn opportunity hosted by Research Computing in the Arts and Humanities (darthcrimson.org), features Mark Schiefsky, Professor and Chair of the Classics, who will demo a
Are you interested in helping the FAS Academic Technology Group test out new tools for teaching and learning? Contact us to learn more about our expanded Spring pilots of VoiceThread, AnnotationsX, and Flashcards, each of which can be seamlessly integrated into your Canvas site.
Do you have questions about your Canvas course website or about integrating technology into your FAS course? In addition to email support and drop-in assistance at the Science Center, the FAS Academic Technology Group is offering on-location Office Hours for faculty, teaching team members, support staff, and students in multiple campus locations throughout the months of December, January, and February. Times and locations include: Read more about On-Location Canvas Office Hours for FAS
Are you interested in helping ATG test out new tools for teaching and learning? This fall we are conducting pilots of three new tools, and would welcome more testers. Find out more about the tools and how to pilot:
The Harvard Initiative for Learning & Teaching (HILT) has announced that the application for Spring 2015 Spark Grants opens on November 3rd. Learn more about Spark Grants and how to apply at the HILT website.
Do you have a Spark Grant idea for using technology for teaching and learning? ATG would be happy to talk with you about available technologies—contact us!