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
As we all prepare for the return to in-person teaching, we're also preparing for higher-than-usual enrollment and increased needs for technology in courses. You can let us know early about plans for courses you're teaching or supporting this fall:... Read more about Fall Technology Needs for Courses
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.
Name pronunciation is now live in FAS Canvas sites! Audio recordings made in either my.harvard or PeopleSoft play in Canvas so that students and instructors can hear correct name pronunciations. This feature can be found in the main (left-hand) navigation menu of your Canvas site(s). Learn more about the Name Pronunciation tool.
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.
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.
We're excited to announce a new workshop offering for faculty and teaching staff: Using VoiceThread in Canvas, February 1, 2021, at 2:00 pm EST. Please register in advance at this link. In this hands-on workshop, you will learn how to create VoiceThreads and then add them to your Canvas course as lessons or assessments and see examples from real courses. We will also cover the new assignment feature for those who have already been using VoiceThread.... Read more about New Workshop: Using VoiceThread in Canvas
Digital Teaching Methods: Tools for Assignments and Activities provides a hands-on introduction to the thoughtful integration of digital tools and methods into teaching and learning (free registration via the Harvard Training Portal). This workshop, which is open to faculty, staff, and students, runs from 9am-3pm and is made up of optional sessions covering several digital tools and approaches.