Symposium 2021: Jesse Stommel Announced as Keynote Speaker

The Symposium for Teaching with Technology will be held online April 21-22, 2021, from 1:00-5:30 P.M.

Training for Remote/Hybrid Teaching

Academic Technology Solutions, the Chicago Center for Teaching, and the University of Chicago Library have designed a program of workshops to help instructors prepare to teach in the Winter Quarter.

Get Help Redesigning your Course for Remote or Hybrid Instruction

We have expanded our instructional design support services to help instructors redesign their courses for remote or hybrid delivery.

Faculty Success Stories

Learn how ATS partners with UChicago faculty to facilitate teaching and learning with technology.

Remote and Hybrid Teaching

Training

ATS offers training in Canvas, Zoom, Panopto, and other technologies related to digital pedagogy, as well as classroom AV. Sign up for training

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Virtual Office Hours

At Virtual Office Hours, you can get one-on-one help with any questions you have about remote and hybrid teaching. Join VOH

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Instructional Design Consultations

Our instructional designers can help you structure your course to meet the demands of remote and hybrid teaching. Request a consultation

News

UChicago vLab Transitions to RemoteApp

UChicago vLab Transitions to RemoteApp

The UChicago vLab is transitioning to the Microsoft RemoteApp service as of December 30, 2020. RemoteApp is a virtual application solution that allows users to run Windows-based applications regardless of the operating system they are using. With RemoteApp, users can...

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Panopto’s Winter Service Updates, Dec. 19, 2020

Panopto’s Winter Service Updates, Dec. 19, 2020

In Panopto’s latest release, they have added new features and functionality for users. We have highlighted the relevant updates below, along with links to more information, where available. Please remember to download the latest version of the desktop capture...

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Events

Initiatives

ATS Pilots Hypothesis

ATS will continue piloting Hypothesis — open-source software that allows for collaborative annotation on online documents such as web pages and PDFs — through the end of Autumn Quarter 2020. Hypothesis is integrated with Canvas. Faculty and instructors can request to join the pilot for their courses by filling out the Join the Hypothesis Pilot Form. To learn more about Hypothesis at UChicago, see: Use the Hypothesis-Canvas Integration.

 

Autumn Workshops

Academic Technology Solutions, the Chicago Center for Teaching, and the University of Chicago Library have designed workshops to help instructors prepare to teach in the Autumn Quarter. Faculty, instructors, teaching assistants, and support staff can register and view training at Teaching Remotely. Follow our recommended paths if you would like guidance on which workshops to attend.

Classroom AV Updates

Registrar-scheduled campus classrooms that are in use for Autumn 2020 for in-person classes have received video conferencing equipment updates. Instructional videos and written instructions are available to help students learn how to use them.