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 Autumn Quarter. 

Remote Teaching Takes the Spotlight at IT Matters

The June 17, 2020 session of UChicago’s ongoing IT Matters series focused on remote teaching and learning. 

Panopto Is Here

Panopto is the University’s video management system. It is an excellent tool for recording asynchronous lecture videos.

Faculty Success Stories

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

Academic Technology Solutions

Academic Technology Solutions works closely with faculty to facilitate the use of technology in teaching, research, and scholarship. Through close partnerships with the UChicago Library, the Chicago Center for Teaching, and all other academic units across campus, we help faculty explore new ways of approaching academic endeavors using online tools, digital materials, and other technology solutions.

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Instructional Design

We partner with instructors to implement instructional technology, develop instructional projects, create digital course materials, and more.

Multimedia Development

We can assist with content development through creating or enhancing imagery, animation, 3D renderings, video production, and more.

Audio-Visual Services

We can help you with your audio-visual needs, whether it be using AV in our campus classrooms or support for a departmental event.

News

Training Offerings in Autumn Quarter Week 5

Training Offerings in Autumn Quarter Week 5

Photo by Unsplash on Unsplash You can choose from a variety of workshops in Week 5 of Autumn Quarter to learn more about Canvas, Zoom, and Panopto for remote and hybrid teaching. Scheduling Office Hours in Canvas: Monday Oct. 26, 1:30-2:00 P.M. Full information and...

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Training Offerings in Autumn Quarter Week 4

Training Offerings in Autumn Quarter Week 4

Photo by Unsplash on Unsplash You can choose from a variety of workshops in Week 4 of Autumn Quarter to learn more about Canvas, Zoom, and Panopto for remote and hybrid teaching. Effective Use of Discussion Boards and Course Blogs: Monday Oct. 19, 12:00-12:30 P.M....

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Training Offerings in Autumn Quarter Week 3

Training Offerings in Autumn Quarter Week 3

Photo by Unsplash on Unsplash You can choose from a variety of workshops in Week 3 of Autumn Quarter to learn more about Canvas, Zoom, and Panopto for remote and hybrid teaching. Introduction to Canvas for Remote and Hybrid Teaching: Monday Oct. 12, 10:00-11:00 A.M....

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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.