Academic Technology at USF

Academic Technology is a department within the Center for Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Assessment, and is headed by Dean of Teaching and Learning Outcomes Pam Steinke. The mission of Academic Technology is to create accessible, research-based learning experiences that enhance student learning across all University programs and colleges.  We accomplish this by nurturing a collegial environment that embraces best practices in instructional design, advocates pedagogically sound applications of new and emerging technology, and develops faculty to use innovation to improve instruction in both online and traditional classroom environments.

Our vision is to become a global leader in instructional technology through our advocacy of pedagogical innovation, our creation of positive student learning experiences, and our contoinuous pursuit of knowledge and participation in the global e-learning community.

Academic Technology Newsletter, September, 2017 The video newsletter shown below, reports on new features in Canvas, the formation of a new faculty advisory group on technology, Portfolium, and upcoming professional development opportunities.  Link to video at Academic Technology Newsletter, September, 2017 To recap: Check out the new Canvas App for Teachers. The DocViewer enables instructors to annotate papers submitted as assignments, using the ...

Academic Technology Video Newsletter, March, 2016 In this issue, meet the Academic Technology staff, get oriented to the new Canvas User Interface, and more…

All About DAT, January 2016 You may view the video newsletter for the Department of Academic Technology, below.  You may also link to it outside of this page. You may watch the recording of the 30-minute webinar on how to use the new Turnitin LTI application in Canvas.