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Warhawks move to web-based learning

As the university transitions to remote learning for the remaineder of the spring 2020 semester, many students are using Canvas and Cisco WebEx to complete their courses.

Kylie Jacobs, Biz & Tech Editor

April 20, 2020

In what has been described as a historic semester, the students of the UW-W were sent home a week before their spring break to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Originally the plan was to take the weeks of March 15-29 off, for students to have their ‘spring break’ and to give instructors time to...

Webex works wonders

Corey Moen, Staff Reporter

October 21, 2019

WebEx is a communication and collaboration tool that provides quick and easy engagement for students, faculty and staff that can be downloaded on your mobile device or computer. One math professor, Teri Alder, said, “I have used WebEx primarily in my online classes that run during my summer term....

Canvas Update

Brayden Lantta, Staff Reporter

October 7, 2019

The University of Wisconsin has now moved all of its courses over to the Canvas system. For those who are unaware, Canvas is a learning management system (LMS). New students may only know Canvas as their primary system. However, Desire2Learn (D2L), was Canvas’ predecessor.   The UW system’s contract with D2L will expire a...

Rennovating WINS

Bryce Gill, Assistant Biz & Tech Editor

September 30, 2019

A new WINS interface update will take effect the last weekend of September. This update aims to provide a more efficient experience when navigating through the wins account for each student, staff and faculty. “The goal is for user experience, and for different content on there, to manage the whole s...

Warhawks team up through Webex

Jeffrey Wardon, Jr., Biz & Tech Editor

September 18, 2018

As of this fall, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater students and instructors can utilize a communication and collaboration tool called Webex Teams, provided by the company Cisco. Students and instructors can use Webex Teams to work together on projects and communicate about upcoming assignments. W...

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