Academic Technology Services

Introducing HUIT Academic Technology

August 2, 2016

With the conclusion of the two-year Teaching and Learning Technologies (TLT) Strategic Program, including the very successful University-wide implementation of Canvas, HUIT has reintegrated the TLT team with Academic Technology Services (AcTS) to form HUIT Academic Technology. In this exercise, we seized opportunities to realign AcTS to better support the teaching, learning and research needs of the University, and to meet HUIT’s fundamental goals to enhance IT service delivery at Harvard and provide greater support to our IT professionals.


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Welcome Alan Wolf to HUIT!

March 19, 2015

Dear Colleagues,

I am delighted to announce the appointment of Alan Wolf as Managing Director of Academic Technology Services (AcTS) for HUIT, effective May 18, 2015.

Alan comes to us from the University of Wisconsin, where he is currently the Assistant CIO for Advanced Computing Infrastructure in the Office of Vice Provost for Information Technology and CIO, and where he also serves as a senior consultant for academic technology. At Wisconsin, Alan has worked with faculty on integrating technology into their curricula and led the development of shared research

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Harvard Schools get new video tool

October 15, 2014

This fall, Digital Video Services partnered with FAS, HSPH and HGSE to roll out a new lecture capture solution called Mediasite.

This new lecture caption solution is intended to replace the current lecture capture solutions in the schools and to provide more workflow automation and enhanced end user experience.

The new lecture capture solution features:

  • Multi-stream video recording
  • Variable speed playback
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