Dx     LEARNING

Welcome to the Dx Learning page! Here you will find resources for professional development and digital transformation education, as well as Dx standards, UVU policies, and state and federal laws. For information on Dx strategies and philosophies, see the Strategies page.

CORE TEACHING TECHNOLOGY AT UVU

UVU's core teaching technologies are vital to the university's virtual infrastructure and our subsequent digital transformation.

Standard tools such as Canvas, Teams, Kaltura, Proctorio, Qualtrics, Delphinium, and MS Bookings all create a better teaching and learning experience for faculty and students.

Click this card to learn more about these technologies and about how the Office of Teaching and Learning (OTL) fosters learning technology exploration and enhancement across UVU.

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION LEARNING GALLERY

In Dx, we believe that providing access to technological knowledge and training will better prepare everyone for digital transformation at UVU and across other institutions and industries, now and into the future.

As part of our efforts to facilitate digital transformation and technological knowledge, we have created the Learning Gallery.

This virtual library of digital topics is free for students, faculty, and staff to explore. It includes resources to teach and train individuals on a number of innovative technologies, including:

  • Learning environments
  • Canvas
  • MS Teams
  • Teaching Technology
  • Business Intelligence
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Data Science
  • Google Analytics
  • DevOps
  • Machine Learning
  • Kaltura
  • Chat Bots

 

 

 

STANDARDS, POLICIES, AND LAWS

UVU Dx strives to conduct itself according to the highest standards and to uphold state and federal laws concerning technology. Faculty, students, and staff are expected to comply with the following policies, standards, and laws.

  • Appropriate Use
  • Electronic Communications
  • Privacy and Disclosure
  • Data Management
  • Information Technology
  • Web and Internet
  • PCI Compliance
  • General

LEADERSHIP OF Dx

The Digital Transformation Division is fortunate to be led by an inspired team that is committed to excellence and the realization of President Tuminez's vision for UVU. Click here to learn more about Dx Leadership and view our org chart.

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Learning Environments

UVU-AFFILIATED PARTNERS

These UVU systems and partners make their services available to the UVU community.  

UVU Learn

UVULearn is an online learning environment that provides employees with resources to improve job skills, acquire new expertise, and pursue personal and professional development. Learners can access online videos, courses, and schedules for live training in a flexible format that is available 24/7.  

LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning is an online educational platform that offers over 15,000 courses to nurture professional development. Through these expert-led courses, UVU students and employees can acquire business, creative, and technology skills. 

Pluralsight

UVU Dx has partnered with Pluralsight to update our team's knowledge and skills about current technologies and frameworks. With Pluralsight, employees can benchmark and prove their knowledge, keep up with emerging trends, and build skills in software development, IT Ops, security, personal development, leadership, data management, and more. Contact Brett McKeachnie with any questions.

Microsoft Learn

 In partnering with Microsoft, UVU Dx employees now have access to Microsoft Learn, an online training platform that provides training resources, learning paths, and knowledge resources to boost technical skills. These industry-recognized certifications, instructor-led courses, and virtual training days are available to upskill our team in the rapidly changing technology world. Contact Kim Leseberg with any questions. 

UNAFFILIATED LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS

Although UVU has not partnered with the following providers of technology-related training, we do recommend that students and faculty explore these publicly-available resources. While some of these resources have an associated fee for users, some are available for free. 

Udemy 

Udemy hosts thousands of online video courses on design, development, IT and software, marketing, and more. With courses added regularly to the catalog, you always get access to up-to-date training in marketable skills. 

Coursera

Coursera has partnered with hundreds of universities and companies to deliver courses in business analytics, machine learning, computer science, graphic design, and more. Verified certificates are awarded to users upon course completion. 

edX

Harvard and MIT created edX to make education available to everyone everywhere. By opening the classroom through online learning, edX empowers learners to earn a degree or certification in subjects as diverse as computer science, ethics, architecture, medicine, literature, and everything in between.

W3Schools

W3Schools provides free access to web development tutorials, references, and more. Quizzes, exercises, courses, and certificates are also available in topics such as HTML, CSS, SQL, PHP, Python, JQuery, Java, and more. 

Skillshare

This online learning platform empowers you to develop yourself with new skills. Skillshare offers thousands of business, technology, creative, and lifestyle courses. 

Codecademy

Codecademy believes that code contains a world of possibilities. They offer a catalog of courses on programming languages, web development, data science, machine learning, computer science, game development, and more. In addition, Codecademy provides resources such as articles, blogs, videos, and cheat sheets for beginners. 

Kahn Academy

This non-profit online academy is largely directed at primary and secondary education, but Kahn Academy helps students who struggle to learn in traditional environments. Learners are able to create foundations in math, grammar, science, history, and more.

Masterclass

Masterclass is a subscription streaming service that provides video training by subject-matter experts. With a MasterClass subscription, users also get access to smartphone and TV apps, offline lessons, classes, and sessions (a new hands-on format where subscribers can learn from Teaching Assistants as they participate in a 30-day structured curriculum). 

RESOURCES AVAILABLE FROM OUR PARTNERS

UVU partners with higher education and technology industry analysts and leaders. In doing so, we gain access to vast resources and research to help make the best technology decisions for our higher education environment. Explore this section to learn more about our partners and to gain access to the resources they make available to us. 

EDUCAUSE

EDUCAUSE is a nonprofit association that provides knowledge, resources, and community-building opportunities to help shape strategic IT decisions at institutions of higher learning such as UVU.

InfoTech

InfoTech is a technology research group and advisory company that produces unbiased and relevant research to help CIOs and IT leaders make strategic, timely, and well-informed decisions. They partner closely with the Dx, providing actionable tools, analyst guidance, and more for UVU.

Microsoft

Microsoft helps UVU to reimagine education, drive innovative student engagement, transform operations, and ensure a secure, connected campus.

Internet2 & InCommon

Internet2 is a community that provides cloud solutions, research support, and services tailored for research and education. The InCommon Federation grew out of Internet2. It provides integrated service and software solutions for research and education as well as opportunities for global collaboration between students, faculty, staff, and researchers.