Academic Staff are respected professionals who hold positions in virtually every unit on campus. These positions are either unique to higher education and/or provide direct support for academic programming and/or develop and implement policies at UW-Madison. The academic staff contribute daily to the quality and reputation of a University recognized and respected around the world. Learn more.
The Accounting Team offers support with non-credit custom course contracts, credit courses accounting administration, research and effort administration, hotel contracts, academic support service agreements, accounts receivable, travel expense reports, credit card payment authorizations, and supplies orders.
ASSA(Academic Support Service Agreement) is any instructional or professional consulting service, provided by an individual or company that is unique (sole source) and is specifically related to the University's mission of education, research, or public service. This document is completed by UW Purchasing. Payment to an EPD speaker with an ASSA cannot be completed until the ASSA is fully executed by UW Purchasing. An ASSA is required if the speaker is being paid more than $5,000 over a 12 month period of time.
Asynchronous learning is a student-centered teaching method that uses online learning resources to facilitate instruction that is not being delivered in person or in real time. Discussion forums and recorded lectures are examples of asynchronous components in an online course.