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Engage - Reading eTexts on Unizin Engage (UW-Madison)


The Unizin Engage tool will be used for the Spring 2018 UW-Madison eText pilot. If you are not participating in the pilot or taking a class in the pilot you will not have access to Engage. For more information on the pilot please see the Educational Innovation web page.

This document outlines how an instructor or student can access eTexts in Unizin Engage.

While mobile apps exist for iOS and Android we strongly recommend you use Unizin Engage with Firefox or Chrome in order to access all its features.

To open an eText in the Unizin Engage platform:

  1. Login to Canvas at:
  2. Click on the Canvas course that is utilizing an Engage eText.
  3. Click on the Engage eText link in your course menu:
    Engage eText Canvas course link
    The link to the Engage eText tool may appear in a different location in your Canvas menu - for example further down the list.
  4. Click the purple Launch Unizin Engage button:
    Click the purple "Launch Unizin Engage" button
    A new tab will open with your Engage eTexts.

A short 3 minute video on Engage eText basics:

Support during the pilot

For support questions during the pilot about Unizin Engage please contact the DoIT Help Desk:

If Help Desk staff are unable to resolve your issue they will escalate your issue to the appropriate consultants. Instructors participating in the pilot will also be given access to a Canvas course which will include additional helpful information.

If you are using publisher digital learning tools (DLT) like Pearson Mastering Physics and MyLab or Cengage MindTap support is provided directly from the publisher. More information on where to get DLT support is available in this KB doc next to the publisher name under "Who Provides Support".

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Keywords:unizin, engage, etext, read, use, canvas, screencast, launch   Doc ID:77523
Owner:Dan L.Group:Learn@UW Madison
Created:2017-10-23 07:52 CDTUpdated:2018-01-02 10:46 CDT
Sites:DoIT Help Desk, Learn@UW Madison
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