UI students in an education course using laptops while the teacher demonstrates a concept

Instructional Technology

Are you ready to enhance your teaching and use technology to foster student engagement and learning? We support the use of instructional technology across the university, including ICON, UICapture, Gradescope, and more.

UI students engaging in active learning in the Main Library commons TILE space.

Classroom Technology

Do you want to get the most out of your learning space? We provide technology consulting, training, and management of more than 300 technology-equipped classrooms that are designed to enrich the teaching and learning experience.

Two UI students looking at computer monitors in a business course.

Teaching and Learning Data

Harness the power of data. We transform gigabytes of data into teaching and learning insights that help instructors understand how students are engaging with course materials and identify timely interventions and support.


When AI gets lost in its own reality

Tuesday, April 30, 2024
Chat GPT declared that an Australian mayor served time in prison for bribery, but do you believe it? One of the considerations that comes with the use of generative AI platforms such as Copilot is the need to verify all output for accuracy in case of what is known as hallucinations. But what are these hallucinations, and why do they happen?

OTLT seeking instructors for ICON pilot programs

Tuesday, April 30, 2024
We’re facilitating two pilots: Microsoft Teams and ICON integration and ICON Discussion Tool redesign. We're seeking instructors who may be interested in participating as their insights are invaluable in shaping the success of new technologies and ensuring that instructional technology enhances student learning outcomes.

Don’t forget Digital Desk is moving to Gradescope Bubble Sheets

Tuesday, April 30, 2024
Digital Desk, the current solution for Scantron bubble sheets, will be decommissioned, and the Exam Scoring service will be replaced with Gradescope Bubble Sheets for fall 2024.


Introduction to Generative AI promotional image

Introduction to Generative AI

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Join us for an introduction to generative AI. We'll identify current capabilities, ethical use cases, and the privacy considerations associated with generative AI systems. We will also introduce strategies for effective prompting and offer additional resources to continue learning about AI applications. Register to attend. The Office of Teaching, Learning, and Technology provides expertise, tools, and services to optimize teaching and learning through learning sciences research, ICON, teaching...
ICON Day 2024 promotional image

ICON Day 2024

Friday, November 1, 2024 9:00am to 3:00pm
Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)
Save the date for ICON Day 2024, hosted by Office of Teaching, Learning, and Technology. The event is designed to promote excellence in teaching and learning through effective adoption and use of instructional technology. During this event, we'll also recognize our 2024 ICON All Stars. We'll share more details in the coming months.
View more events

Subscribe to our newsletter

Join the email list to receive our monthly e-newsletter for information about tools, services, and events to optimize teaching and learning.