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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.

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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.

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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.

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News

OTLT debuts new website

Wednesday, April 3, 2024
We're excited to announce that the Office of Teaching, Learning, and Technology (OTLT) recently launched a new website. Our redesigned site brings several enhancements that make the browsing experience smoother and more efficient, including consolidating multiple web properties into a single, cohesive platform.

Lower Price for Top Hat Classroom Pro in Fall 2024

Tuesday, March 5, 2024
We’re happy to announce that a Top Hat Classroom Pro license will cost only $10 per student per semester for the 2024–25 academic year—a savings of $23 compared to the retail price. Top Hat can make classes more interactive, facilitate class discussions, guide lectures, and allow for polling.

AI-Assisted Literature Reviews

Tuesday, March 5, 2024
ChatGPT has a reputation for generating hallucinations, or false information. So can an Artificial Intelligence (AI) platform be trusted to assist in a literature review? Yes, if the tool you are using is the right one for the job. Try these five AI platforms to assist you in your literature reviews and academic research.

Events

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Gradescope

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Virtual
Learn about Gradescope, an ideal tool for assessing and providing feedback for student assignments, including written formulas, graphs, calculations, and other kinds of work that cannot be easily graded through SpeedGrader. Gradescope is especially suited for large classes with complex assessment teams.  Register for the event. The Office of Teaching, Learning, and Technology provides expertise, tools, and services to optimize teaching and learning through learning sciences research, ICON...
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ICON Quizzes and Respondus Lockdown Browser

Tuesday, April 23, 2024 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Virtual
Join us to learn about creating quizzes, tests, and other assessments in ICON that are automatically graded and how to add the Respondus Lockdown Browser to assessments that require a higher level of security. Register for the event. The Office of Teaching, Learning, and Technology provides expertise, tools, and services to optimize teaching and learning through learning sciences research, ICON, teaching and learning data, and advanced classroom and instructional technology. To learn more...
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What Your Students Wish You Knew about the ICON Gradebook

Thursday, April 25, 2024 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Virtual
In this session, led by Student Instructional Technology Assistants (SITAs), we will explore how students navigate grades and feedback in ICON. Additionally, we will provide tips for optimizing your ICON site to enhance the effectiveness of feedback to students. Register for the event. The Office of Teaching, Learning, and Technology provides expertise, tools, and services to optimize teaching and learning through learning sciences research, ICON, teaching and learning data, and advanced...
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AI Monthly Meetup and Brainstorming Session

Friday, April 26, 2024 9:30am to 10:20am
University of Iowa Main Library
Join us for an engaging opportunity to collaborate with Copilot and other leading AI tools. These sessions will be filled with hands-on demonstrations for interacting with AI platforms and facilitated activities to help you experiment and innovate. Bring your willingness to try new things and think outside the box with AI. Gift yourself the time to learn a new technology. Tinkering is encouraged here! Register for the event. The Office of Teaching, Learning, and Technology provides expertise...
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