The Center for Teaching is holding open, drop-in Study Halls for instructors throughout the fall semester to answer technology questions, provide expert advice, and help you get the most out your course.
On behalf of the Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology (OTLT), a warm welcome to all new and returning faculty, instructors, and teaching assistants. Every fall semester on campus is exciting, but that enthusiasm is especially accentuated this year with new buildings and road construction...Read more
With the University of Iowa’s adoption of Canvas, we wanted to share some of the advantages the new ICON learning management system (LMS) brings to the University, as well as a few pointers for instructors. At the start of each new semester, the most common question students ask the ITS Help Desk...Read more
Need helping setting up your course in ICON? Want to talk about refreshing your teaching strategies? Do you have ideas for a new teaching technology or method you’d like to explore? Or do you just need some quiet time and a space to catch up on class prep? The Office of Teaching, Learning &...Read more
Have you wondered how Open Education Resources are being used by college instructors? Want to guide students through discussions about topics that challenge assumptions and stereotypes? Or create more effective strategies for assessing student writing? Fall 2016 Center for Teaching workshops touch...Read more
The Academic Technologies Advisory Council is seeking proposals from instructors for the Innovations in Teaching with Technology Awards (ITTA) . This program aims to raise the level of teaching and learning at the University of Iowa by funding significant and innovative instructional technology...Read more
Starting this fall, UI students will have a more convenient way to provide instant response to professors’ polls and questions during class. Instead of bringing separate clicker devices to class as they have in the past, they’ll be able to use other wireless-enabled personal devices—like laptops,...Read more
TILE Essentials is the Center for Teaching’s two-day intensive workshop that focuses on the active-learning pedagogies implemented by instructors who teach in TILE (as well as other) classrooms. Upon completion of both days of TILE Essentials, instructors will be enabled to request a TILE room from...Read more
The University of Iowa is committed to transforming education and increasing opportunities for student success. The Transform, Interact, Learn, Engage (TILE) project supports these goals by transforming teaching practices, lively interaction, enhanced learning, and increased faculty/student...Read more
Big Ideas (BI) Courses are general education courses centered on themes rather than individual disciplines. These courses are team-taught across an array of disciplines, departments, and even colleges.Read more
Student Instructional Technology Assistants (SITAs) work one-on-one with instructors on projects that enhance instruction with technology. SITAs guide instructors through the project planning process, provide consulting on technology and instructional design issues, offer production assistance, and...Read more
ICON Change has arrived
Find training videos and support resources at its.uiowa.edu/icon.