The University of Iowa and the Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology is committed to transforming education and increasing opportunities for student success by supporting projects that improve teaching and learning throughout the university.

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Learning Design Collaboratory

This initiative provides course redesign services and support to faculty fellows to enhance course design and delivery, student impact and course delivery costs.Read more

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, or SoTL, is a scholarly practice in which instructors use their research expertise to conduct systemic inquiries into students’ learning and share their findings as scholarly work.Read more
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Thank-a-Teacher Program

The Thank-a-Teacher program provides an opportunity for students to express appreciation for their instructors’ dedication to teaching by allowing them to submit a short letter to instructors with their name or anonymously.Read more
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TILE - Transform, Interact, Learn, Engage

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
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Unizin is a consortium of universities formed around the idea that higher education—and not just private vendors—should own, direct and share a set of services that further teaching and learning. It has been created to help member universities and subscribers customize and unify services for online...Read more