Office 365 Integration to ICON

Office 365 Now Available in ICON

A new integration is now available in ICON. The Microsoft Office365 integration allows instructors and students to use, create, share, and collaborate on files within their ICON course sites. Office365 integrates into many areas, including Assignments, Collaborations, and the course navigation...Read more

OTLT Welcomes New Staff

OTLT Welcomes New Staff

Please join us in welcoming two new staff members to the Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology (OTLT).

As a Learning Analytics Specialist on the Research and Assessment Team for OTLT, Yu Zhao (who also goes by “Tracy”) will conduct research and assessment for the Learning...Read more

2017 Educase Conference

The Educause Learning Initiative

The 2017 Educause Learning Initiative (ELI) conference brought together learning technology practitioners, university administrators, and faculty members to present and discuss the theme of “Transforming the Academy: Building Communities of Practice”.

The annual event offered more than...Read more

Student using technology on campus

Keeping up With Teaching Tech

The Academic Technology Advisory Council (ATAC) assists the Provost’s Office and CIO in setting directions and priorities for the use of instructional technology needs at the University of Iowa.

To help committee members create a strategic plan for the technological needs on campus,...Read more

New Tools to Enhance Student Writing

Coming Summer 2017, a reimagined suite called Turnitin Feedback Studio will be incorporated campus-wide through ICON (Canvas).

Turnitin Feedback Studio has been reimagined from front to back with an emphasis on providing instructors the tools to give relevant feedback that students will...Read more

Join the Canvas Commons Community

Canvas Commons is a learning object repository that enables educators to find, import, and share content in the following Canvas tools: course presentation modules, quizzes, assignments, discussions, pages or documents.

Users can...Read more

Center for Teaching Welcomes New Staff

Please join us in welcoming two new staff members to the Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology (OTLT) Center for Teaching.

As Communications Specialist for OTLT, Emily Elliott will create, coordinate, and analyze communication to faculty, instructors, and other constituents about...Read more

Conference Collaboration

The University of Iowa has seen an uptick in the number of faculty members attending and presenting at national teaching conferences sponsored by professional organizations representing both their disciplines and higher education in general.

Last month, Associate Professor of Physics and...Read more

New IRB Umbrella Advances SoTL

The scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) has become an increasingly valuable resource for instructors seeking to improve their teaching based on evidence of student learning. Instructors engaged in SoTL utilize a variety of practices to examine and reflect on student learning in their own...Read more


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