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
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
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
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
The Executive Leadership Academy (ELA), is a program designed to support mid-to-senior level leaders at the University of Iowa in their efforts to develop, enhance, and apply their leadership skills on campus.
Once selected to join the academy, members are assigned to a project team....Read more
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
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
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
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