ACE Online Course Evaluations

Understanding Your ACE Online Reports

With the spring semester coming to a close, the ACE Online program will begin making reports available to instructors starting May 22, 2017. In order to access these reports, instructors will need to log into the ACE Online program. Once logged in, instructors will have access to a variety of...Read more

Zoom now integrated into ICON

New Web Conferencing Solution

At the end of the spring 2017 semester, the Blackboard Collaborate integration with ICON will discontinue and be replaced with Zoom. Zoom is an application that will allow users to host and attend meetings and webinars.

Zoom enables users to:

Host and attend meetings with up to 50...Read more
Center for Teaching Lending Library

2017 Summer Read-a-Thon: OTLT Picks

Stock up on your summer reading list with the Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology book recommendations – some available for checkout in the Center for Teaching’s Lending Library, located in 2080 UCC....Read more

Kyle Rector demonstrates Eyes-Free Yoga class using Microsoft Kinect

Maintaining Balance

The process of balancing more than one task requires careful planning, experience, and commitment. Much like balancing two objects, maintaining balance in the professional world also can be a challenge.

For Assistant Professor of Computer Science Kyle Rector, however, balancing teaching...Read more

A Digital Learning Innovation: Success at Iowa

Leading the Way at 2017 Unizin Innovations Summit

UI faculty and staff recently attended the 2017 Unizin Innovations Summit: Changing for the Future of Higher Education in Denver, CO. The theme for this year’s Innovations Summit was “How we can move forward together to create better digital teaching and learning environments by implementing...Read more

TILE Feedback Shaping New TILE Program Initiatives

TILE Feedback Shaping New TILE Program Initiatives

As the TILE (Transform, Interact, Learn, Engage) Program nears its seventh anniversary, faculty feedback remains crucial to the program’s success. In December of 2016, The Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology invited 386 instructors to partake in a survey...Read more

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

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