Close Looking Across Disciplines: A Faculty Learning Community

What do you see when you look at a cell, a newspaper ad, a blueprint, a historic photograph, or any other material of your discipline? What do your students see?

Faculty members are invited to examine the possibilities of object-based learning in the classroom in the Close Looking...Read more

Preparing for ‘Class One’

Each year, the Center for Teaching graduate fellows design and facilitate workshops as part of their work with the Center. In this Q&A series, we’ll feature each fellow, focusing on the process behind developing their workshops and the strategies presented in them.

Nick Stroup, a...Read more

A Temporary Move for Some OTLT Staff

We’re renovating the Center for Teaching! In the process, the following Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology (OTLT) staff members have temporarily relocated to 2800 University Capitol Centre (behind the ITS Help Desk):

Lexi Atzen, Center for Teaching, graduate research assistant...Read more

Applying Universal Design for Learning to Your Classroom

Each year, the Center for Teaching graduate fellows design and facilitate workshops as part of their work with the Center. In this Q&A series, we’ll feature each fellow, focusing on the process behind developing their workshops and the strategies presented in them.

Ryan Stoldt, a...Read more

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10 Strategies You Can Find in the Handbook for Teaching Excellence

The OTLT Center for Teaching’s Handbook for Teaching Excellence is a resource designed to make your teaching life a little easier. We asked faculty members and Center for Teaching staff to share strategies from the handbook that they’ve found informative or useful.

Introducing Yourself

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Want a Tech Refresher? Check Out a Webinar

OTLT offers in-person trainings for instructors and staff on an array of teaching technology tools, and several of our vendors also offer online trainings or video tutorials that can be useful when you want a refresher.

ICON (Canvas)

Canvas has a robust online community that contains...Read more

Student Instructional Technology Assistants (SITA) Changes

Are you in need of assistance with instructional technology? The Student Instructional Technology Assistants (SITA) program offers consulting services regarding active-learning technologies for faculty at the University of Iowa, including Top Hat, Pressbooks, UICapture/Panopto, and more....Read more

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