ICON Archive

ICON Archive - A New Home for D2L Course Content

When the Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology made the move to Canvas (the new LMS that powers ICON), we understood that access to previous Desire2Learn (D2L) content would be of value to instructors. For this reason, the ICON Team has built an ICON...Read more

Anjali Deshpande and Greg LevFevre

Strategies for Success

Today’s community of teaching in higher education provides a rich supply of ideas: from helping students engage in academic discourse with honesty and integrity, to facilitating effective group work, to going beyond traditional teaching methods and “flipping”...Read more

Course utilizing museum object to sketch image of a bird.

Beyond the Classroom - Incorporating Museums into Courses

The Giant Ice Age Sloth, a complete skeleton of a 47-foot Atlantic right whale, a diorama of the Devonian Coral Reef from 380 million years ago, and a hall of over 1,000 birds. Along with more than 130,000 objects in storage collections, these are just a few of...Read more

Elements of Success

Student Self Regulated Learning

Elements of Success (EoS) is an innovative, analytics dashboard tool in ICON that promotes students' self-regulated learning. It provides students with real-time feedback, data visualizations, relevant resources to support learning, and targeted messages to help...Read more

Kendra and Shellie

Strategies for Success

Today’s community of teaching in higher education provides a rich supply of ideas: from helping students engage in academic discourse with honesty and integrity, to facilitating effective group work, to going beyond traditional teaching methods and “flipping”...Read more

Innovation

Innovations in Teaching with Technology Awards

The Academic Technology Advisory Council is seeking proposals from instructors for the Innovations in Teaching with Technology Awards (ITTA) . This program aims to enhance teaching and learning at the University of...Read more

Learning Design Collaboratory 2017 Cohort

Learning Design Collaboratory: Teaming Up for Transformation

Where can UI faculty members team up with instructional designers, instructional technology support staff, and educational researchers all with years of experience in research-based teaching practices? Answer: In the University of Iowa’s new Learning Design...Read more

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