OTLT Welcomes New Staff

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

Jonna Higgins-Freese

As director of Instructional Services, Jonna manages the daily work, planning, and cross-functional teams for multiple enterprise instructional technology services...Read more

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Canvas Releasing Feature Enhancements

Canvas will release new feature enhancements on Saturday, July 18, including:

Due and Availability Date Bulk Edit: The Assignments page supports editing all graded assignment, discussion, and quiz dates in a single page. The page also displays assignments with multiple due dates. Limiting...Read more
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ICON Direct Offers Flexibility for Remote and Face-to-Face Courses

Extreme changes require extreme flexibility. Instructors who eight weeks ago may have never been interested in digital content may now find themselves searching for ways to introduce eTexts and online learning platforms into their courses.

ICON Direct is the University of Iowa's...Read more

Small Inclusive Teaching Strategies

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

Mary Aldugom...Read more

SoTL: Using Your Research Expertise to Make Sense of Your Teaching

For Brandon Myers, a lecturer in computer science, the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning has provided a framework to carefully evaluate strategies he’s already trying in the classroom.

“In the second introductory computer science course, we found that students needed solid conceptual...Read more

OTLT Welcomes New Staff Members

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

Robert Butler

As an IT support consultant in the Learning Spaces Technology Tier3 Technical Support Team, Robert will support learning spaces across campus through technical...Read more

Bridging the Gap: What I Said vs. What They Heard

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

Melanie King, a...Read more

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