Using Solstice to Share Content and Engage With Students

Ryan Kinser doesn’t like being stuck in one place during his lectures.

To provide himself with the classroom mobility he prefers, the associate professor of mathematics implemented Solstice, a teaching technology that enables instructors and students to share content wirelessly to...Read more

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Submit Your Proposal to Receive Funding for a Teaching Project

Have an idea for a novel teaching project that leverages technology to positively impact student learning and potentially improves teaching at Iowa?

The Innovations in Teaching with Technology Awards (ITTA) just might provide the support you need.

Each year, the Academic...Read more

Welcome New OTLT Staff

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

Alex Adcock

Alex is an instructional technology consultant working with Zoom, Confluence, Respondus, and UICapture (Panopto). He has a Master of Science in library and...Read more


Navigating the Gradebook: Changes to Posting Grades in ICON

Canvas has changed how instructors can make grades visible or hidden to students; previously this was referred to as muted or unmuted. Grades are now either posted (visible to students) or hidden (not visible to students).

There are two options for grade posting:

Automatically post...Read more

Center for Teaching Hosts First Course Design Institute Reunion

Course Design Institute alumni reconnected earlier this month for the first Course Design Institute reunion. The institute, a multi-day workshop for instructors wishing to learn how to design or substantially revise a course, has occurred annually every May since 2016. Sixty-three faculty...Read more

Building a Network in Academia

Building a professional network in any setting can be difficult. Often times, people find themselves asking questions like “Who should I include in my network?” “How do I connect with those individuals?” or “Where do I start?”

As part of a collaborative effort among colleagues at several...Read more

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2019 Reading Recommendations: Faculty and Staff Picks

Looking to refresh your reading list this summer? Faculty members and staff in the Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology Center for Teaching put together a few recommendations. Whether you’re looking for something new or want to re-read a favorite, we hope one of our picks sparks your...Read more


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