Thank You, Fellows

As the 2020–2021 academic year comes to an end, the Center for Teaching would like to thank our graduate teaching fellows for their invaluable work.

We asked them to reflect on a memorable aspect of the fellowship and craft a blog post discussing a pedagogical topic of interest to them...Read more

Learning Spaces Update: New Classrooms, Document Cameras, and More

With an increased need for spaces and systems capable of supporting virtual teaching and learning, it isn’t surprising that the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 academic years were some of the busiest for the Learning Spaces Technology (LST) team. And there's no sign of slowing down.

“We’re...Read more

SoTL: Curiosity-Based Teaching and Learning Research

Often inspired by instructors’ curiosity, the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, or SoTL, is a growing movement in higher education in which instructors explore scholarly questions about their students’ learning and their own teaching practices.

In SoTL, instructors determine what...Read more

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Event: What Your Students Wish You Would Do in ICON

Do you wonder what your students think of your ICON site? Do you want to know common stumbling points and how to help prevent them? Do you wish you had insider knowledge on how to create a student-friendly site? 

Join the student instructional technology assistants (SITA) group from 2 to...Read more

Join the 2021 Unizin Virtual Summit

Are you interested in student success and learning analytics? Consider attending the 2021 Unizin Summit , which will be held virtually on Wednesday, April 21, and Thursday, April 22. This year's summit is open to all and free of charge.

Unizin is a consortium of universities formed...Read more

Save the Date: Fall 2021 New TA Orientation

The fall 2021 New TA Orientation will convene virtually on Thursday, Aug. 19, from 9 a.m. to noon. Join the Center for Teaching as we introduce participants to the role of teaching assistant at the UI and help prepare TAs for the first week of classes and beyond.

This year’s event will...Read more

Agile Approach to Designing Learning Spaces in Lindquist

How do you transform old office spaces and conference rooms into active learning classrooms that meet a growing need for virtual and hybrid course delivery?

That’s the challenge the A/V Design and Installation team tackled in the first phase of the UI College of Education’s capital...Read more

Podcast Shares the Student Perspective on Instructional Technology

What if the next podcast you listened to could share practical advice from IT experts and provide perspectives from University of Iowa students? Check out EdTech Tips in 10 , a new podcast from OTLT’s student instructional technology assistants (SITAs).

In episode zero, co-hosts John...Read more

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