Aerial view of a bowl of Halloween candy

ICON Tricks and Treats

In anticipation of the spookiest time of year, the Student Instructional Technology Assistants (SITAs) in the Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology held a training session to bring to light some of the scary-helpful ICON tricks and treats that are too often left hidden in the shadows....Read more

Deb Trusty

Watch How One Instructor Uses Top Hat to Demonstrate Learning

In a presentation to the Academic Technology Advisory Council, Deb Trusty, lecturer and director of undergraduate studies in Classics, showcased how she used Top Hat as an engagement tool for Classical Mythology, a large enrollment course.

Trusty explained how she posed...Read more

A stack of three textbooks next to a tablet on top of an open textbook.

ICON Direct Experiences Continued Growth

ICON Direct continues its rapid growth, with a 13% increase in orders in fall 2021 over fall 2020. This semester, approximately 14,800 students have at least one ICON Direct digital material in their classes.

Part of the Affordable Content Initiative s, ICON Direct...Read more

Lauren Iriwn, Dan Corry, Dominic Dongilli, Hao Zhou

Welcome, Graduate Teaching Fellows

This fall, the Center for Teaching welcomed four new graduate teaching fellows for the 2021–2022 academic year. Fellows work on a range of pedagogical issues and gain practical experience in the field of educational and faculty development. They work with Center for...Read more

Dave Long

Dave Long Receives 2021 Outstanding Staff Award

Congratulations to Dave Long, associate director of OTLT Enterprise Instructional Technology, who was recently recognized with the 2021 UI Outstanding Staff Award.

This honor can be earned once in a staff member’s career at the University of Iowa and is awarded for demonstrating...Read more

Mary-Ann Winkelmes

TILT Institute to Feature Principal Investigator

University of Iowa community members will have an opportunity to hear from the principal investigator of an internationally recognized educational research study, learn how to implement a simple, evidence-based strategy for enhancing learning and student belonging, and have the option of...Read more

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