Software Helps Create Accessible and Engaging Course Content

Pressbooks is an easy-to-use digital publishing software that can turn course materials into more accessible, flexible, and engaging learning resources. It enables instructors to organize and integrate content, including media, in a printed book format or a format designed for hand-held and...Read more

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Members of UI Teaching Community Honored for Teaching Excellence

Four University of Iowa faculty members were honored with the President and Provost Award for Teaching Excellence in recognition of their years of outstanding teaching.

The award is given by the Council on Teaching , a university charter committee that provides a forum for discussion of...Read more

Tip Your Top Hat to a New Clicker Service

The University of Iowa is moving to Top Hat for its clicker service. After receiving input from numerous advisory committees, including the UI Student Government, the UI will adopt Top Hat as its only centrally supported clicker service by summer 2019.

Top Hat is a streamlined, robust...Read more

Strategies for Success

This series highlights an array of teaching strategies implemented by faculty members at the University of Iowa. Each strategy aims to enhance students’ engagement and broaden the scope of their learning.

This month’s strategies are provided by Associate Professor of School Counseling...Read more

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Innovations in Teaching with Technology Awards

The Innovations in Teaching with Technology Awards (ITTA) fund significant, innovative projects that have the potential to improve teaching and learning throughout the University of Iowa. The ITTA is funded through student technology fees, sponsored by the University of Iowa Chief Information...Read more

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4CAST'19: Through the Eyes of a Participant

On the Thursday before spring classes begin, the 4CAST (Campus Academic Strategies & Technologies) conference provides University of Iowa faculty and lecturers an opportunity to share and explore new, effective teaching technologies.

“I always enjoy kicking off the spring semester...Read more

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Exam Scoring: Changes Coming Spring 2019

Starting in spring 2019, the exam scoring process powered by Instructor Tools will change. Recommended and approved by Associate Deans and faculty members on the Academic Technology Advisory Council (ATAC), these changes aim to save faculty members time by...Read more

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