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Summer Refresh: Improving Classroom Technology 

By using a proactive approach to the maintenance and support of classroom technology, the Learning Spaces Technology (LST) team helps the University of Iowa keep pace with rapidly evolving technology.

Instead of a break/fix mentality, this proactive approach increases reliability of...Read more

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New Data-Informed Teaching Institute

How are students engaging with course materials? How do interactions with course materials and activities affect student success?

Join the OTLT Center for Teaching and the OTLT Research & Analytics team for a two-day deep dive into data-informed teaching in the new Data-Informed...Read more

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Call for Proposals: Innovations in Teaching with Technology Awards

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

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

Each year, the  Academic Technology...Read more

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OTLT Welcomes New Staff

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

Valerie Henessee

Valerie is an instructional technology consultant with Instructional Services–Academic Technology. She manages the ICON Direct inclusive access program.

...Read more

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New Course Design Institute for Sustainability Courses

Are you a preparing to submit a course for the new General Education Sustainability requirement?

The Center for Teaching is building on its popular annual summer Course Design Institute to offer a special, one-time, semester-long Course Design Institute for Sustainability Courses during...Read more

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Streamlining Media Sharing at the UI

On Dec. 28, 2021, the University of Iowa will end its license with the media sharing platform Kaltura. Video content currently located in Kaltura will be migrated to UICapture (Panopto).

This migration will enable our campus community to easily create and...Read more

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Update on Respondus Monitor: Availability and Usage

As we return to campus, the Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology anticipates that assessments for in-person courses will no longer need online proctoring assistance and plans to decrease Respondus Monitor licenses accordingly. 

OTLT will continue to provide Respondus Monitor...Read more

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Looking Forward to Fall

In fall 2021, the University of Iowa will reconvene as an in-person learning community, carrying with us the experiences, challenges, and changes brought on by the past year. As we look forward to a fall semester that is contextually different from previous in-person semesters, it’s important to...Read more


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