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Curious About Course Design?

Instructors who wish to learn how to design, redesign, or revise a course are invited to apply for the OTLT Center for Teaching’s Course Design Institute , a multi-day, in-person workshop. The strategies explored in this institute can also be beneficial for instructors...Read more

Final Grades

Grading Made Easier with Gradescope

Reduce the time associated with grading while consistently providing detailed feedback with Gradescope, an academic technology designed to streamline and standardize grading exams, homework, and other assignments.

Used for delivering assessments in any format—...Read more

Lauren Iriwn

Event: Community Building for Effective Peer Learning

Each year, graduate teaching fellows design and facilitate a workshop as part of their work with the OTLT Center for Teaching. In this Q&A, we feature Lauren Irwin, PhD student in the Higher Education and Student Affairs program and graduate researcher in the...Read more

A new classroom in Lindquist that is configured with long tables and features large monitors and white boards on the walls.

Get the Most Out of University Learning Spaces

As instructors contemplate ways to interact with their students in the classroom, they may want to review classroom technology. The OTLT Learning Spaces Technology team provides support for technology-equipped learning spaces across campus, from classroom technology...Read more

Randy Bass

Join Us for an Anniversary Event Featuring Randy Bass

The OTLT Center for Teaching invites you to a virtual 25th anniversary celebration from 9:30 to 11 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022. Randy Bass , vice president for Strategic Education Initiatives and professor of English at Georgetown University, will present the...Read more

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Why ICON Direct?

Affordability. Flexibility. Accessibility.

Faculty members share why they chose to use ICON Direct, the University of Iowa’s initiative for ordering and delivering digital content, in their courses.

“With physical textbooks, there would sometimes be a two-week delay before...Read more

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Instructional Tech Secrets in 10 Minutes

Searching for a new podcast? Check out EdTech Tips in 10 to hear instructors, staff, and students chat about how technology works for them at the University of Iowa.

The Student Instructional Technology Assistants (SITAs) have recorded 12 episodes so far about...Read more

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