Building a Network in Academia

Building a professional network in any setting can be difficult. Often times, people find themselves asking questions like “Who should I include in my network?” “How do I connect with those individuals?” or “Where do I start?”

As part of a collaborative effort among colleagues at several...Read more

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2019 Reading Recommendations: Faculty and Staff Picks

Looking to refresh your reading list this summer? Faculty members and staff in the Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology Center for Teaching put together a few recommendations. Whether you’re looking for something new or want to re-read a favorite, we hope one of our picks sparks your...Read more

Megan Lorenz

Thank You Center for Teaching Fellows

As the 2018–2019 academic year comes to an end, the Center for Teaching would like to thank our fellows for their invaluable work during the past year. We asked each fellow to share their next steps in their academic journey and a memorable experience from their fellowship.

Megan Lorenz:...Read more

Summer Tech Update: Here’s What You Should Know

After the spring term wraps up, there will be a few changes to some popular instructional technologies. For more information about each service, click on the individual titles.

Zoom Integration :

Coming this summer, ICON will have a more robust integration with Zoom. Instructors will be...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 Elise Pizzi, assistant professor of...Read more

Online Learning and e-Textbooks Show Gains in 2019 Student Panel

Every spring, the Academic Technology Advisory Council (ATAC) hosts the Student Technology Panel to better understand the impact technology has on student learning at the University of Iowa and to help create a strategic plan for campus technologies.

Ten students, ranging from first-year...Read more

OTLT Welcomes New Staff Members

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

Sara Nasrollahian

Sara, a teaching and learning specialist, provides pedagogical support through one-on-one consultations, workshops, and support for scholarship of...Read more
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A New Look for TILE

We are excited to share the new TILE web presence , a source of news and information regarding the program, now in its ninth year. In developing this page, our primary goals were to share the pedagogical approach, invite instructors to participate in TILE Essentials workshops, and provide...Read more

Shepherd Uses Active Learning and CDI to Transform Course

Inspired by his interactions with chemistry professors who advocate for evidence-based teaching practices, James Shepherd, an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry, got hooked on active learning.

Shepherd started at the University of Iowa in 2017 and has since been an active...Read more


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