New Tools to Enhance Student Writing

Coming Summer 2017, a reimagined suite called Turnitin Feedback Studio will be incorporated campus-wide through ICON (Canvas).

Turnitin Feedback Studio has been reimagined from front to back with an emphasis on providing instructors the tools to give relevant feedback that students will...Read more

Join the Canvas Commons Community

Canvas Commons is a learning object repository that enables educators to find, import, and share content in the following Canvas tools: course presentation modules, quizzes, assignments, discussions, pages or documents.

Users can...Read more

Center for Teaching Welcomes New Staff

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

As Communications Specialist for OTLT, Emily Elliott will create, coordinate, and analyze communication to faculty, instructors, and other constituents about...Read more

Conference Collaboration

The University of Iowa has seen an uptick in the number of faculty members attending and presenting at national teaching conferences sponsored by professional organizations representing both their disciplines and higher education in general.

Last month, Associate Professor of Physics and...Read more

New IRB Umbrella Advances SoTL

The scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) has become an increasingly valuable resource for instructors seeking to improve their teaching based on evidence of student learning. Instructors engaged in SoTL utilize a variety of practices to examine and reflect on student learning in their own...Read more

4CAST 2017: Our Lives Online Recap

4CAST 2017: Our Lives Online Recap

Each January the Campus Academic Strategies and Technology (4CAST) event draws together UI instructors and support staff to examine how learning technologies can be leveraged to engage students, make connections between instructors and support staff, and...Read more

NSF Study Explores Classroom Teaching with COPUS

By Ashlie Wrenne, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Chemistry and UI Office of Assessment

As the Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology supports evidence-based teaching practice, it has increasingly become involved in researching teaching and learning at Iowa. This new...Read more

ICON 'Groups' Help Students Collaborate

With the adoption of Canvas as the engine that drives ICON, instructors have gained many new functions within our course sites that help us collaborate and engage with other users in the course. One such tool is known as “Groups.”

Groups is a powerful tool in Canvas that can help...Read more

Seizing the Moment: Center for Teaching Begins Review Process

The Center for Teaching is celebrating its 20th year and its mission to “promote and support efforts to enhance instruction at The University of Iowa.” Board of Regents-approved University Centers are required to periodically undergo review, and this is our year. With guidance from the Office of...Read more

Inaugural Graduate Teaching Fellows Program

The Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology and the Graduate College are pleased to introduce our inaugural 2016-2017 Graduate Teaching Fellows.

Ranthony Edmonds , Mathematics Department – STEM Fellow Meaghan Rowe-Johnson , Counseling Psychology Department – CIRTL Fellow Kate Nesbit...Read more


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