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Conference Corner Q&A

Faculty members and instructional staff at the University of Iowa have the opportunity to enhance their teaching through attending various workshops and conferences. In this periodic series, we will share the benefits instructors find in attending an array of...Read more

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A New Face for the Collaboratory

In an effort to enhance course design and delivery, improve student learning, and reduce course delivery costs at the University of Iowa, the Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology has developed the Learning Design Collaboratory initiative. The...Read more

Get Reading with the Center for Teaching

If you’re looking for a place to share ideas with fellow instructors or simply need an excuse to read more, then look no further—the Center for Teaching now offers three low-prep reading groups for faculty, TAs, and other...Read more

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4CAST'18 - Design Thinking

For the past 11 years, the Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology and the UI Libraries have teamed up to host the annual 4CAST (Campus Academic Strategies and Technology) faculty conference.

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Digital Storytelling

SITA Support for Digital Storytelling

As part of the Digital Bridges for Humanistic Inquiry project—a collaboration between the University of Iowa and Grinnell College and funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation—four Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology Student Instructional Technology...Read more

ICON Archive

ICON Archive - A New Home for D2L Course Content

When the Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology made the move to Canvas (the new LMS that powers ICON), we understood that access to previous Desire2Learn (D2L) content would be of value to instructors. For this reason, the ICON Team has built an ICON...Read more

Anjali Deshpande and Greg LevFevre

Strategies for Success

Today’s community of teaching in higher education provides a rich supply of ideas: from helping students engage in academic discourse with honesty and integrity, to facilitating effective group work, to going beyond traditional teaching methods and “flipping”...Read more

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Beyond the Classroom - Incorporating Museums into Courses

The Giant Ice Age Sloth, a complete skeleton of a 47-foot Atlantic right whale, a diorama of the Devonian Coral Reef from 380 million years ago, and a hall of over 1,000 birds. Along with more than 130,000 objects in storage collections, these are just a few of...Read more

Elements of Success

Student Self Regulated Learning

Elements of Success (EoS) is an innovative, analytics dashboard tool in ICON that promotes students' self-regulated learning. It provides students with real-time feedback, data visualizations, relevant resources to support learning, and targeted messages to help...Read more

Kendra and Shellie

Strategies for Success

Today’s community of teaching in higher education provides a rich supply of ideas: from helping students engage in academic discourse with honesty and integrity, to facilitating effective group work, to going beyond traditional teaching methods and “flipping”...Read more

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