Title 
Welcome Back
Published Date 
August, 2015
Volume 
2
Issue 
1
Front door to Information Technology Services in the Old Capitol Mall.

Welcome to the Start of a New Academic Year

The start of a new academic year is a time of high energy and excitement. The ITS Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology (OTLT) staff welcomes all new and returning instructors, including faculty, lecturers, visiting instructors, and teaching assistants.

Change is a theme for any...Read more

Students talking outside with fall foliage.

Predictive Modeling Shapes Student Admissions

Members of the Class of 2019 will begin to tackle their UI academic lives in August, but the office responsible for bringing that class to campus took on its own challenges many months before, including successfully meeting ambitious enrollment goals set by then-President Sally Mason. During...Read more

Photo of a large lecture classroom with two large projector screens.

Teaching Showcase: Transforming the Large-Lecture Student Experience

On Monday September 14 the Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology will host the second University of Iowa Teaching Showcase. This year’s event will highlight the teaching and scholarly collaborations between OTLT Center for Teaching staff and UI faculty members involved in the multi-year...Read more

Image of students working on the dancing robots project.

Excellence in Technology-supported Teaching

When Marc Linderman wanted to teach his undergraduate students about the use and application of spatial imagery to better understand environmental and social processes, the Associate Professor of Geographical and Sustainability Studies decided to turn to the Office of Teaching, Learning &...Read more

Video still of the Yes Game.

Off to a Good Start

The first week of class sets the tone for the entire semester, and the Center for Teaching has a number of resources and ideas for engaging students from the start.

In this month’s video from The Extraordinary Teaching Project , AmyRuth McGraw (American Sign Language and Theatre Arts)...Read more