February 2018
Published Date 
February, 2018

Innovations in Teaching with Technology

The Innovations in Teaching with Technology Awards (ITTA) fund significant, innovative projects that have the potential to improve teaching and learning throughout the University of Iowa. This year, eight UI...Read more

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New ICON Gradebook

Canvas is working to build a new Gradebook that allows for more flexible grading, is more intuitive, and elevates the Gradebook user experience.

Instructors can enable the new...Read more

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ICON for Everyone - Creating an Accessible Course

The Universal Design Online Content Inspection Tool (UDOIT) can be implemented to check areas of ICON courses for accessibility, and provides an easy way to identify areas of a course’s ICON site that may prevent people using assistive technology from accessing...Read more

Informing Tech Change - ATAC Student Panel

The Academic Technology Advisory Council (ATAC) assists the Provost’s Office and CIO in setting directions and priorities for the use of instructional technology needs at the University of Iowa.

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Jennifer Haylett, Lecturer, Sociology

Strategies for Success

Teaching in higher education can pose many interesting challenges, from helping students engage in academic discourse with honesty and integrity, to facilitating effective group work, to going beyond traditional...Read more

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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