Title 
March 2019
Published Date 
March, 2019
Volume 
6
Issue 
6

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

Introducing Kaltura: A New Multimedia Platform

Kaltura, a new online multimedia platform that stores, publishes, and streams media, will be available to University of Iowa faculty, staff, and students in late spring 2019. Kaltura will replace the ShareStream service, which will be retired in June 2019.

With Kaltura, users can upload...Read more

New Credential Engages Graduate Students and Postdocs in Pedagogy

The Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology Center for Teaching recently launched the Cultivating Excellence in Teaching Credential , specifically designed for graduate students and postdocs interested in teaching.

To obtain the credential, students need to attend four workshops...Read more

Software Helps Create Accessible and Engaging Course Content

Pressbooks is an easy-to-use digital publishing software that can turn course materials into more accessible, flexible, and engaging learning resources. It enables instructors to organize and integrate content, including media, in a printed book format or a format designed for hand-held and...Read more

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Members of UI Teaching Community Honored for Teaching Excellence

Four University of Iowa faculty members were honored with the President and Provost Award for Teaching Excellence in recognition of their years of outstanding teaching.

The award is given by the Council on Teaching , a university charter committee that provides a forum for discussion of...Read more