Published Date 
May, 2015
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Canvas to Cover Campus

Technology evolves and changes around us every day. What is here now becomes past tense overnight. This is true for systems both large and small.

To explore one of these changes this summer, ten UI instructors will be piloting a new course management system called Canvas.

With...Read more

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Short, but Sweet

Summer is a time for teaching in short, intense bursts in four, six and eight week courses.

UI Journalism faculty Frank Durham teaches frequently in the summer and has learned a few things along the way.

“Converting a syllabus from a long-semester 16-week format to a compressed...Read more

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Honors at Iowa

If you have ever wondered what constitutes “honors education,” you would not be alone. Even though framing courses specifically for high-achieving—“honors”—students began in the United States in the 1920s, the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) did not craft a formal definition until 2013...Read more