November 2016
Published Date 
November, 2016

4CAST 2017: Our Lives Online Recap

4CAST 2017: Our Lives Online Recap

Each January the Campus Academic Strategies and Technology (4CAST) event draws together UI instructors and support staff to examine how learning technologies can be leveraged to engage students, make connections between instructors and support staff, and...Read more

NSF Study Explores Classroom Teaching with COPUS

By Ashlie Wrenne, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Chemistry and UI Office of Assessment

As the Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology supports evidence-based teaching practice, it has increasingly become involved in researching teaching and learning at Iowa. This new...Read more

ICON 'Groups' Help Students Collaborate

With the adoption of Canvas as the engine that drives ICON, instructors have gained many new functions within our course sites that help us collaborate and engage with other users in the course. One such tool is known as “Groups.”

Groups is a powerful tool in Canvas that can help...Read more

Seizing the Moment: Center for Teaching Begins Review Process

The Center for Teaching is celebrating its 20th year and its mission to “promote and support efforts to enhance instruction at The University of Iowa.” Board of Regents-approved University Centers are required to periodically undergo review, and this is our year. With guidance from the Office of...Read more

Inaugural Graduate Teaching Fellows Program

The Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology and the Graduate College are pleased to introduce our inaugural 2016-2017 Graduate Teaching Fellows.

Ranthony Edmonds , Mathematics Department – STEM Fellow Meaghan Rowe-Johnson , Counseling Psychology Department – CIRTL Fellow Kate Nesbit...Read more

4CAST 2017: Save the Date Jan. 12

For a decade, the Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology has joined with other campus partners to present a day-long event that draws together faculty members and administrators to examine how learning technologies can be leveraged to engage students, connect instructors and support staff...Read more

ICONext: We've Adopted Canvas - What's Next?

The Support Community for Instructional Technology (SCIT) is hosting ICONext on Friday, November 18th in 2520 University Capitol Centre, Conference Center from 8:30 am - 2:30 pm.

Hear directly from faculty from three Unizin member universities, including Iowa, about how Canvas works for...Read more