September 2016
Published Date 
September, 2016
Students Walking By Hubbard Park

Welcome Back!

On behalf of the Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology (OTLT), a warm welcome to all new and returning faculty, instructors, and teaching assistants. Every fall semester on campus is exciting, but that enthusiasm is especially accentuated this year with new buildings and road...Read more

Woman holding iPad that is logged in to MyUI and ICON.

New Year, New ICON, New Options

With the University of Iowa’s adoption of Canvas, we wanted to share some of the advantages the new ICON learning management system (LMS) brings to the University, as well as a few pointers for instructors.

At the start of each new semester, the most common question students ask the ITS...Read more

Technology Study Halls Now Available

Need helping setting up your course in ICON? Want to talk about refreshing your teaching strategies? Do you have ideas for a new teaching technology or method you’d like to explore? Or do you just need some quiet time and a space to catch up on class prep?

The Office of Teaching,...Read more

CFT Fall Workshops Poster Released

Have you wondered how Open Education Resources are being used by college instructors? Want to guide students through discussions about topics that challenge assumptions and stereotypes? Or create more effective strategies for assessing student writing?

Fall 2016 Center for Teaching...Read more

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ITTA Proposals Wanted

The Academic Technologies Advisory Council is seeking proposals from instructors for the Innovations in Teaching with Technology Awards (ITTA) . This program aims to raise the level of teaching and learning at the University of Iowa by funding significant and innovative instructional technology...Read more