Justine Retz

Instructional Technology Consultant
2800 UCC
Mailing Address 
2800 University Capitol Centre
200 South Capitol Street
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States
Biography 
  • BA - Art History University of Iowa
  • BFA - Painting University of Iowa
  • MSW - Social Work University of Iowa

Justine Retz creates Success at Iowa modules as part of a team. She is a teaching assistant for Success at Iowa the largest University of Iowa course which includes all incoming First Year, International and Transfer students. She creates and updates 35 modules using Captivate, Photoshop and Audacity. She advocated for the creation of diversity and emotional wellness modules. She writes and edits scripts, records audio and inserts closed captioning. She analyzes data such as student completion rates and email consultations using Access, Excel and Word. She worked at Exam Service as a Data Analyst creating departmental reports assessing student success. She is a member of WiT (Women in Technology) and an advocate with OIL (Older Iowans Legislature). She worked as a program coordinator, developing, evaluating, and collecting data for grants, teaching and counseling, for a non-profit Child Care Resource and Referral agency for ten years. Her academic areas of interest are Macro (systems) and Micro (soft skills) Social Work. She has an exuberant corgi and loves to read.