Goals of research conducted by the Office of Teaching, Learning and Technology

  • Understand how students effectively use technology in the learning process

  • Investigate and detail how instructors can best implement evidence-based teaching strategies in a variety of learning environments

  • Apply data from various systems to be used to provide actionable feedback to students, instructors, and the university as a whole.

For more information contact

Sam Van Horne, Ph.D., OTLT Assessment Director.

 

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Elements of Success

In collaboration with the Department of Chemistry and Administrative Information Systems, the Elements of Success program provides feedback to chemistry and biology students about their performance in introductory courses.Read more
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eTextbook Research Project

OTLT has collaborated with the College of Education at the University of Iowa to closely examine how students and faculty use e-textbooks in a variety of disciplines—from accounting to biology.Read more