Volume 5  |  Issue 1
September 2017
Upcoming  Events

November 3 & November 10
2:30 - 5:00

October 20, 8:30 - 3:00

September 13, 4:00 - 5:00
Center for Teaching
Learning Design Collaboratory: Teaming Up For Transformation

Where can UI faculty members team up with instructional designers, instructional technology support staff, and educational researchers all with years of experience in research-based teaching practices? 

Answer: In the University of Iowa's new Learning Design Collaboratory--an innovative, team-based structure and approach enabling faculty members to: d eliver measurable, positive student outcomes in their courses, i mprove their own faculty experience, e nhance the quality of their course design and delivery, and i mprove efficiency of course delivery with lowered overall costs.  Continue Reading
Seaming Together Research 
Information Literacy 

A new resource for students and instructors at the UI Libraries seams together teaching and learning with the thread of information literacy.
Located on the second floor, south end of the Main Library, The SEAM (Students Engage at Main) is a comfy space staffed by librarians and graduate students. The goal of SEAM is to support student research and help UI instructors better integrate library resources and information literacy concepts into their assignments and courses. Continue Reading
Communicating Effectively With Your Students

It's as true in teaching as it is in marketing, political, or religious speech: The most effective communication goes beyond simply imparting new information.
Communicating with students means delivering content in ways that are clear but also engage-even inspire-them to learn and retain information and critical thinking skills. 
Innovations in Teaching With Technology Awards

Call for Proposals

The Academic Technology Advisory Council is seeking proposals from instructors for the Innovations in Teaching with Technology Awards (ITTA). This program aims to enhance teaching and learning at the University of Iowa by funding significant, innovative instructional technology projects with potential to directly impact student success and retention. Proposals for FY18 awards will be accepted  September 15 through October 16 . Continue Reading
Center for Teaching Study Halls

The Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology Center for Teaching is holding open, drop-in Study Halls for faculty, instructors, and TAs throughout the fall semester. 

SITA (Student Instructional Technology Assistant) staff will be on hand to answer your teaching technology questions, provide expert advice, and help you get the most out of your semester. 

Study Halls are located in the Center for Teaching (UCC 2070E) 
Tuesdays 3:00 - 5:00 and Fridays 1:00 - 3:00