Volume 4  |  Issue 4
March 2017
Upcoming  Events
Summer TILE Essentials
June 15 & June 22

Registration for the two-day Summer TILE Essentials is now open. 

Upcoming workshops for teaching & learning excellence. 
Graduate Students
Professional Develop Opportunity in Teaching for Graduate Students. 

Center for Teaching
Conference Collaboration
The University of Iowa has seen an uptick in the number of faculty members attending and presenting at national teaching conferences sponsored by professional organizations representing both their disciplines and higher education in general. 
Last month, Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Cornelia Lang and CfT Teaching and Learning Specialist Anna Flaming presented about The University of Iowa's distinctive Big Ideas courses at the American Association of Colleges & University's General Education conferenceContinue reading...
 New IRB Umbrella Advances SoTL
The scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) has become an increasingly valuable resource for instructors seeking to improve their teaching based on evidence of student learning. Instructors engaged in SoTL utilize a variety of practices to examine and reflect on student learning in their own classes to improve teaching practices.  Continue Reading...
Center for Teaching Welcomes New Staff
Please join us in welcoming two new staff members to the Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology (OTLT) Center for Teaching. Emily Elliott, our new Communications Specialist, and Morgan Iommi, our new Teaching & Learning Specialist.  Learn more about our new staff members...
Join the Canvas Commons Community

Canvas Commons is a learning object repository that enables educators to find, import, and share content in the following Canvas tools: course presentation modules, quizzes, assignments, discussions, pages or documents.  Continue reading...

New Tools to Enhance 
Student Writing

Coming Summer 2017, a reimagined suite called Turnitin Feedback Studio will be incorporated campus-wide through ICON (Cavas). Turnitin Feedback Studio has been reimagined from front to back with an emphasis on providing instructors the tools to give relevant feedback.  Continue reading...