Volume 4  |  Issue 1
September 2016
Upcoming Events
September 13
Learn about tools, tips, and strategies to more effectively engage students in discussions both in class and online.
September 21
Join us for a hands-on discussion about creating, adapting, and using rubrics to improve student learning and assessment.
October 21 & 28 
A two-day intensive workshop that focuses on the active-learning pedagogies implemented by instructors who teach in TILE rooms.
Center for Teaching
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 construction at every turn. Anticipation about the new semester is particularly heightened in our digital world as we begin to implement exciting changes in our instructional technology offerings ... 

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 ...
Technology Study Halls Now Available
Study Hall hours: Tuesdays, 10am-12pm and Wednesdays, 1pm-3pm in 2070E UCC
Need helping setting up your course in ICON? Want to talk about refreshing your teaching strategies? 
The Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology (OTLT) is holding open, drop-in Study Halls for faculty, instructors and TAs throughout the fall semester with staff on hand to answer your teaching technology questions, provide expert advice and help you get the most out your semester.   

Workshop Poster Released
Fall 2016 Center for Teaching workshops touch on a variety of timely topics to meet the needs of instructors at every stage of their teaching career.
To receive a poster of our upcoming events contact teaching@uiowa.edu.
ITTA Proposals Wanted
The Academic Technologies Advisory Council provides funding to instructors who demonstrate innovation with teaching and technology.  Proposals for the FY17 awards will be accepted September 15 through October 17.