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The University of Iowa Office of Teaching, Learning and Technology
Volume 8 | Issue 5 | Dec. 2, 2020
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Sharing Video in ICON

Multiple dates

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Hidden Treasures in ICON

Multiple dates

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Obermann Center's Peer-to-Peer Exchange of Pandemic Teaching Practices

Tuesday, Dec. 15
3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

 Get Ready for Spring with OTLT

As you prepare for the spring semester, check out our upcoming tech training sessions about Zoom, ICON, UICapture, Top Hat, and more, and be on the lookout for upcoming OTLT Center for Teaching workshops, including Cornerstones for Course Design

Submit Your Proposal to Receive Funding for a Teaching Project

Have an idea for a novel teaching project that leverages technology to positively impact student learning and potentially improves teaching at Iowa?

The Innovations in Teaching with Technology Awards just might provide the support you need. Proposals open Monday, Jan. 4, 2021. 

 New Analytics Tool for Data-Informed Teaching

The Instructional Analytics Platform is a comprehensive tool for instructors wanting to make data-informed decisions about their teaching. Explore how students are engaging with course materials across multiple technology tools and receive near real-time reports to answer your course-specific questions. 

Upcoming Teaching Portfolio Institute

This asynchronous workshop is designed for graduate students interested in reflecting on their teaching practice or preparing materials for the job market. Participants will explore the components of a teaching portfolio and learn how to express a statement of teaching philosophy with the help of UI faculty members and OTLT Center for Teaching staff.

UI Writing Center Institute for Teaching with Writing

Join the UI Writing Center for a series of workshops designed for instructors who want to boost their students' learning and communication skills by building more writing into their courses. Workshops will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Jan. 12, 14, 19, and 21. To learn more, visit the Writing Center’s website.