Academic Technologies Advisory Council

Academic Technologies Advisory Council's role is to assist the Provost’s Office and the CIO in setting directions and priorities for developing, implementing, and evaluating instructional technology directions for the University of Iowa.

ACE Online Course Evaluations

Also known as: 
Course Evaluations
Assessing the Classroom Environment (ACE) is an online evaluation system that collects student opinions about a course/instructor and provide a standard set of summary results.

A\V Services

Design, Installation and support for campus audiovisual technology.


Also known as: 
Student Response Systems
Audience Response Systems
Clickers allow students to enter responses through mobile devices and can be used as a formative assessment tool and help promote active learning.


Commons is a learning object repository that enables educators to find, import, and share resources.

General Assignment Classrooms

General Assignment Classrooms are used by all departments across campus and supported by Learning Spaces Technology group.


ICON is the learning management system at the University of Iowa.

Innovations in Teaching with Technology Awards (ITTA)

Also known as: 
Academic Technology Advisory Council Award Program
The goal of the ITTA program is to raise the level of teaching and learning at the UI by supporting significant and innovative instructional technology projects that impact teaching and learning.

Plagiarism Detection

Also known as: 
Originality Check
Plagiarism Detection is one of three interrelated tools in the Turnitin suite that ensures original work by using text matching to assist plagiarism and collusion checks.

Respondus Lockdown Browser

Respondus Lockdown Browser is a special internet browser used to take online quizzes or tests through ICON.


Also known as: 
UICapture creates and streams digital recordings of audio, video and screen content via a software application called Panopto that is installed on either Windows, Mac OS X, iOS, or Android.