A/V Design & Installation

Also known as: 
A/V Services
A/V Engineering
Design and installation for campus audiovisual technology.

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.


Also known as: 
Student Response Systems
Audience Response Systems
Top Hat
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.

Elements of Success

Elements of Success gives students real time information about their grades, course performance, and learning behaviors that help them achieve their desired course outcomes.

Exam Scoring

Also known as: 
Copy Center
Bubble sheets
Exam Scoring offers test scoring and analysis service for objective, multiple-choice examinations. The service provides high levels of reliability, accuracy, and security.


Gradescope is a feedback and assessment tool that reduces the pain and time associated with grading exams, homework, and other assignments. It is widely used for delivering assessments in any format (online, in-person, hybrid).


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

ICON Direct

Also known as: 
Unizin Engage
ICON Direct eReader
Inclusive Access
ICON Direct will connect students and faculty to their required digital course content through ICON.

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.


Also known as: 
Peer Review
Peerceptiv is a tool to augment peer-review of writing. It enables instructors to describe assignments and the process of peer review, create reviewing rubrics, and establish a communication framework for students to share and respond to each other.

Plagiarism Detection

Also known as: 
Originality Check
Plagiarism detection is available through Turnitin and iThenticate. These tools ensure original work by using text matching to assist plagiarism and collusion checks.


Pressbooks is easy-to-use book writing software that lets you create a book in all the formats you need to publish. Pressbooks delivers print-ready PDF files, as well as ebook files optimized to look great on mobile devices.


Respondus Inc. are the developers for the quiz authoring tool Respondus 4.0 and the secure Respondus LockDown Browser. Both pieces of software are available to users on campus.

TILE - transform, interact, learn, engage

The TILE (Transform, Interact, Learn, Engage) program creates new learning space structures that address a variety of teaching and learning needs on campus and help recruit and retain students.

UI Learn

Also known as: 
Canvas Catalog
UI Learn
Learn at Iowa
UI Learn ( https://learn.uiowa.edu ) is an online course storefront, payment processing, and certificate generation platform that allows external users to sign up for non-academic courses.


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, macOS, iOS, or Android.

University Classrooms

Also known as: 
General Assignment Classrooms
University Classrooms, formally known as General Assignment Classrooms, are used by all departments across campus and supported by Learning Spaces Technology group.