Each year, the Academic Technology Advisory Council (ATAC) hosts the Innovations in Teaching with Technology Awards (ITTA), a program designed to enhance teaching and learning at the University of Iowa.
Where can UI faculty members team up with instructional designers, technology support staff, and educational researchers with experience in research-based teaching practices? Answer: In the University of Iowa’s new Learning Design Collaboratory.
The Academic Technologies Advisory Council is seeking proposals from instructors for the Innovations in Teaching with Technology Awards (ITTA). This program aims to enhance teaching and learning at the University of Iowa.
Maggie Jesse, Senior Director of the Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology in Information Technology Services, received the 2017 IT Leadership Award in recognition of her exemplary contributions to the UI IT community.
The University of Iowa has expanded Two-Step Login to web-based applications, including MAUI, ICON, and MyUI, and campus cyber-security experts advise all UI faculty, staff, and students to enable the feature for these applications. Two-Step Login...
As part of the University of Iowa's adoption of Canvas as the new LMS that powers ICON, the previous version of ICON (Desire2Learn, aka D2L) will be replaced by the ICON Archive system, When the Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology made the...
ITS and UISG developed a new funding model for printing, which discontinues the free print credit and lowers per-page prices. The change takes effect fall 2017 for all Information Technology Center printers and partner printing facilities.
The ICON and Office 365 integration allows instructors and students to use, create, share and collaborate on files stored in Office 365 within their ICON course sites. Office 365 is now available in several areas in ICON, including Assignments,...
Being a Good Wi-Fi Citizen What Does it Mean to be a good Wi-Fi Citizen? It may not be obvious at first, but what you do when you’re in your office, classroom, or walking around campus CAN affect Wi-Fi performance for those around you. Setting up...
UI was one of many institutions impacted by a cloud-based IT service outage on Feb. 28. We apologize for the inconvenience and assure you that we are doing everything we can to ensure that our key technology services are robust and reliable.
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.
Deployment of the new high-performance computing system, Argon, is taking longer than expected due to issues with equipment delivered by the vendor. Argon is expected to be generally available by March 14.
The University of Iowa Canvas Commons space will be available in ICON for all users with a Teacher or TA account starting Feb. 3, 2017. Commons is a learning object repository that enables educators to find, import, and share resources.
The Campus Academic Strategies and Technology (4CAST) drew UI instructors and support staff to make professional connections, examine how learning technologies can be leveraged to engage students, and identify educational potential in new technology.