Introduction to Generative AI
Wednesday, July 24, 2024, 2:00pm to 3:00pm Introduction to Generative AI
Microsoft Teams: An Introduction
Tuesday, August 6, 2024, 10:00am to 11:15am Microsoft Teams: An Introduction
Microsoft Teams: Customize with Apps
Tuesday, August 13, 2024, 10:00am to 11:00am Microsoft Teams: Customize with Apps

With a little know-how, technology helps students, faculty, and staff to work efficiently and connect with others. From instructor-led workshops and online videos, to quick guides and documentation, the University of Iowa Information Technology Services gets you up to speed so you can get to work.

Learn about technology

Learn how to use powerful tools from Microsoft (Teams and OneDrive) whenever you can find time in your busy schedule. Our workshops are presented by campus technical trainer Alex Hammes. Our videos are hosted by subject experts and each one teaches you how to best use these technologies with step-by-step tutorials and supplemental quick-start pdf guides. Explore the available resources at your own pace.

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Request a training workshop for your departments 

Set your team up for success and give staff the knowledge to do their best work by requesting a workshop utilizing popular software tools like Microsoft Teams, OneDrive, Qualtrics, and more. Our technical training experts can create a fully tailored learning program. Learn more about departmental workshops.

over the shoulder view of students in a computer workshop class

 

Online video training 

LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning is a free training resource available to all UI students, faculty, and staff at no charge. Video tutorials include:  

  • Web and application development
  • Microsoft Office products (Office 365, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Adobe Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat, etc.)
  • Organization and professional development
  • And much, much more

See our LinkedIn Learning support page for support information and to log in to this service.

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 Training opportunities for instructional technology

Want to enhance use of instructional technology in your course to improve student learning? The Office of Teaching, Learning, and Technology offers training on technologies such as ICON, Top Hat, Gradescope, UICapture, and more. Whether you’re a new or experienced user, we can provide guidance on effective, accessible use of technologies. Browse and register for training on the OTLT events webpage. If you’d like a one-on-one technology consultation with a student’s perspective, book an appointment with a Student Instructional Technology Assistant (SITA).

 

Iowa students learning in a TILE classroom.