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Jul 7, 2022

Jul 7, 2022

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Join us to learn about the incredibly versatile, easy-to-use, and impactful platform of Pressbooks. Pressbooks is a software that allows you to create open educational resources (OER), including eBooks, handbooks, student work collections, portfolios, anthologies, and more. The Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology offers individual, small group, or departmental training. We also offer training on a variety of instructional technology needs such as ICON, digital media solutions, lecture...

Jul 14, 2022

Jul 14, 2022

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Solstice makes it possible for faculty and students to wirelessly connect their devices to the room projector and speakers. Learn more about using this in your classes and meetings. This session is in-person and hands-on opportunities will be available for attendees.  The Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology offers individual, small group, or departmental training. We also offer training on a variety of instructional technology needs such as ICON, digital media solutions, lecture captu...

Jul 21, 2022

Jul 21, 2022

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Learn how simple techniques utilizing Modules and other features will make ICON easier for your students to navigate and interact with your course site. The Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology offers individual, small group, or departmental training. We also offer training on a variety of instructional technology needs such as ICON, digital media solutions, lecture capture, technology consulting, instructional assessment, TILE, general assignment classrooms, and more. To learn more ab...

Jul 28, 2022

Jul 28, 2022

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Learn about Gradescope, an ideal tool for assessing and providing feedback for student assignments, including written formulas, graphs, calculations, and other kinds of work that cannot be easily graded through SpeedGrader. Gradescope is especially suited for large classes with complex assessment teams. The Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology offers individual, small group, or departmental training. We also offer training on a variety of instructional technology needs such as ICON, di...

Aug 2, 2022

Aug 2, 2022

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Designing or redesigning an assignment for the upcoming fall semester? Join the OTLT Center for Teaching for the 2022 TILT Retreat, featuring guidance on the Transparency in Learning and Teaching (TILT) framework, which a growing body of evidence indicates helps enhance student learning and create more equitable courses. This casual retreat will include dedicated time and space for you to plan assignments. Optional support will be available for instructors who wish to produce research on t...

Aug 8, 2022

Aug 8, 2022

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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Discover which supported instructional technologies the University of Iowa provides to instructors and students, and learn more about the process for getting new technologies approved. The Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology offers individual, small group, or departmental training. We also offer training on a variety of instructional technology needs such as ICON, digital media solutions, lecture capture, technology consulting, instructional assessment, general assignment classrooms, ...

Aug 8, 2022

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Join us to learn about a new eReader platform with enhanced accessibility features available to courses using ICON Direct. The Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology offers individual, small group, or departmental training. We also offer training on a variety of instructional technology needs such as ICON, digital media solutions, lecture capture, technology consulting, instructional assessment, general assignment classrooms, and more. To learn more about the services we offer, please vi...

Aug 9, 2022

Aug 9, 2022

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Designing or redesigning an assignment for the upcoming fall semester? Join the OTLT Center for Teaching for the 2022 TILT Retreat, featuring guidance on the Transparency in Learning and Teaching (TILT) framework, which a growing body of evidence indicates helps enhance student learning and create more equitable courses. This casual retreat will include dedicated time and space for you to plan assignments. Optional support will be available for instructors who wish to produce research on t...

Aug 9, 2022

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Learn about Gradescope, an ideal tool for assessing and providing feedback for student assignments, including written formulas, graphs, calculations, and other kinds of work that cannot be easily graded through SpeedGrader. Gradescope is especially suited for large classes with complex assessment teams. The Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology offers individual, small group, or departmental training. We also offer training on a variety of instructional technology needs such as ICON, di...

Aug 10, 2022

Aug 10, 2022

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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ICON (Iowa Courses Online) is the learning management system at the University of Iowa, and is primarily powered by Canvas, but there is much more to know about ICON. Join this session for an introduction to ICON's basic user interface, how to manage your account settings, and learn about the tools available in an ICON course site. The Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology offers individual, small group, or departmental training. We also offer training on a variety of instructional tech...

Aug 10, 2022

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Top Hat Pro has several options to engage students in class quizzes, surveys, and discussions, as well as attendance features that connect to the ICON Gradebook. Learn how to get started with this platform and get ideas to adapt it to your courses. The Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology offers individual, small group, or departmental training. We also offer training on a variety of instructional technology needs such as ICON, digital media solutions, lecture capture, technology consu...

Aug 11, 2022

Aug 11, 2022

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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An overview of ICON (powered by Canvas) Gradebook. Attend this session to learn how to build a simple Gradebook from start to finish, enable a standard grading scheme to convert scores to letter grades, organize assignments into grading groups, and enter grades using SpeedGrader for faster input.  The Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology offers individual, small group, or departmental training. We also offer training on a variety of instructional technology needs such as ICON, digital ...

Aug 11, 2022

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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This series of two virtual, interactive workshops is designed for instructors interested in incorporating more writing into their courses. Topics include designing meaningful writing assignments, informal writing-to-learn activities, and responding to and evaluating student writing effectively and efficiently. Register at https://writingcenter.uiowa.edu/institute-teaching-writing Organized and facilitated by the Teaching with Writing Obermann Working Group. Sponsored by the Writing Center,...

Aug 11, 2022

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Learn how simple techniques utilizing Modules and other features will make ICON easier for your students to navigate and interact with your course site. The Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology offers individual, small group, or departmental training. We also offer training on a variety of instructional technology needs such as ICON, digital media solutions, lecture capture, technology consulting, instructional assessment, general assignment classrooms, and more. To learn more about th...

Aug 12, 2022

Aug 12, 2022

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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The Universal Design Online Content Inspection Tool (UDOIT) can be used to check areas of ICON courses for accessibility. While no automated tool can provide a 100% guarantee of accessibility (false positives and false negatives are both possible), we believe use of the UDOIT tool is an effective way to help improve the accessibility of your ICON content. Attend this session to learn how to enable UDOIT in an ICON course, review issues found, and use instructions provided to fix the issues i...

Aug 12, 2022

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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This series of two virtual, interactive workshops is designed for instructors interested in incorporating more writing into their courses. Topics include designing meaningful writing assignments, informal writing-to-learn activities, and responding to and evaluating student writing effectively and efficiently. Register at writingcenter.uiowa.edu/institute-teaching-writing  Organized and facilitated by the Teaching with Writing Obermann Working Group. Sponsored by the Writing Center, the Ob...

Aug 12, 2022

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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An overview of the assessment tools available in ICON. There are several ways available that an instructor can set up opportunities for students to demonstrate their learning. Join this session for a high-level tour of the different options and the capacities of available tools within an ICON course site. The Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology offers individual, small group, or departmental training. We also offer training on a variety of instructional technology needs such as ICON, ...

Aug 15, 2022

Aug 15, 2022

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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Join this session to learn the best ways to record your content and determine which tool is most suitable for you.  The Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology offers individual, small group, or departmental training. We also offer training on a variety of instructional technology needs such as ICON, digital media solutions, lecture capture, technology consulting, instructional assessment, general assignment classrooms, and more. To learn more about the services we offer, please visit our...

Aug 15, 2022

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Incorporating peer review activities into your courses can help your students become better writers, readers, and collaborators. Peerceptiv scales this peer collaboration to any course size and integrates it within your ICON course site. In addition to this webinar, Peerceptiv offers one-on-one Zoom meetings for faculty. Schedule a Peerceptiv office hours appointment with one of the Peerceptiv Instructional Support specialists. They can help instructors set up an assignment in ICON, answer g...

Aug 16, 2022

Aug 16, 2022

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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Join this session to make your recordings better for your viewers. Learn how to clip your videos, add captions, navigation aids, and other ways to tailor your content for your audience. The Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology offers individual, small group, or departmental training. We also offer training on a variety of instructional technology needs such as ICON, digital media solutions, lecture capture, technology consulting, instructional assessment, general assignment classrooms,...

Aug 16, 2022

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Providing student accommodations is vital, important work. This training session will help you make sure your classes are meeting the standards of accessibility for students who need captioning. We will cover how live transcriptions differ from the automatic speech recognition generally available in online meeting platforms. Additionally, we will cover how to make arrangements for third party transcription services to access your online class sessions, how the classroom environment impacts c...

Aug 17, 2022

Aug 17, 2022

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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Join this session to learn how to organize your videos and share them with the right audience.  The Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology offers individual, small group, or departmental training. We also offer training on a variety of instructional technology needs such as ICON, digital media solutions, lecture capture, technology consulting, instructional assessment, general assignment classrooms, and more. To learn more about the services we offer, please visit our website at teach.it...

Aug 17, 2022

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Learn about Gradescope, an ideal tool for assessing and providing feedback for student assignments, including written formulas, graphs, calculations, and other kinds of work that cannot be easily graded through SpeedGrader. Gradescope is especially suited for large classes with complex assessment teams. The Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology offers individual, small group, or departmental training. We also offer training on a variety of instructional technology needs such as ICON, di...

Aug 18, 2022

Aug 18, 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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The OTLT Center for Teaching’s 2022 New TA Orientation will convene virtually on Thursday, Aug. 18, from 9 a.m. to noon. This event helps new TAs prepare for the first week of classes and beyond. Register for New TA Orientation by 5 p.m. CDT on Wednesday, Aug. 17. Participants will discuss evidence-based teaching strategies for?lesson planning, inclusive teaching, and more?with Center for Teaching staff. Participants will also choose two workshops of interest to them out of several options;...

Aug 18, 2022

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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Instructors who use UICapture have the ability to test comprehension and reinforce key concepts by embedding questions directly within their videos. This workshop assumes a general understanding of UICapture. The Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology offers individual, small group, or departmental training. We also offer training on a variety of instructional technology needs such as ICON, digital media solutions, lecture capture, technology consulting, instructional assessment, TILE, g...

Aug 18, 2022

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Elements of Success is a platform developed at the University of Iowa for students to better understand their course performance. This session gives an overview of the platform, how it can be incorporated into courses, and how to set it up. The Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology offers individual, small group, or departmental training. We also offer training on a variety of instructional technology needs such as ICON, digital media solutions, lecture capture, technology consulting, i...

Aug 22, 2022

Aug 22, 2022

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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Discover which supported instructional technologies the University of Iowa provides to instructors and students, and learn more about the process for getting new technologies approved. The Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology offers individual, small group, or departmental training. We also offer training on a variety of instructional technology needs such as ICON, digital media solutions, lecture capture, technology consulting, instructional assessment, general assignment classrooms, ...

Aug 22, 2022

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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ICON (Iowa Courses Online) is the learning management system at the University of Iowa, and is primarily powered by Canvas, but there is much more to know about ICON. Join this session for an introduction to ICON's basic user interface, how to manage your account settings, and learn about the tools available in an ICON course site. The Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology offers individual, small group, or departmental training. We also offer training on a variety of instructional tech...

Aug 23, 2022

Aug 23, 2022

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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Join this informational session to discover how to use your UICapture resources to add video to your ICON course sites. The Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology offers individual, small group, and departmental training. We also offer training on a variety of instructional technology needs such as ICON, digital media solutions, lecture capture, technology consulting, instructional assessment, general assignment classrooms, and more. To learn more about the services we offer, please visi...

Aug 23, 2022

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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An overview of ICON (powered by Canvas) Gradebook. Attend this session to learn how to build a simple Gradebook from start to finish, enable a standard grading scheme to convert scores to letter grades, organize assignments into grading groups, and enter grades using SpeedGrader for faster input.  The Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology offers individual, small group, or departmental training. We also offer training on a variety of instructional technology needs such as ICON, digital ...

Aug 23, 2022

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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ICON (Iowa Courses Online) is the learning management system at the University of Iowa, and is primarily powered by Canvas, but there is much more to know about ICON. Join this session for an introduction to ICON's basic user interface, how to manage your account settings, and learn about the tools available in an ICON course site. The Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology offers individual, small group, or departmental training. We also offer training on a variety of instructional tech...

Aug 24, 2022

Aug 24, 2022

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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Join this session to learn the settings that make for successful online office hours in Zoom. The Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology offers individual, small group, or departmental training. We also offer training on a variety of instructional technology needs such as ICON, digital media solutions, lecture capture, technology consulting, instructional assessment, general assignment classrooms, and more. To learn more about the services we offer, please visit our website at teach.its....

Aug 24, 2022

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Top Hat Basic allows instructors to ask interactive questions to poll students and check student understanding. While this free version of Top Hat does not connect to ICON, it does offer a way for students to use their own devices to interact during class. The Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology offers individual, small group, or departmental training. We also offer training on a variety of instructional technology needs such as ICON, digital media solutions, lecture capture, technolo...

Aug 25, 2022

Aug 25, 2022

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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Learn about Gradescope, an ideal tool for assessing and providing feedback for student assignments, including written formulas, graphs, calculations, and other kinds of work that cannot be easily graded through SpeedGrader. Gradescope is especially suited for large classes with complex assessment teams. The Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology offers individual, small group, or departmental training. We also offer training on a variety of instructional technology needs such as ICON, di...

Aug 25, 2022

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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An overview of the communication tools available in ICON. This session will cover discussion forums, announcements, student context cards, SpeedGrader, Zoom, and other options within an ICON course site.  The Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology offers individual, small group, and departmental training. We also offer training on a variety of instructional technology needs such as ICON, digital media solutions, lecture capture, technology consulting, instructional assessment, general as...

Aug 26, 2022

Aug 26, 2022

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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Come to this session to see how ICON has evolved over the year. Changes to ICON this year include features you may not have noticed and some that you are going to want to know more about. Highlighted in this session will be the new Gradebook that is coming to ICON. The new Gradebook includes many features designed to improve the grading experience, especially in classes with large numbers of students and/or assignments. This workshop assumes a general understanding of ICON. The Office of Te...

Aug 26, 2022

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Learn more about ICON and meet with other faculty to discuss teaching ideas and solutions related to ICON and other instructional technologies. These sessions are a great way for instructors to connect and see how others are using technology in their classes. The Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology offers individual, small group, and departmental training. We also offer training on a variety of instructional technology needs such as ICON, digital media solutions, lecture capture, tech...