The University of Iowa

Tools Commonly Used by Instructors

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Create, host, and edit online learning resources using Iowa's learning management system. 

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ICON Direct

An eText platform allowing students to buy digital textbooks and course materials. 

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UICapture (Panopto)

UICapture (Panopto), is a digital media platform that can record audio, video, and on-screen content for later playback.  Videos can be restricted behind a hawkID login, or shared widely.  

Top Hat

Top Hat allows students to enter responses via their cell phones, laptops, or tablets through an app or web browser. Instructors create questions, discussions and interactive elements that can be mixed in with their class presentations.  

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Upcoming Workshops

OTLT provides workshops and trainings for instructors and staff to gain a better understanding of the technology tools they might use in their courses.

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Recorded Webinars

View webinars to learn strategies for increasing student engagement using instructional technology, explore hidden treasures, and review step-by-step technology instruction.

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Student Instructional Technology Assistants (SITAs) can help you successfully integrate learning technology into your course.

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Technology Interest Groups

Are you interested in discussing academic technology? Consider joining an instructional technology interest group. These groups are a great way to connect and learn how others are using technology in their courses