The University of Iowa

Tools Commonly Used by Instructors

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

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ICON Direct

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

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NEW in 2019 Kaltura Digital Media Platform

With Kaltura, users can upload media—including audio files, videos, and images—and assign specific permissions to media, sharing items publicly or privately. No special software is needed to view media uploaded to the platform.

NEW in 2019 - Top Hat Clicker Service

The University of Iowa will be transitioning to Top Hat as the supported student response system beginning Summer 2019

Need Help With Your Technology Tools?

Technical Support & Troubleshooting

If your technology tool is not working correctly, the ITS Help Desk will connect you with the proper instructional technology consultant. 


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

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Workshops & Trainings

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