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Integrating e-Portfolios into Your Assessment Strategy

Posted on Thursday, November 11th, 2010

Integrating E-Portfolios Into Your Assessment Strategy, from Academic Impressions, is being co-sponsored by the Office of Academic Assessment and ITS-Educational Technology.

Wednesday, November 17
Noon-2 p.m.
Oak Room, lower level of Maucker Union

Feel free to come late and/or leave early, as your schedule allows.  Bring your lunch and something to drink; cookies will be provided.

Blended Course Development Awards

Posted on Monday, November 8th, 2010

Faculty members are invited to participate in technology related workshops focused on blended course development (any combination of face-to-face and online elements) and other supportive tools the week before the Spring 2011 Semester begins. Two tracks are being offered to meet faculty needs depending on your level of experience and availability. Questions or comments?

Way Up Conference

Posted on Monday, November 1st, 2010

The Way Up conference will take place Thursday and Friday, Nov. 4 and 5, in Cedar Rapids. Plan now to attend this conference designed for women leaders and administrators in higher education in Iowa. Several of the conference concurrent sessions will be presented by UNI faculty and/or staff.

Turning Technology Clicker Presentations

Posted on Monday, October 4th, 2010

Lora McKee Anderson from Iowa Wesleyan College, is a Turning Technologies Distinguished Educator who will discuss the pedagogical reasons for using student response systems. Lora will share the ways she develops different types of questions and how they are formatted. This is your chance to increase product knowledge, network with peers and to see how others are using response technology.

Additional SIS Overview Sessions

Posted on Thursday, September 9th, 2010

The first few phases of the new Student Information System (SIS) have rolled out. Additional SIS overview sessions have been scheduled for those who were unable to attend the August sessions. Sessions will take place from 2 to 3 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 15 and 11 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Sept. 16, in GIL 009. If you are unable to attend a session, a recorded presentation is available online. Due to limited space, register at the Student Information System website.

ITS Web Site Launch

Posted on Thursday, September 9th, 2010

Welcome to the new look for the Information Technology Services web site.  For the past several months ITS Educational Technology staff have worked on a redesign of the ITS web site following new UNI standards, using our new content management system (Drupal) with a focus on providing a better user experience.  The new site has been designed based on accessing services and content from a user perspective. 

E-portfolio Conference, Sept. 17

Posted on Friday, September 3rd, 2010

Faculty and staff are invited to attend the conference on Sept. 17 at the University of Iowa.  The conference is free and transportation will be provided by the Academic Assessment Office and ITS Educational Technology.  Please let Donna Vinton know if you would like to attend.

Lunch and Learn: 'Using Clickers'

Posted on Thursday, August 19th, 2010

Turning Technologies is sponsoring two informational sessions at 10 a.m. and noon, Friday, Aug. 20, in ITTC 138, on the use of "clickers" in the classroom. Melinda Micheletto, assistant professor from Saint Michael's College, will discuss the effective use of "clickers" in promoting several technologically based pedagogies.

SIS Overview Sessions

Posted on Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

The first few phases of our new Student Information System (SIS) have rolled out. To keep you informed and prepare you for upcoming training, we would like to invite you to attend an overview of the new SIS.

Due to limited space, please register for a session at