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T&L Meeting in Chicago

T&L Meeting in Chicago

The bi-annual Unizin Teaching and Learning (T&L) Meeting was held in April at the Big Ten Center in Chicago. Preliminary subcommittee meetings were held on the afternoon of April 4th, and flurry of...

Iowa Insights from 2018 ELI Conference

Iowa Insights from 2018 ELI Conference

Hosted in New Orleans, the 2018 EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) conference brought together instructors and staff from across the country to discuss “Achieving Student Success Through New Models of...

How Video Content Improves Learner Experiences

How Video Content Improves Learner Experiences

Written by Unizin's Fall 2017 video production intern Sarah Nouri. The creation and distribution of video content plays a key role in expanding and improving the way learners can access information. As a...

Two Unizin Members Complete Migration to Canvas

Two Unizin Members Complete Migration to Canvas

Unizin recognizes Instructure’s Canvas as the top learning management system on the current market because of its incomparable interoperability, innovative content and analytics capabilities, and open...

Data Management: The Fundamentals

Data Management: The Fundamentals

  Data is becoming the most valuable digital asset, and getting data management right is as critical an issue for universities as other businesses. For Unizin, this is non-negotiable: Data belongs to the...

6 Steps for Creating a Collaborative Culture

6 Steps for Creating a Collaborative Culture

Keynote address by Unizin CEO Amin Qazi at the University of Iowa Tech Forum 2017. New forms of collaboration are in increasing demand for successful paths forward. Internal constraints, both within an...

Reflections upon Graduation: The University as a Home

Reflections upon Graduation: The University as a Home

Having just graduated last month, it feels strange now to consider The University of Texas at Austin my alma mater. It has felt like my home for so long, much longer than the four years I spent on campus as a...

Connect in the Community

Connect in the Community

Unizin's new Community Site will help Members connect, collaborate, and share knowledge. One of the benefits of membership in the Unizin Consortium is access to a network of colleagues who face similar...

Flipping a Large Enrollment Classroom with Canvas

Flipping a Large Enrollment Classroom with Canvas

When it was first announced that the University of Iowa was planning to pilot Canvas as part of Unizin, Jon Garfinkel, finance professor at the Tippie College of Business, realized this could be just the...

Rethinking the Possible: Large Enrollment Classes

Rethinking the Possible: Large Enrollment Classes

At the 2017 Unizin Innovation Summit, I attended several marvelous breakout sessions. One of my favorites was “Early Lessons from High-Enrollment Course Transformations,” presented by Maggie Jesse, Senior IT...

Building the Learning Experience of Tomorrow

Building the Learning Experience of Tomorrow

Presented by Rick Miranda, Colorado State University The Unizin Innovation Summit is an opportunity to reflect on where we are in the Unizin Consortium and our goals for the future. One of the benefits of...