Training courses & certifications

Professional Development
University of Iowa's Collection of Sites offers professional opportunity certifications given by knowledge partners and open sources.  

Helps prepare students for in-demand jobs by offering a wide range of professional-level certifications and courses in many areas.

LinkedIn Learning
Online training library that provides access to thousands of online video courses and tutorials on various professional skills and topics.

Plagiarism detection

Plagiarism detection checks papers against external sources and identifies sections of papers that may have been plagiarized. Accessed through Learning Management Systems (LMS).

​​​​​​​Online plagiarism detection software accesses through web. Analyzes submissions against slightly different content databases than Turnitin.

Student engagement

Top Hat
Student Response Systems (SRSs) that can make your classes more interactive, facilitate class discussions, guide lectures, encourage peer instruction, allow for immediate student feedback, and allow for polling.

Elements of Success
A learning analytics platform that gives students real-time feedback on their performance so they can achieve their desired course goals. The software was created by the Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology and Administrative Information Systems, in close collaboration with faculty members at Iowa.

Peerceptive promotes and measures active learning through collaboration. Students give and receive actionable feedback on assignments from teammates, allowing them to connect with their peers in a meaningful way on or away campus.


Gradescope helps professors/instructors seamlessly administer and grade all of assessments, whether online or in-class. It saves time grading and provides a clear picture of how students are doing.

Alteryx offers end-to-end automation and sharing of data engineering, analytics, reporting, machine learning, and data science processes for a board range of use cases.

Flip! (Formerly, FlipGrid)
Educators create safe, online groups for students to express their ideas asynchronously in short video, text, and audio messages. 

​​​​​​​Book writing software that lets you create a book in all the forms you need to publish.

Microsoft Teams
​​​​​​​Part of the Office 365 products, Microsoft Teams encourages real-time collaboration with colleagues via text, audio, and video calls.