Support at Iowa State
You may wish to contact one of the support units listed below. Please note which program, department, or college each unit serves and contact the unit for your area.
Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (website)
- Leadership: Sara Marcketti, Director, Morrill Professor, Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management Department
- Serving: All ISU instructors
- Services offered: Pedagogical support and consultations
- Resources: Teaching with Technology page, Canvas@ISU page, Instructional Strategies, and more!
- Connect with our CELT instructional designers for support or pedagogical consultations by emailing email@example.com; this will also create a ServiceNow ticket for easy tracking.
Engineering-LAS Online Learning – ELO (website)
- Mark Woolley, Director ELO
- Rema Nilakanta, Director ELO Design and Delivery
- Serving: ELO supports online courses at the College of Engineering and online and blended courses at LAS.
- Services offered: Design and Delivery
- Guide instructors to set up online course (alignment, interface design, accessibility, student engagement, technology training, etc.)
- Provide information and/or training in recording and/or hosting videos
- Provide guidance on exam creation and distance student proctoring options
- Troubleshoot technical issues in the course
- Train instructors and/or teaching assistants to manage the day-to-day operations of the course.
- To schedule: Email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Leadership: Ann Bugler
- Serving: College of Human Sciences (AESHM, FS HN, HD FS, KIN, SOE, CHS Administration, Families Extension, Clinics and centers in the college)
- Services offered: Canvas (all aspects); Qualtrics (survey and online form coding); Zoom/WebEx (webinar for live meetings or pre-recording content); Studio/Panopto/Camtasia (pre-recording video/audio/screen capture and posting); Training and helpdesk; Content processing & posting
- To schedule: Please make appointments. Classes are first priority, others prioritized by need.
- Director: Ann Bugler email@example.com / 515-294-5812
- Canvas and Qualtrics: Karla Embleton firstname.lastname@example.org / 515-294-9198
- Webinar and video: Jessie Christensen email@example.com / 515-294-6452
- Distance Ed Student Services: Trisha Ritland firstname.lastname@example.org / 515-294-7925
- General Distance Ed Student Services: email@example.com
- Distance Ed School of Education: Clyciane Michelini firstname.lastname@example.org / 515-337-2710
- GPIDEA Student Services: Katie Mott email@example.com / 515-294-5397
Ivy College of Business IT (website)
- Leadership: Greg Buttery
- Serving: Ivy College of Business (All Departments and Centers)
- Services offered: Support for all teaching technology
- To schedule: Call 515-294-9275
University Library (website)
- Leadership: Hilary Seo
- Serving: All ISU instructors working on moving classes online
- Services offered:
- Course reserves (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Interlibrary Loan (email@example.com)
- IT support for library applications, library website, and library website content problems (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Tech Lending (email@example.com)
- Assistance finding alternate course materials—contact your subject librarian (https://instr.iastate.libguides.com/findyourlibrarian)
- Scanning of non-library materials (not a standard service for faculty or staff, just to help faculty get classes online) (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- To schedule: Contact the specific unit above
College of Veterinary Medicine, Office of Curricular Assessment and Teaching Support (website)
- Leadership: Courtney Vengrin, Director
- Serving: College of Veterinary Medicine
- Services offered:
- Canvas (all aspects)
- Qualtrics (survey and online form coding)
- Zoom (webinar for live meetings or pre-recording content)
- Echo360 (pre-recording video/audio/screen capture and posting)
- E-Value (assessments, preceptorships, rubrics, evaluations, clinical skills)
- Guidance and best practices for online teaching in Veterinary Medicine
- To schedule and for questions:
Agronomy Development Lab
- Leadership: Kendall Lamkey
- Serving: Department of Agronomy
- Services offered: Canvas (course setup, quizzes and assignments, legacy exam conversion, basic course design); Lecture uploading (e.g., PowerPoint, video, etc.); Qualtrics; WebEx/Zoom (live and pre-recorded content)
- To schedule: Email email@example.com
Language Studies Resource Center (website)
- Leadership: Jacob Larsen
- Serving: Department of World Languages and Cultures
- Services offered: Technology support for Voicethread, Google Expeditions, Post Reality AR app, and Canvas (Basic course setup, Quizzes and assignments, Basic course design, Course planning such as outcomes, online interactivity, online activities, student engagement, etc.)
- To schedule: Contact Jacob at firstname.lastname@example.org / 515-294-1551
24/7 Canvas Support
All 24/7 support options may be found by clicking the ? Help icon (found on the left-hand navigation bar in Canvas) to access the support available to you:
To begin, follow the steps on ISU’s Working Remotely site.
Questions or Internet Issues?
Remote Location Internet Issues?
Contact your local internet provider and notify your students or instructor.