Tuesday, 05 Apr 2016
Would you like information on how to prepare for annual/six month performance reviews, advancement to senior lecturer/clinician, how to remain current in your profession as a lecturer or adjunct faculty, or how to effectively supervise teaching assistants?
Wednesday, 06 Apr 2016
Workshop for new tenure-eligible faculty hosted by Provost Wickert. Faculty, department chairs, and their mentors will receive an update on the latest P&T policies and recommendations on how to successfully prepare for a third year and P&T review.
In this webinar facilitated by Kerry Ann Rocquemore, you will learn: oHow to avoid the biggest mistakes academic writers make during the academic term oHow to maximize your research and writing productivity oHow to combat professional isolation and create a supportive writing community oHow you can experiment with these strategies in our upcoming 14 Day Writing Challenge
Thursday, 07 Apr 2016
This webinar will examine ways in which micro-aggressions particularly impact women, faculty and staff of color, and LGBTQ faculty and staff in our institutions. In response, we can practice forms of micro-resistance and ally behaviors when we see our colleagues targeted, or when we ourselves are targeted. This focus on empowerment allows us to take action in our local environments, lessening the impact upon colleague when micro-aggressions occur
Student stress, depression, and anxiety often manifest themselves as disruptive and distressed behaviors. Reducing stress, depression, and anxiety increases student engagement, ability to learn, and the mental health and well being of our communities. This panel will provide information and resources for helping faculty identify and respond compassionately and effectively to students exhibiting these behaviors.
Designed for ISU participants from all backgrounds and levels of experience, this workshop will explore the what, why, and how of personal digital record-keeping through a murder mystery activity. Topics will range from best practices for creating digital records and rights issues in the digital landscape to strategies for storing digital records and emerging developments regarding the digital afterlife.
Tuesday, 12 Apr 2016
Over the past five years, broader impacts have seen increased focus at the National Science Foundation. These sections are playing a major role when funding decisions are made. This workshop will provide an overview of how to successfully incorporate broader impacts into your research proposals, resources that may be found on campus, and an NSF perspective on its importance.
Thursday, 14 Apr 2016
Few would argue that our society has become less civil, and the workplace is no exception. Today we can observe a continuum of behaviors and actions that include rude and discourteous behavior, electronic incivility and even "cybermobbing." Promoting a culture of mutual respect and effectively managing the risks associated with uncivil behavior has become crucial to organizational success. Registration is free on Learn@ISU.
Webinar participants will learn: oThe three biggest mistakes that new faculty make in managing their time oWhy and how to align work time with institutional and personal priorities oHow to create time for academic writing and researchHow to organize a network of support and accountability for writing productivity and balance
Tuesday, 19 Apr 2016
A panel of senior faculty and department chairs from various colleges share their recommendations on how to plan and prepare for a successful promotion and tenure review.
"It Matters What Staff Say, Too," Denise Williams-Klotz, multicultural student affairs; and Katie Davidson, College of Veterinary Medicine. The seminar will be webcast live and archived for later viewing.
Friday, 22 Apr 2016
Presented as part of Money Smart Week, this event begins with a keynote presentation and includes breakouts sessions and a networking dinner at 5:15 p.m. Registration is required.