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What is featured?

Friday, 01 Jan 2021

University holiday

Jan 01, 2021

All day

Iowa State University

Registrar Academic calendar

University offices are closed.

Saturday, 02 Jan 2021

Men's Basketball

Jan 02, 2021

All day

Hilton Coliseum

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Baylor. Date, time and attendance policies are subject to change due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Tuesday, 05 Jan 2021

Webinar, Choose your instructional tool adventure (Engagement)

Jan 05, 2021

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Online only - view on your own via WebEx Meetings (use link below)

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

CELT's Choose Your Instructional Tool Adventure focuses on various instructional strategies found on the CELT website and demonstrates practical ways to incorporate these tools in a Canvas course. Instructional support staff from across campus will facilitate each 30-minute byte. These 30-minutes builds on concepts covered in the Canvas Mini-Bytes training videos on the CELT instructional strategies pages.

Webinar, Addressing microaggressions in the learning environment

Jan 05, 2021

3:10 PM - 4:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via Webex (use link below)

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Whether conscious of it or not, instructors and students bring most of who they are to the learning environment, including their biases and stereotypes. Biases can emerge in the form of (micro)aggressions during class discussions, in student-student interactions during group or lab work, or interactions between students and instructors.

Wednesday, 06 Jan 2021

Women's Basketball

Jan 06, 2021

All day

Hilton Coliseum

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Kansas. Date, time and attendance policies are subject to change due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Webinar, Choose your instructional tool adventure (Web conferencing: polling and breakout rooms)

Jan 06, 2021

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Online only - view on your own via WebEx Meetings (use link below)

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

CELT's Choose Your Instructional Tool Adventure focuses on various instructional strategies found on the CELT website and demonstrates practical ways to incorporate these tools in a Canvas course. Instructional support staff from across campus will facilitate each 30-minute byte. These 30-minutes builds on concepts covered in the Canvas Mini-Bytes training videos on the CELT instructional strategies pages.

Webinar, Create an inclusive learning environment

Jan 06, 2021

3:20 PM - 4:10 PM

Online only - view on your own via Webex (use link below)

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

The teaching-learning process is an inherently social act. Students interact with the instructor, their peers, and the course content throughout the learning process, often simultaneously in a learning environment. All of these interactions help shape their success in the course.

Thursday, 07 Jan 2021

Webinar, Navigating controversial topics in the classroom

Jan 07, 2021

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Online only - view on your own via WebEx (use link below)

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Many instructors consciously avoid controversial issues in the classroom because of the difficulty involved in managing heated discussions. However, controversy can be a useful, powerful, and memorable tool to promote learning. This conversation will provide instructors with resources to facilitate classroom discussions around controversial issues, including the O.T.F.D. (Open The Front Door) and A.C.T.I.O.N. communication frameworks.

Online meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Jan 07, 2021

2:10 PM - 4:00 PM

TBA

free

Professional and Scientific Council Meetings, receptions

The P&S Council is a representative body elected by, and responsible to, Professional and Scientific employees at Iowa State University. Meetings are open to the public.

Webinar, Engaging Students through Polls and Group Work

Jan 07, 2021

2:10 PM - 3:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via WebEx meetings (use link below)

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Join Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) staff Karen Bovenmyer and Gretchen Anderson (Program Coordinators) as they share strategies for dynamic engagement via synchronous class sessions. They will describe and model ways in which instructors can create active learning experiences using Top Hat, Webex, Zoom, and MS Teams.

Friday, 08 Jan 2021

Make it Happen (with Canvas)

Jan 08, 2021

9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

Online only - join on your own via WebEx Meetings (use link below)

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Do you need help with a specific topic in Canvas? Watch the appropriate pre-recorded videos found on Canvas@ISU (https://bit.ly/canvas-isu), then join CELT's Gretchen Anderson to make it happen in your course.

Saturday, 09 Jan 2021

Men's Basketball

Jan 09, 2021

All day

Hilton Coliseum

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Texas Tech. Date, time and attendance policies are subject to change due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Monday, 11 Jan 2021

Webinar, Best practices for engaging students online

Jan 11, 2021

2:15 PM - 3:05 PM

online only - via Webex

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Explore how-to initiate effective and meaningful faculty-to-student interactions while helping students engage in the construction of their learning. Brainstorm how to maintain and inspire student engagement for all learning environments (in-person, hybrid/blended, online).

Tuesday, 12 Jan 2021

Professional and Scientific Council seminar series

Jan 12, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Online

free

Professional and Scientific Council Lectures Training, development

Learn about the free confidential services offered by the Iowa State University Ombuds Office. Dina Eisenberg and Chuck Doran, seasoned mediators with MWI, will discuss how the Ombuds Office can assist you in resolving university-related matters.

Webinar, Choose your instructional tool adventure (Web conferencing: sharing content)

Jan 12, 2021

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Online only - view on your own via WebEx Meetings (use link below)

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

CELT's Choose Your Instructional Tool Adventure focuses on various instructional strategies found on the CELT website and demonstrates practical ways to incorporate these tools in a Canvas course. Instructional support staff from across campus will facilitate each 30-minute byte. These 30-minutes builds on concepts covered in the Canvas Mini-Bytes training videos on the CELT instructional strategies pages.

Wednesday, 13 Jan 2021

Women's Basketball

Jan 13, 2021

All day

Hilton Coliseum

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Oklahoma State. Date, time and attendance policies are subject to change due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Webinar, Choose your instructional tool adventure (Web conferencing: keeping it all organized)

Jan 13, 2021

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Online only - view on your own via WebEx Meetings (use link below)

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

CELT's Choose Your Instructional Tool Adventure focuses on various instructional strategies found on the CELT website and demonstrates practical ways to incorporate these tools in a Canvas course. Instructional support staff from across campus will facilitate each 30-minute byte. These 30-minutes builds on concepts covered in the Canvas Mini-Bytes training videos on the CELT instructional strategies pages.

Thursday, 14 Jan 2021

Webinar, Explore the Benefits of Mindfulness in Online Learning

Jan 14, 2021

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Learning online can offer different challenges and especially so during the time of a global pandemic. Using mindfulness practices can mitigate heightened anxiety and stress in your learning environment. Join Karen Couves (CELT) and Carrie Giese (Student Wellness) as they explore the student perspective of mindfulness in the online classroom.

Friday, 15 Jan 2021

Online Course Essentials (ONCE) workshop using the ISU Course Template

Jan 15, 2021

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Online only - view on your own via WebEx meetings (registration information below)

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The Online Course Essentials (ONCE) workshop is an interactive virtual event in which participants are introduced to a toolset consisting of the ISU course template in Canvas and a pedagogical process to help instructors plan for the online portion of their courses, regardless of whether the course meets face-to-face, virtually or some combination of the two.

Virtual town hall

Jan 15, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

via Webex

free

Office of the President Meetings, receptions

For members of the university community. A panel will address questions about availability and distribution of vaccines on campus and in the Ames community.

Monday, 18 Jan 2021

University holiday

Jan 18, 2021

All day

Iowa State University

Registrar Academic calendar

University offices are closed.

Martin Luther King Jr. Community Birthday Celebration

Jan 18, 2021

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Online

free

Community activities Diversity Lectures

An Ames community tradition, this year livestreamed on Facebook and YouTube. Wayne Clinton, longtime Ames resident, retired teacher and coach, will serve as the keynote speaker. The Ames Human Relations Commission will present its annual Humanitarian Award.

Tuesday, 19 Jan 2021

Women's Basketball

Jan 19, 2021

All day

Hilton Coliseum

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Oklahoma. Date, time and attendance policies are subject to change due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Webinar, Choose your instructional tool adventure (Using video for content, presentations, & performances)

Jan 19, 2021

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Online only - view on your own via WebEx Meetings (use link below)

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

CELT's Choose Your Instructional Tool Adventure focuses on various instructional strategies found on the CELT website and demonstrates practical ways to incorporate these tools in a Canvas course. Instructional support staff from across campus will facilitate each 30-minute byte. These 30-minutes builds on concepts covered in the Canvas Mini-Bytes training videos on the CELT instructional strategies pages.

Wednesday, 20 Jan 2021

Men's Basketball

Jan 20, 2021

All day

Hilton Coliseum

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Texas. Date, time and attendance policies are subject to change due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Webinar, Choose your instructional tool adventure (Grading Tricks and Tips)

Jan 20, 2021

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Online only - view on your own via WebEx Meetings (use link below)

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

CELT's Choose Your Instructional Tool Adventure focuses on various instructional strategies found on the CELT website and demonstrates practical ways to incorporate these tools in a Canvas course. Instructional support staff from across campus will facilitate each 30-minute byte. These 30-minutes builds on concepts covered in the Canvas Mini-Bytes training videos on the CELT instructional strategies pages.

Thursday, 21 Jan 2021

IRB Basics: Does this project need IRB oversight?

Jan 21, 2021

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Zoom Meeting

free

Research Office Training, development

In this session, you will learn how to determine whether IRB oversight is required for your project. We'll also examine the various levels of IRB review (Exempt, Expedited, Full Committee).

Award-Winning Seminar Series: Tips for Converting Traditional Courses Online (SoJung Lee)

Jan 21, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via Zoom (registration information below)

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

SoJung Lee, Associate Professor (AESHM), 2020 College of Human Sciences Online Teaching Award-winner, shares her top tips for converting a traditional course into an online environment. Originally a 50-student traditional class once a year, Dr. Lee's online global tourism course now hosts more than 120 students every semester.

Friday, 22 Jan 2021

CELT Spring Semester Teaching Assistant (TA) Seminar

Jan 22, 2021

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via Zoom (registration information below)

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

All TAs who are new to the ISU classroom, or who have received a teaching assignment different from what they have done before, are strongly encouraged to attend this seminar.