Monday, 14 Sep 2020
From Webex meetings to Webex Trainings to Zoom to MS teams, there are many communication tools that you can use to interact effectively and engage with students. This session walks you through the logistics of these technologies and best practices for engaging synchronously with students.
How do students learn best in your discipline? Where can you publish the way you solved instructional problems? You are invited to share and discuss DBER journal articles, seek feedback as you begin designing your own educational research projects, and form collaborations with participants from other disciplines.
Tuesday, 15 Sep 2020
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.
College assessments are often a moment of great stress and inequity, but they are also an opportunity for profound learning, inclusion, and meaningful challenge for students. For those professors who do not have time to recreate an additional PhD in Education, we will use this time to dive into the evidence-based tenets of assessment design. Our goal is to link those tenets to usable steps that you can take in your courses.
Thursday, 17 Sep 2020
What does the national reckoning over systemic racism mean for academic life? Some faculty members have called for specific, immediate actions from their institutions. Scholars across the country have shared personal experiences with the hashtag #Blackintheivory, raising consciousness among colleagues. And college leaders are talking more about diversity, equity, and inclusion. What do Black academics believe needs to change -- and how?
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, 18 Sep 2020
A live, moderated conversation with Robert Piconi, CEO and cofounder of EnergyVaultSA -- a corporate pioneer in renewable energy technologies and winner of the World Economic Innovation Prize. Piconi is a global entrepreneur with leadership experience in health care services, medical devices, telecommunications, network management/security and diversified energy. Registration required.
All graduate faculty and other key stakeholders in graduate education are encouraged to take part in this three-part workshop series facilitated by Tera R. Jordan (Assistant Provost for Faculty Development and Associate Professor of Human Development and Family Studies). Register for each session individually.
Fall online is here - what's working? This SI Happy Hour will be a celebration and idea exchange for the SI community. It has been six months since COVID and remote instruction began. Join us for a happy hour devoted to acknowledging our resilience, hard work, and ingenuity in the face of adversity.
Dr. Daniel Carrera, Iowa State