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Tuesday, 14 Sep 2021

Virtual workshop: Create More Engaging PowerPoints

Sep 14, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Zoom

free

Dean of Students Office Training, development

"Doing the Electric Slide(ware): Creating More Engaging PowerPoints for your Audience and Purpose." Decide what type of slideware might work effectively for your purpose; design slideware to engage your audience more fully; enable partners to take meaning from slides after your presentation. Part of the faculty and staff workshop series offered by the Writing and Media Center. Registration required.

Canvas Peer-to-Peer User Groups (September)

Sep 14, 2021

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Hybrid: Morrill 2030 or via WebEx

Free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

If you are interested in joining the Canvas Peer-to-Peer (P2P) User Groups, please email celt-help@iastate.edu before this session. The P2P group consists of advanced Canvas users who support multiple faculty and courses, including instructional designers and course coordinators.

Introduction to Data Management Plans

Sep 14, 2021

2:10 PM - 3:30 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Basic concepts and tools for better data management for the research planning process. This is a beginner level workshop; no prior experience is needed. Registration required.

Webinar, Explore the Benefits of Mindfulness in your Classroom

Sep 14, 2021

2:10 PM - 3:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Returning to a new normal in our learning spaces can offer different challenges and especially so following a global pandemic. Using mindfulness practices can mitigate anxiety and stress in your learning environment while enhancing community and connection. Join Karen Couves (CELT) and Carrie Giese (BDSGP) as they explore the student perspective of mindfulness in the classroom.

Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics Fall 2021 Technology Validation Funding Opportunity

Sep 14, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Zoom Meeting

free

Research Office Training, development

Join us for this informational session on the Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics Seed Grant opportunity session.

Wednesday, 15 Sep 2021

Campus fire safety event

Sep 15, 2021

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

South of Parks Library

free

Environmental Health & Safety Special events Training, development

Environmental Health and Safety staff are hosting this event as part of Campus Fire Safety Month. Put out a simulated fire, learn fire safety tips and receive a free T-shirt (while supplies last).

Virtual Forum: Open Scholar Cafe

Sep 15, 2021

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Zoom

free

University Library Training, development

"Reimagining Research Assessment," Anna Hatch, program director for the Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA). The DORA team works with institutions to improve policy and practice by documenting case studies, curating resources, and developing tools to reimagine research assessment. Anna will address DORA's work to move research and faculty assessment away from journal-based metrics in hiring, promotion, and funding decisions.

CELT Teaching Talks: Strategies for Fostering Community and Care in the Classroom (TJ Stewart)

Sep 15, 2021

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Come and engage in a conversation about challenges, opportunities, and strategic imperatives for cultivating a spirit of community and care within classroom. TJ Stewart (Assistant Professor, School of Education) will share philosophies and strategies for creating classroom environments where students feel engaged, cared for, and part of community.

Webinar, Choose Your Instructional Tool Adventure (Feedback and Grading)

Sep 15, 2021

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via WebEx (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. This session will have a focus on feedback and grading and include strategies incorporating speedgrader audio and rubrics.

Thursday, 16 Sep 2021

Cancelled: Online Workshop Series: Applying the Quality Matters Rubric (APPQMR)

Sep 16, 2021

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

APPQMR (Applying the Quality Matters Rubric) is a virtual offering of the Quality Matters flagship workshop on the underlying principles of the Quality Matters rubric, an instrument for assessing the quality of online courses. Learn how to use the QM rubric as you apply it to a demo online course and recommend practical course improvements.

IRB 101: Navigating the IRB Submission Process

Sep 16, 2021

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Room 3505, Memorial Union and Virtually

free

Research Office Training, development

In this session you will learn tips on developing and submitting protocols to the IRB. A member of IRB staff will walk through key sections of the IRB application and explain what the IRB looks for during the review process.

10 Tips to Create an Accessible Canvas Course (UDL)

Sep 16, 2021

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

Webinar - WebEx viewing

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

CELT's 10 tips to Improve Accessibility in your Canvas Course will identify tools and strategies to create an inclusive Canvas learning environment for all students. Learn to proactively develop course content that is accessible for students with disabilities, assistive technology-friendly, and easily navigated by all learners.

Webinar, Turnitin Originality Training Session

Sep 16, 2021

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Zoom Webinar

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

You are invited to a Turnitin Originality training session. TurnItIn Originality is the upgraded version of the TurnItIn tool you are accustomed to using in Canvas for helping students practice academic integrity in writing.

Friday, 17 Sep 2021

Online Workshop Series: Applying the Quality Matters Rubric (APPQMR)

Sep 17, 2021

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

APPQMR (Applying the Quality Matters Rubric) is a virtual offering of the Quality Matters flagship workshop on the underlying principles of the Quality Matters rubric, an instrument for assessing the quality of online courses. Learn how to use the QM rubric as you apply it to a demo online course and recommend practical course improvements.