Tuesday, 19 Oct 2021
In this brown-bag lunch session, Jenny Aune (Teaching Professor, Department of English) will talk about teaching a communication course with the theme of nature of science and scientific thinking. More specifically, she will share her experiences using nonfiction and podcasts to teach students about communication in difficult contexts and with audiences from multiple perspectives.
When disruptive conduct takes place, some Iowa State University instructors recommend addressing it immediately. Their advice: remain calm, assess the situation, listen to student concerns. Especially recommended: provide a clear, firm response that is consistent with what you've given other students.
Wednesday, 20 Oct 2021
Jamie Niman (Accessibility Coordinator, Student Accessibility Services) covers foundational information on neurodivergence (Autism, ADHD, learning disabilities, etc.) as well as recommended strategies and practical supports to apply in your work with students regarding access and inclusion.
Friday, 22 Oct 2021
This topic-based teaching and learning community meets throughout the academic year. We work as teams to optimize application exercises, readiness assurance tests, peer evaluation, and other aspects of course design, and also invite speakers to facilitate discussions of TBL theory, research and classroom application.