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Wednesday, 26 Aug 2020

Webinar, Engaging Students through Polls and Group Work

Aug 26, 2020

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 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.

Webinar, Synchronous Communication Tools - An Overview and Best Practices

Aug 26, 2020

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 Training, development

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.

Thursday, 27 Aug 2020

Web talk, Race REALLY matters. Discussion.

Aug 27, 2020

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

online only - via Zoom, Arizona State University’s HHMI Inclusive Excellence Project, & more

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

There is a great pandemic raging in our country. The roots of the pandemic have been lurking for a long time, but many of us were not affected by it until a few months ago. The pandemic strikes down innocent persons, often unsuspecting, and its widespread unpredictability makes it unsafe for persons to be in our classrooms, in our laboratories, and on our campuses. For many victims, their last thought is "I can't breathe."

Condensed matter seminar placeholder

Aug 27, 2020

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

Online - zoom link TBA

Condensed Matter Physics

Placeholder event - note that our schedule does not sync up with the updated class times.

Virtual concert and chat: Lennon Stella

Aug 27, 2020

8:00 PM

Zoom

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Indie pop artist and actress Lennon Stella will perform a free 'virtual' concert and chat with Iowa State University students. The event is free, but students must register online with an ISU email address to receive a link to the virtual event the night of the show.

Friday, 28 Aug 2020

Web talk, Closeness at a Distance: How to Build Trust in Virtual Teams

Aug 28, 2020

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

online only - via Zoom from Yale University

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Group work and collaboration can profoundly increase students' motivation and achievement. However, instructors have only started to work out how to effectively manage teams in face-to-face settings. Now they wonder how to get trust and enthusiasm to develop in teams that only meet virtually.