Sunday, 01 Nov 2020
A virtual night with presentations and chances to work one-on-one or in groups with University Library and Academic Center staff. Register in advance.
Monday, 02 Nov 2020
Diversifying your syllabus involves more than simply including diverse and Indigenous scholars and/or topics in your course materials. Rather, it recognizes that there are diverse perspectives of what constitutes reality and what constitutes knowledge within a discipline or in course content. Additionally, diversification recognizes that multiple realities exist and that knowledge should be owned and created by everyone.
Claire Zabel defense seminar
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.
SWCC promotes soil and water education and conservation. We encourage members to network with professionals in the field. SWCC is affiliated with the Iowa Chapter of Soil and Water Conservation Society.
Tuesday, 03 Nov 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.
This 50-minute online webinar will offer practical tips for using Canvas Gradebook for efficient grading. Upon completion, you will be able to calculate grades, use gradebook filtering and sorting functions and optimize the Speegrader for your teaching needs. The webinar will incorporate a 20-minute Q and A block, in order to address participants' questions specific to using Canvas Gradebook.
Wednesday, 04 Nov 2020
ISU provides excellent resources to assist faculty with the search for research funding. In this hands-on training you will learn how to strategically use websites and proprietary databases to identify and connect with funding opportunities and to set up saved searches, shared opportunities, and receive funding alert emails.
Barb Wheelock from Story County Democrats and Judy Trumpy from Story County Republicans will discuss their experience with Braver Angels, an organization working on depolarizing America after the election. The conversation includes Q&A. Register to participate.
In this interactive workshop, Morrill Professor Charles Jahren (Civil, Construction & Environmental Engineering) will guide you through how he integrates instructional designers, graduate and undergraduate teaching assistants, and industry partners with little teaching experience into his Construction Engineering courses.
Alex Cleveringa defense seminar
Thursday, 05 Nov 2020
Ron and Maria Rosman
Despite widespread efforts to increase access to and inclusion in STEM, minoritized students remain excluded from both STEM majors and STEM professions. The reasons for this are complex, but instructors can play an active role in disrupting these inequities.
The P&S Council is a representative body elected by, and responsible to, Professional and Scientific employees at Iowa State University. The meeting will be held online via Webex and is open to the public.
=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.
Adrienne Gennett, Associate Curator of Collections and Education, will talk about what it's like to work with the interesting and significant artworks found in the University Museums' diverse collections.
Examine a series of objects in the exhibition A New World: 600 BCE - 600 CE to reconstruct more fully the lives of Roman women.
"White Mansions, Black Bodies: Jordan Peele's 'Get Out' and the New Age Slave Plantation," ISU associate professor of communications Novotny Lawrence. This lecture will discuss Jordan Peele's horror thriller "Get Out," demonstrating ways the director employs traditional filmmaking storytelling tropes to examine contemporary racial politics. Peele uses the cinema as a tool for social activism. A live Q&A will follow the lecture.
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Friday, 06 Nov 2020
The unprecedented times we're experiencing now in education are illuminating inequities that must be addressed in innovative and systemic ways. The third White Privilege Symposium-Iowa will be held virtually to explore these issues, strategize with community, and build sustainable responses in our schools.
Growth, development, and forage quality of Intermediate wheatgrass when grown for Kernza� perennial grain production
Spencer Barriball defense seminar
A live, moderated conversation with David Slump, president of the connected services division at HARMAN International, a software and services business focused on automotive, enterprise and digital transformation. The Iowa State alum also has senior leadership experience in business development, portfolio management, and profit and loss responsibilities. Registration required.
Saturday, 07 Nov 2020
Students of organist Dr. Miriam Zach will be performing.
Iowa State vs. Baylor. Game times and dates are subject to change.