Monday, 08 Mar 2021
Award-Winning Seminar Series: Scientific teaching tidbits to enhance student learning (Kukday & Srivastava)
In this webinar, Scientific Teaching Fellows Dr. Sayali Kukday (Associate Teaching Professor in Genetics, Development, and Cell Biology) and Dr. Renu Srivastava (Assistant Teaching Professor in Genetics, Development, and Cell Biology) will introduce participants to Scientific Teaching.
"How to Build Relationships That are Valued and Valuable." Business relationships position you to influence policy and decisions, set you up for promotion, and ensure you are invited to the table when opportunity knocks. What are those practices, drivers, and personal characteristics that create value-based relationships?
Tuesday, 09 Mar 2021
"How balanced is your wellness?" Laura Liechty, 4-H healthy living program specialist, will present the first of a 2-part series covering wellness. Measure your well-being in eight dimensions and identify areas where you thrive and areas that need more attention. This new awareness will help you take steps to achieve a fuller sense of well-being.
Wednesday, 10 Mar 2021
The term "mindfulness" conjures meditation, breathwork, and mantras, but many creative activities are also contemplative and intentional. Memorial Union Arts Coordinator Letitia Kenemer will guide online workshop participants through a series of three exercises to create visual reminders of mindful intentions and values. Instructors are welcome: these exercises can be used in learning environments.
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 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.
Friday, 12 Mar 2021
Dr. Cristina Bonaccorsi, Associate Teaching Professor, Chemistry, and Dr. Amani Elobeid, Adjunct Associate Professor, Economics, will be joining ISU Online Learning Community to share their tips, tricks, and opportunities for grading in Canvas. Come to learn from and with Drs. Bonaccorsi and Elobeid, and see the demonstration of an updated grade submission process via the ISU AdminTools in Canvas.
Writing is a core skill of many STEM professions. Writing can also help students think through key concepts or ideas presented in a course. Although many instructors can appreciate the learning opportunities offered by written assignments, those of us who teach large undergraduate classes face practical barriers to incorporating writing in our curricula.