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Monday, 04 Mar 2019

Research workshop: Human Research Basics -- Informed Consent

Mar 04, 2019

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Memorial Union, Gold Room

Research Office Training, development

This is the third part of a four-part series that looks more closely at the components of the IRB submission process. In this session, participants will learn about the informed consent process, including participant recruitment and the informed consent document. Discussion will center around what's required of you as the researcher, and best practices for designing and administering consent.

Workshop, Building a Canvas Course that Makes Sense to Your Students (Canvas Track 1)

Mar 04, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Learn about the top five strategies to ensure that your Canvas course is navigable and user-friendly! Upon completion, participants will be able to do the following:

Seminar series: Developing Successful Job Application Materials

Mar 04, 2019

2:10 PM - 3:30 PM

0286 Carver Hall

free

Graduate College Training, development

Part IV: Crafting the Teaching Philosophy Statement

Workshop: Miller Open Education Mini-Grants Q&A

Mar 04, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Curious about how to complete and submit a Miller Open Education Mini-Grant application? Abbey Elder, Open Access Librarian, and Holly Bender, Associate Director, CELT, will guide you through the application process in this Q&A-styled workshop.

Tuesday, 05 Mar 2019

CANCELED: Research workshop: Integrating Societal Impacts into Your Proposal, Career and Research Identity

Mar 05, 2019

8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Memorial Union, Cardinal Room

Research Office Training, development

Learn how to build a broader impacts effort in the context of your research. This workshop, presented by the Grants Hub and the NSF-funded Center for Advancing Research Impacts in Society (ARIS Center), will help participants understand the broader impacts criterion, develop and incorporate strong BI plans into grant proposals, and identify local partners and resources. There will be some emphasis on NSF CAREER proposals.

Workshop, Low and High Stakes Quizzes in Canvas (Canvas Track 1)

Mar 05, 2019

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The quiz set up in Canvas depends on the purpose with which the assessment is administered. Upon completion, participants will be able to do the following:

Discuss Published Education Research in Your Discipline (DBER Journal Club)

Mar 05, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

2015 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

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.

Wednesday, 06 Mar 2019

Workshop, Grading and Student Data in Canvas (Canvas Track 1)

Mar 06, 2019

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Use the power of Gradebook and student data in Canvas to fuel your students' progress! Upon completion, participants will be able to do the following:

Coffee and Networking: Using Open Educational Resources in the Classroom

Mar 06, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Are you interested in open educational resources (OER)? Learn more from ISU's OER Trailblazers at this casual networking event over free coffee. This will be a great opportunity to hear from Miller Open Education Mini-Grant recipients about their experiences with OER and to ask questions about their processes.

Thursday, 07 Mar 2019

Workshop, Group and Collaborative Work in Canvas (Canvas Track 1)

Mar 07, 2019

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Canvas has several options for organizing effective groups and collaborative work in Canvas. Upon completion, participants will be able to do the following:

Award-winning Faculty Series: Intentions vs. actions in classroom teaching

Mar 07, 2019

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on own via zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

"Good Class Bad Class: Intentions vs. actions in classroom teaching," D. Raj Raman, Morrill Professor, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, reflects on the parallels between student motivation, which is well recognized as crucial for student success, and instructor motivation (and bandwidth). This event was rescheduled from its original date of Jan. 31, 2019.

Faculty workshop: Preparing for a Successful P&T Review

Mar 07, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions Training, development

Associate provost Dawn Bratsch-Prince and vice president for research Sarah Nusser will lead a presentation for new tenure-eligible faculty on what makes a successful promotion and tenure case. Register by March 5.

Panel: Open Education Resources (OER) Trailblazers Share their Stories

Mar 07, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Memorial Union Gold Room

free

University Library Training, development

Join us for a panel discussion on the impact of OER in the classroom. Miller Open Education Mini-Grant recipients will share the benefits and challenges of making the switch to OER and why they chose to apply for the grant. Participants will leave the workshop with plans for incorporating OER into their courses and a pathway to making their classes more affordable.

Seminar series: Developing Successful Job Application Materials

Mar 07, 2019

3:45 PM - 5:15 PM

1115 Pearson Hall

free

Graduate College Training, development

Part VII: Improving Your Interviewing Skills

Friday, 08 Mar 2019

Quality Matters Learning Community

Mar 08, 2019

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

2030 Morrill

Free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The Quality Matters (QM) Learning Community is designed to help you improve your courses using the Quality Matters Standards. Members will have opportunities to hear about ways to meet the QM standards, as well as discussing best practices, experiences, and solutions to course design problems.

Guest Speaker: Nicole Allen, SPARC

Mar 08, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

405 Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Nicole Allen, Director of Open Education for SPARC (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition), will speak to the Iowa Regent's universities about her experience with open educational resources (OER) for Open Education Week. Nicole is an internationally recognized expert in the movement for Open Education and has been working to further support the use of open textbooks since her own undergraduate education more than a decade ago.

Research workshop: Working with IACUC or IBC Protocols Using a-tune

Mar 08, 2019

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

1485 CVM

Research Office Training, development

The Office for Responsible Research, Office of the Attending Veterinarian and Laboratory Animal Resources are offering software training for researchers who submit IACUC or IBC protocols. Participants will learn how to navigate the new electronic protocol submission system, a-tune. Training topics will include creating and submitting a protocol, and, for animal users of LAR, how to order animals and manage animal records.

Getting Started with EndNote Web

Mar 08, 2019

3:10 PM - 4:30 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Lost the references you need for your research paper? Thesis & dissertation citations becoming unmanageable? This workshop for beginners introduces EndNote Web, a free bibliographic management program that helps you collect, organize, format, and use your collected citations in your writing projects. Register through Learn@ISU, keyword: LIB. Let us know if you need accommodation.

Monday, 11 Mar 2019

Workshop, Personalized Learning in Canvas (Canvas Track 2)

Mar 11, 2019

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Personalized learning is the type of instruction that targets individual student's needs. How does personalized learning look like in Canvas? Upon completion, participants will be able to do the following:

Tuesday, 12 Mar 2019

Workshop, Video Instruction and Learning in Canvas (Canvas Track 2)

Mar 12, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Video instruction speaks to the modern visual and busy learner. Discover Arc, a video tool in Canvas that helps you create engaging and accessible media interactions around your subject matter! Upon completion, participants will be able to the following:

Engaged Scholar meeting

Mar 12, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

College of Human Sciences Meetings, receptions Training, development

"Engaged Faculty and Engaged Institutions," Sara Marcketti, director, Centers for Excellence in Learning and Teaching. Sessions are also available via Zoom.

Research workshop: National Institutes of Health Proposal Development -- Session 1

Mar 12, 2019

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Memorial Union, Gold Room

Research Office Training, development

Learn about NIH-specific requirements, including budgets and budget justifications. We'll also touch on salary caps, just-in-time requests, standard due dates and start dates, and proposal scoring. You'll walk away with tips, tricks and common issues with proposal development, and you'll have some useful resources to help you through the proposal development process. Come prepared with your pre-award and proposal development questions.

Faculty workshop: The Public Classroom

Mar 12, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions Training, development

Seemingly every week, university faculty come under fire for statements or material presented in the classroom. University counsel Michael Norton will provide a review of the current environment and its implications for freedom of speech and academic freedom. For all faculty. Registration requested.

Seminar: P&S Classification and Compensation Review

Mar 12, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Memorial Union Gallery Room

free

Professional and Scientific Council Training, development

University human resources director of compensation and classification Emma Houghton will give the latest information on the classification and compensation review for professional and scientific staff. Hosted by the Professional and Scientific Council.

Wednesday, 13 Mar 2019

Research workshop: National Institutes of Health Proposal Development -- Session 2

Mar 13, 2019

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Memorial Union, Gold Room

Research Office Training, development

Learn about NIH-specific requirements, including budgets and budget justifications. We'll also touch on salary caps, just-in-time requests, standard due dates and start dates, and proposal scoring. You'll walk away with tips, tricks and common issues with proposal development, and you'll have some useful resources to help you through the proposal development process. Come prepared with your pre-award and proposal development questions.

Thursday, 14 Mar 2019

Faculty Forum: Workday and Improved Service Delivery

Mar 14, 2019

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

IT Services Conferences Training, development

The forum provides faculty members with a targeted look at how Workday and improved service delivery (ISD) will impact their teaching, research and extension work. Five sessions of the same faculty forum are scheduled. A breakout session of table topics will follow brief opening remarks. Bring your questions. Registration is free.

Research workshop: Subrecipient monitoring

Mar 14, 2019

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Memorial Union, Gallery Room

Research Office Training, development

Join OSPA and SPA as we examine the Uniform Guidance's expanded requirements for subrecipient monitoring on federal financial assistance awards. We will review roles and responsibilities within Iowa State along with important source documents. We also will discuss how subrecipient agreements are customized to reflect risk and to enhance monitoring.

Workshop, Rubrics and Outcomes in Canvas (Canvas Track 2)

Mar 14, 2019

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Rubrics are a great way to provide useful formative feedback to your students. Rubrics can also help you understand where your students stand in your course. Learn how to receive insights into whether your students are meeting your intended outcomes as you monitor their progress with constructive feedback! Upon completion, participants will be able to do the following: