Tuesday, 05 Mar 2019
CANCELED: Research workshop: Integrating Societal Impacts into Your Proposal, Career and Research Identity
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.
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:
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.
Part V: Creating Your Diversity Statement
Wednesday, 06 Mar 2019
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:
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.
Part VI: Enhancing Your Networking Skills
Thursday, 07 Mar 2019
Canvas has several options for organizing effective groups and collaborative work in Canvas. Upon completion, participants will be able to do the following:
"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.
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.
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.
Part VII: Improving Your Interviewing Skills
Friday, 08 Mar 2019
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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 Faculty and Engaged Institutions," Sara Marcketti, director, Centers for Excellence in Learning and Teaching. Sessions are also available via Zoom.
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.
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.
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.