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:
President Wendy Wintersteen and campus representatives will be in the rotunda with displays that showcase Iowa State's innovation, entrepreneurship and statewide impact.
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
Shape a band of copper into a thin cuff to slide on your wrist before you raise your fist. Use letter stamps to hammer in an inspiring word or short phrase that is a reminder of past achievements of women and our contemporary heroines.
4-week course on Wednesdays beginning March 6, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Capturing wildlife can be a challenging undertaking whether you are well practiced or photographing animals for the first time.
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:
Join us weekly this winter for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme.
"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.
The P&S Council is a representative body elected by, and responsible to, Professional and Scientific employees at Iowa State University. Meetings are open to the public.
Part VII: Improving Your Interviewing Skills
6-week course on Thursdays beginning March 7, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Photoshop CC is a powerful, yet complex photo editing tool to learn. And, as a photographer, who has time to learn how to use it?
Former Canadian diplomat Colin Robertson is now vice president and fellow at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute. Robertson will speak about the relationship beyond the Beltway and offer some perspectives on how it can continue to mutually benefit both nations.
Speaker: Ted Grevstad-Nordbeck, Assistant Professor in Community and Regional Planning
Xiuhtezcatl Martinez is an 18-year-old indigenous climate activist, hip-hop artist, and a voice on the front lines of a global youth-led environmental movement. This event was rescheduled from Nov.r 1.
Friday, 08 Mar 2019
A conference analyzing the economic and political relationship between two important allies -- and a look at the road ahead -- is both timely and appropriate in this era of global uncertainty. Open to the public. A March 7 lecture (7 p.m., MU Sun Room), "Canada-U.S. Relations: Still Friends, Partners and Allies?" by Colin Robertson, precedes the conference.
A conference all about Iowa college and university students and sustainability. An opportunity to connect and share initiatives and achievements in environmental, social and economic sustainability happening on campuses and in communities throughout Iowa, as well as a chance for visioning and strategizing opportunities to network and partner.
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.
Joe Muench, professor of art and visual culture (jewelry/metalsmithing), will speak about his experiences as the designer and creator of hand-formed and fabricated metal sculpture and objects that reveal the relationships between art, science, engineering and the human experience. Part of the IDRO Friday Research Seminar Series.
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.
Choose a bowl, plate, or mug and add your own #!*$ words.
Aquaman is a PG-13 fantasy/science fiction movie rated 3 stars. Power-hungry King Orm rules over Atlantis. Standing in his way is Aquaman, Orm's half-human, half-Atlantean brother and true heir to the throne. Watch Aquaman find his destiny. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.
Saturday, 09 Mar 2019
Save money by growing your own plants from cuttings and seeds!
Kids, join artist Judy Lemish for a fun, hands-on workshop and go home with your own handmade checkerboard.
Learn to create colorful beads by heating and shaping glass with a torch - yes, we get to work with fire! This fast-paced workshop will be packed with information about safety, equipment, and techniques for creating a variety of beads. Leave class with a stash of beads and the know-how to continue on your own. For very beginners or a great refresher for those who would like to brush up on their skills.
Iowa State vs. Texas Tech.