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Thursday, 09 Aug 2018

Conversation: Building an inclusive and learner-centered syllabus

Aug 09, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

View on your own via Zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

This conversation will be a starting place for thinking through how to implement inclusive pedagogy and learner-centered practices into your syllabus for the upcoming year. We will discuss strategies for producing a student-centered syllabus; as well as, the importance of establishing clear expectations and goals, using transparent teaching methods, and building rapport and community in your class.

Plant Walk: Poisonous Plants

Aug 09, 2018

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

What IS that plant? Get to know the works of art in our living museum from the expert herself - join Lindsey Smith, Reiman Gardens' Plant Collections Curator, for in-depth walking tours of the plants and flowers that make this place so special.

Nature at Noon: The Reiman Gardens Intern Experience

Aug 09, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$4.50-$9

Reiman Gardens Lectures

Bring your lunch and hear first-hand what our summer interns have been up to! From education, events and retail, to indoor and outdoor horticulture, entomology and more, these ISU students have worked hard this summer. No registration required.

Canvas Workshop: Personalized Learning and Mastery Plans

Aug 09, 2018

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This two-hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore how a personalized learning and mastery path can enhance your course in Canvas.

Retirement reception: Dianne Bystrom

Aug 09, 2018

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Alumni Center

free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Meetings, receptions

Dianne Bystrom, director of the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics is retiring after serving 22 years at Iowa State. A short program will begin at 4 p.m. RSVPs are appreciated.

Friday, 10 Aug 2018

Inclusive Classroom Workshop

Aug 10, 2018

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

This program includes pre-workshop online learning modules and an interactive face-to-face workshop focused on creating an inclusive classroom environment.

Water Day

Aug 10, 2018

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

A special kid-focused event about things water! Join us for boatloads of water games, science activities, music, crafts, and more.

Sunday, 12 Aug 2018

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Aug 12, 2018

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

ISU Five lessons for $35, Public Five lessons for $45

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. From 4-5pm, moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for better dancing. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie Williams, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Tuesday, 14 Aug 2018

Conference: CELT Teaching Symposium

Aug 14, 2018

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Scheman Building, Iowa State Center, Iowa State University

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Conferences Training, development

A half-day program encompassing best teaching practices and student support resources available at Iowa State. New faculty, staff with a teaching role and graduate teaching assistants will learn from Iowa State's educators about how to prepare for a successful first semester of teaching, and explore CELT's services, resources, and professional development opportunities.

Conversation: Building an inclusive and learner-centered syllabus

Aug 14, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

2015 Morrill Hall or view on your own via Zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

This conversation will be a starting place for thinking through how to implement inclusive pedagogy and learner-centered practices into your syllabus for the upcoming year. We will discuss strategies for producing a student-centered syllabus; as well as, the importance of establishing clear expectations and goals, using transparent teaching methods, and building rapport and community in your class.

Botanicals & Booze: Air Plant Mobiles

Aug 14, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Bring your own booze and join us for a hands-on workshop to create your own hanging mobile of air plants.

Wednesday, 15 Aug 2018

Behind the Scenes: Demonstration Gardens

Aug 15, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join staff for a walk through the dozen various gardens intended as inspiration for homeowners, from the Backyard Garden and Walled Court, to the Naturalist Garden, Home Production Garden, Pattern Garden, and more.

Thursday, 16 Aug 2018

Destination Iowa State

Aug 16, 2018

All day

Iowa State University

Office of Admissions Student activities

A three-day, interactive bridge program that helps new students meet their peers, learn how to navigate campus and start off on the path to academic success. With a balance between fun activities and learning opportunities, students who participate in this once-in-a-lifetime experience will feel like true members the Iowa State community. This program is for new students only. Online registration is available.

Kids' Story Time

Aug 16, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us for this summertime favorite! Every other week, hear books read aloud and join in an activity or craft. Best for children up to eight accompanied by an adult. No preregistration required.