Thursday, 09 Feb 2023
Workshop: Getting Started with LaTeX and Overleaf
This hands-on workshop uses the Overleaf editor to demonstrate the basics of LaTeX. Attendees will work through examples, experiment with common features, and take away a list of additional resources that can be used after the workshop to explore further.
Digital Humanities 101: What is Digital Humanities
Learn about the growing field of digital humanities and explore some important DH projects.
Monday, 13 Feb 2023
Workshop: Tips to Provide a Student-Centric Environment
Ever wonder how to incorporate evidence-based teaching strategies that support student learning and well-being? This workshop will provide the attendee with five best practices along with supporting recommendations. Utilizing active learning strategies, participants will develop an individualized plan of action to effectively promote student success in their "classroom." This event will be facilitated by Christina Campbell.
Wednesday, 15 Feb 2023
Virtual Forum: Open Scholar Cafe
Open Scholar Cafes are online monthly meetings for the ISU community to talk #OpenResearch. All experience levels are welcome, and each forum will cover a new topic of interest. Join us to learn, talk, and collaborate. Registration is free.
Workshop: OER 101
Learn about open educational resources (OER), free course materials that instructors can use in place of expensive textbooks and adapt to fit their course's needs.
Thursday, 16 Feb 2023
Digital Humanities 101: Intro to Geospatial Humanities
This introduction to GIS for the humanities will present the basic concepts, data sources, and tools for mapping and spatial analysis. Participants will create a map using ArcGIS Online.
Monday, 20 Feb 2023
How to Use ChatGPT to Boost Your Research and Teaching
In our Chat GPT Teaching Talks Series, faculty members discuss their strategies while teaching in this new educational landscape of Chat GPT or generative artificial intelligence that uses machine learning to generate human-like text in response to users' prompts. Dr. Abram Anders, Associate Professor of English and Director of Communication Innovation will present the second in this series:
Wednesday, 22 Feb 2023
P&S Council Professional Development Conference
"Cultivate 2023" will feature dynamic keynote speaker Erik Dominguez, sessions presented by Iowa State colleagues, and opportunities to connect and build relationships with fellow P&S employees across campus.
Thursday, 23 Feb 2023
Digital Humanities 101: Intro to Text Analysis
This workshop will introduce participants to the basic concepts of text analysis for working with datasets from novels to transcripts as well as some examples of compelling text analysis projects. Participants will also get hands-on experience exploring and visualizing datasets with tools such as Google Books NGram Viewer and Voyant Tools.
Friday, 24 Feb 2023
Ready to Run Iowa
"Ready to Run Iowa" is a 6-part, nonpartisan campaign training program to encourage women to run for elective office, position themselves for appointive office, work on a campaign, or become more involved in public life. Each workshop will address a different topic. Registration is required; register for each workshop individually.
Monday, 27 Feb 2023
Webinar: Career Preparation in the Land Grant Tradition
Learn how to inspire and prepare students in the land-grant tradition, informing constituents that we are focusing on excellence in learning and teaching. Come away with new approaches to career development, using internet and blog sites and see how theoretical classes, such as media ethics, can be transformed via individual projects that highlight what students have learned while at Iowa State University.