Tuesday, 04 Apr 2023
In this online drop-in session, Abbey Elder, Open Access Librarian, will guide participants through the Miller Open Education Mini-Grant application process with the application rubric Registration required.
Thursday, 06 Apr 2023
"Dynamic Lecturing: Strategies for More Engaged Learning," Todd Zakrajsek, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Learn the elements of an effective mini-lecture, how to know when to stop lecturing, and the key components of engaged learning strategies. We'll explore proven techniques that will have an immediate impact on sustaining student attention and increasing mastery of your course content.
Explore the basics of digital humanities research data and how to assess it. Registration required.
Thursday, 13 Apr 2023
Join Brian Vanderheyden and Paul Hengesteg in an open exchange of ideas to promote student wellness and create health promoting academic spaces.
Promoting and prioritizing student wellbeing helps students both inside and outside the classroom. Participants will leave the webinar with strategies they can infuse into their work with students to promote wellbeing.
Friday, 14 Apr 2023
This beginner, online workshop will critically examine the limits and power of data as it applies to environmental justice topics. Registration required.
Wednesday, 19 Apr 2023
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.
Thursday, 20 Apr 2023
"Copyright in the classroom: Support for teachers," participants will explore real-life scenarios to help them navigate Fair Use, the TEACH Act, and other topics related to copyright and teaching. Registration required.
The 2022 film TikTok Boom is a documentary that explores the ways in which members of ethnic minorities have been affected, and often marginalized, by this social media phenomenon. Novotny Lawrence focuses his research on film studies, blaxploitation cinema, race, media, and popular culture. He has a joint appointment between the Greenlee School of Journalism and the English Department. Free snacks will be provided.
Friday, 21 Apr 2023
"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.
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. Johnny DiBlasi and Olmo Amato, both with the College of Design, will present our fourth talk in this series.
Monday, 24 Apr 2023
Please join Dr. Jason C.K. Chan, professor of Psychology at Iowa State University, and Dahwi Ahn, Ph.D. Candidate of Psychology at Iowa State University as they share tips from their recent research into the effect of the presence or absence of an instructor's face on students' engagement and learning in online lectures.