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Tuesday, 05 Aug 2014

Online Tele-Workshop: Collaboration: How To Work With Others Without Losing Your Friends Or Your Mind

Aug 05, 2014

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Online Tele-Workshop - National Center for Faculty Diversity and Development

Free

Academic Affairs Training, development

Collaborative approaches once common primarily in the natural sciences are now more frequent in the humanities and social sciences. Working with others to produce scholarship or carry out a project can be a highly rewarding experience or the bane of your existence.

Monday, 11 Aug 2014

Workshop: UNIX

Aug 11, 2014

12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Training, development

The workshop will cover navigation through directories, basic file manipulation, basic search tools, basic shell scripting and related material. No UNIX experience is necessary. Registration is full, but a wait list is available.

Workshop: Developing your Course in Blackboard Learn

Aug 11, 2014

1:10 PM - 2:30 PM

1230 Communications Building

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In this hands-on Blackboard Learn workshop you will learn how and where to upload your course syllabus, post assignments, create and manage announcements, send email, enroll students using the ISU Admin Tool, add TAs, course builders, or guests, organize course materials, add instructor contact info with photo, access the Grade Center, and more.

Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014

Workshop: Using Tests, Quizzes, and Surveys in Blackboard Learn

Aug 12, 2014

1:10 PM - 2:30 PM

1230 Communications Building

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In this hands-on Blackboard Learn workshop you will learn how to create online tests, quizzes, and surveys and learn how to use them effectively within your BbLearn course. You will also learn how to view quiz results, grade, and provide student feedback online or set your quiz to grade and provide feedback automatically.

Workshop: Creating and Managing Groups in Blackboard Learn

Aug 12, 2014

2:40 PM - 3:30 PM

1230 Communications Building

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

You will learn how to create and effectively manage multiple small groups and discussions in this workshop. Online small groups offer flexibility -- enabling students with varied schedules and physical locations to easily collaborate and communicate. Students may discuss articles, collaborate on projects, provide peer feedback, and even study together online.

Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014

Workshop: Communicating with Students in Blackboard Learn

Aug 13, 2014

1:10 PM - 2:00 PM

1230 Communications Building

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In this workshop, you will have the opportunity to learn how to facilitate communication between you, your students, and among students. We will explore Bb Learn's Messages, Send Email, Announcements, and Group features in a course shell.

Workshop: Capture a Lecture and/or "Flip" a Class with Panopto

Aug 13, 2014

2:10 PM - 3:30 PM

1230 Communications Building, Pammel Drive, Ames IA 50011

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Panopto offers a rich set of features for both faculty and students that allows classroom recordings and gives instructors the ability to create rich media resources right from their desks. You may use Pantopo to "flip" your classes so that passive learning (listening to lectures) is done online and active learning (solving problems) is done in class.

Thursday, 14 Aug 2014

CANCELLED: Workshop: Grade Center Essentials and Beyond in Blackboard Learn

Aug 14, 2014

1:10 PM - 3:00 PM

1230 Communications Building

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This session has been cancelled due to low enrollment. If you would like to have a one-to-one consultation about the grade center please contact us at 294-5357 or through our online form

Workshop: Designing Your Course to Promote Student Success in Blackboard Learn

Aug 14, 2014

3:10 PM - 4:00 PM

1230 Communications Building

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This workshop will focus on the simple design tricks for your Blackboard Learn course to help your students navigate your course and stay organized. You will also learn how to track the progress of your students in Grade Center using smart views and color coding. You will see a demonstration and become familiar with the logistics of Retention Center.

Friday, 15 Aug 2014

Workshop: UNIX

Aug 15, 2014

12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Training, development

The workshop will cover more advanced search tools, regular expressions, awk and more advanced bash scripting with conditionals and loops. A follow-up to the Aug. 11 workshop. Registration is full, but a wait list is available.

Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014

Conference: University Teaching Seminar

Aug 19, 2014

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Iowa State Memorial Union

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Conferences Training, development

New faculty and teaching assistants are invited to the Iowa State Memorial Union on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 for two sessions (morning and afternoon) of workshops and presentations dedicated to teaching led by the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT).

Laboratory Safety Orientation for grad students

Aug 19, 2014

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

EH&S Building, 2809 Daley Dr.

free

Environmental Health & Safety Training, development

This session is highly recommended for graduate students who will be working in laboratories this year. It's also offered Aug. 20 and 21; attend once. Registration requested.

Training: Finding Research Funding

Aug 19, 2014

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

250 Carver Hall

free

Research Office Training, development

The COS Pivot searchable database is a tool used by researchers to broaden their funding portfolio and increase their interdisciplinary opportunities. In this hands-on training, you will learn how to identify and connect with public and private funding opportunities. The training is free, but registration is required.

Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014

Conference: New Faculty Orientation

Aug 20, 2014

7:45 AM - 5:30 PM

Scheman Building, Iowa State Center

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Conferences Training, development

All new tenured, tenure-eligible, and non-tenure-eligible faculty (assistant, associate, or full professors, lecturers, clinicians, and adjunct faculty hired since September 2013) attend an orientation specifically designed for them.

Laboratory Safety Orientation for grad students

Aug 20, 2014

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

EH&S Building, 2809 Daley Dr.

free

Environmental Health & Safety Training, development

This session is highly recommended for graduate students who will be working in laboratories this year. It's also offered Aug. 19 and 21; attend once. Registration requested.

Workshop: Developing your Course in Blackboard Learn

Aug 20, 2014

2:10 PM - 3:30 PM

1230 Communications Building

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In this hands-on Blackboard Learn workshop you will learn how and where to upload your course syllabus, post assignments, create and manage announcements, send email, enroll students using the ISU Admin Tool, add TAs, course builders, or guests, organize course materials, add instructor contact info with photo, access the Grade Center, and more.

Workshop: Using Tests, Quizzes, and Surveys in Blackboard Learn

Aug 20, 2014

3:40 PM - 5:00 PM

1230 Communications Building

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In this hands-on Blackboard Learn workshop you will learn how to create online tests, quizzes, and surveys and learn how to use them effectively within your BbLearn course. You will also learn how to view quiz results, grade, and provide student feedback online or set your quiz to grade and provide feedback automatically.

Thursday, 21 Aug 2014

Laboratory Safety Orientation for grad students

Aug 21, 2014

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

EH&S Building, 2809 Daley Dr.

free

Environmental Health & Safety Training, development

This session is highly recommended for graduate students who will be working in laboratories this year. It's also offered Aug. 19 and 20; attend once. Registration requested.

Online Tele-Workshop: Cultivating Your Network Of Mentors, Sponsors, And Collaborators

Aug 21, 2014

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Online Tele-Workshop - National Center for Faculty Diversity and Development

Free

Academic Affairs Training, development

o Do you have a reliable and strong network of mentors? o Are you struggling to cultivate mentoring relationships? o Do you know the difference between a mentor and a sponsor? o Are you moving to a new stage of your career and wondering how to find new mentors and sponsors that are appropriate to the next level?

Friday, 29 Aug 2014

Reception for lecturers, clinicians, and adjunct faculty

Aug 29, 2014

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Reiman Gardens, Garden Room

Academic Affairs Training, development

Social gathering and networking opportunity for lecturers, clinicians, and adjunct faculty.