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Monday, 15 Sep 2014

Workshop: Developing your Course in Blackboard Learn

Sep 15, 2014

3:10 PM - 4:30 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, 16 Sep 2014

Learning Community: Game Based Learning

Sep 16, 2014

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

1230 Communications Building

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

These interactive discussions will examine how game based learning may guide our students' learning processes and enhance your curriculum. We will also explore how gamification is changing society, and its impact on education. Facilitators: Dennis Culver, Instructional Support Specialist, CTLT; and Wei Wang, Instructional Support Specialist, CELT.

Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014

Online Tele-Workshop: Overcoming Academic Perfectionism

Sep 17, 2014

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

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

Free

Academic Affairs Training, development

Do you struggle to share your writing at early stages because it's not perfect? Do you find yourself devastated by criticism of your work? Do you beat yourself up every time the tiniest thing goes wrong? Is it difficult for you to celebrate other people's success because it reminds you of your own shortcomings?

Thursday, 18 Sep 2014

Workshop: Frantic Student, Busy Instructor: How to Incorporate Writing into Your Classroom in Time-Conscious Ways

Sep 18, 2014

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Though research shows students learn more from written assignments, we are often daunted by the idea of grading student writing. Join the director of the Writing & Media Center for a cross-disciplinary conversation about manageable ways to incorporate writing and other forms of WOVE (writing, oral, visual, and electronic) communication into your courses.

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

Sep 18, 2014

3:10 PM - 4:30 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.

Friday, 19 Sep 2014

Fire Safety Demonstration

Sep 19, 2014

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Between Lagomarcino and Kildee

free

Environmental Health & Safety Training, development

September is fire safety month. Drop in for a campus fire safety demonstration. Learn how to use a fire extinguisher; put out a simulated fire; get some great campus fire safety tips; and get a free T-shirt and restaurant coupons.

Learning Community: Team-Based Learning

Sep 19, 2014

1:10 PM - 2:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Graduates of the TBL Teaching and Learning Circles are invited to participate in the TBL Faculty/Graduate Student/Postdoctoral Fellow Learning Community. We work as teams to optimize application exercises, readiness assurance tests, peer evaluation, and other aspects of course design, and also invite speakers to facilitate discussions of TBL theory, research and classroom application. Facilitator: Lisa Orgler, Lecturer, Horticulture