Monday, 06 Oct 2014
Occupational medicine staff will administer flu shots (while supplies last) weekdays from Oct. 6 to Oct. 17. No appointment is necessary. Bring your ISU ID card to the shot clinic and wear a short-sleeve or loose-fitting shirt for better access to your arm. Because parking is limited in front of TASF, consider walking or biking to the clinic.
Online Tele-Workshop: Multiweek course: Developing the Resilient Writing Spirit: How to Overcome Shame and Impostor Feeling - 1
This is a 3-week workshop focused on developing one's sense of worthiness to express one's ideas and become prolific as a minoritized scholar.
Tuesday, 07 Oct 2014
"Write Winning Grant Proposals," presented by John Roberts, Grant Writers' Seminars and Workshops LLC. Organized by the Office of the Vice President for Research for faculty and staff. Registration is free; space is limited. The purchase of a $70-$75 workbook is required.
After using Zoom.us extensively in teaching, Dr. Stephens will highlight the benefits and limitations of this technology, including the students' perspectives. Particular focus on pedagogical techniques and a list of best practices will be shared followed by an open discussion to engage all attendees. Bring your portable device and try out discussed features during our meeting.
This teaching and learning circle will offer a brief introduction to the topic of service-learning and progress into a deeper discussion of how to make meaning out of service-learning. Three essential elements, student self-efficacy, empathy, and problem-solving, will provide the framework for this on-going dialogue. Facilitated by University Professor Suzanne Hendrich
Wednesday, 08 Oct 2014
Learn how to package your professional credentials as you prepare materials for promotion to full professor. This session is targeted toward associate professors and their mentors, however, assistant professors and their mentors also would benefit. Presenters are CALS senior associate dean Joe Colletti and associate dean for academic and global programs David Acker. Please bring your lunch; beverages and dessert will be provided.
Engineering professor Alan Russell shares his award-winning teaching techniques for connecting to the ever-changing student population at Iowa State. Learn how to improve student investment in your classroom, create classroom community, and help students visualize how disciplinary knowledge connects to exciting future careers.
Thursday, 09 Oct 2014
Scopus is a large, multidisciplinary database of peer-reviewed journal articles, books, conference proceedings and patents. This is a hands-on workshop with enrollment limited to 48.