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Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014

Learning Community: Game Based Learning: Gamifying a Course

Oct 21, 2014

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

1230 Communications Building

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Special Guest: Dr. Larysa Nadolny, School of Education, will share her experience and lessons learned from gamifying her 2014 Blackboard Catalyst award winning course.

Workshop: Creative teaching: Replacing problems with opportunities

Oct 21, 2014

12:10 PM - 12:10 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

What bugs you about your large lecture classroom? Your grading system? Your Blackboard sections? AESHM creativity researchers Sara Marcketti and Elena Karpova study students' creative thinking in their classrooms. Together, they have designed this workshop to help inspire ISU teachers' creativity--bring your "bug list" and learn different concrete techniques that will help you creatively solve problems throughout your career.

P&S Council outreach seminar

Oct 21, 2014

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

Professional and Scientific Council Meetings, receptions

"Tips for Handling Conflict without Losing Your Temper, Your Mind or Your Job," Elaine Newell, ISU ombuds officer. The open forum also will be astreamed live online.

Lecture: Active Social Architecture, Kigali, Rwanda

Oct 21, 2014

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

130 College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Spanish architect Nerea Amoros Elorduy is a cofounder of Active Social Architecture (ASA), a design firm in Kigali, Rwanda. ASA works in close collaboration with a multidisciplinary team across continents to improve livelihoods and strengthen and empower communities and their sense of identity, through innovative, community-based designs and a holistic approach to architecture. Elorduy will share her work in this public presentation.

Class: Beginner Photography

Oct 21, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost is $48 for members, $60 for the general public, and ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

This is a four part course on Tuesdays, October 7, October 14, October 21, and October 28 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. This four-part workshop will cover the basics of photography including equipment and how to use it, depth of field, aperture, light, composition, finding your subject and tips and tricks. Each class is broken into 3 parts: classroom discussion, hands-on practice taking pictures by the students and review of the images taken.

Panel: Open access and the land-grant mission

Oct 21, 2014

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Research Office Lectures Training, development

Harrison Inefuku, Digital Repository coordinator, and Emma Molls, scholarly communications and social sciences and humanities librarian, will join ISU faculty and researchers for a panel discussion on open access and research sharing, including using Digital Repository at Iowa State University to further the land-grant ideal that higher education should be accessible to all.

Workshop: Floral Design Series

Oct 21, 2014

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

$36-$45

Reiman Gardens

"Monochromatic Arrangements." A monochromatic arrangement is an arrangement with tints, tones, and shades of a single hue -- this month inspired by the red planet. Learn the tips and skills used by professionals and create your own one-of-a-kind floral designs. All 2014 class topics were designed on a planetary theme.

Operation Beautiful - Caitlin Boyle

Oct 21, 2014

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Caitlin Boyle launched Operation Beautiful in 2009 in an effort to curb the negative self-images she so often discovered among young women and men. She began leaving messages on the mirrors of public restrooms to encourage others to think positively about their body. She scribbles down whatever comes to mind - You are beautiful! A smile is your best accessory. Love yourself first. Today, Operation Beautiful is at work on school lockers,...

Concert: Ani DiFranco

Oct 21, 2014

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$39.50

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

With ample doses of soul, funk and jazz, Ani DiFranco performs at Stephens Auditorium this October!