Monday, 20 Oct 2014
Mary Galvin-Donoghue, Division Director of Materials Research in the Directorate of Mathematics and Physical Sciences of the NSF will explain the agency's culture, review process and suggestions on how to submit a successful grant proposal to NSF. She will highlight specific programs and talk about emerging opportunities in the area of mathematical and physical sciences.
Professors Nell Gabiam (Political Science), Suzanne Hendrich (Food Science and Human Nutrition), Christina Gish Hill (Anthropology), and Jan Thompson (Natural Resource Ecology Management) share how they engaged students across four disciplines in learning about the complex problem of world hunger.
Online Tele-Workshop: Multiweek course: Developing the Resilient Writing Spirit: How to Overcome Shame and Impostor Feeling - 3
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, 21 Oct 2014
Special Guest: Dr. Larysa Nadolny, School of Education, will share her experience and lessons learned from gamifying her 2014 Blackboard Catalyst award winning course.
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.
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.
Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014
Award-Winning Faculty Series: Maximizing Student Attention: Low-Tech Effectiveness in Large Lecture Formats
Do your students applaud at the end of a 50-minute lecture? Award-winning professor John Monroe, History, shows you how he builds engaging, dynamic lectures using narrative, effective visuals, and sequential outlines to guide 300 freshmen and sophomores through five centuries of western civilization. What is the story of your classroom?
Thursday, 23 Oct 2014
In this session student leaders will learn how to create a consistent visual identity and brand for their student organization, as well as how to develop strategic marketing strategies that employ the use of traditional channels as well as social media.
Friday, 24 Oct 2014
Higher education associations and national agencies are promoting President Obama's goal to increase the number of students who complete degrees, certificates, and other credentials by 2020. These associations and funding agencies are supporting institutions that promote degree completion. These efforts are not restricted to the United States but are part of the international higher education picture as well.