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Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014

Webinar: Engineering Self-Efficacy: What it is, Why it Matters, and How to Encourage it in Engineering Learning Environments!

Oct 28, 2014

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

2220 Hoover Hall or register https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8950789172197639426

Free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In this FREE, highly interactive webinar from the Engineering Inclusive Teaching (EIT) project, learn HOW to apply research-based, best-practice teaching strategies to create engaging, motivating educational environments that encourage the persistence and success of all students, with special emphasis on diverse women and minority men in engineering!

Online Tele-Workshop: How to Ace your Qualifying Exams: Strategies to Help You Prepare and Perform at Your Peak

Oct 28, 2014

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

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

Free

Academic Affairs Training, development

Every graduate student must pass some version of the much-dreaded qualifying exam before being allowed to start dissertation research. But this critical rite of passage is rarely discussed in detail until it's almost too late!

Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014

Getting the most out of mentoring: workshop for new tenure-eligible faculty

Oct 29, 2014

3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

Memorial Union, Campanile Room

Academic Affairs Training, development

Workshop on mentoring for new tenure-eligible faculty and their mentors

Leaders Workshop Series: Event Planning

Oct 29, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Cardinal Room, MU

Student Activities Center Training, development

During this workshop, staff from New Student Programs (the office that plans and coordinates new student Orientation and Destination Iowa State) as well as staff from the Memorial Union's Event Management Office will provide you with strategies and best practices for planning great events on any scale!

Thursday, 30 Oct 2014

Library workshop

Oct 30, 2014

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

134 Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

"Finding Funding: Using Campus Resources," with Rebecca Jackson, Parks Library; and Sue Shipitalo, VPR's Office. Intended for faculty, grad students and post-docs. Preregistration required.

Friday, 31 Oct 2014

EH&S Safety Summit

Oct 31, 2014

7:45 AM - 9:00 AM

1230 Environmental Health and Safety Services Building

free

Environmental Health & Safety Training, development

"Safety: Take it Home with You." Attendees will learn about home fire and electrical safety, ladder safety and distracted driving. Register online for this free event.

Learning Community: Team-Based Learning

Oct 31, 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

Library workshop

Oct 31, 2014

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

134 Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

"Getting Started with EndNote Web," an introduction to a free bibliographic management program that helps users collect, organize, format and use collected citations in their writing projects. Preregistration required.