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Tuesday, 04 Nov 2014

Insights into Advising: Teaching and Learning Circle

Nov 04, 2014

11:30 AM - 12:45 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This Teaching and Learning Circle will focus on insights into the conceptual, informational and relational components of advising including readings from prominent authors in the field of advising. Join our facilitators in discussing your foundation in advising, advising as teaching, coaching strategies, and relational advising and communication with students.

Roundtable: Blended Learning Brown-Bag: Improving your Blended/Online Course with Quality Matters

Nov 04, 2014

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

1230 Communications Building

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Quality Matters is a research-based initiative aimed at improving student learning experiences in online programs and courses. The Quality Matters curriculum introduces faculty and instructional staff to best practices in instructional design, provides a rubric for assessing online course design and outlines a process for continuous improvement of online and hybrid courses.

Workshop: Tips and Tricks for Shooting and Editing Your Own Video for Classroom or Online Presentation

Nov 04, 2014

2:10 PM - 4:00 PM

1230 Communications Building

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

If you are shooting a video for your online class introduction, or for a mini video lecture, or you plan for your students to submit video assignments, then these tips will help you create a quality and educational multi-media product.

Wednesday, 05 Nov 2014

Provost office workshop

Nov 05, 2014

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Memorial Union, Campanile Room

Academic Affairs Training, development

University policies and professional development for lecturers, clinicians and adjunct faculty - part 1.

Thursday, 06 Nov 2014

Learning Community: Engaging Students through Writing

Nov 06, 2014

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

While the possibilities for incorporating writing into a course are endless, these choices can also be overwhelming. What types of assignments will work in my course? How can I respond efficiently to student writing? Join the director of the Writing & Media Center for an in-depth, cross-disciplinary conversation on incorporating writing into courses across the curriculum.

Monday, 10 Nov 2014

Online Tele-Workshop: Strategies for dealing with stress, rejection and haters in your midst

Nov 10, 2014

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

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

Free

Academic Affairs Training, development

Are you stressed? Do you feel devastated when your articles and/or grant proposals get rejected? Is the pressure of publishing/funding your work making you sick?

Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014

Youth Program Training

Nov 11, 2014

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

1155 Administrative Services Building

ISU Extension and Outreach Training, development

The offices of risk management, conference planning and management, and ISU Extension and Outreach are offering training to youth program leaders, administrators and student organization officers on ISU's youth-related policies, procedures and forms. Preregister (required) by emailing orm@iastate.edu by Nov. 10.

Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014

Beat Diabetes Walk

Nov 12, 2014

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Begins at northeast door of Hoover Hall

free

College of Human Sciences Student activities Training, development

The Diabetic Education Club (DEC) is a new student club bringing diabetes awareness, education and support to ISU. The club is open to students, faculty, staff and community members. The short walk will begin inside the northeast door of Hoover, cross the skywalk to Howe, and loop back to Hoover. Information about the prevention of type 2 diabetes will be available along the route as well as prize drawings and healthy snacks.

Online Tele-Workshop: Beginning a Career in Academia: A Workshop for Graduate Students

Nov 12, 2014

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

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

Free

Academic Affairs Training, development

The authors of the forthcoming manuscript, Beginning A Career in Academia: A Guide for Graduate Students of Color (Routledge 2014), will offer a panel-style discussion about strategies for succeeding in the early years of tenure-track position.

Thursday, 13 Nov 2014

Presentation: Fulbright funding opportunities for faculty

Nov 13, 2014

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Research Office Special events Training, development

With Andy Reiss, assistant director of outreach and communication for the Council for International Exchange of Scholars, which administers the Fulbright Scholar Program. Open to all; no registration required.

Presentation: Fulbright funding opportunities for faculty

Nov 13, 2014

1:10 PM - 3:00 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Research Office Special events Training, development

With Andy Reiss, assistant director of outreach and communication for the Council for International Exchange of Scholars, which administers the Fulbright Scholar Program. Open to faculty from all disciplines; no registration required.

Workshop: PowerPoint: Beyond Bullets: Being Creative in the Classroom

Nov 13, 2014

1:10 PM - 3:00 PM

1230 Communications Building

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Learn how to plan, create, and deliver classroom presentations using PowerPoint's visual tools. Topics include classroom strategies for using PowerPoint to deliver content and manage classroom activities. Design slides using graphics, photos, and multimedia and insert sounds, and video clips. Learn to guide viewers' attention with graphs, transitions and animations. Basic skills with PowerPoint Office 2010 are required.

Library workshop

Nov 13, 2014

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Room 134 Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Altmetrics: New Metrics for Your Research Impact. Preregistration is required.

Q&A session: Fulbright Scholar Program for faculty

Nov 13, 2014

3:10 PM - 4:30 PM

Room 3540, Memorial Union

free

Research Office Special events Training, development

With Andy Reiss, assistant director of outreach and communication for the Council for International Exchange of Scholars, which administers the Fulbright Scholar Program. Open to faculty from all disciplines; no registration required.

Friday, 14 Nov 2014

Meeting: Blackboard User Group (BUG)

Nov 14, 2014

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

1230 Communications Building

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Monthly meeting of BbLearn users discussing various topics related to the use of Blackboard Learn in teaching and learning.

Learning Community: Team-Based Learning

Nov 14, 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

Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014

Game Based Learning: Redesigning an Engineering Large Lecture Course

Nov 18, 2014

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

1230 Communications Building

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Special Guests: Dr. Koray Celik, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Pinar Arpaci, School of Education, will share their experiences and methods used to redesign a large lecture course.

Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014

Seminar: Empowering At-Risk and Marginalized Students

Nov 19, 2014

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This presentation will focus on academic coaching and intervention strategies for students on probation, first-generation students from low socioeconomic backgrounds, underrepresented students, and students who engage in high-risk behavior. The presenter identifies as all of the above, and will reference his own struggles as a student who abused drugs and alcohol before stopping out.

Thursday, 20 Nov 2014

Provost office workshop

Nov 20, 2014

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Memorial Union, Campanile Room

Academic Affairs Training, development

University policies and professional development for lecturers, clinicians, and adjunct faculty - part 1.

Webinar: Thriving vs. Surviving: A Four-Frame Model for Creating Inclusive Learning Environments

Nov 20, 2014

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Register for the webinar

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The Engineering Inclusive Teaching (EIT) project offers this FREE, highly interactive webinar on how to craft an equitable and inclusive learning environment. You are sure to come way with practical strategies and tips to apply to your own teaching.