Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014
Webinar: Engineering Self-Efficacy: What it is, Why it Matters, and How to Encourage it in Engineering Learning Environments!
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
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
Workshop on mentoring for new tenure-eligible faculty and their mentors
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
"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
"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.
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
"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.