Thursday, 01 Oct 2015
Learn to set up your MyNCBI account, personalize your NCBI search results, and create your bibliography. Create your SciENcv and Biosketch for NIH and NSF grants with links to grants. Seating is limited. Preregistration is required.
In this session, student leaders will have the opportunity to learn about their potential to help motivate members of their student organizations, discover how to activate and affirm the successes of their individual organizations and how to collaborate with other university constituents to better their networks and student membership numbers.
Wednesday, 07 Oct 2015
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. Participants will also have the opportunity to learn more about all of the marketing resources available to student organizations through the Student Activities Center, Memorial Union, and ISU.
Thursday, 08 Oct 2015
Track your impact beyond citations. Page views, social bookmarking, tweets, subscribers, downloads, databases, presentation slideshows, videos, websites and more. Seating is limited. Preregistration is required.
Tuesday, 13 Oct 2015
Presented by ISU ombuds officer Elaine Newell. Part of the professional development seminar series hosted by the Professional and Scientific Council.
Wednesday, 14 Oct 2015
Students may make a personal decision to engage in a dishonest act, but there are ways in which faculty and instructors can design assignments to discourage plagiarism and other academic misconduct. This panel will discuss how each member of the Iowa State community has an opportunity to play an important role in promoting and preserving integrity on campus.
Thursday, 15 Oct 2015
The Leaders Workshop Series is an opportunity for you to build up your leadership skills from the inside out. During these workshops, you will have the opportunity to engage in activities and discussions that will help you establish your personal values, learn some tips and tricks on how to build an effective team and community, as well as strategies for promoting yourself and your organization and planning events.
Monday, 19 Oct 2015
Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is an approach to curriculum and teaching that provides equal opportunities for learning to all students. Although UDL is not a new concept, it has received a lot of press recently. In part this is because larger numbers of people with disabilities are attending higher education institutions and there is a greater awareness of the need to make web resources, courses, services...
Tuesday, 20 Oct 2015
Bring your laptop or tablet to participate in this hands-on basic budget development session. You will learn the basic components and budget categories and work on creating budgets using university templates. Online registration available Sept. 18.
Friday, 23 Oct 2015
Learn how an open access thesis or dissertation can be a boost to your career, how to use new tools to showcase your research, and new ways to increase your professional online visibility. This workshop is intended for graduate students and early career researchers.Seating is limited. Preregistration is required.
Award-winning immunology teacher, Gayle Brown, engages large classes (120+) of freshmen veterinary students. Can you imagine students cheering when you introduce the "disease of the day"? Learn how to blend challenging and basic scientific concepts with improvements based on student feedback.
Tuesday, 27 Oct 2015
ISU ADVANCE is offering a wonderful opportunity for associate professors that are planning on going up for full professor immediately or in the near future. Four individuals, David Acker, Joe Colletti, Susan Lamont, and Elisabeth Lonergan, from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences are presenting the workshop.
Persons with disabilities are severely underrepresented in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields of study. This group consists of an entire population of lifelong problem solvers. Engaging them in the STEM educational pipeline and the STEM workforce can be a very rewarding endeavor. Engagement can occur via the research enterprise as well as through outreach and other educational programs.
Friday, 30 Oct 2015
Attendees will learn all the basics for getting started with EndNote Web, free cloud-based software that helps you collect, organize, format, and use your collected citations in your papers and other writing projects. This workshop is intended for beginners. Seating is limited. Preregister to hold your seat.
Identifying what students don't understand when they are learning biology can help improve student learning experiences in the classroom. Concept assessments, due to their rigorous development process, can be useful in diagnosing student difficulties and leveraging change.