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Friday, 08 Jan 2016

Seminar: CELT Spring Semester Teaching Assistant (TA) Seminar

Jan 08, 2016

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

All TAs who are new to the ISU classroom, or who have received a teaching assignment different from what they have done before, are strongly encouraged to attend this seminar. Discussion will focus on topics such as classroom management, effective grading, and preparing for the first day of class. Ideas for specific types of teaching, time management, and working with students will also be shared.

Tuesday, 12 Jan 2016

P&S Council Seminar Series

Jan 12, 2016

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Professional and Scientific Council Lectures Training, development

"Managing the Impact of Caregiving on Your Career," Donna Donald and Kristin Cooper, ISU Extension and Outreach. The seminar will be webcast live and archived for later viewing.

Wednesday, 13 Jan 2016

Live Webinar: Facilitating Cooperative Work - How to Assess Active Learning Experiences

Jan 13, 2016

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own http://www.cirtl.net/events

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

During cooperative work, students work together on problems and develop both teamwork skills and subject matter competence. The role of the instructor is to evaluate the group dynamic and develop strategies to promote active learning for all team members. Are you challenging the brightest students without leaving behind under-prepared ones? How do you know that all students are participating?

Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016

Live Webinar: Formative Assessment as a Means of Gauging Student Understanding

Jan 20, 2016

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own http://www.cirtl.net/events

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Once you have clear learning objectives for students, you can better measure what they know coming into your class, and observe where they are currently. The use of formative assessment as a diagnostic tool helps everyone, by giving students multiple opportunities to practice and self-assess their skills and knowledge in a developmental way before they are actually tested in a high-stakes setting.

Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016

Seminar: Status, Limitations and Opportunities in Game Based Learning

Jan 26, 2016

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This presentation introduces a brief Game Based Learning (GBL) literature review to clarify the definitions of GBL in educational settings. It also delves into the current status of GBL in education through displaying examples from current courses and studies. The presentation also discusses limitations and opportunities in terms of research in GBL and presenter's personal research experiences within GBL.

Workshop Series: The Research-Based Flipped Classroom: Team-Based Learning

Jan 26, 2016

3:30 PM - 4:50 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

** This Team-Based Learning Workshop Series (TBL) meets once weekly for five consecutive weeks on Thursdays for Spring 2017: January 26, February 2, 9, 16 and 23 from 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.** "The research-based flipped classroom and team-based learning (TBL)," an increasingly-popular form of flipped-classroom where small-group learning that can be implemented effectively in small or large classes.

Wednesday, 27 Jan 2016

CELT Live Webinar: Effectively Assessing (and Developing) Your Students' Problem-Solving Skills

Jan 27, 2016

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own http://www.cirtl.net/events

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

You know that you want your students to develop their problem solving skills, but you might be wondering what tools and strategies are available to assess these skills and provide students with feedback to improve their work. How can you encourage students to be more thoughtful about the process they use to solve problems rather than simply focusing on whether they have the correct solution?

Teaching & Learning Circle: Team-Based Learning

Jan 27, 2016

1:10 PM - 2:30 PM

192 Seminar Room, Parks Library

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

"The research-based flipped classroom and team-based learning (TBL)," an increasingly-popular form of flipped-classroom where small-group learning that can be implemented effectively in small or large classes. TBL provides students with a more intimate, small class feel even in large theater-style classrooms with fixed seats. TBL teachers report high levels of student attendance, preparation, participation and critical thinking.

SVPP - Re Thinking Resilience...Coping in our Everyday I

Jan 27, 2016

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

Academic Affairs Training, development

The first session will focus on defining stress, identifying signs and symptoms of stress and understanding the role we may be playing in creating our own stress. Three quick easy coping techniques to manage stress will be practiced and participants will be provided a stress assessment (profile) to take with them to complete prior to the second session.

Webinar : "Bully In the Ivory Tower: How Aggression and Incivility Erode American Higher Education"

Jan 27, 2016

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Webinar

Academic Affairs Training, development

While workplace bullying has an enormous toll on individuals, it can cost colleges and universities billions of dollars. This webinar will review the cost of employee disengagement to higher education. Further, Dr. Leah Hollis, author of Bully in the Ivory Tower, will offer specific case studies in which the bully created a threat for the organization with bullying behavior (breaking external policies and legislation).

Friday, 29 Jan 2016

Personalizing NCBI

Jan 29, 2016

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Parks Library

Free

University Library Training, development

Learn how to: set up your MyNCBI account, personalize NCBI search results, create your bibliography, and create your SciENcv and Biosketch for NIH and NSF grants (with links to grants). Seating is limited. Preregistration is required. RSVP to reserve your seat!