Friday, 08 Jan 2016
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
"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
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
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
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.
** 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
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?
"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.
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.
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
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!