Monday, 01 Feb 2016
This workshop will not only discuss basic principles of award management and introduces to investigators the offices at Iowa State that can assist them, but will also provide researchers with valuable insight into personnel issues that will help them build successful teams.
Are you interested in developing, or enhancing, a service-learning component within your course? You are invited to join this dynamic, interdisciplinary group as we walk-through the process of integrating service-learning into the curriculum. These interactive sessions will include topical discussions, readings, and sharing of best practices.
Tuesday, 02 Feb 2016
This session will focus on ways that instructors can collaborate with librarians online. Learn how you can embed a variety of Library resources into your Blackboard course pages, including MyLibrary Blackboard modules, online Library course & research Guides, content from Library streaming video collections, and more!
Wednesday, 03 Feb 2016
Writing is one of the cornerstones of the sciences, but is rarely emphasized in the STEM classroom due to its burdensome nature for the instructor. Students who are not given the opportunity to learn how to write will struggle with success in their academic and professional careers over the long term.
Thursday, 04 Feb 2016
Dr. Roger Wakimoto, program director at the Geosciences Directorate of the National Science Foundation (NSF), will discuss new NSF-wide initiatives for FY16, recent challenges working with Congress, the broader impacts criteria, reliability and reproducibility of scientific results, and updates regarding the Geosciences Directorate. The seminar is free and open to the public. No preregistration is required.