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Wednesday, 02 Mar 2016

Seminar: How to integrate flipped classroom? Potential challenges and opportunities

Mar 02, 2016

1:10 PM - 2:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This session will introduce strategies for implementing flipped classroom approach and methods to enhance student engagement. Faculty panel speakers will share detailed implementation examples that include content preparation for both face-to-face and online environments, assessments/evaluations development that aligned with course learning objectives/outcomes.

Seminar: Finding Foundation Funding

Mar 02, 2016

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Ensminger Room, 1204 Kildee

Research Office Training, development

"Finding Foundation Funding and What to do Once You've Found a Match." Learn how to strategically search for foundation funding using the Foundation Directory Online and other sources. This session will inform you about the next steps to take once a match is found, as well as the university resources available to you to assist with completion of your submission.

Thursday, 03 Mar 2016

SVPP - Documenting (and Boosting) your Research Impact: Hands-on

Mar 03, 2016

3:00 PM - 4:40 PM

134 Parks Library

Academic Affairs Training, development

This session, relevant to faculty in all disciplines and ranks, is designed to provide an in-depth look at resources to document and improve your scholarly impact. Attendees will learn how to: Create citation reports in Web of Science; view author and citation reports in Scopus; set up a Google Scholar Citations Profile; find their h-index in each of these databases; and create an ORCiD profile. This workshop will be led by Lorrie Pellack, Asso

Friday, 04 Mar 2016

Getting Started with EndNote Web

Mar 04, 2016

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Parks Library

Free

University Library Training, development

Lost the references you need for your research paper/ Thesis and dissertation citations becoming unmanageable? This workshop for beginners introduces EndNote Web, a free bibliographic management program that helps you collect, organize, format and use your collected citations in your writing projects. Learn how to get started with EndNote Web! Seating is limited. Preregistration is required.

Monday, 07 Mar 2016

VPR Workshop: Early Career Foundation Awards

Mar 07, 2016

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

Research Office Conferences Training, development

This panel workshop will provide attendees with tools and tips on applying for foundation awards and managing those awards. Panelists include current and previous foundation award winners as well as a representative from the ISU Foundation.

Tuesday, 08 Mar 2016

SVPP - Mentoring Graduate Students

Mar 08, 2016

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Gallery Room, Memorial Union

Academic Affairs Training, development

Workshop for faculty who mentor graduate students led by William Graves, Associate Dean of the Graduate School with a panel.

P&S Council Seminar: "Finances of Caregiving: An Introduction"

Mar 08, 2016

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Memorial Union, Gallery

free

Professional and Scientific Council Training, development

Joyce Lash, human sciences specialist, ISU Extension and Outreach, will offer resources families can use to meet the needs of the care receiver, and also tips on how to prevent undo financial burdens on family members who agree to provide care. No registration is required.

Thursday, 10 Mar 2016

Webinar : "How to Develop a Daily Writing Practice"

Mar 10, 2016

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Webinar

Academic Affairs Training, development

In this live webinar you'll learn: oThe three biggest myths about writing that hobble new faculty productivity oThe surprising difference between struggling new faculty members and those who are designated as "rising stars" oThe 30-minute strategy that will increase your writing productivity AND decrease your stress, anxiety and guilt oAnd much more...

CELT Discussion: Accessibility - Designing and Teaching Courses for All Learners

Mar 10, 2016

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

192 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) will be hosting three discussions for participants of the online course Accessibility: Designing and Teaching Courses for All Learners. This course and our discussions will help University community members to develop the knowledge and skills needed to design learning experiences that promote inclusive learning environments.

Tuesday, 22 Mar 2016

Workshop series: Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Mar 22, 2016

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Room 0119 MacKay Hall

$20 includes boxed dinner

ISU Extension and Outreach Training, development

ISU Extension and Outreach is sponsoring this six-part series to help caregivers of adults with chronic conditions learn how to reduce stress, improve self-confidence, better communicate their feelings, balance their lives, make tough decisions and locate helpful resources.

Wednesday, 23 Mar 2016

Time Management for faculty in the College of Veterinary Medicine

Mar 23, 2016

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

2226 Vet Med

Academic Affairs Training, development

This workshop will discuss real-word strategies for time management in an academic career in veterinary medicine, along with activities designed to help participants personalize strategies for their situation.

Seminar: Alternatives to Teaching with Textbooks - Open Educational Resources

Mar 23, 2016

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

192 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Are you interested in expanding your teaching materials? Dissatisfied with the current information/quality of the textbook you've been using in your classroom? Are you concerned about the cost/usability of your textbook for your students? Librarians Emma Molls and Kelly Thompson introduce Open Educational Resources in this seminar that will help you build an online alternate to traditional textbooks for your classroom.

Seminar: Flipped classroom design

Mar 23, 2016

1:10 PM - 2:30 PM

192 Parks Library

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

For this session, participants will come prepared with an idea in mind of how they will flip an activity in their course. A summarized overview will be presented to review the challenges and opportunities discussed from session 2. After this discussion, the session will take on a workshop format. Participants will be given time to work on and discuss their own ideas.

Webinar: (In)Civility in Academic Spaces

Mar 23, 2016

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

webinar

Academic Affairs Training, development

How should junior academics plan to walk the difficult tightrope between participating ethically in public social media spaces, and simultaneous passing through the difficult challenges of the tenure track? In this webinar, Adeline Koh, PhD will analyze the landscape of public academic spaces through social media, the necessity of participating in these spaces, and caveats and strategies to keep in mind.

Thursday, 24 Mar 2016

CELT Discussion: Accessibility - Designing and Teaching Courses for All Learners

Mar 24, 2016

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

192 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) will be hosting three discussions for participants of the online course Accessibility: Designing and Teaching Courses for All Learners. This course and our discussions will help University community members to develop the knowledge and skills needed to design learning experiences that promote inclusive learning environments.

Friday, 25 Mar 2016

Seminar: Writing in ThinkSpace, a web-based tool for learning

Mar 25, 2016

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

We will be showcasing best practices that are being employed by faculty from different disciplines on our campus to foster good writing in their academic area and the tools in ThinkSpace that facilitate them, such as: Carry Forward, Peer review, Comment and Markup and Comments Library.

Tuesday, 29 Mar 2016

NSF CAREER grants workshop

Mar 29, 2016

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Ensminger room, Kildee Hall

free

Research Office Conferences Training, development

Recent CAREER Grant awardees will talk about their experiences in developing their proposals, including their plans for the broader impacts, evaluation, and other requirements of this program. The speakers will provide some tips and recommendations, and participants will have time to ask questions.

Seminar: Strategies for Incorporating Game-Based Learning into the Scholarship of Teaching

Mar 29, 2016

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In this session, Dr. Matthew Schmidt will share his experience of using GBL in his courses and research. And how he uses his teaching experience as a research opportunity. The presentation will focus on challenges and highlights of research on teaching with GBL. Potential strategies for finding appropriate outlets for publication and collaboration plan will also be discussed.