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Thursday, 02 Mar 2017

Getting Started with Zotero

Mar 02, 2017

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

An introduction to Zotero. Seating is limited. Preregistration is required. Register through Learn at ISU: Library Workshops catalog.(Keyword:LIB) If you need disability accommodations, please contact Jody Kalvik in advance. (jkalvik@iastate.edu.)

Seminar: Finding Foundation Funding and What to Do Once You've Found a Match

Mar 02, 2017

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Ensminger Room, Kildee Hall

free

Office of the Vice President for Research Training, development

Learn how to strategically search for foundation funding using the Foundation Directory Online and other sources. Intended for all faculty and staff interested in funding smaller projects or diversifying their funding sources. Register online.

Friday, 03 Mar 2017

Beyond the Text: Rare Books as Artifacts

Mar 03, 2017

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Opportunity to examine books from the library's rare books collection. Seating is limited. Preregistration is required. Register through Learn at ISU: Library Workshops Catalog. Key word: LIB. If you need disability accommodations, please contact Jody Kalvik in advance. (jkalvik@iastate.edu.)

Tuesday, 07 Mar 2017

Workshop: Mentoring Graduate Students

Mar 07, 2017

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Provost Office Training, development

For faculty who mentor graduate students. Register online.

Faculty-led series: Getting into industry-sponsored research

Mar 07, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Office of Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer Training, development

"Flexible Solutions for Sponsored Project Agreements." Matt Darr, professor of agricultural and biosystems engineering, will share his experiences collaborating with industry on funded research.

NSF CAREER Awards: Best Practices and Mock Review

Mar 07, 2017

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Office of the Vice President for Research Training, development

Recent CAREER grant awardees at Iowa State will share their experiences from the proposal development process, including their plans for broader impacts, evaluation and other program requirements.

Wednesday, 08 Mar 2017

Training: Youth program leaders and administrators

Mar 08, 2017

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

1155 Administrative Services Building

free

Environmental Health & Safety Training, development

Information for youth program leaders, administrators and student organization officers regarding youth-related policies, procedures and forms for successfully conducting youth programs at ISU.

CANCELED: Gold Star Training for faculty and staff

Mar 08, 2017

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

3512 Memorial Union

free

Veterans Center Training, development

ISU faculty and staff are invited to learn tips and strategies aimed at serving student veterans, military personnel and their families. RSVP is appreciated.

Thursday, 09 Mar 2017

Award-Winning Faculty Series: Become the Change You Want to See in the World

Mar 09, 2017

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via Zoom (link below)

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Alicia Carriquiry, Distinguished Professor in Statistics, recently elected to the National Academy of Medicine, shares with you how she helped solve the real-world, interdisciplinary problems of nutritionists and forensic scientists.

Friday, 10 Mar 2017

Discussion: Coffee and Crucial Conversations

Mar 10, 2017

7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Coffee and Crucial Conversations will provide an opportunity for faculty and staff to dialogue about teaching inclusively at Iowa State University. The intent of these conversations will be to help build a stronger teaching community, create collaborative partnerships, and develop effective teaching practices for meeting the diverse needs of our students. Each month we will choose a topic based on input from our teaching community.

Panel: SOTL Scholars - How to Design a Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Project

Mar 10, 2017

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall (face-to-face) or view on your own via Zoom (link below)

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Sara Marcketti, Associate Director, Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, Professor, Apparel Merchandizing and Design, will introduce you to faculty from a range of disciplines documenting their teaching effectiveness for promotion, tenure, and professional development. Participants will leave this session with ideas for implementing SOTL projects in their own teaching and ready to apply for the SOTL Scholars program.

Wednesday, 22 Mar 2017

Student workshop: Ready, Set ... Risk!

Mar 22, 2017

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Memorial Union, Cardinal Room

Office of the Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion Diversity Training, development

Learn positive strategies and tactics for how to leverage risk to your advantage in your current and future careers. Daniella Levitt, president of Ovation Global Strategies, explores why risk-taking is essential to any woman's career management and advancement strategy.

Thursday, 23 Mar 2017

Faculty and staff workshop: Ready, Set ... Risk!

Mar 23, 2017

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Memorial Union, Gallery Room

Office of the Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion Diversity Training, development

Learn positive strategies and tactics for how to leverage risk to your advantage in your current and future careers. Daniella Levitt, president of Ovation Global Strategies, explores why risk-taking is essential to any woman's career management and advancement strategy.

Seminar: Evaluation of learning and attendance with Top Hat

Mar 23, 2017

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The second session in a three-event series focused on the use of Top Hat, a teaching interactive platform, offers insights into faculty experiences with evaluating student learning and attendance and the role this tool plays for efficient course management.

Friday, 24 Mar 2017

Seminar: ISU Online Learning Community (ISU-OLC) (formerly ISU-BUG)

Mar 24, 2017

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

031 Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The purpose of the ISU-OLC is to share campus best practices to improve online teaching and learning; see how others are using the University Learning Management System (LMS) to create innovative learning experiences, inform the campus about existing and new web-based instructional technologies, participate in new technology testing and evaluation; as well as, to leverage LMS expertise, experience and training resources across campus.

Monday, 27 Mar 2017

ADVANCE Workshop: Diversity and Inclusion

Mar 27, 2017

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Ballroom, ISU Alumni Center

free

ISU Advance Diversity Training, development

Presented by the Cornell Interactive Theatre Ensemble. Interactive theatre and facilitated dialogue from multiple points of view create a climate that builds inclusion, fosters collaboration and gives participants knowledge and tools to take back to their own work environments.

ADVANCE Workshop: Diversity and Inclusion

Mar 27, 2017

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Reiman Ballroom, ISU Alumni Center

free

ISU Advance Diversity Training, development

Presented by the Cornell Interactive Theatre Ensemble. Interactive theatre and facilitated dialogue from multiple points of view create a climate that builds inclusion, fosters collaboration and gives participants knowledge and tools to take back to their own work environments.

Wednesday, 29 Mar 2017

Meeting: ThinkSpace Teaching and Learning Community

Mar 29, 2017

2:10 PM - 3:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

We welcome you to join the ThinkSpace Learning Community (TLC) where ISU faculty meet to create exceptional learning opportunities for students. Centering on ThinkSpace, an active learning and problem solving platform with a set of unique, powerful pedagogical tools, the TLC is designed to help you take your students' learning to higher levels-- learning that builds problem solving skills required in the workplace.

Getting Started with Arduino, Raspberry Pi and Makey Makey

Mar 29, 2017

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

This workshop introduces the basics, pros, and cons of Arduino, Raspberry Pi, and Makey Makey, three microcontrollers which allow interactions between computers and the physical world. You will get hands-on time to build simple example circuits. All types of kits are available for checkout from Parks Library for continued exploration after the workshop. Register through Learn@ISU. Keyword:LIB. Let us know if you require accommodation.

Thursday, 30 Mar 2017

PREPARING FOR A SUCCESSFUL P&T REVIEW

Mar 30, 2017

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Campanile Room Memorial Union

free

Provost Office Training, development

Workshop for new tenure-eligible faculty hosted by Provost Wickert. Faculty, department chairs, and their mentors will receive an update on the latest P&T policies and recommendations on how to successfully prepare for a third year and P&T review. Register at Learn@ISU

Workshop: Easy ways to make your course accessible using Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

Mar 30, 2017

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall (in-person) or view on your own via Zoom (meeting link below)

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In this interactive workshop, Samuel Harvey, a doctoral student in English with a BS in Special Education and an MA in Rhetoric, will help you generate tips and tricks for making your classroom more accessible to all your students. Persona theory is an effective method for re-imagining how various students are interfacing with your course material, and Sam will guide you through this process.

Hands on History: Using Primary Sources in the Classroom

Mar 30, 2017

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Learn about using Primary Sources. Seating is limited. Preregistration is required. Register through Learn at ISU: Library Workshops catalog. If you need disability accommodations, please contact Jody Kalvik in advance. (jkalvik@iastate.edu.)

Friday, 31 Mar 2017

Workshop: Fundraising for Success

Mar 31, 2017

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Gateway Hotel and Conference Center, 2100 Green Hills Dr., Ames

$20

Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics Diversity Training, development

Ready to Run Iowa is a non-partisan campaign training program to encourage women to run for elective office, position themselves for appointive office, work on a campaign or become involved in public life as leaders in their respective communities. Fee includes workshop materials, a parking pass and light refreshments. Registration is required.

Workshop: Campaign Messaging and the Media

Mar 31, 2017

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Gateway Hotel and Conference Center, 2100 Green Hills Dr., Ames

$20

Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics Diversity Training, development

Ready to Run Iowa is a non-partisan campaign training program to encourage women to run for elective office, position themselves for appointive office, work on a campaign or become involved in public life as leaders in their respective communities. Fee includes workshop materials, a parking pass and light refreshments. Registration is required.