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Thursday, 02 Mar 2017

Getting Started with Zotero

Channel: University Library

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm @ Parks Library

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.)

Cost: free

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

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm @ Ensminger Room, Kildee Hall

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.

Cost: free

Friday, 03 Mar 2017

Beyond the Text: Rare Books as Artifacts

Channel: University Library

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm @ Parks Library

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.)

Cost: free

Tuesday, 07 Mar 2017

Workshop: Mentoring Graduate Students

Channel: Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost

9:30 am - 11:00 am @ Campanile Room, Memorial Union

For faculty who mentor graduate students. Register online.

Cost: free

Faculty-led series: Getting into industry-sponsored research

Channel: Office of Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm @ Gold Room, Memorial Union

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

Cost: free

NSF CAREER Awards: Best Practices and Mock Review

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm @ Campanile Room, Memorial Union

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.

Cost: free

Wednesday, 08 Mar 2017

Training: Youth program leaders and administrators

Channel: Environmental Health & Safety

10:00 am - 12:00 pm @ 1155 Administrative Services Building

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

Cost: free

CANCELED: Gold Star Training for faculty and staff

Channel: Veterans Center

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm @ 3512 Memorial Union

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

Cost: free

Thursday, 09 Mar 2017

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

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

12:10 pm - 1:00 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via Zoom (link below)

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.

Cost: free

Friday, 10 Mar 2017

Discussion: Coffee and Crucial Conversations

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

7:30 am - 9:00 am @ 2030 Morrill Hall

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.

Cost: free

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

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

12:10 pm - 1:00 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall (face-to-face) or view on your own via Zoom (link below)

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.

Cost: free

Wednesday, 22 Mar 2017

Student workshop: Ready, Set ... Risk!

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Memorial Union, Cardinal Room

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!

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion

8:30 am - 11:30 am @ Memorial Union, Gallery Room

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

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

11:30 am - 1:00 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall

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.

Cost: free

Friday, 24 Mar 2017

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

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

11:30 am - 1:00 pm @ 031 Library

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

Channel: ISU Advance

9:00 am - 11:00 am @ Reiman Ballroom, ISU Alumni Center

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.

Cost: free

ADVANCE Workshop: Diversity and Inclusion

Channel: ISU Advance

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Reiman Ballroom, ISU Alumni Center

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.

Cost: free

Wednesday, 29 Mar 2017

Meeting: ThinkSpace Teaching and Learning Community

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

2:10 pm - 3:30 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall

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.

Cost: free

Thursday, 30 Mar 2017

Workshop: Federal Statistical Research Data Centers: Opportunities for Researchers to Use Restricted-Access Data

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

9:00 am - 4:00 pm @ Gallery Room, Memorial Union

Speakers will address how restricted data can be used by faculty in the social sciences.

Cost: free

PREPARING FOR A SUCCESSFUL P&T REVIEW

Channel: Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost

9:30 am - 11:00 am @ Campanile Room Memorial Union

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

Cost: free

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

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

12:10 pm - 1:00 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall (in-person) or view on your own via Zoom (meeting link below)

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

Channel: University Library

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm @ Parks Library

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.)

Cost: free

Friday, 31 Mar 2017

Workshop: Fundraising for Success

Channel: Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics

9:00 am - 12:00 pm @ Gateway Hotel and Conference Center, 2100 Green Hills Dr., Ames

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.

Cost: $20

Workshop: Campaign Messaging and the Media

Channel: Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Gateway Hotel and Conference Center, 2100 Green Hills Dr., Ames

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.

Cost: $20