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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

Getting Started with Arduino, Raspberry Pi and Makey Makey

Channel: University Library

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

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.

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

Saturday, 01 Apr 2017

Workshop: Morel mushroom certification

Channel: ISU Extension and Outreach

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ 210 Bessey Hall

To legally sell morel mushrooms in Iowa, sellers must complete a certification workshop that covers identifying morels and false morels. People can be poisoned by eating mushrooms that are misidentified as morels. By the end of the workshops, participants will recognize true morels from false morels. Register online.

Cost: $50