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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

Thursday, 06 Apr 2017

Exploring the Archives: A Case of Academic Freedom

Channel: University Library

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Parks Library

Examine an interesting time in Iowa State's history through the archives. 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.

Cost: free

Training: Youth program leaders and administrators

Channel: Environmental Health & Safety

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ 1020 4-H Extension 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

Getting Started with Arduino, Raspberry Pi and Makey Makey

Channel: University Library

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

This workshop will introduce the basics, pros, and cons of Arduino, Raspberry Pi, and Makey Makey, three microcontrollers that interact between computers and your world. 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

Friday, 07 Apr 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

Award-Winning Faculty Series: Come for the Jokes, Stay for the Lecture (Alexander Stoytchev)

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

12:10 pm - 1:00 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall (in-person)

How do you engage both struggling students and high-performing students in the same classroom? Alexander Stoytchev, Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and recipient of the James Huntington Ellis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Introductory Teaching, shares how he motivates his 260-student Digital Logic class to not only attend, but also achieve their personal best scores.

Cost: free

Saturday, 08 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

Monday, 10 Apr 2017

Award-Winning Faculty Series: Funding Online Course Development: Finding and Filling a Need (Jim Roth)

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

12:10 pm - 1:00 pm @ 2532 College of Vet Med (in-person), 2015 Morrill Hall (webcast), or view on your own via Zoom

Distinguished Professor Jim Roth, member of the National Academy of Medicine, Veterinary Microbiology & Preventive Medicine, Center for Food Security and Public Health, will share the story of how he and his team grew online veterinary training from one online course to multiple funded projects and course offerings, including:

Cost: free

Tuesday, 11 Apr 2017

Seminar: Building Awareness of Internal Threats to Research Programs

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

10:30 am - 12:00 pm @ Campanile Room, Memorial Union

FBI special agent Robert Georgi, Omaha division, will provide an overview of insider security threat awareness and the importance of IT and physical security measures in the university setting.

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

"How ISU Protects Intellectual Property." JIm Oliver, University Professor of mechanical engineering, will share his experiences securing intellectual property protection based on industry funded research.

Cost: free

Workshop: Exploring Personal Identities in Higher Education and How It Impacts Your Teaching

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

12:10 pm - 1:30 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall

Discussions of inequality are critical to higher education in that all programs, to varying degrees, promote discourse of social inequalities in ability, sex, gender, race, ethnicity, class, sexual orientation and religion. This aspect of education can be particularly challenging when discussing privilege and oppression as it can feel threatening for all individuals (Boyd, 2008) since we all have parts of our identities that can be affected ...

Cost: free

Wednesday, 12 Apr 2017

Seminar: Managing Your Award

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

9:00 am - 11:00 am @ Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

The most common questions, hurdles and roadblocks will be answered. Participants will learn how a new award is set up at Iowa State, and about campus partners and resources available to help them navigate their post-award requirements.

Cost: free

Friday, 14 Apr 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 @ 2030 Morrill Hall

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.

Saturday, 15 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

Monday, 17 Apr 2017

Instructure Canvas (LMS Product) Demonstration for Instructional Designers

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

8:00 am - 10:00 am @ Durham 206

Instructure Canvas, one of two vendors selected to give on-campus presentations for Iowa State's next learning management system (LMS), will deliver a two-hour demonstration for instructional designers. At least 45 minutes during each presentation will be allocated to questions from the audiences.

Cost: free

Instructure Canvas (LMS Product) Demonstration for Faculty and Students

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

10:00 am - 12:00 pm @ Durham 206

Instructure Canvas, one of two vendors selected to give on-campus presentations for Iowa State's next learning management system (LMS), will deliver a two-hour demonstration for faculty and students. At least 45 minutes during each presentation will be allocated to questions from the audiences.

Cost: free

Tuesday, 18 Apr 2017

Desire 2 Learn (LMS Product) Demonstration for Instructional Designers

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

8:00 am - 10:00 am @ Durham 206

Desire 2 Learn, one of two vendors selected to give on-campus presentations for Iowa State's next learning management system (LMS), will deliver a two-hour demonstration for instructional designers. At least 45 minutes during each presentation will be allocated to questions from the audiences.

Cost: free

Desire 2 Learn (LMS Product) Demonstration for Faculty and Students

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

10:00 am - 12:00 pm @ Durham 206

Desire 2 Learn, one of two vendors selected to give on-campus presentations for Iowa State's next learning management system (LMS), will deliver a two-hour demonstration for faculty and students. At least 45 minutes during each presentation will be allocated to questions from the audiences.

Cost: free

Gold Star Training for faculty and staff

Channel: Veterans Center

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm @ Gold Room, 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

RECRUITING, SUPPORTING, AND MANAGING STAFF

Channel: Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm @ Pioneer Room Memorial Union

This session provides resources and tips to efficiently recruit, mentor, and manage support or research staff, including Post Docs and Graduate Assistants. The session will briefly address questions such as the following: What is the difference between P&S staff, Merit staff, Post Docs, Graduate Assistants and hourly staff? What is required for recruitment, and how long does it take? How can I support staff?

Cost: free

Workshop: Building National Institutes of Health Budgets

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm @ 0032 Parks Library

An introduction to NIH modular budgets, budget and personnel justifications, and other agency specific requirements. This session is intended for grant coordinators and beginning researchers who will be submitting NIH proposals.

Cost: free

P&S Council Seminar: Leadership Principles

Channel: Professional and Scientific Council

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ Gallery, Memorial Union

"Leadership Principles," Christy Johnson-Lynch, ISU volleyball head coach. A brown bag lunch precedes the seminar.

Cost: free

Wednesday, 19 Apr 2017

LMS Product Overviews: Desire 2 Learn and Instructure Canvas

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

10:00 am - 11:00 am @ 3558 Memorial Union

CELT and ITS staff will provide scenario-based overviews of the two LMS product vendors selected to give on-campus presentations: Desire 2 Learn and Instructure Canvas. Each overview presentation will feature both products. These overviews are for faculty, staff and students at Iowa State University.

Cost: free

LMS Product Overviews: Desire 2 Learn and Instructure Canvas

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

11:00 am - 12:00 pm @ 3558 Memorial Union

CELT and ITS staff will provide scenario-based overviews of the two LMS product vendors selected to give on-campus presentations: Desire 2 Learn and Instructure Canvas. Each overview presentation will feature both products. These overviews are for faculty, staff and students at Iowa State University.

Cost: free

LMS Product Overviews: Desire 2 Learn and Instructure Canvas

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

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ 198 Parks Library

CELT and ITS staff will provide scenario-based overviews of the two LMS product vendors selected to give on-campus presentations: Desire 2 Learn and Instructure Canvas. Each overview presentation will feature both products. These overviews are for faculty, staff and students at Iowa State University.

Cost: free

LMS Product Overviews: Desire 2 Learn and Instructure Canvas

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

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ 198 Parks Library

CELT and ITS staff will provide scenario-based overviews of the two LMS product vendors selected to give on-campus presentations: Desire 2 Learn and Instructure Canvas. Each overview presentation will feature both products. These overviews are for faculty, staff and students at Iowa State University.

Cost: free

Thursday, 20 Apr 2017

LMS Product Overviews: Desire 2 Learn and Instructure Canvas

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

8:45 am - 9:45 am @ 198 Parks Library

CELT and ITS staff will provide scenario-based overviews of the two LMS product vendors selected to give on-campus presentations: Desire 2 Learn and Instructure Canvas. Each overview presentation will feature both products. These overviews are for faculty, staff and students at Iowa State University.

Cost: free

LMS Product Overviews: Desire 2 Learn and Instructure Canvas

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

9:45 am - 10:45 am @ 198 Parks Library

CELT and ITS staff will provide scenario-based overviews of the two LMS product vendors selected to give on-campus presentations: Desire 2 Learn and Instructure Canvas. Each overview presentation will feature both products. These overviews are for faculty, staff and students at Iowa State University.

Cost: free

LMS Product Overviews: Desire 2 Learn and Instructure Canvas

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

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ 2403 & 2404 Vet Med

CELT and ITS staff will provide scenario-based overviews of the two LMS product vendors selected to give on-campus presentations: Desire 2 Learn and Instructure Canvas. Each overview presentation will feature both products. These overviews are for faculty, staff and students at Iowa State University.

Cost: free

Friday, 21 Apr 2017

Workshop: Do You Know What They Know? STEM researcher shows how questions reveal student thinking

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

12:10 pm - 1:00 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall

Using test answers to gauge student understanding of important concepts in undergraduate STEM courses can be misleading. How do you know your students really "got" what you were teaching? How can the format of your test questions reveal misunderstandings and teach you what the students know?

Cost: free