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Monday, 16 Oct 2017

Workshop: The Pedagogy of Canvas Quizzes

Oct 16, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Participants will learn how to use Quizzes in Canvas. The workshop will focus on practical ways to customize Quiz Settings as well as create and administer Quizzes with a variety of question types to accommodate specific learning situations. Quiz Moderation and Analytics will be also explored.

Research Workshop: Communicating Your Research and Scholarship

Oct 16, 2017

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

Research Office Training, development

"The Story Collider: Communicating Your Research and Scholarship Using Narrative." This presentation will develop participants' ability to tell personal stories and apply storytelling craft and theory to communication challenges facing their team. Participants will learn about narrative structure, identifying and developing story leads, improving performance, and connecting to audiences.

Workshop: The Pedagogy of Canvas Quizzes

Oct 16, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

032 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Participants will learn how to use Quizzes in Canvas. The workshop will focus on practical ways to customize Quiz Settings as well as create and administer Quizzes with a variety of question types to accommodate specific learning situations. Quiz Moderation and Analytics will be also explored.

Tuesday, 17 Oct 2017

Workshop: Accessibility in Canvas

Oct 17, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This workshop will focus on general accessibility practices that are available within Canvas courses. Accessibility and usability strategies are key to building successful courses for all users.

Panel: Miller Faculty Fellowship Superstars

Oct 17, 2017

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Curious about how to create, submit, and resubmit a Miller grant and scholarship? Sara Marcketti, Associate Director, CELT has assembled a panel of superstars to show you examples and guide you through their lived experiences with the Miller process. Participants will leave this session well prepared to apply.

Faculty development workshop: Mentoring Graduate Students

Oct 17, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Training, development

For faculty who mentor graduate students. Best practices for working with graduate students will be discussed by Graduate College dean William Graves and Ann Marie Fiore, University Professor in apparel, events and hospitality management. Registration requested.

Workshop: Accessibility in Canvas

Oct 17, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

032 Parks LIbrary

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This workshop will focus on general accessibility practices that are available within Canvas courses. Accessibility and usability strategies are key to building successful courses for all users.

Wednesday, 18 Oct 2017

Information session: Digital Accessibility

Oct 18, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

206 Durham

free

Training Courses Training, development

"Legal Update on Digital Accessibility." An overview of the so-called "508 refresh," pertaining to the federal Communication Act. Presenters will also discuss the most recent trends in digital accessibility law.

Workshop: Groups and Collaborative Work in Canvas

Oct 18, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

032 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Instructors can create groups for students to collaborate on group Assignments and Discussions, use Web-conferencing, and Collaborations for online projects. Participants will reflect on demonstrations exemplifying how active learning, collaboration and cooperation can be supported through Canvas' integrated tools.

Gold Star Training for faculty and staff

Oct 18, 2017

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office 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.

Workshop: Groups and Collaborative Work in Canvas

Oct 18, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Instructors can create groups for students to collaborate on group Assignments and Discussions, use Web-conferencing, and Collaborations for online projects. Participants will reflect on demonstrations exemplifying how active learning, collaboration and cooperation can be supported through Canvas' integrated tools.

Thursday, 19 Oct 2017

Workshop: Assignments and Gradebook in Canvas

Oct 19, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Assignments are a backbone of the course's Gradebook in Canvas. Participants will learn to create and manage Assignments and Assignment Groups as well as explore how the Gradebook is connected to the organization of Assignments. Participants will experience the power of SpeedGrader for efficient and effective grading.

Workshop: Assignments and Gradebook in Canvas

Oct 19, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

032 Parks LIbrary

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Assignments are a backbone of the course's Gradebook in Canvas. Participants will learn to create and manage Assignments and Assignment Groups as well as explore how the Gradebook is connected to the organization of Assignments. Participants will experience the power of SpeedGrader for efficient and effective grading.

Getting Started with EndNote Web

Oct 19, 2017

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. Preregistration is required. Register through Learn@ISU. Keyword:LIB. Please let us know if you need any kind of accommodation.

Leadership Workshop Series: Empowering Others to Lead

Oct 19, 2017

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Pioneer Room, MU

free

Student Activities Center Diversity Student activities Training, development

The Leaders Workshop Series is an opportunity for you to build up your leadership skills from the inside out. During these workshops, you will have the opportunity to engage in activities and discussions that will help you establish your personal values, learn some tips and tricks on how to build a common purpose and community, as well as strategies for empowering your members to lead.

Friday, 20 Oct 2017

Workshop: Course Design in Canvas

Oct 20, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

032 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Participants will learn how to design courses in Canvas, facilitate easy and intuitive course navigation and pace instruction. This workshop will highlight the mechanics and pedagogy behind Homepage, Syllabus, Content Pages and Modules in Canvas. Participants will learn about best practices for creating, organizing and structuring content in Canvas courses.

Research Workshop: Sponsored Funding Budgets

Oct 20, 2017

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

1485 College of Vet Med

free

Research Office Training, development

"Sponsored Funding Budget Basics." In this session you will learn about practical tools and strategies for developing your proposal budget according to agency requirements. Attendees are encouraged to bring a laptop if one is available, though it is not required to attend.

Best Practices: Enhanced academic communication skills among graduate students

Oct 20, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Sarah Huffman, Assistant Director of the CCE, and Graduate writing consultants will talk to the ThinkSpace Learning Community about best practices for developing writing skills in students from lab and field journals to job materials to advanced dissertations and research writing.

Workshop: Course Design in Canvas

Oct 20, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

032 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Participants will learn how to design courses in Canvas, facilitate easy and intuitive course navigation and pace instruction. This workshop will highlight the mechanics and pedagogy behind Homepage, Syllabus, Content Pages and Modules in Canvas. Participants will learn about best practices for creating, organizing and structuring content in Canvas courses.