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Monday, 30 Oct 2017

Workshop: The Pedagogy of Canvas Quizzes

Oct 30, 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.

Workshop: The Pedagogy of Canvas Quizzes

Oct 30, 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.

Accessibility in Canvas: Being Proactive vs. Reactive

Oct 30, 2017

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

031 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Topics to be covered: How to use Canvas' new video captioning tool The Quality Matters Framework and how it is already working for your students Accommodating Students in Canvas (including options in quizzes, assignments, modules, and more) Resources to help you assist your students with their accessibility needs

Adobe Lightroom 101

Oct 30, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens Training, development

This six-week course is designed to help you learn the basics of Lightroom, a very powerful photo editing program. Professional photographer and instructor Mark Stoltenberg will help to adjust your images, remove red eye and more. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced photographer, learn to more easily import, organize, enhance and share your photos.

Tuesday, 31 Oct 2017

Workshop: Assignments and Gradebook in Canvas

Oct 31, 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 31, 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.

Wednesday, 01 Nov 2017

Workshop: Groups and Collaborative Work in Canvas

Nov 01, 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.

Workshop: Groups and Collaborative Work in Canvas

Nov 01, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

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.

Thursday, 02 Nov 2017

Workshop: Accessibility in Canvas

Nov 02, 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.

Getting Started with Arduino, Raspberry Pi and Makey Makey

Nov 02, 2017

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Want to build a banana piano or a temperature sensor alarm? Maybe you want a houseplant to Tweet when it needs watering, or you're just interested in learning more about electronics and how they work? Preregistration is required. Register through Learn@ISU. Please let us know if you need any kind of accommodation.

Friday, 03 Nov 2017

Women's Empowerment and Leadership Conference

Nov 03, 2017

9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Iowa State Alumni Center

free

Student Activities Center Diversity Student activities Training, development

WE Lead brings students together to network with each other, as well as female leaders at Iowa State and the Central Iowa community. Participants will have the opportunity to hone their leadership skills, engage in interactive discussions and networking sessions, and reflect on their own leadership qualities and what they have to offer in their respective roles at Iowa State and beyond.

Workshop: Course Design in Canvas

Nov 03, 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.

Workshop: Documenting Your Teaching using the DART Matrix

Nov 03, 2017

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In this interactive session, Sara Marcketti, Interim Director, Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, Professor, Apparel Merchandizing, and Design, will lead you through a personalized workshop designed to help you consider where you are on the Dimensions of Activities Related to Teaching (DART) matrix.

Escaping Grading Jail while Improving Critical Thinking in Complex Systems

Nov 03, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Kate Gilbert was dissatisfied. Coming from Industry into academics, she knew employers were looking for critical thinkers who understood food systems intimately and could connect the dots to problem solve production issues. She wasn't sure if her 400 level lab course achieved that - so she tried ThinkSpace - for the first time this semester!

Workshop: Course Design in Canvas

Nov 03, 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.

Meeting: ThinkSpace Teaching and Learning Community

Nov 03, 2017

2:30 PM - 4:00 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.

Saturday, 04 Nov 2017

WE Lead: Women's Empowerment and Leadership Conference

Nov 04, 2017

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Iowa State Alumni Center

free

Student Activities Center Diversity Student activities Training, development

WE Lead brings students together to network with each other, as well as female leaders at Iowa State and the Central Iowa community. Participants will have the opportunity to hone their leadership skills, engage in interactive discussions and networking sessions, and reflect on their own leadership qualities and what they have to offer in their respective roles at Iowa State and beyond.