Monday, 06 Nov 2017
This faculty workshop includes pre-workshop online learning modules and an interactive face-to-face workshop focused on creating an inclusive classroom environment.
Tuesday, 07 Nov 2017
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.
"Navigating Your Research with Human Subjects: The IRB Submission Process." This workshop was canceled.
The last session is dedicated to using Top Hat for asking open-ended questions and discussions in order to create spaces for course-wide engagement.
Network with faculty interested in translational research, including community engagement and application science. Participants can experience "lightning talks," explore university resources and funding opportunities, and connect with ISU Extension and Outreach's 99-county campus. RSVP by Nov. 3. Refreshments provided.
Wednesday, 08 Nov 2017
"Writing Winning Grant Proposals." Addresses both practical and conceptual aspects that are important to writing competitive grant proposals. The workshop is tailored to meet the needs of the audience, focusing on the funding agencies (federal, private, and/or industry) that are of greatest interest to the attendees. Emphasis is given to doing the "extra" things that can make the difference between success and failure.
Information for youth program leaders, administrators and student organization officers regarding youth-related policies, procedures and forms for successfully conducting youth programs at ISU.
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.
Thursday, 09 Nov 2017
This program will provide an opportunity for faculty and staff (who have a teaching role) to dialogue about teaching inclusively at Iowa State University.
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.
Learn how to create and manage your Digital Repository profile. Seating is limited. Preregistration is required. Register through Learn@ISU. Keyword: LIB. Please let us know if you require any kind of accommodation.
Timothy McNicholl, Professor of Mathematics, made big changes for ISU's STEM students. His team reduced pre-calculus's D, drop, and fail rate from 65% to 25% and increased attendance from 60% to 90%. In this interactive workshop, Dr. McNicholl will share the supports ISU and Mathematics put in place, the research that inspired his team, and the tools they created and refined to change how this course is taught at ISU.
Friday, 10 Nov 2017
The Office for Responsible Research will transition to a new electronic system for submission, review, and maintenance of Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) and Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) applications. The a-tune tick@lab system will go live in early 2018, integrating research, teaching and testing protocols, animal procurement and management, as well as veterinary medical records.
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).
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.
Saturday, 11 Nov 2017
Enjoy food, drinks, giveaways and a pop-up exhibition of some important pieces of Iowa State and Cyclone sports memorabilia.