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Wednesday, 01 Nov 2017

Workshop: Groups and Collaborative Work in Canvas

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

10:00 am - 11:30 am @ 032 Parks LIbrary

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

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

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm @ 032 Parks LIbrary

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

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

10:00 am - 11:30 am @ 2030 Morrill Hall

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

Channel: University Library

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

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.

Cost: free

Friday, 03 Nov 2017

Workshop: Course Design in Canvas

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

10:00 am - 11:30 am @ 032 Parks Library

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

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

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

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.

Cost: free

Escaping Grading Jail while Improving Critical Thinking in Complex Systems

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

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall

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!

Cost: Free

Workshop: Course Design in Canvas

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

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm @ 032 Parks Library

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

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

2:30 pm - 4:00 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

Saturday, 04 Nov 2017

WE Lead: Women's Empowerment and Leadership Conference

Channel: Student Activities Center

9:00 am - 4:00 pm @ Iowa State Alumni Center

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.

Cost: free

Monday, 06 Nov 2017

Workshop: Inclusive Classroom Faculty Development Workshop

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

2:10 pm - 5:00 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall

This faculty workshop includes pre-workshop online learning modules and an interactive face-to-face workshop focused on creating an inclusive classroom environment.

Cost: free

Tuesday, 07 Nov 2017

Workshop: The Pedagogy of Canvas Quizzes

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

10:00 am - 11:30 am @ 032 Parks Library

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.

CANCELED: Research with Human Subjects

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

11:00 am - 12:30 pm @ Gold Room, Memorial Union

"Navigating Your Research with Human Subjects: The IRB Submission Process." This workshop was canceled.

Cost: free

Seminar: Student voices through open-ended questions and discussions using Top Hat

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

11:30 am - 1:00 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall

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.

Seminar: Connecting Faculty to Translate Research

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm @ 0198 Parks Library

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.

Cost: free

Wednesday, 08 Nov 2017

Research Workshop: Writing Winning Grant Proposals

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

8:00 am - 5:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

"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.

Cost: $80

Training: Youth program leaders and administrators

Channel: Environmental Health & Safety

9:00 am - 11:00 am @ 1155 Administrative Services 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.

Workshop: Assignments and Gradebook in Canvas

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

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm @ 032 Parks Library

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

Conversation on Teaching Inclusively

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

7:30 am - 9:00 am @ 2030 Morrill Hall

This program will provide an opportunity for faculty and staff (who have a teaching role) to dialogue about teaching inclusively at Iowa State University.

Cost: free

Workshop: Groups and Collaborative Work in Canvas

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

10:00 am - 11:30 am @ 2030 Morrill Hall

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.

Showcase your expertise: Curating your Digital Respository profile

Channel: University Library

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

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.

Cost: free

Workshop: Tools for Change: How to increase student success while maintaining academic rigor

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

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

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.

Cost: free

Friday, 10 Nov 2017

Research Workshop: Submission software training

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

8:30 am - 10:30 am @ 1485 Vet Med

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.

Cost: free

Seminar: ISU Online Learning Community (ISU-OLC)

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

11:30 am - 1:00 pm @ 031 Parks Library

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).

Workshop: Accessibility in Canvas

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

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm @ 032 Parks LIbrary

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

Tailgate with the University Library

Channel: University Library

9:00 am @ Tent 4, Iowa State Center parking lots

Enjoy food, drinks, giveaways and a pop-up exhibition of some important pieces of Iowa State and Cyclone sports memorabilia.

Cost: free

Monday, 13 Nov 2017

Workshop: The Pedagogy of Canvas Quizzes

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

10:00 am - 11:30 am @ 032 Parks Library

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, 14 Nov 2017

Research Workshop: Working with Sub-Awards

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

8:30 am - 10:00 am @ Gold Room, Memorial Union

"Working with Sub-Awards." In this session you will learn practical ways of working with subrecipients (i.e., subcontractors) and collaborators in sponsored research, including tips on effective communication and managing timelines for successful submissions.

Cost: free

Research Workshop: Submission software training

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

10:00 am - 12:00 pm @ 305 Kildee

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.

Cost: free

Workshop: Assignments and Gradebook in Canvas

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

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm @ 032 Parks Library

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.