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Monday, 05 Feb 2018

Workshop: Course Design in Canvas

Feb 05, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

116 Durham

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.

Inclusive Classroom Faculty Development Workshop

Feb 05, 2018

2:10 PM - 5:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

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

Tuesday, 06 Feb 2018

Research Workshop: Sponsored Funding Budgets

Feb 06, 2018

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

3512 Memorial Union

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.

Workshop: Assignments and Gradebook in Canvas

Feb 06, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

116 Durham

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.

Faculty development workshop: Preparing for the Next Step

Feb 06, 2018

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Training, development

This workshop is intended for non-tenure eligible faculty, and will provide an overview of the advancement process for lecturers, clinicians, clinical and adjunct faculty and best practices for putting together your portfolio. Also offered Jan. 29.

Gold Star Training for faculty and staff

Feb 06, 2018

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Cardinal 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. Light refreshments provided. RSVP is appreciated.

Wednesday, 07 Feb 2018

Workshop: Groups and Collaborative Work in Canvas

Feb 07, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

116 Durham

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, 08 Feb 2018

Workshop: The Pedagogy of Canvas Quizzes

Feb 08, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

116 Durham

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.

Award-Winning Faculty Series: Engaging a Large Class

Feb 08, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or via zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

"Engaging a Large Class: Expectations, active learning, and writing." Rachel Meyers, World Languages and Cultures, will share feasible, practical ways she engages her 200-student Greek and Roman Mythology class. Participants will leave this session with tips for structure, active/small group activities, and even ways to incorporate memorable, manageable-to-grade writing assignments.

Friday, 09 Feb 2018

Introduction to Open Educational Resources

Feb 09, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

"How to Find & Evaluate OER." Open Educational Resources are free, openly-licensed educational materials available online. They have numerous benefits, including increasing student engagement and improving course affordability. This hands-on workshop will introduce major OER repositories and strategies for locating and evaluating resources in various disciplines. Preregistration required.