Monday, 22 Jan 2018
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.
Tuesday, 23 Jan 2018
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.
Award-Winning Faculty Series: Research Mentoring: Providing the Opportunity to Learn from Mistakes (Basil Nikolau)
Basil Nikolau, Professor of Biochemistry/Biophysics & Molecular Biology and Margaret Ellen White Graduate Faculty Awardee, shares how the Center for Biorenewable Chemicals diverse interdisciplinary team inspires curiosity, drive, and flexibility in graduate students, helping them overcome fear, take on responsibility, and communicate effectively.
Wednesday, 24 Jan 2018
In this session, you will learn tips on developing and submitting protocols to the Institutional Review Board (IRB). Sign up for one of the several dates we have scheduled throughout the year.
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.
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.
"The research-based flipped classroom and team-based learning (TBL)," an increasingly-popular form of flipped-classroom where small-group learning that can be implemented effectively in small or large classes.
Thursday, 25 Jan 2018
This workshop offered by the American Association for the Advancement of Science addresses the needs of scientists and engineers to communicate scientific or technical information in a variety of public and professional interactions, such as media interviews, writing grant proposals, discussing ideas with students, testifying before Congress, or participating in public forums.
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.
Friday, 26 Jan 2018
"Testing Your Website for Accessibility." To ensure all the content in your website is accessible to as many users as possible, you should test using both automatic tools and manual testing. In this workshop, we'll take you through a three-step accessibility testing protocol that includes a testing tool and manual testing with the tab key and a screen reader.
Saturday, 27 Jan 2018
The Iowa State Leadership Experience is an annual leadership conference sponsored by the Student Activities Center, the Department of Residence, and the Inter Residence Hall Association. This event is intended to help new and existing leaders on campus improve their leadership skills, learn about leadership opportunities at Iowa State, and network with other leaders from across campus.