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Thursday, 01 Feb 2018

Research Workshop: The Informed Consent Process

Feb 01, 2018

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Research Office Training, development

"Human Research Basics Series: The Informed Consent Process." A four-part series looks more closely at the various components of the IRB submission process. In this session you will learn about the informed consent process, which includes participant recruitment and the informed consent document. Discussion will include regulatory requirements and best practices for designing and administering informed consent.

Award-Winning Faculty Series: Hands-on with Team Based Learning: Simple Activities to Engage Your Students (Lisa Orgler)

Feb 01, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This interactive workshop showcases Lisa Orgler's (Senior Lecturer in Horticulture, recipient of Iowa State University's Award for Early Achievement in Teaching) unique method of teaching using teams and in-class activities. Lisa will share several activities to inspire ways for you to scaffold difficult concepts, engage learners, and invigorate your classroom.

Workshop: Groups and Collaborative Work in Canvas

Feb 01, 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.

Friday, 02 Feb 2018

Workshop: Course Design in Canvas

Feb 02, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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.

Research Workshop: Sponsored Funding Budgets

Feb 02, 2018

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

2401 and 2402 College of Vet Med

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.

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.

Monday, 12 Feb 2018

Award-Winning Faculty Series: Keeping Students Engaged

Feb 12, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

"Building Connections: Keeping Students Engaged in Large (or Small) Courses," Anne Clem, accounting. Clem shares how she keeps 300 students engaged and excited to learn in her accounting courses. She will share relationship-building methods to connect with learners to create what she defines as a CCC (casual controlled classroom).

Tuesday, 13 Feb 2018

Workshop: Developing Your Data Management Plan

Feb 13, 2018

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Research Office Training, development

This session will discuss the essential elements of a quality data management plan and provide resources to assist you with the development of your agency-specific DMP proposal.

Workshop: The Pedagogy of Canvas Quizzes

Feb 13, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

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.

Wednesday, 14 Feb 2018

P&S Council Professional Development Conference

Feb 14, 2018

8:00 AM - 4:45 PM

Scheman Building

$90 through Jan. 23; $105 Jan. 24-Feb. 7

Professional and Scientific Council Conferences Training, development

"Cultivate Your Adventure: Growing Your Future" will feature 32 sessions in the categories of leadership, health and wellness, professional resources and human interactions.

Workshop: Assignments and Gradebook in Canvas

Feb 14, 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.

Thursday, 15 Feb 2018

Workshop: Research with Human Subjects

Feb 15, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Research Office Training, development

"Navigating Your Research with Human Subjects: The IRB Submission Process." In this session, you will learn tips on developing and submitting protocols to the Institutional Review Board (IRB). An IRB staff member will walk through key sections of the non-exempt IRB application and explain what the IRB looks for during the review process. Sign up for one of the several dates we have scheduled throughout the year.

Workshop: Groups and Collaborative Work in Canvas

Feb 15, 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.

Digital Humanities in Practice: The Wikipedia "Edit-a-Thon"

Feb 15, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Digital Humanities has been one of the most ubiquitous phrases on university campuses for a number of years. This workshop will put a practical and pedagogical face to the phrase, by introducing the concept of a Wikipedia "Edit-a-Thon." Attendees will learn how to turn Wikipedia editing (updating as well as creating entries) into a valuable teaching tool in the humanities. Preregistration is required. Register through Learn@ISU. Keyword: LIB.

Award-Winning Faculty Series: Escape the Lure of the Lecture

Feb 15, 2018

3:10 PM - 4:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

"Escape the 'Lure of the Lecture:' Choose a Pedagogy that's Right for You and Your Students." Jan Thompson, Morrill Professor, Natural Resource Ecology and Management, will help you explore research-based, evidence-driven methods that shift the classroom focus from the instructor to the learners. Participants will experience ways to design learner-centered forms of instruction.

Friday, 16 Feb 2018

Workshop: Course Design in Canvas

Feb 16, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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.

Research Workshop: Submission software training

Feb 16, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

1485 Vet Med

free

Research Office Training, development

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.

Monday, 19 Feb 2018

Seminar: ISU Online Learning Community (ISU-OLC)

Feb 19, 2018

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

031 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

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: Course Design in Canvas

Feb 19, 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.

Tuesday, 20 Feb 2018

Workshop: Assignments and Gradebook in Canvas

Feb 20, 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.

Award-Winning Faculty Series: Implementing Project-Based Learning

Feb 20, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

"Implementing Project-Based Learning in Any Classroom: Lessons from Studio." Morrill Professor Thomas Leslie, Architecture, presents tips and tricks for the project-based learning his discipline has used for 150 years. Learn how to coach students synchronizing diverse skills and help them take responsibility for meeting learning milestones.