Monday, 12 Feb 2018
"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
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.
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
"Cultivate Your Adventure: Growing Your Future" will feature 32 sessions in the categories of leadership, health and wellness, professional resources and human interactions.
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
"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.
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 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.
"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
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.
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.