Monday, 05 Mar 2018
Learn about Department of Veteran's Affairs programs, how they serve our community, and opportunities for collaboration. Light refreshments will be provided and questions are encouraged. There will be time to meet with representatives following presentations. RSVP is appreciated.
Curious about how to complete and submit a Miller Open Education Mini-Grant application? Abbey Elder, Open Access Librarian, and Holly Bender, Associate Director, CELT, will guide you through the application process in this Q&A-styled workshop.
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, 06 Mar 2018
This workshop will be rescheduled. Check the research website for updates.
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.
Wednesday, 07 Mar 2018
Designed for new tenure-eligible faculty, this is an introduction to ISU's expectations and guidelines for promotion and tenure, as well as what makes a strong promotion and tenure case. There will be time for Q&A and discussion.
Zhi Hui Tai, a Top Hat representative will be on campus to answer questions about Top Hat, an interactive teaching platform standardized at ISU. Zhi welcomes questions about the new Top Hat functionalities, such as tournaments (course gamification), teams, secure attendance and content pages.
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.
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 Mar 2018
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.
Lost the references you need for your research paper? Thesis and dissertation citations becoming unmanageable? This workshop for beginners introduces EndNote Web, a free bibliographic management program that helps you collect, organize, format, and use your collected citations in your writing projects. Preregistration is required.
Friday, 09 Mar 2018
"Human Research Basics Series: Informed Consent." This 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.
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).