Monday, 06 Aug 2018
An international workshop (Aug. 6-10) that combines longer, microscope-based taxonomy sessions, shorter research talks, and posters all focused on diatoms from the polar regions, past and present. We will integrate senior, early career, and student researchers.
This two-hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore options for group work and collaboration in Canvas.
Join us for a jam-packed afternoon full of fun indoors and out with educational activities focused on insects, animals, ecosystems, and natural cycles!
4 weeks beginning Monday, August 6, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Take your photography to the next level with this four-part class with professional photographer Mark Stoltenberg.
Tuesday, 07 Aug 2018
An 8-hour training for ISU faculty, staff and administrators who wish to learn more about how to RESPOND to students or colleagues who are in distress. Register online.
Join us weekly on Tuesdays as our kids' horticulture program covers more diverse topics and expands to other areas of the Gardens.
Online event, An Immersive Approach to Rapid Blended Course Design Using QM (Quality Matters Webinar)
Join design specialists as they share how a simple visualization strategy, using seven basic office supplies, and QM as a guide helped them rapidly achieve consistency, clarity, and alignment in their blended course design. They will also reveal how their design process demonstrates a commitment to accessibility and usability. They will share their blended course design strategy and helpful tips and tricks so you too can achieve similar results.
4 weeks beginning Tuesday, August 7, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Join professional photographer and instructor Mark Stoltenberg for a four-part class covering the basics of photography including equipment (and how to use it), depth of field, aperture, light, composition, finding your subject & "tips and tricks".
4-week program beginning Tuesday, August 7, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Examine the gardens in pastel as they change from week to week in this 4-week course with Creative Department artist Yvonne Brune.
Wednesday, 08 Aug 2018
Last day of end of rental book return without penalty to the University Bookstore.
Given that learning is a social process, relationships--especially those with faculty--are powerful tools that aid in students' personal and professional development (Baker & Griffin, 2010). Advising students is a key role that many faculty play in addition to engaging students in the classroom or mentoring them in research settings. This workshop is designed to help future and current faculty learn how to advise effectively.
Carol Smith, longtime administrative assistant with the division of materials sciences and engineering at Ames Laboratory, is retiring after 19 years at the laboratory.
This two-hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore rubrics and outcomes and how they come together in Canvas.
4 weeks beginning Wednesday, August 8, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Learn how to create images using blur to portray movement in this unique course taught by Mark Stoltenberg, of Mark Stoltenberg Photography.
Thursday, 09 Aug 2018
This conversation will be a starting place for thinking through how to implement inclusive pedagogy and learner-centered practices into your syllabus for the upcoming year. We will discuss strategies for producing a student-centered syllabus; as well as, the importance of establishing clear expectations and goals, using transparent teaching methods, and building rapport and community in your class.
What IS that plant? Get to know the works of art in our living museum from the expert herself - join Lindsey Smith, Reiman Gardens' Plant Collections Curator, for in-depth walking tours of the plants and flowers that make this place so special.
Bring your lunch and hear first-hand what our summer interns have been up to! From education, events and retail, to indoor and outdoor horticulture, entomology and more, these ISU students have worked hard this summer. No registration required.
This two-hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore how a personalized learning and mastery path can enhance your course in Canvas.
Dianne Bystrom, director of the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics is retiring after serving 22 years at Iowa State. A short program will begin at 4 p.m. RSVPs are appreciated.
Friday, 10 Aug 2018
This program includes pre-workshop online learning modules and an interactive face-to-face workshop focused on creating an inclusive classroom environment.
A special kid-focused event about things water! Join us for boatloads of water games, science activities, music, crafts, and more.