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Thursday, 09 Aug 2018

Conversation: Building an inclusive and learner-centered syllabus

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

11:00 am - 12:00 pm @ View on your own via Zoom

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.

Cost: free

Plant Walk: Poisonous Plants

Channel: Reiman Gardens

11:00 am - 11:45 am @ Reiman Gardens

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.

Nature at Noon: The Reiman Gardens Intern Experience

Channel: Reiman Gardens

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

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.

Cost: $4.50-$9

Canvas Workshop: Personalized Learning and Mastery Plans

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall

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.

Retirement reception: Dianne Bystrom

Channel: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm @ Alumni Center

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.

Cost: free