Monday, 01 Oct 2018
How can an evidence-based approach to implicit bias promote greater equity and inclusion within STEM teaching and learning? Join us on Mondays in October to explore this question in depth alongside future faculty from all disciplines, levels, and roles within STEM.
While the current bodies of literature on implicit bias are extensive, fewer studies focus on its scope in STEM teaching and learning. In the first session of this CIRTLCast series, invited speakers will discuss the prevalence of implicit bias in STEM, particularly in the context of higher education. We will define and discuss key terms, such as equity, oppression, privilege, and microaggressions.
What defines effective teaching, and how do we measure it? These questions are critically important to the teaching mission and to faculty careers. The ISU Faculty Handbook states that "When teaching is part of the faculty assignment, effectiveness is an essential criterion for advancement." CELT will be hosting two nationally recognized scholars who will share their research on Evaluating Teaching Effectiveness, with particular focus on:
Tuesday, 02 Oct 2018
This two-hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore assignment and assessment options in Canvas.
Thursday, 04 Oct 2018
Verena Paepcke-Hjeltness, Assistant Professor of Industrial Design will show you the essentials of Sketchnoting, a pattern-based notetaking strategy that actively engages learners.
Grad Students: Learn how to find dissertations, influential research articles and important journals in your subject area! Find out who is your subject librarian, and learn about Library services that can help facilitate your research and writing! Let us know if you need accommodation. Preregistration required at Learn@ISU.
The Center for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities would like to welcome back our faculty in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. Enjoy a cocktail and refreshments with your colleagues (and meet new ones).
Friday, 05 Oct 2018
This two-hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore the Gradebook and discover student data available in a Canvas course.
The Office for Responsible Research, Office of the Attending Veterinarian and Laboratory Animal Resources are offering software training for researchers who submit IACUC or IBC protocols. Participants will learn how to navigate the new electronic protocol submission system, a-tune. Training topics will include creating and submitting a protocol, and, for animal users of LAR, how to order animals and manage animal records.
Saturday, 06 Oct 2018
Participants will work on adding headings to documents using Microsoft Word. A course syllabus would be a great document to bring for this workshop, however any document will work.