Monday, 15 Oct 2018
Participants will work on adding captions to the videos in their online course materials using Arc (Canvas video tool) and YouTube.
Gain insights into the best practices of successful nominations and how to avoid the most common errors and pitfalls in your preparation. Register via Learn@ISU.
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.
Tuesday, 16 Oct 2018
Participants will work on adding headings to documents using Microsoft Word. Any document will work, however a course syllabus would be a great document for this workshop.
Learn how to navigate the new electronic IRBManager system, what the submission process looks like, how to submit IRB protocols for review and how to access your IRB-approved materials. Graduate students, postdocs and research faculty would benefit most from attending, but all are welcome.
Award-Winning Faculty Series: How Can I Do This Better Next Time Around? Implementing backward design in your classroom (Stacey Weber-Feve)
Associate Professor Stacey Weber-Feve, World Languages and Cultures, Louis Thompson Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching awardee, shares how she uses research on learning as a blueprint for her class. She designs course work in both Canvas and in the traditional classroom to help students go beyond content and engage in more active styles of learning and critical thinking.
Today is Earth Observation Day. The Iowa Geographic Map Server, a browser-based website that hosts statewide imagery, is one of the most robust, publicly available, spatial imagery datasets in the country. The presentation will highlight recent innovations to it, including an updated interface and new features and image services.
This two-hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore the basics of course building in Canvas.
The Office of the Vice President for Research is hosting an evening of food, drink, fun and storytelling. "The Story Collider" gives scientists a platform from which to share how science has shaped their lives. Five Iowa State faculty were selected to participate.
Wednesday, 17 Oct 2018
Participants will work on adding alternative text to their pictures, graphs, and tables in their online course and documents. Please have samples of pictures, graphs, and tables available to use during the session or be prepared to search for these at the beginning of the workshop.
Are you concerned about the impact of high textbook costs on your students? In this workshop, a representative from the Open Textbook Network will guide you through the the benefits of open textbooks and answer your questions. Capacity is limited and open textbooks are not available for all disciplines.
Thursday, 18 Oct 2018
Would your course benefit from all section instructors using the same information? Do you seek ways for students to collaborate through video in Canvas? If so, join representatives from Canvas and CELT staff for the engaging first annual Canvas conference @ ISU.
Seminar: CELT Accessibility Awareness Week: Progress is Progress - ISU Extension's Accessibility Journey
ISU Extension and Outreach has made a commitment to eAccessibility and continues to roll out best practices to reach more learners, including those with vision disabilities. Learn how we have/are implementing this with publications, videos, web sites, web conferencing, learning management systems and items created in Microsoft Office, InDesign and Adobe Acrobat Pro.
Need a plan? A data management plan (DMP) is a common requirement in research grant proposals. Learn to write a DMP with less stress using DMPTool - a tool that brings together tailored templates based on funder-requirements and guidance that breaks down what you need to include. Plus get tips to make the process easier every time. Preregistration required through Learn@ISU. Let us know if you need accommodations.
Friday, 19 Oct 2018
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.
Participants will work with tools within Canvas to check their course accessibility. Participants will also work with online tools for checking website accessibility.