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Tuesday, 16 Oct 2018

Workshop: CELT Accessibility Awareness Week: Hands-On Accessibility - Headings

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

10:00 am - 11:00 am @ 2015 Morrill Hall

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.

Cost: free

Lecture: Towards an Architecture of Happy Nihilism

Channel: College of Design

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ 181 College of Design

Sean Griffiths, a practicing architect and professor of architecture at the University of Westminster, London, will describe his career-long quest for architectural meaning and his failure to find any -- a lesson in how to construct a meaningful critical career through the rejection of everything and the embracing of nothing.

Cost: free

Award-Winning Faculty Series: How Can I Do This Better Next Time Around? Implementing backward design in your classroom (Stacey Weber-Feve)

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

12:10 pm - 1:30 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via zoom

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.

Cost: free

Hands-on Demo: Iowa Geographic Map Server

Channel: College of Design

12:15 pm - 1:00 pm @ 248 Durham Center

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.

Cost: free

Build Your Canvas Course - Course Design Basics

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

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall

This two-hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore the basics of course building in Canvas.

Leather Cuffs Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Learn basic leatherworking and jewelry making techniques while repurposing vintage objects into wearable art.

Cost: ISU $42 Public $52 (supplies included)

Floral Design: Creepy Crawly Vase Arrangements

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Work wonders with weirder florae for a festive and fun vase design. Spiders optional! Registration with pre-payment is required one week in advance.

Lecture: How Archaeology Killed Biblical History - Hector Avalos

Channel: Lectures Program

6:30 pm @ Campanile Room, Memorial Union

Hector Avalos is Professor of Religious Studies at Iowa State University. He will discuss how archaeology has been used to refute the claim that the Bible is historically accurate in depicting creation, the Exodus, the reign of Solomon and many other events.

Cost: free

Lecture: Where Are All the Black People? Ericka Hart

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

Ericka Hart is an activist, cancer survivor and sexuality educator, and is currently an adjunct at Columbia University's School of Social Work.

Cost: free

Research: Story Collider Show

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm @ Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

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.

Cost: free