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Tuesday, 16 Oct 2018

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

Oct 16, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

2015 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

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.

Lecture: Towards an Architecture of Happy Nihilism

Oct 16, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

181 College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

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.

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

Oct 16, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

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.

Hands-on Demo: Iowa Geographic Map Server

Oct 16, 2018

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

248 Durham Center

free

College of Design Meetings, receptions Training, development

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.

Build Your Canvas Course - Course Design Basics

Oct 16, 2018

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

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

Oct 16, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $42 Public $52 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

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

Floral Design: Creepy Crawly Vase Arrangements

Oct 16, 2018

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

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

Oct 16, 2018

6:30 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Lectures Program Diversity Lectures

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.

Lecture: Where Are All the Black People? Ericka Hart

Oct 16, 2018

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Lectures Program Diversity Lectures

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

Research: Story Collider Show

Oct 16, 2018

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

free

Office of the Vice President for Research Special events Training, development

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.