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What is featured?

Monday, 22 Oct 2018

Online event, How Can We Minimize Implicit Bias in Our Academic Communities? (CIRTLCast Series - Part 3 of 4)

Oct 22, 2018

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

2030 Morrill Hall or View on your own register through CIRTL through link below

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Many view academia as an ivory tower, disconnected from the everyday challenges, controversies, and conflicts of the real-world. However, issues related to social justice, like implicit bias, are embedded in the very fabric of STEM and higher education.

Quality Matters Learning Community

Oct 22, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

2030 Morrill

Free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The Quality Matters (QM) Learning Community is designed to help you improve your courses using the Quality Matters Standards. Members will have opportunities to hear about ways to meet the QM standards, as well as discussing best practices, experiences, and solutions to course design problems.

Research workshop: Reading and Interpreting a Request for Proposal

Oct 22, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Memorial Union, Gold Room

Research Office Training, development

In this session you will learn the fundamentals of reading and interpreting agency guidelines and specific calls for proposals. We will discuss information commonly found in sponsor guidelines and tips and tricks for common mistakes.

Tuesday, 23 Oct 2018

Research workshop: Reading and Interpreting a Request for Proposal

Oct 23, 2018

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Memorial Union, Oak Room

Research Office Training, development

In this session you will learn the fundamentals of reading and interpreting agency guidelines and specific calls for proposals. We will discuss information commonly found in sponsor guidelines and tips and tricks for common mistakes.

Workshop: Publish Teaching in Your Discipline: How to get started, succeed, and disseminate your educational research

Oct 23, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2015 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

How do students learn best in your discipline? Where can you publish the way you solved instructional problems? Workshop leaders and experienced Discipline-Based Educational Researchers (DBER) Dr. Nancy Boury (Microbiology) and Dr. Sayali Kukday (Genetics, Development, and Cell Biology) will share resources to start publishing your learning solutions.

Quality Matters: Improving Your Online Course (IYOC) Follow Up

Oct 23, 2018

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

2030 Morrill

Free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The Quality Matters: Improving Your Online Course (IYOC) follow-up session provides you with additional time to improve your course based on the information you learned in the IYOC workshop.

Wednesday, 24 Oct 2018

1 Million Cups meeting

Oct 24, 2018

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

free

Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship Meetings, receptions Training, development

The Des Moines chapter of 1 Million Cups, the national Wednesday morning networking session for entrepreneurs, is meeting on campus. Two Ames entrepreneurs will present: Ian Tevis, SAFI-Tech; and Kevin Maher, VetMeasure. All are welcome at this free event; the coffee is free as well.

Online event, Accessibility: Fact or Fiction?

Oct 24, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

View on your own via Zoom

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

There is a lot of information (and misinformation) out there about what institutions need to do to ensure that their online courses are accessible to all students, including those with disabilities. It can be overwhelming, especially when the stakes seem so high and the path forward is as clear as mud. Let's take a look at the most common myths about accessibility to debunk them as well as strategize how best to address them.

Award-Winning Faculty Series: Advising Graduate Students: Ten tips for major professors (Dan Nettleton)

Oct 24, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Distinguished Professor Dan Nettleton, Statistics, ISU Margaret Ellen White Graduate Faculty Awardee, will share how he encourages, supports, and challenges his doctoral and master's students to be their best.

Dude, Where's My File?

Oct 24, 2018

1:10 PM - 2:00 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

This workshop will provide an overview of best practices for file naming and organization. Preregistration required through Learn@ISU. Let us know if you need accommodation.

Research workshop: Working with IACUC Protocols Using a-tune

Oct 24, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

1485 CVM

Research Office Training, development

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.

Thursday, 25 Oct 2018

Getting Started with EndNote Web

Oct 25, 2018

3:10 PM - 4:30 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Lost the references you need for your research paper? Thesis and dissertation citations becoming unmanageable? This workshop for beginners introduces EndNote Web, a free bibliographic management program that helps you collect, organize, format, and use your collected citations in your writing projects. Learn how to get started with EndNote Web! Let us know if you need accommodation. Preregistration required at Learn@ISU.

Friday, 26 Oct 2018

Research workshop: Navigating Your Research with Human Subjects: The IRB Submission Process - Part 2

Oct 26, 2018

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Memorial Union, Gold Room

Research Office Training, development

This is the second session in a four-part series that looks more closely at the components of the IRB submission process. We'll lead a discussion of risk in human subjects research and approaches for minimizing risk. We'll also talk about participant confidentiality, as well as data security measures.