Tuesday, 30 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.
"Beyond Accommodations: An Introduction to Disability Studies," Dan Van Sant, staff advocate at Disability Rights Iowa, will talk about : ableism as a form of oppression, how ableism is deeply entrenched in our culture/language, and the idea that disability is more than accommodations -- it is a way of existing in the world, similar to other forms of diversity. Part of Disability Awareness Week.
Many instructors consciously avoid controversial issues in the classroom because of the difficulty involved in managing heated discussions. However, controversy can be a useful, powerful, and memorable tool to promote learning. This conversation will provide instructors with resources to facilitate classroom discussion around controversial issues including the O.T.F.D. (Open The Front Door) and A.C.T.I.O.N. communication frameworks.
Stop by to meet members of the Alliance for Disability Awareness student organization.
4-sessions beginning Tuesday, October 30, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. (NO CLASS 11/20). This four-part workshop will cover the basics of macro photography including equipment and how to use it, depth of field, aperture, light, composition, finding your subject and tips and tricks.
Students are invited to ask senior administrators questions. Panelists include Pam Cain (finance and university services), Pete Englin (student affairs and residence), Roberta Johnson (financial aid), Beate Schmittmann (LAS) and Anne Marie VanDerZanden (provost's office). Moderated by Juan Bibiloni-Rivera (Student Government) and Vernon Hurte (dean of students). The town hall will be livestreamed.
"The Revolution Generation: How Millennials Can Save the World (Before It's Too Late)" is a new film - and book - from Sundance Award-winning filmmaker Josh Tickell. The film explores the challenges millennials and other young people face in solving current environmental, economic, and social crisis. The film features interviews with Corbin Bleu, Senator Bernie Sanders, Rosario Dawson, and Xiutezcatl Martinez.
A fun, family-friendly performance, featuring Halloween and tuba-inspired music played on a mix of tubas, euphoniums with organ Halloween music.
Set in 1595, this hilarious smash tells the story of Nick and Nigel Bottom, two brothers who are desperate to write a hit play. When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theatre involves singing, dancing and acting at the same time, Nick and Nigel set out to write the world's very first MUSICAL!