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Thursday, 01 Nov 2018

Workshop: Effectively managing disruptive classroom behavior

Nov 01, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

When disruptive behavior takes place, a number of Iowa State University faculty members recommend addressing it immediately. Their advice: remain calm, assess the situation, listen to student concerns. Especially recommended: provide a clear, firm response that is consistent with responses you've given other students. The strategies and resources in this workshop will help you prepare for these moments before they occur.

Research workshop: Using Campus Resources to Find Funding Opportunities

Nov 01, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Memorial Union, Oak Room

Research Office Training, development

ISU provides excellent resources to assist faculty with the search for research funding. In this hands-on training you will learn how to strategically use websites and proprietary databases to identify and connect with funding opportunities and to set up saved searches, shared opportunities, and receive funding alert emails.

Friday, 02 Nov 2018

WE Lead: Women's Empowerment and Leadership Conference

Nov 02, 2018

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Iowa State Alumni Center

free

Student Activities Center Diversity Student activities Training, development

WE Lead brings students together to network with each other, as well as female leaders at Iowa State and the Central Iowa community. Participants will have the opportunity to hone their leadership skills, engage in interactive discussions and networking sessions, and reflect on their own leadership qualities and what they have to offer in their respective roles at Iowa State and beyond.

Build Your Canvas Course - Grading and Student Data in Canvas

Nov 02, 2018

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

032 Parks Library

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 Gradebook and discover student data available in a Canvas course.

Research workshop: Export Controls - General Session

Nov 02, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

1226 Howe Hall

Research Office Training, development

This session will teach you about physical and IT security measures for export control plans, and introduces you to the concept of Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI). You'll learn how to implement security measures for your research data and interests, and gain a better understanding of why these security measures are necessary.

Monday, 05 Nov 2018

Manage Your Canvas Course - Group Work and Collaboration

Nov 05, 2018

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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 options for group work and collaboration in Canvas.

Research workshop: Navigating Your Research with Human Subjects: The IRB Submission Process - Part 3

Nov 05, 2018

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Memorial Union, Gold Room

Research Office Training, development

This is the third part of a four-part series that looks more closely at the components of the IRB submission process. In this session, participants will learn about the informed consent process, including participant recruitment and the informed consent document. Discussion will center around what's required of you as the researcher, and best practices for designing and administering consent.

Online event, Technology vs. Innovation: Strategies to build an engaging online course

Nov 05, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

2015 Morrill Hall or view on your own

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Does the inclusion of technology alone make a course innovative? While technology plays a significant role in education, it should serve as a means to an end rather than the end goal. Innovation in it's simplest form means change. It's in the way we design our courses, create our objectives, implement our instructional materials, and design our assessments.

Research workshop: IRBManager End-user Training

Nov 05, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

222 Kingland Conference Room

Research Office Training, development

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.

Workshop, Negotiating for Success: Strategies, Tools and Skills for Faculty

Nov 05, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions Training, development

This workshop will share simple but effective negotiation skills participants can use in their professional and personal lives to persuade, enrich and maximize their potential. Negotiation and conflict resolution don't have to be "avoidable" aspects of our lives. Light refreshments will be served. Registration requested.

Tuesday, 06 Nov 2018

Manage Your Canvas Course - Rubrics and Outcomes

Nov 06, 2018

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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 rubrics and outcomes and how they work together in Canvas.

Wednesday, 07 Nov 2018

Research workshop: Writing Winning Grant Proposals, Phase I

Nov 07, 2018

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Memorial Union, Sun Room

$80

Research Office Training, development

This all-day presentation comprehensively addresses both practical and conceptual aspects that are important to writing competitive grant proposals. The workshop is tailored to meet the needs of the audience, e.g., to focus on the funding agency or agencies (federal, private, and/or industry) that is / are of greatest interest to the attendees. Emphasis is given to doing the "extra" things that can make the difference between success and failure.

Award-Winning Faculty Series: Among Others: How to Really Make Your Classroom More Inclusive (Javier Vela)

Nov 07, 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

In our attempts to connect and help, we can cause others to feel as though they are "other," or not as deserving, or as able as the majority. Javier Vela, Associate Professor, Chemistry, recipient of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Advancing One Community Faculty Award and a pioneer of change for the cultural climate of ISU, will help you develop your cultural literacy.

Friday, 09 Nov 2018

Manage Your Canvas Course - Personalized Learning and Mastery Plans

Nov 09, 2018

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

032 Parks Library

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 how a personalized learning and mastery path can enhance your course in Canvas.

Research workshop: Working with IACUC Protocols Using a-tune

Nov 09, 2018

10:00 AM - 12:00 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.

Tuesday, 13 Nov 2018

Build Your Canvas Course - Course Design Basics

Nov 13, 2018

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

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

Research workshop: Working in USDA's ezFedGrants System

Nov 13, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Memorial Union, Gold Room

Research Office Training, development

In this session you'll get detailed instructions on how to navigate the USDA ezFedGrants system, which is currently used by APHIS, Foreign Agricultural Service, and will soon be used by NRCS and other USDA agencies. You'll learn how to obtain system access, prepare and submit applications, and manage progress reporting, and you'll leave with some practical tools and guidance that will help you work with the system.

Wednesday, 14 Nov 2018

Research workshop: Working in USDA's ezFedGrants System

Nov 14, 2018

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Memorial Union, Gold Room

Research Office Training, development

In this session you'll get detailed instructions on how to navigate the USDA ezFedGrants system, which is currently used by APHIS, Foreign Agricultural Service, and will soon be used by NRCS and other USDA agencies. You'll learn how to obtain system access, prepare and submit applications, and manage progress reporting, and you'll leave with some practical tools and guidance that will help you work with the system.

Conversation: Building an inclusive and learner-centered syllabus

Nov 14, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via Zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

This conversation will be a starting place for thinking through how to implement inclusive pedagogy and learner-centered practices into your syllabus. We will discuss strategies for producing a student-centered syllabus; as well as, the importance of establishing clear expectations and goals, using transparent teaching methods, and building rapport and community in your class.

Putting Your Research on the Map with ArcGIS Story Maps

Nov 14, 2018

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

In this workshop you will learn how to create interactive map-based exhibits using ArcGIS Story Maps from GIS software giant ESRI. Story Maps https://storymaps.arcgis.com/en/ is an open source online exhibit creation tool created by and based around the ESRI ArcGIS platform. Let us know if you need accommodation. Preregistration required at Learn@ISU.

Build Your Canvas Course - Assignments and Quizzes

Nov 14, 2018

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This one and a half hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore assignment and assessment options in Canvas.

Thursday, 15 Nov 2018

Build Your Canvas Course - Grading and Student Data in Canvas

Nov 15, 2018

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This one and a half 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.

Research workshop: Export Controls - CNDE Session

Nov 15, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Applied Sciences Complex II, Room 257

Research Office Training, development

This session will teach you about physical & IT security measures for export control plans, and introduces you to the concept of Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI). You'll learn how to implement security measures for your research data and interests, and gain a better understanding of why these security measures are necessary.

Getting Started with Arduino, Raspberry PI and Makey Makey

Nov 15, 2018

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

An introduction to the basics, pros, and cons of Arduino, Raspberry Pi, and Makey Makey, three microcontrollers which allow interactions between computers and the physical world. Let us know if you need accommodation. Preregistration required at Learn@ISU.

Friday, 16 Nov 2018

Seminar: ISU Online Learning Community (ISU-OLC)

Nov 16, 2018

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

0031 Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The purpose of the ISU-OLC is to share campus best practices to improve online teaching and learning; see how others are using the University Learning Management System (LMS).

Quality Matters Learning Community

Nov 16, 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.

Monday, 19 Nov 2018

Quality Matters: Improving Your Online Course

Nov 19, 2018

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

2030 Morrill

Free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The "Improving Your Online Course" workshop explores the QM Rubric and provides a framework to improve the quality of online courses. Participants use the QM Rubric to review their own online courses and develop a course improvement plan.

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

Nov 19, 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.

Tuesday, 20 Nov 2018

Research workshop: Working with IACUC and IBC Protocols Using a-tune

Nov 20, 2018

10:00 AM - 12:00 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.

Tuesday, 27 Nov 2018

Gold Star Training for Faculty and Staff

Nov 27, 2018

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Gallery Room, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Training, development

Tips and strategies aimed at serving student veterans, military personnel and their families. Registration requested.