Monday, 29 Oct 2018
Build Your Canvas Course - Course Design Basics
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.
Online event, How Can We Interrupt and Mitigate Implicit Bias When We Witness It? (CIRTLCast Series - Part 4 of 4)
Reducing implicit bias and promoting diversity in STEM is a science and innovation, workforce, and economic imperative (OSTP & OPM, 2016). While the first three sessions of this CIRTLCast series laid the foundation for understanding implicit bias in STEM higher education, in this final session, we will discuss recommendations for interrupting and mitigating implicit bias.
Research workshop: Working with IACUC Protocols Using a-tune
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, 30 Oct 2018
Build Your Canvas Course - Assignments and Quizzes
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.
Research workshop: Navigating Your Research with Human Subjects: The IRB Submission Process
In this session you will learn tips on developing and submitting protocols to the IRB. A member of IRB staff will walk through key sections of the non-exempt IRB application and explain what the IRB looks for during the review process. Sign up for one of the several dates we have scheduled throughout the year.
Research workshop: Funding Opportunities Available Through CEAH and How to Write a Successful Application
Faculty in the arts, humanities and social sciences are invited to bring their lunches and learn about the unique internal funding opportunities available to them to further their research and scholarly goals.
Conversation: Navigating controversial topics in the classroom
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.
Wednesday, 31 Oct 2018
Online event, Web Accessibility: Trick or Treat?
As a part of "The Year of Accessibility", the Online Learning Consortium and WCET continue to collaborate to bring our communities resources on the topic of accessibility.
NCORE/ISCORE webinar series
"Introduction to Social Justice Models of Disability," Julie Alexander, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.
Thursday, 01 Nov 2018
Workshop: Effectively managing disruptive classroom behavior
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
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
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
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
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.