Tuesday, 22 Jan 2019
Personalized learning is the type of instruction that targets individual student's needs. How does personalized learning look like in Canvas? Upon completion, participants will be able to do the following:
Wednesday, 23 Jan 2019
Video instruction speaks to the modern visual and busy learner. Discover Arc, a video tool in Canvas that helps you create engaging and accessible media interactions around your subject matter! Upon completion, participants will be able to the following:
Does Iowa State welcome and include you? Where at ISU can you find your influence and how can you join and create communities that support you?
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.
"The research-based flipped classroom and team-based learning (TBL)," an increasingly-popular form of flipped-classroom where small-group learning that can be implemented effectively in small or large classes.
Thursday, 24 Jan 2019
Rubrics are a great way to provide useful formative feedback to your students. Rubrics can also help you understand where your students stand in your course. Learn how to receive insights into whether your students are meeting your intended outcomes as you monitor their progress with constructive feedback! Upon completion, participants will be able to do the following:
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.
Friday, 25 Jan 2019
Award-Winning Faculty Series: Solutions for Disparate Disciplines: Using researched-based changes to improve learning in your classroom (Tom Holme)
What measurements are "doable" for understanding how students in your classroom are learning? When you obtain concrete, actionable information, what practical changes can you make to effect learning? How are these methods scalable for large classrooms, student readiness for the next course in the sequence, and adapted to different fields of study?
Do your students struggle to demonstrate their critical thinking skills? Instructor Rachindra Mawalagedara, Geological and Atmospheric Sciences, guides students in a sophomore-level large-lecture class to create and test scientific hypothesis. Physics is an important part of what drives weather--abstract and complicated concepts that intimidate new learners.