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Monday, 04 Feb 2019

Faculty workshop: Advancing Your Career at ISU

Feb 04, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions Training, development

Associate provost Dawn Bratsch-Prince and LAS associate dean Amy Slagell will present on best practices for putting together a portfolio, opportunities for faculty to be more engaged as their careers develop, and the new term faculty tracks. This session is intended for adjunct, clinical and research-track faculty.

Workshop: Effectively managing disruptive classroom behavior

Feb 04, 2019

3:10 PM - 4:00 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.

Discuss Published Education Research in Your Discipline (DBER Journal Club)

Feb 04, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:00 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? You are invited to share and discuss DBER journal articles, seek feedback as you begin designing your own educational research projects, and form collaborations with participants from other disciplines.

Tuesday, 05 Feb 2019

Research event: Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science: The Intro (Plenary Session)

Feb 05, 2019

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Memorial Union, Great Hall

Research Office Special events Training, development

During his 11 years hosting the PBS television series "Scientific American Frontiers," Alan Alda realized that the conversational approach he took in interviewing scientists led to a surprisingly spontaneous and vivid presentation of their work. Using improvisational techniques he had learned in 50 years of acting on stage and on-screen, Alda devised The Alda Method(TM).

Research workshop: IRB 101 -- Navigating the IRB Submission Process

Feb 05, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Memorial Union, Gold Room

Research Office Training, development

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.

Workshop, Using social media to support learning in your classroom

Feb 05, 2019

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This event has been rescheduled from its' originally scheduled date of January 29, 2019 due to inclement weather and university closure.

Wednesday, 06 Feb 2019

How to Find and Use Open Educational Resources (OER)

Feb 06, 2019

1:10 PM - 2:00 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Open educational resources are used across the world by instructors who want to save their students money and gain more control over how they teach. This hands-on workshop will introduce major OER repositories and strategies for locating and evaluating resources in various disciplines. Register through Learn@ISU, keyword: LIB. Let us know if you need accommodation.

Thursday, 07 Feb 2019

Getting Started with LaTeX

Feb 07, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

LaTeX is a powerful typesetting language often used for writing theses, dissertations, peer-reviewed journal articles, and scientific documents. Register through Learn@ISU, keyword: LIB. Let us know if you need accommodation.

Workshop, Peer review and assessment with Canvas, Google Suite and Qualtrics

Feb 07, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Led by Lesya Hassall from CELT and Karla Embleton, the session will focus on the best use case scenarios for Canvas Peer Review, a generic peer review Google form and a peer review Qualtrics process to accommodate peer review of student work and behavior.

Friday, 08 Feb 2019

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

Feb 08, 2019

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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.

Monday, 11 Feb 2019

Workshop, Building a Canvas Course that Makes Sense to Your Students (Canvas Track 1)

Feb 11, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Learn about the top five strategies to ensure that your Canvas course is navigable and user-friendly! Upon completion, participants will be able to do the following:

Workshop: Fulbright Opportunities for Administrators, Faculty Members and Professionals

Feb 11, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Oak Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions Training, development

Kaitlin Jewett, Outreach and Recruitment Officer at the Institute of International Education, will lead this free workshop. Faculty and professionals can reserve a 30-minute visit with Jewett (8-9:30 a.m. and 1-5 p.m.)

Research workshop: IRB Basics -- Protecting Human Subjects

Feb 11, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:30 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.

Tuesday, 12 Feb 2019

Inclusive Classroom Workshop

Feb 12, 2019

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

This program includes pre-workshop online learning modules and an interactive face-to-face workshop focused on creating an inclusive classroom environment.

Gold Star Training for Faculty and Staff

Feb 12, 2019

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.

Research workshop: FY19 IRB Regulations - 2018 Common Rule

Feb 12, 2019

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

200 Kingland Building

Research Office Training, development

Revised regulations governing the protection of human research subjects and IRB review (i.e., The Common Rule) went into effect Jan. 21, 2019. Learn about updates to the 2018 Common Rule related to IRB regulations.

Quality Matters Learning Community

Feb 12, 2019

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.

Wednesday, 13 Feb 2019

Workshop, Low and High Stakes Quizzes in Canvas (Canvas Track 1)

Feb 13, 2019

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The quiz set up in Canvas depends on the purpose with which the assessment is administered. Upon completion, participants will be able to do the following:

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

Feb 13, 2019

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

2310 Kildee Hall

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, 14 Feb 2019

Workshop, Grading and Student Data in Canvas (Canvas Track 1)

Feb 14, 2019

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Use the power of Gradebook and student data in Canvas to fuel your students' progress! Upon completion, participants will be able to do the following:

Getting Started with Zotero

Feb 14, 2019

3:10 PM - 4:30 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Zotero is a great free tool for managing citations and documents, ideal for tracking sources used in your research. This workshop will show you the basics so you can: Collect and organize articles and citations, sync data, add references and share citations. Register through Learn@ISU, keyword: LIB. Let us know if you need accommodation.

Friday, 15 Feb 2019

Ready to Run Iowa

Feb 15, 2019

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

$25

Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics Diversity Training, development

Ready to Run Iowa is a nonpartisan campaign training program to encourage women to run for elective office, position themselves for appointive office, work on a campaign or become involved in public life as leaders in their respective communities. Registration is required.

Workshop, Group and Collaborative Work in Canvas (Canvas Track 1)

Feb 15, 2019

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Canvas has several options for organizing effective groups and collaborative work in Canvas. Upon completion, participants will be able to do the following:

Monday, 18 Feb 2019

Workshop, Personalized Learning in Canvas (Canvas Track 2)

Feb 18, 2019

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

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:

Tuesday, 19 Feb 2019

Research workshop: IRBManager End-user Training

Feb 19, 2019

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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.

README: The 5 W's of Your Data

Feb 19, 2019

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Have you ever opened a data file and thought "what is this?" or "what was I thinking?" We have. And now we're now teaching a README workshop to share what we learned. This workshop will teach how a simple README file can help keep you and your research organized. Register through Learn@ISU, keyword: LIB. Let us know if you need accommodation.

Workshop: Lit Review Without Tears

Feb 19, 2019

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Parks Library 198

free

University Library Training, development

"Lit Review Without Tears: Tangible Strategies for Writing a Pain-Free Literature Review." Sponsored by the Center for Communication Excellence and the university library. Online registration requested.

Wednesday, 20 Feb 2019

Workshop, Rubrics and Outcomes in Canvas (Canvas Track 2)

Feb 20, 2019

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

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:

Award-Winning Faculty Series: A Day in the Life of a Rural African Woman: Bringing global experiences into the classroom (Dorothy Masinde)

Feb 20, 2019

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

Looking for more ways to excite, activate, and engage students? Needing a solution to transform frustrated students into successful, passionate learners? Award-winning lecturer Dorothy Masinde, Global Resource Systems, Horticulture, has thirty years of experience inspiring learners of all ages and cultural backgrounds.

Research workshop: National Science Foundation Proposal Development (Session 1)

Feb 20, 2019

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Memorial Union, Gold Room

Research Office Training, development

In this session you will learn about the recent changes to NSF Policies and Procedures along with NSF-specific requirements, tips, and tricks for proposal development. This training was created with grant coordinators in mind, but would also be useful for investigators and post-docs who intend to seek NSF funding.