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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:

Behind the Scenes: Inside the Butterfly Wing

Feb 20, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardenes

Reiman Gardens

Discover the secrets inside the Butterfly Wing! Don't miss your chance for a personal tour of the hottest place in Ames by Curator and Entomologist Nathan Brockman.

Open house: Center for Communication Excellence

Feb 20, 2019

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

1137 Pearson Hall


Graduate College Meetings, receptions

Meet the CCE staff and learn more about what they offer and how they can help you improve your communication skills. Snacks, demos, activities and information tables will be available.

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


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 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.

Open forum: Institutional Research director finalist

Feb 20, 2019

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

3150 Beardshear Hall


Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions

Amanda DeGraff, senior analyst and assistant director of institutional research at Iowa State, is one of five finalists named in the search.

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

Feb 20, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 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.

Faculty workshop: Documenting Your Research Impact and Increasing Visibility

Feb 20, 2019

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union


Academic Affairs Training, development

This session will cover introductory impact metrics and sources (including journal impact factors and altmetrics); identifying who is citing your work and creating reports in Web of Science and Scopus; and methods for increasing scholarly visibility such as Google Scholar and ORCiD profiles, Digital Repository @ISU, and open access publishing.

Lecture: Beyond the Building

Feb 20, 2019

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design


College of Design Lectures

Amie Shao, principal with MASS Design Group in Boston, will present a series of the firm's projects that expand the architectural practice model by focusing on what architecture does to identify local needs and opportunities, advance the well-being of individuals and communities, amplify regional investment and capture the value of design and its effect on people's lives. The 2019 Curt F. Dale Guest Lecture in Architecture.

Wheel Pottery Class

Feb 20, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $120 Public $130 (supplies included)

Student Engagement Arts, performances Student activities

Get your hands dirty and make beautiful things! Start with centering clay and pulling cylinders, the building blocks to throwing on the wheel. Move on to forming bowls, mugs, vases and plates, and learn handle-pulling, glazing and finishing techniques. Open to beginners as well as those with experience who would like to improve their skills.