Monday, 04 Nov 2019
Students will start the conversation with a presentation about the recent events on campus that led to the Students Against Racism protest and demands. Participants will discuss in small groups, while facilitators collect feedback on what is working, what isn't, and what needs to change. An open mic will be available to share stories and input. The event will include resources available for campus community members.
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 Nov 2019
In this session you will learn the fundamentals of reading and interpreting agency guidelines and specific calls for proposals. We will discuss information commonly found in sponsor guidelines and tips and tricks for common mistakes.
Wednesday, 06 Nov 2019
An introduction, for term faculty only, to university resources, polices and programs that will help them with a successful start. The discussion will include career paths and opportunities for development. Register via Learn@ISU.
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.
Thursday, 07 Nov 2019
In this session, see how Top Hat can be used in your next course. Join us for a hands-on session demonstrating how to engage students via interactive slides and questions, attendance tracking, customized content, videos, discussions, and polls to create and personalize homework to build student comprehension.
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.
Workshop for beginners. Let us know if you need accommodations. Register through Learn@ISU, keyword: LIB.
Tuesday, 12 Nov 2019
The purpose of this training opportunity is to provide an overview of new sIRB requirements, outline to what studies the sIRB requirements apply, and to describe the process for implementing IRB reliance agreements at Iowa State University.
In this interactive session, Sara Marcketti, Director, Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, Professor, Apparel, Merchandising, and Design, will lead you through a personalized workshop designed to help you consider where you are on the Dimensions of Activities Related to Teaching (DART) matrix.
The teaching-learning process is an inherently social act. Throughout the learning process students interact with the instructor, their peers and the course content, often simultaneously in a classroom setting. All of these interactions help shape their success in the course.
Wednesday, 13 Nov 2019
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.
This is a base workshop for anyone who may be new to NSF proposals or want to improve the broader impacts (BI) portions of those proposals. Presenters will cover things, such as: the history of the BI criterion, what the NSF is looking for, how to put together a BI plan, and an extensive list of national and campus resources that can be used to develop BI activities.
Thursday, 14 Nov 2019
Learn about data management plans, data sharing, open data, and resources available to help you write a data management plan. Let us know if you need accommodation. Register through Learn@ISU, Keyword:LIB.
When disruptive conduct takes place, a number of Iowa State University instructors 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.
Friday, 15 Nov 2019
The purpose of the ISU-OLC is to share campus best practices to improve online teaching and learning; see how others are using ISU's Learning Management System (LMS) Canvas to create innovative learning experiences, inform the campus about existing & new web-based instructional technologies, participate in new technology testing and evaluation; as well as, to leverage LMS expertise, experience and training resources across campus.
Monday, 18 Nov 2019
An overview of the advancement process for term faculty, including best practices for putting together a portfolio and opportunities to become more engaged at the university as your career develops. Register via Learn@ISU.
Wednesday, 20 Nov 2019
Are you interested in developing, or enhancing, a service-learning component within your course? You are invited to join this dynamic, interdisciplinary group as we share ideas and best practices of integrating service-learning into the curriculum. These interactive sessions will include topical discussions, readings, and sharing of best practices.
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.
Friday, 22 Nov 2019
One lesson learned is that Team-Based Learning (TBL) instructors can be better prepared with strategies to help students persist through challenging application exercises when they know more about the mindset characteristics and preferred learning strategies of the students in their course. For example, it can be frustrating for students to discover that there is not a single correct answer to a case study application exercise.