Monday, 04 Nov 2019
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.
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.
Tuesday, 12 Nov 2019
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.
Thursday, 14 Nov 2019
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.
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.
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.