Monday, 06 Jan 2020
This conversation will be a starting place for implementing inclusive pedagogy and learner-centered practices into your syllabus for the upcoming year. We will discuss strategies for producing a student-centered syllabus and the importance of establishing clear expectations and goals, using transparent teaching methods, and building rapport and community in your class.
Tuesday, 07 Jan 2020
Participants will share insights about the brain based on current research and the implications thereof; engage in strategies that promote interaction and deep thinking; and apply the new understandings in situations where they facilitate learning. Workshop continues Jan. 8.
Wednesday, 08 Jan 2020
Bring your Canvas questions, and your laptop (this is a must) - no need to make an appointment. CELT will host Canvas Open Labs weekly from January 7 until May 8 on the following days and times:
Friday, 10 Jan 2020
All TAs who are new to the ISU classroom, or who have received a teaching assignment different from what they have done before, are strongly encouraged to attend this seminar.
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, 27 Jan 2020
Do you follow the science of learning when you teach? A course design conversation with Lesya Hassall, Program Coordinator (CELT), is a fun, interactive session on the fundamentals of purposeful teaching using the science of successful learning.
Tuesday, 28 Jan 2020
Why should I assess? I'm already grading! Although grading is an integral part of teaching, grades rarely can identify those elements of teaching that are effective or need improvement. Learning Assessment Techniques (LATs) are short and simple strategies for assessing student learning throughout the semester.
Wednesday, 29 Jan 2020
The book Powerful Learning Tools: Unleash the Science of Learning by Pooja K. Agarwal and Patrice M. Bain (2019) discusses practical ways to introduce retrieval, spaced out, interleaving and metacognition-driven practice to any classroom.
Friday, 31 Jan 2020
This topic-based teaching and learning community meets throughout the academic year. We work as teams to optimize application exercises, readiness assurance tests, peer evaluation, and other aspects of course design, and also invite speakers to facilitate discussions of TBL theory, research and classroom application.