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Monday, 03 Feb 2020

IRB Manager, February Session

Feb 03, 2020

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

202 Kingland Building

free

Research Office Training, development

Learn how to navigate the electronic IRB Manager system, what the submission process looks like, how to submit IRB protocols for review and how to access your IRB-approved materials.

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

Feb 03, 2020

4:10 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, 04 Feb 2020

Award-Winning Seminar Series: Engaging students through creative projects (Julia Dominguez)

Feb 04, 2020

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on own via zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Are your students engaged? Do they take ownership of the material and build connections between what they know and what they're learning? Award-winning professor, Julia Dominguez, World Languages and Cultures, will show you how she integrates high academic challenge with creative, relevant projects in a complex upper-level class.

Webinar, Navigating controversial topics in the classroom

Feb 04, 2020

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via WebEx (use link below)

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Many instructors consciously avoid controversial issues in the classroom because of the difficulty involved in managing heated discussions. However, controversy can be a useful, powerful, and memorable tool to promote learning. This conversation will provide instructors with resources to facilitate classroom discussions around controversial issues including the O.T.F.D. (Open The Front Door) and A.C.T.I.O.N. communication frameworks.

Wednesday, 05 Feb 2020

Free Textbooks and More: Open Educational Resources (OER) panel and workshop

Feb 05, 2020

12:10 PM - 1:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Join us for a panel discussion on the impact of free, openly licensed course materials in the classroom. In this 2-part event, a panel of faculty and students will begin by sharing their experiences using OER in the classroom. Following the panel, participants will have the opportunity to participate in a workshop to learn more about finding and evaluating open resources for your course.

What is the #BetterPoster Design?

Feb 05, 2020

1:10 PM - 1:45 PM

206 Durham Center

free

Research Office Training, development

A new poster design has started to appear at research poster presentations. Are you looking to learn how to place your material into this design? Are you curious about how this design helps to convey your message better? Maybe you haven't seen this design, but you're just tired of the walls of text currently used for research posters. This session will explain the basic elements of the new design. We will also discuss how design helps convey your

Thursday, 06 Feb 2020

IRB 101: Navigating the IRB Submission Process

Feb 06, 2020

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Pioneer Room, MU

free

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 IRB application and explain what the IRB looks for during the review process.

Workshop, Teaching Gen Z: In the Classroom and Beyond

Feb 06, 2020

2:10 PM - 3:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Growing up having never known a time without smart phones and social media, Generation Z use technology as an extension of themselves. Gen Z is the most diverse generation in American history, and in the aftermath of the Great Recession, are focused on the value and relevance of the college degree.

Friday, 07 Feb 2020

Seminar, ISU Online Learning Community (ISU-OLC)

Feb 07, 2020

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

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.

Tuesday, 11 Feb 2020

IRB Basics: Protecting Human Research Subjects

Feb 11, 2020

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cardinal Room, MU

free

Research Office Training, development

This is the second session of a three-part series that looks more indepth at components of the IRB submission process. Participants in this will discuss risk in human subjects research and approaches for minimizing or mitigating risk. We'll also examine confidentiality and data security measures to protect research subjects.

Teaching and Learning Circle: Transparent Design in Higher Education Teaching and Leadership

Feb 11, 2020

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The book Transparent Design in Higher Education Teaching and Leadership by M. Winkelmes et al. (2019) presents an evidence-based transparency framework that guides instructors toward clarifying the purpose, tasks, and criteria in academic coursework.

Thursday, 13 Feb 2020

Getting Started with LaTex and Overleaf

Feb 13, 2020

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

32 Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

This hands-on workshop uses the Overleaf editor to demonstrate the basics of LaTeX. LaTeX is a powerful typesetting language often used for writing theses, dissertations, peer-reviewed journal articles, and scientific documents. Registration is required through Learn@ISU. Let us know if you need accommodation.

Monday, 17 Feb 2020

Workshop, Introduction to Mindful and Contemplative Pedagogy in the Classroom

Feb 17, 2020

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Karen Couves, (CELT Faculty Development Program Coordinator) will guide you through building awareness, community and connection in the classroom. Mindful and contemplative pedagogy will be discussed and modeled in this interactive presentation.

Tuesday, 18 Feb 2020

Working with IACUC protocols using a-Tune

Feb 18, 2020

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

2310 Kildee

free

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 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.

Wednesday, 19 Feb 2020

Faculty workshop: Documenting Your Research Impact and Increasing Visibility

Feb 19, 2020

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Training, development

Led by professor Lorrie Pellack, University Library, this workshop will provide an overview of resources to document your scholarly impact and provide ideas for increasing visibility of your scholarly outcomes.

Award-Winning Seminar Series: Engagement through creative notetaking (Tejas Dhadphale)

Feb 19, 2020

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

Do students in your classes sometimes have trouble paying attention for the entire period? How can we encourage them to put away cell phones and laptops and avoid distraction? Can you build a one-on-one relationship with students in a large class?

Thursday, 20 Feb 2020

Workshop, Getting Started with Project-Based Learning

Feb 20, 2020

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

4250 Student Innovation Center

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

An introduction to Project-Based Learning (PBL) teaching strategies, suggestions for integrating PBL into course activities (including examples), and best practices for assessment.

Workshop, Teaching "Great Problems" with Project-Based Learning

Feb 20, 2020

1:10 PM - 4:10 PM

4250 Student Innovation Center

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

An Introduction to the "Great Problems Seminar" at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, lessons in adopting / creating similar courses, and discussions about cultivating innovation and social-entrepreneurial practices in cross-disciplinary student teams. Ideal for instructors and Administrators at all levels and disciplines.

Using NVivo as a Research Tool

Feb 20, 2020

2:10 PM - 3:30 PM

134 Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Are you a qualitative researcher? Does your research involve deep analysis? Working with text-based/multimedia information? The ISU Library has NVivo on all public computers; it can be a useful tool in any stage of the research process. Using NVivo as a Research Tool webinars are offered and cover a variety of topics: transcription, literature review, coding, analyzing data, findings and publishing. Registration: Learn@ISU.

Friday, 21 Feb 2020

Workshop, Advanced Project-Based Learning: Enhanced Outcomes

Feb 21, 2020

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

4250 Student Innovation Center

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

A deeper dive into the evolving nature of Project-Based Learning (PBL) in contemporary educational experiences (including cross-disciplinary teamwork, challenges of engagement and assessment, and curricular challenges / opportunities). Ideal for instructors and Administrators that are currently engaged in PBL work who are looking for critical discussions, and suggestions for Best Practices and "what's next" in education.

Workshop, Teaching "Great Problems" with Project-Based Learning

Feb 21, 2020

1:10 PM - 4:10 PM

4250 Student Innovation Center

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

An Introduction to the "Great Problems Seminar" at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, lessons in adopting / creating similar courses, and discussions about cultivating innovation and social-entrepreneurial practices in cross-disciplinary student teams. Ideal for instructors and Administrators at all levels and disciplines.

NSF Proposal Development

Feb 21, 2020

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Cardinal Room, MU

free

Research Office Training, development

In this session you will learn about the recent changes to NSF Policies & 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.

Monday, 24 Feb 2020

Seminar, CELT Teaching Talks: Meaningful writing prompts

Feb 24, 2020

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

If you are not receiving the type of writing you want from students, then this session is for you. The Director of the Writing and Media Center, Joseph Cheatle, will lead a discussion about writing assignments (any assignment that includes assessment of student writing), how to scaffold assignments, and how to effectively utilize peer review.

CCE Seminar: Developing Successful Job Application Materials

Feb 24, 2020

3:10 PM - 4:30 PM

2115 Pearson

free

Centers and Institutes Conferences Student activities Training, development

"Compiling the CV/Resume." Learn valuable tips on how to create different application materials for your job packet. You'll be ready for the job market in no time. Seating is limited; register in advance.

Tuesday, 25 Feb 2020

Seminar, Service-Learning Teaching and Learning Community

Feb 25, 2020

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

2015 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

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.

CCE Seminar: Developing Successful Job Application Materials

Feb 25, 2020

3:10 PM - 4:30 PM

2115 Pearson

free

Centers and Institutes Conferences Student activities Training, development

"Enhancing your Networking Skills." Learn valuable tips on how to create different application materials for your job packet. You'll be ready for the job market in no time. Seating is limited; register in advance.

Kick Start your Early Career with Non-Governmental Funding

Feb 25, 2020

3:10 PM - 4:30 PM

Cardinal Room, MU

free

Research Office Training, development

This seminar will provide you with an overview of early career awards, with a focus on awards offered by private foundations and other non-governmental entities. The ISU Foundation will explain how they can help you pursue this funding. Finally, a panel of ISU faculty awardees will share their grant finding experience, and how the awards helped shaped their careers.

Wednesday, 26 Feb 2020

NIH Proposal Development

Feb 26, 2020

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Gold Room, MU

free

Research Office Training, development

In this session you will learn about NIH-specific requirements including budgets and the different types of budget justifications. We'll touch on salary caps, just-in-time requests, standard due dates and start dates, and proposal scoring. You'll walk away with some tips, tricks and common issues with proposal development, and you'll have some useful resources to help you through the proposal development process.

Meeting, Team-Based Learning (TBL) Teaching and Learning Community

Feb 26, 2020

1:10 PM - 2:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

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.

CCE Seminar: Developing Successful Job Application Materials

Feb 26, 2020

3:10 PM - 4:30 PM

2115 Pearson

free

Centers and Institutes Conferences Student activities Training, development

"Drafting your Diversity Statement." Learn valuable tips on how to create different application materials for your job packet. You'll be ready for the job market in no time. Seating is limited; register in advance.