Monday, 24 Feb 2020
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.
"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
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.
"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.
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
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.
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.
"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.
Thursday, 27 Feb 2020
This is the third session of a three-part series that looks more indepth at components of the IRB submission process. In this session, participants will learn about the informed consent process, including participant recruitment and the informed consent document. Discussion will center around what's required of you as the researcher, and best practices for designing and administering consent.
Have you ever wondered what "Fair Use" really means? In this workshop, the University Library and University Counsel will use real-life scenarios to help you navigate Fair Use, the TEACH Act, copyright support on campus, and more! Registration required through Learn@ISU. Let us know if you need accommodation.
"Part 1: Conducting a lit review: A Citation Here, a Citation There ... Pretty Soon You'll Have a Lit Review." Searching for publications for a literature review is a frustrating experience for many grad students. Learn about search strategies, how to find and search subject databases, and how to keep up with literature in your field. You'll be introduced to citation chains and how they can streamline your search for relevant publications.
The CELT Inclusive Teaching and Learning Community is open for all faculty, staff, and students to dialogue about teaching inclusively at Iowa State University. These conversations will create collaborative partnerships and develop effective inclusive pedagogical practices for meeting the diverse needs of our students. Topics will be determined based on feedback received during the Inclusive Classroom training.
Friday, 28 Feb 2020
Learn the underlying principles behind the QM Rubric and the critical elements of the QM quality assurance process. Learn about drafting helpful recommendations as you apply the Rubric to an actual course. QM's flagship workshop on the QM Rubric and its use in reviewing the design of online and blended courses is intended for a broad audience, including but not limited to faculty, instructional designers, administrators, and adjunct instructors.