Monday, 29 Jun 2020
Creating accessible websites and digital materials in your educational environment reduces barriers and ensures that all students encounter your materials can understand and interact with them. Websites and digital materials that are not designed with accessibility in mind exclude a significant population of potential users from participating in an ever increasing internet dependent world.
Pat Strah, budget assistant in the operations and finance division, is retiring after nearly 44 years of service to Iowa State. Email Lauren Schalinske for a link to the virtual retirement celebration.
Tuesday, 30 Jun 2020
The teaching-learning process is an inherently social act. Students interact with the instructor, their peers, and the course content throughout the learning process, often simultaneously in a learning environment. All of these interactions help shape their success in the course.
Education in many STEM disciplines relies largely on field-based activities to meet key learning outcomes. Remote teaching of learning outcomes traditionally taught in field presents unique challenges for students, instructors, and institutions.
The Online Course Essentials (ONCE) workshop is an interactive virtual event in which participants are introduced to a toolset consisting of the ISU course template in Canvas and a pedagogical process to help instructors plan for the online portion of their courses, regardless of whether the course meets face-to-face, virtually or some combination of the two.
Wednesday, 01 Jul 2020
The Live Green! Team is taking the Plastic Free EcoChallenge the entire month of July and we encourage you to join us!
Thursday, 02 Jul 2020
CELT's Choose Your Instructional Tool Adventure focuses on various instructional strategies found on the CELT website and demonstrates practical ways to incorporate these tools in a Canvas course. Instructional support staff from across campus will facilitate each 30-minute byte. These 30-minutes builds on concepts covered in the Canvas Mini-Bytes training videos on the CELT instructional strategies pages.
Friday, 03 Jul 2020
University offices are closed.
Given the unexpected changes to this semester, how do we support student persistence and sense of belonging? Join the Summer Institute to discuss evidence-based ways to foster student motivation and develop concrete strategies to employ in the online classroom. Attendees will be able to share their own challenges and strategies. (Victoria Hallinan, Yale)