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Tuesday, 01 Sep 2020

Webinar, Synchronous Communication Tools - An Overview and Best Practices

Sep 01, 2020

10:10 AM - 11:00 AM

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

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

From Webex meetings to Webex Trainings to Zoom to MS teams, there are many communication tools that you can use to interact effectively and engage with students. This session walks you through the logistics of these technologies and best practices for engaging synchronously with students.

Wednesday, 02 Sep 2020

Ivy Women in Business virtual awards ceremony

Sep 02, 2020

5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

Webex

free

Ivy College of Business

Established in 2018, the Ivy Women in Business Awards celebrate women in business, and their champions, and serve as an opportunity to inspire young women in college as they prepare for a bright future in business. Our 2020 honorees are Renee Schaaf ('80 industrial administration), Berta Aldrich ('90 finance), and Anna Florzak ('10 marketing). RSVP required.

Thursday, 03 Sep 2020

Postponed: Webinar, Social Media in the University Classroom #BestPractices

Sep 03, 2020

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via WebEx

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

***This session will be postponed until a future date. Join Megan Myers (Assistant Professor, WLC) in this one-hour webinar where she will focus on how to incorporate digital media and technology into your classroom and will highlight three social media platforms: Twitter, Pinterest, and TikTok.

Friday, 04 Sep 2020

Vet Med webinar series

Sep 04, 2020

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

via Zoom

free

College of Veterinary Medicine Lectures

"Veterinarians, Public Health and COVID-19," with ISU veterinarians Kristen Obbink, Molly Lee and Kevan Flaming.

Web talk, Strategies to Promote Academic Integrity

Sep 04, 2020

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

online only - via Zoom from Yale University

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Many instructors worry about promoting academic integrity, particularly with remote learning. What strategies might instructors use to promote academic integrity?

Saturday, 05 Sep 2020

Webinar, Mind the Gap: Active learning as one tool to achieve equity in STEM classrooms

Sep 05, 2020

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

online only - via Zoom from Yale University

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Despite widespread efforts to increase access to and inclusion in STEM, minoritized students remain excluded from both STEM majors and STEM professions. The reasons for this are complex, but instructors can play an active role in disrupting these inequities.

Monday, 07 Sep 2020

Webinar, Canvas Blueprints: the Do's and Don'ts

Sep 07, 2020

12:05 PM - 12:55 PM

Online only - view on your own via WebEx

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

A blueprint in Canvas allows to manage and distribute identical content across multiple sections of the same course. Which courses can Canvas blueprint accommodate best? What are the does and don'ts to help you avoid the typical blueprint mistakes? Whether you are new to the concept of Canvas blueprint or exploring better ways to use this functionality, join us for this conversation.

Tuesday, 08 Sep 2020

Professional and Scientific Council seminar series

Sep 08, 2020

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Online

free

Professional and Scientific Council Meetings, receptions

"How to Engage Staff to Foster Learning." Learn techniques for encouraging staff interaction during this seminar led by instructional development specialists Angela Braggs and Shawn Peterson, Child Welfare Research and Training Project.

Wednesday, 09 Sep 2020

Panel: Mindful and Contemplative Pedagogy Practitioners

Sep 09, 2020

12:05 PM - 12:55 PM

Online only - view on your own via WebEx

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Karen Couves (Faculty Development Program Coordinator, CELT), moderates a panel of mindful and contemplative pedagogy practitioners from Iowa State: Christina Campbell (Associate Professor, FSHN), Brenna Dixon (Assistant Teaching Professor, ENGL), and Janet Johnson (Clinical Associate Professor, FSHN).

Webinar, White Supremacy and Nationalism in Education (Jeremy Best)

Sep 09, 2020

3:20 PM - 4:20 PM

Online only - view on your own via WebEx

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

White supremacist ideas never really disappeared from America's campuses and schools, but in the last decade the ideas of White nationalists and other White supremacists have reemerged as a more vocal and dangerous influence. The advocates of these ideologies are deeply immersed in the mythologies and conspiracies of their movement.

Thursday, 10 Sep 2020

IRB Basics: Does this project need IRB oversight?

Sep 10, 2020

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Zoom Meeting

free

Research Office Training, development

In this session, you will learn how to determine whether IRB oversight is required for your project. We'll also examine the various levels of IRB review (Exempt, Expedited, Full Committee).

Web talk, Actionable steps toward equity in STEM. Discussion.

Sep 10, 2020

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

online only - via Zoom, Arizona State University’s HHMI Inclusive Excellence Project, & more

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

In this interactive discussion, using a combination of presentations, case studies, and breakouts, you will work with colleagues to develop and refine your command of Conceptual Frameworks and the Challenges and Opportunities relevant to our work to make our disciplines more inclusively excellent.

Webinar, Teaching Gen Z: In the Classroom and Beyond

Sep 10, 2020

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Online only - view on your own via Zoom (registration information available below)

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.

Online meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Sep 10, 2020

2:10 PM - 4:00 PM

Webex

free

Professional and Scientific Council Meetings, receptions

The P&S Council is a representative body elected by, and responsible to, Professional and Scientific employees at Iowa State University. The meeting will be held online via Webex and is open to the public.

Friday, 11 Sep 2020

Award-Winning Seminar Series: Reflecting on One's Mentoring Experiences (Tera Jordan)

Sep 11, 2020

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via Zoom (registration information below)

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

All graduate faculty and other key stakeholders in graduate education are encouraged to take part in this three-part workshop series facilitated by Tera R. Jordan (Assistant Provost for Faculty Development and Associate Professor of Human Development and Family Studies). Register for each session individually.

Web talk, The Hows and Whys of Jamboard, Padlet and Notely

Sep 11, 2020

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

online only - via Zoom from Yale University

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

You might be longing for a collaborative digital whiteboard, but the idea of learning about yet another tech application causes minor anxiety to well up in your stomach. Fear not: Michelle Withers from Binghamton University self-identifies as, "not an expert," but her colleagues have recognized she is doing what they'd love to be able to do, with Jamboard, Padlet and Notely.

Astronomy Seminar: Wind Driving of OB Star Bow Nebulae

Sep 11, 2020

4:25 PM - 5:25 PM

Online

0.00

Astronomy

Dr. Curt Struck, Iowa State

Saturday, 12 Sep 2020

Football

Sep 12, 2020

11:00 AM

Jack Trice Stadium

TBA

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Louisiana. Game times and dates are subject to change.

Monday, 14 Sep 2020

Webinar, Synchronous Communication Tools - An Overview and Best Practices

Sep 14, 2020

9:55 AM - 10:45 AM

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

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

From Webex meetings to Webex Trainings to Zoom to MS teams, there are many communication tools that you can use to interact effectively and engage with students. This session walks you through the logistics of these technologies and best practices for engaging synchronously with students.

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

Sep 14, 2020

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via WebEx

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, 15 Sep 2020

Webinar, Choose your instructional tool adventure (Engagement)

Sep 15, 2020

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

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.

Webinar, Designing effective assessments that go beyond the grade

Sep 15, 2020

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

online only - via Zoom from Yale University

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

College assessments are often a moment of great stress and inequity, but they are also an opportunity for profound learning, inclusion, and meaningful challenge for students. For those professors who do not have time to recreate an additional PhD in Education, we will use this time to dive into the evidence-based tenets of assessment design. Our goal is to link those tenets to usable steps that you can take in your courses.

Thursday, 17 Sep 2020

Virtual Conversation: Race, Class, and Academic Life (The Chronicle)

Sep 17, 2020

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

online only - via The Chronicle of Higher Education

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

What does the national reckoning over systemic racism mean for academic life? Some faculty members have called for specific, immediate actions from their institutions. Scholars across the country have shared personal experiences with the hashtag #Blackintheivory, raising consciousness among colleagues. And college leaders are talking more about diversity, equity, and inclusion. What do Black academics believe needs to change -- and how?

Webinar, Explore the Benefits of Mindfulness in Online Learning

Sep 17, 2020

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via WebEx

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Learning online can offer different challenges and especially so during the time of a global pandemic. Using mindfulness practices can mitigate heightened anxiety and stress in your learning environment. Join Karen Couves (CELT) and Carrie Giese (Student Wellness) as they explore the student perspective of mindfulness in the online classroom.

Friday, 18 Sep 2020

Innovators Forum: Robert Piconi

Sep 18, 2020

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

www.sictr.iastate.edu/flagship-fridays

free

Student Innovation Center Lectures

A live, moderated conversation with Robert Piconi, CEO and cofounder of EnergyVaultSA -- a corporate pioneer in renewable energy technologies and winner of the World Economic Innovation Prize. Piconi is a global entrepreneur with leadership experience in health care services, medical devices, telecommunications, network management/security and diversified energy. Registration required.

Award-Winning Seminar Series: Sharing Mentoring Philosophies (Tera Jordan)

Sep 18, 2020

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via Zoom (registration information below)

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

All graduate faculty and other key stakeholders in graduate education are encouraged to take part in this three-part workshop series facilitated by Tera R. Jordan (Assistant Provost for Faculty Development and Associate Professor of Human Development and Family Studies). Register for each session individually.

Web talk, Celebrating Successes as a Community

Sep 18, 2020

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

online only - via Zoom from Yale University

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Fall online is here - what's working? This SI Happy Hour will be a celebration and idea exchange for the SI community. It has been six months since COVID and remote instruction began. Join us for a happy hour devoted to acknowledging our resilience, hard work, and ingenuity in the face of adversity.

Astronomy Seminar: Protoplanetary Disk Rings as Sites for Planetesimal Formation

Sep 18, 2020

4:25 PM - 5:25 PM

Online

0.00

Astronomy

Dr. Daniel Carrera, Iowa State

Monday, 21 Sep 2020

Virtual Conversation: The Human Element in Online Learning (The Chronicle)

Sep 21, 2020

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

online only - via The Chronicle of Higher Education

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

When colleges made the abrupt shift to online learning in the fall, the loss of human connection struck both students and teachers alike. How can colleges continuing in the virtual space this fall create a more intimate and engaging experience? That's one of the pressing questions our panel of teaching and online learning experts will address in an upcoming virtual forum.