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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.

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

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?

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

Tuesday, 22 Sep 2020

Webinar, Choose your instructional tool adventure (Web conferencing: polling and breakout rooms)

Sep 22, 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, CELT Teaching Talks: Introduction to Sketchnoting

Sep 22, 2020

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Verena Paepcke-Hjeltness, Assistant Professor of Industrial Design, will share the essentials of Sketchnoting, a pattern-based, non-linear notetaking strategy that actively engages learners and promotes memory and retention. Participants will be introduced to the basics of Sketchnoting and practice visual note-taking during this one hour session. No artistic talent is required!

Wednesday, 23 Sep 2020

IRB 101: Navigating the IRB Submission Process

Sep 23, 2020

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Zoom Meeting

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.

Thursday, 24 Sep 2020

Broader Impacts Identity

Sep 24, 2020

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Zoom Meeting

free

Research Office Training, development

This workshop explores the notion of a Broader Impacts (BI) identity that will represent the long-term impact and legacy researchers efforts will have on society. It focuses on the idea of intertwining research identity and BI identity, to chart out an overall Impact Identity, and takes participants through a series of interactive, hands-on, individual and small-group activities to create in impact inventory and start forging an impact identity.

Friday, 25 Sep 2020

Webinar, Engaging Students through Polls and Group Work

Sep 25, 2020

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

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

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Join Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) staff Karen Bovenmyer and Gretchen Anderson (Program Coordinators) as they share strategies for dynamic engagement via synchronous class sessions. They will describe and model ways in which instructors can create active learning experiences using Top Hat, Webex, Zoom, and MS Teams.

Award-Winning Seminar Series: Alignment, Trust, and Inclusiveness (Tera Jordan)

Sep 25, 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).

Web talk, Lightboards and Asynchronous Lectures: Improving content and problem discussions for students

Sep 25, 2020

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

online only - via Zoom from Yale University

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

With the current events and increased need for digital content, improving the delivery of online material can seem very daunting and time-consuming. Using a lightboard studio, faculty are able to provide lectures, problem discussion, and material explanations on-camera.

Monday, 28 Sep 2020

Sponsored Funding Budgets 101

Sep 28, 2020

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Zoom Meeting

free

Research Office Training, development

After this session you'll know how to look for and identify budget-related items in a funding agency's request for proposal, and where to find all the information you need to create a sound budget for your proposal. We'll discuss some of the common mistakes people make during budget development (please, share your stories!) so others can avoid them. We'll work through a real budget scenario so that you'll feel confident using Iowa State tools.

Webinar, Addressing microaggressions in the learning environment

Sep 28, 2020

2:10 PM - 3:00 PM

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

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

=Whether conscious of it or not, instructors and students bring most of who they are to the learning environment, including their biases and stereotypes. Biases can emerge in the form of (micro)aggressions during class discussions, in student-student interactions during group or lab work, or interactions between students and instructors.