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Thursday, 01 Oct 2020

Webinar: Supporting student mental health and well-being

Oct 01, 2020

1:10 PM - 2:00 PM

WebEx videoconference

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Join this interactive webinar as we discuss the increasing complexity of student mental health and well-being needs on college campuses. We will explore current data and student needs. Participants will have the opportunity to reflect upon challenges they've experienced in their setting. Finally, we will share both strategic and operational tactics that we all can use.

Friday, 02 Oct 2020

Webinar, Diversity and Women in Higher Education with Dr. Galida Davis

Oct 02, 2020

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

online only - via Zoom from Iowa Women in Higher Education (IOWAWHE)

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Dr. Galida Davis leads the development and implementation of professional learning programs at the American Council on Education (ACE). She serves as the primary liaison to the ACE Women's Network, a national network that supports women in higher education faculty and administration. Sponsored by Iowa Women in Higher Education (IOWAWHE).

Innovation Workshop: Creating Innovation Strategy Using Narrative-Based Design Methods

Oct 02, 2020

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Online

free

Student Innovation Center Training, development

Associate professor of English Abram Anders will introduce narrative-based design methods that support a human-centered approach to creating an innovation strategy and communicating it through mindsets and practices that can impact behavior and performance. Participants will use these methods to explore opportunities and envision innovation strategies for adaptive leadership at ISU.

Monday, 05 Oct 2020

Webinar, Let's talk Canvas Gradebook

Oct 05, 2020

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Online only - view on your own via WebEx

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This 50-minute online webinar will offer practical tips for using Canvas Gradebook for efficient grading. Upon completion, you will be able to calculate grades, use gradebook filtering and sorting functions and optimize the Speegrader for your teaching needs. The webinar will incorporate a 20-minute Q and A block, in order to address participants' questions specific to using Canvas Gradebook.

Tuesday, 06 Oct 2020

Webinar, Know Your Rights: Harassment 101

Oct 06, 2020

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

online via Webex

free

Diversity and Inclusion Office Diversity Training, development

Learn what legally constitutes harassment and what resources are available to you for reporting and investigating incidents.

Workshop, Five Key Principles of Learning for College Teachers

Oct 06, 2020

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Online only - view on your own via Zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

College teachers are tasked with facilitating the learning of students with a variety of backgrounds, prior knowledge levels, and motivations. Yet we're rarely provided with specific education about learning and how it unfolds in different contexts.

Thursday, 08 Oct 2020

Web talk: Preparing Effective Award Nominations

Oct 08, 2020

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

via Zoom

free

Academic Affairs Training, development

Kirsten Abel, faculty honors and awards coordinator in the office of the senior vice president and provost, will share the best practices of successful nominations and how to avoid the most common errors and pitfalls in your preparation.

IRB Basics: Protecting Human Research Subjects

Oct 08, 2020

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Zoom Meeting

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 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.

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

Oct 08, 2020

1:00 PM - 1:50 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.

Webinar: How to Engage in Healthy Conflict

Oct 08, 2020

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Online

free

Academic Affairs Training, development

Facilitated by Rosemarie Roberts, Connecticut College, this program is part of the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity's core curriculum. Use Iowa State's institutional center membership to activate a free membership and register for this event.

Web talk, Language matters: Considering racial microaggressions in science.

Oct 08, 2020

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

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

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Join us for an interactive session where we will explore ways in which racial microaggressions manifest themselves in science. We will discuss what microaggressions are and how they effect underrepresented individuals in an academic setting. We will present several examples of microaggressions and discuss general strategies for confronting them.

Tuesday, 13 Oct 2020

Faculty development web talk: Navigating the Public Classroom

Oct 13, 2020

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

via Zoom

free

Academic Affairs Training, development

University counsel Michael Norton will provide a review of the current environment and its implications for freedom of speech and academic freedom.

Webinar, Choose your instructional tool adventure (Study Tools)

Oct 13, 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.

Award-Winning Seminar Series: Implementing SOTL in your classroom (Jessica Ward)

Oct 13, 2020

12:10 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

In this workshop, Jessica Ward, Early Achievement in Teaching Award-winning Associate Professor of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, shares how she motivated and engaged her students in implementing innovative teaching techniques in a very content-dense field.

Thursday, 15 Oct 2020

CanvasCon Online

Oct 15, 2020

11:00 AM - 5:30 PM

virtual via Canvas

Free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Conferences Training, development

Join us for professional development, idea-sharing, and skill-building at CanvasCon Online. It's a FREE global conference for educators, edtech experts, Canvas lovers, and Canvas lurkers. And for the health and safety of all attendees, it's virtual. The event will be hosted live on October 15th beginning at 11 a.m. (Iowa State University time).

Friday, 16 Oct 2020

Office of the Vice President for Research Faculty Research Orientation

Oct 16, 2020

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Zoom Meeting

free

Research Office Training, development

New faculty will have an opportunity to meet and network with their peers and learn about the Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) and its role in supporting faculty research careers.

Reading and Interpreting a Request for Proposal

Oct 16, 2020

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Zoom Meeting

free

Research Office Training, development

In this session you will learn the fundamentals of reading and interpreting agency guidelines and specific calls for proposals. We will discuss information commonly found in sponsor guidelines and tips and tricks for common mistakes.

"You Already Are": Mindfulness in different disciplines

Oct 16, 2020

1:10 PM - 2:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via WebEx

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Are your students as passionate and happy about their choice of discipline as you are? How have you been cultivating personal motivation and investment? In what ways are you intentional about embedding happiness and wellbeing in the learning process?

Web talk, Slaying the Content Monster in Large Intro Courses

Oct 16, 2020

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

online only - via Zoom from Yale University

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

We intrepid instructors are wallowing in the time sink involved in creating digital content and using new technologies. It may seem impossible to 'cover' content and incorporate active learning into your class, let alone design meaningful assessments.

Monday, 19 Oct 2020

Webinar, Create an inclusive learning environment

Oct 19, 2020

12:05 PM - 12:55 PM

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

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

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.

Tuesday, 20 Oct 2020

Webinar, Choose your instructional tool adventure (Collaboration)

Oct 20, 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: Tips for Teaching Classes with 300+ Students

Oct 20, 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

Come learn a few techniques on how to move away from a purely lecture-based course session to a more engaging and student-centered environment while managing large numbers of students in a single in-person classroom session. Kelly Reddy-Best, (Associate Professor, AESHM) will share practical examples that are transferable across disciplines and will be demonstrated and practiced in the session.

Wednesday, 21 Oct 2020

Webinar, But is it really "just" science? Engaging critical race theory to unpack racial oppression

Oct 21, 2020

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Disseminated through the culture of science (i.e., norms, values, beliefs, and practices), is the underlying message that there is but one "universal truth" regarding what is or what counts as scientific knowledge, research, and general practice. This culture and subsequent message have implications for who is recognized as being a scientist, or a validated member of the scientific community, and the process by which one gains such recognition.

Post-Award Actions 101

Oct 21, 2020

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Zoom

free

Research Office Training, development

Learn the basics about post-award actions and the most frequently asked questions. We'll talk about how to request a PI change, who can submit a no-cost extension request, who really needs to sign a revised Goldsheet, and other useful information about budgeting and managing award changes. Our goal is to help you learn how to save time and navigate these processes quickly and efficiently.

Thursday, 22 Oct 2020

IRB Basics: Informed Consent

Oct 22, 2020

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Zoom

free

Research Office Training, development

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.

Webcast, Examining and Mitigating Implicit Bias

Oct 22, 2020

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

online only - via Association of College and University Educators

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Effective teaching is inclusive teaching. When faculty work to implement evidence-based teaching practices, they are also working to create more inclusive online learning environments that promote equity. Join us for a series of engaging virtual discussions about inclusive online teaching.

Friday, 23 Oct 2020

Webcast, Overcoming Microaggressions as a Faculty Member

Oct 23, 2020

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

online only - via Academic Impressions

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

As faculty in higher education, you have likely received some campus training on microaggressions. However, the way these incidents show up between and among faculty, administrators, and students is often very different from how they display in other areas of campus. If you are a woman or underrepresented faculty, have you reflected on how microaggressions might be disrupting your work?

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

Oct 23, 2020

2:15 PM - 3:45 PM

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

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.

Web Talk, Including students in understanding implicit bias

Oct 23, 2020

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

online only - via Zoom from Yale University

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

We all have unique qualities that make us, us. Upon self-reflection, those elements that shape our identity can shape how we perceive those round us, either consciously or subconsciously. Our subconscious perceptions of others and how we react to them are often referred to as implicit bias, which can be both positive and negative.

Monday, 26 Oct 2020

Webinar, Best practices for engaging students online

Oct 26, 2020

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

online only - via Webex

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Explore how-to initiate effective and meaningful faculty-to-student interactions while helping students engage in the construction of their learning. Brainstorm how to maintain and inspire student engagement for all learning environments (in-person, hybrid/blended, online).