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What is featured?

Monday, 02 Nov 2020

Webinar, Diversifying Your Syllabus (Noreen Rodriguez)

Nov 02, 2020

1:10 PM - 2:10 PM

Online only - view on your own via Zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Diversifying your syllabus involves more than simply including diverse and Indigenous scholars and/or topics in your course materials. Rather, it recognizes that there are diverse perspectives of what constitutes reality and what constitutes knowledge within a discipline or in course content. Additionally, diversification recognizes that multiple realities exist and that knowledge should be owned and created by everyone.

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

Nov 02, 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, 03 Nov 2020

Webinar, Choose your instructional tool adventure (Peer Review)

Nov 03, 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, Let's talk Canvas Gradebook

Nov 03, 2020

12:05 PM - 12:55 PM

Online only - view on your own via WebEx meetings

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.

Wednesday, 04 Nov 2020

Using Campus Resources to Find Funding Opportunities

Nov 04, 2020

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Zoom

free

Research Office Training, development

ISU provides excellent resources to assist faculty with the search for research funding. In this hands-on training you will learn how to strategically use websites and proprietary databases to identify and connect with funding opportunities and to set up saved searches, shared opportunities, and receive funding alert emails.

Award-Winning Seminar Series: It Takes a Village (Charles Jahren)

Nov 04, 2020

12:05 PM - 1:05 PM

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

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In this interactive workshop, Morrill Professor Charles Jahren (Civil, Construction & Environmental Engineering) will guide you through how he integrates instructional designers, graduate and undergraduate teaching assistants, and industry partners with little teaching experience into his Construction Engineering courses.

Thursday, 05 Nov 2020

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

Nov 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.

Webinar, Addressing microaggressions in the learning environment

Nov 05, 2020

3:10 PM - 4:00 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.

Friday, 06 Nov 2020

White Privilege Symposium-Iowa 2020 (Nov. 6 & 7)

Nov 06, 2020

All day

Online webinar will be emailed to registered participants

$60-$125

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

The unprecedented times we're experiencing now in education are illuminating inequities that must be addressed in innovative and systemic ways. The third White Privilege Symposium-Iowa will be held virtually to explore these issues, strategize with community, and build sustainable responses in our schools.

Tuesday, 10 Nov 2020

Webinar, Choose your instructional tool adventure (Using video for content, presentations, & performances)

Nov 10, 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, Effectively managing disruptive conduct in learning spaces

Nov 10, 2020

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

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

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

When disruptive conduct takes place, some Iowa State University instructors recommend addressing it immediately. Their advice: remain calm, assess the situation, listen to student concerns. Especially recommended: provide a clear, firm response that is consistent with what you've given other students.

Thursday, 12 Nov 2020

Working in USDA's ezFedGrants System

Nov 12, 2020

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Zoom

free

Research Office Training, development

In this session you'll get detailed instructions on how to navigate the USDA ezFedGrants system, which is currently used by APHIS, Foreign Agricultural Service, and will soon be used by NRCS and other USDA agencies. You'll learn how to obtain system access, prepare and submit applications, and manage progress reporting, and you'll leave with some practical tools and guidance that will help you work with the system.

Friday, 13 Nov 2020

Workshop: Advancing Your Term Career at ISU

Nov 13, 2020

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

via Zoom

free

Academic Affairs Training, development

Join Dawn Bratsch-Prince, associate provost for faculty, and a panel of term faculty as they provide an overview of the advancement process. The focus will be on best practices for putting together a portfolio and opportunities for term faculty to become more engaged as their careers develop.

Seminar, ISU Online Learning Community (ISU-OLC)

Nov 13, 2020

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via WebEx meetings

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The purpose of the ISU-OLC is to share campus best practices to improve online teaching and learning; see how others are using ISU's Learning Management System (LMS) Canvas to create innovative learning experiences, inform the campus about existing & new web-based instructional technologies, participate in new technology testing and evaluation; as well as, to leverage LMS expertise, experience and training resources across campus.

Web talk, Supports and barriers to implementing lasting change towards inclusive classrooms

Nov 13, 2020

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

online only - via Zoom from Yale University

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

The initial impetus for seeking and finding community supports is much more than common sense. It stems from our very instincts for survival and deeply affects our ability to grow, accomplish and succeed. Meghan Bathgate returns for this happy hour to share her remarkable research on how much the acquisition of supports weigh in, when attempting to implement lasting change in individual and institutional teaching practices.

Tuesday, 17 Nov 2020

Webinar, Choose your instructional tool adventure (Grading Tricks and Tips)

Nov 17, 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.

Thursday, 19 Nov 2020

Online Workshop Series: Applying the Quality Matters Rubric (APPQMR)

Nov 19, 2020

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

APPQMR (Applying the Quality Matters Rubric) is a virtual offering of the Quality Matters flagship workshop on the underlying principles of the Quality Matters rubric, an instrument for assessing the quality of online courses. Learn how to use the QM rubric as you apply it to a demo online course and recommend practical course improvements.

Web talk: External Recognition for Career Progression

Nov 19, 2020

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

via Zoom

free

Academic Affairs Training, development

Kirsten Abel, honors and awards coordinator in the office of the senior vice president and provost, and a panel of highly awarded faculty will share resources and strategies to successfully position yourself to garner external recognitions.

Webinar, Black women & belongingness: An interrogation of STEM education as a white, patriarchal space

Nov 19, 2020

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

This interactive research presentation engages audience members with empirical data to deconstruct ideas of Black women's belongingness in STEM education as a white, patriarchal space. Statistics from recent National Science Foundation reports of advanced degrees in mathematical sciences are used along with Black women's narratives of experience in STEM majors as well as perceptions of instruction in introductory courses.

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

Nov 19, 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

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.

Friday, 20 Nov 2020

Webinar, Turning your Scholarly Teaching into Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL)

Nov 20, 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

Scholarly teaching focuses on student learning and is grounded in the subject matter being taught, and in the implementation of effective pedagogies. The scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) involves framing a research question related to student learning and systematically investigating it. The research methods often include qualitative and quantitative data collection as well as direct and indirect measures.

Tuesday, 24 Nov 2020

Webinar, Choose your instructional tool adventure (Effective virtual student/office hours)

Nov 24, 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.