Monday, 14 Dec 2020
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.
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).
Tuesday, 15 Dec 2020
Do you need help with a specific topic in Canvas? Watch the appropriate pre-recorded videos found on Canvas@ISU (https://bit.ly/canvas-isu), then join CELT's Gretchen Anderson to make it happen in your course.
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.
Wednesday, 16 Dec 2020
Why should I assess? I'm already grading! Although grading is an integral part of teaching, grades rarely can identify those elements of teaching that are effective or need improvement. Learning Assessment Techniques (LATs) are short and simple strategies for assessing student learning throughout the semester.
Thursday, 17 Dec 2020
In this session you'll learn practical ways to work with subrecipients (i.e. subcontractors) and collaborators during the proposal preparation and submission process. We'll talk about effective communication strategies and and how to manage timelines so that the process is as smooth and successful as possible.
This conversation will be a starting place for implementing inclusive pedagogy and learner-centered practices into your syllabus for the upcoming year. We will discuss strategies for producing a student-centered syllabus and the importance of establishing clear expectations and goals, using transparent teaching methods, and building rapport and community in your class.