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What is featured?

Tuesday, 05 Jan 2021

Webinar, Choose your instructional tool adventure (Engagement)

Jan 05, 2021

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Online only - view on your own via WebEx Meetings (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, Addressing microaggressions in the learning environment

Jan 05, 2021

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.

Wednesday, 06 Jan 2021

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

Jan 06, 2021

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Online only - view on your own via WebEx Meetings (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, Create an inclusive learning environment

Jan 06, 2021

3:20 PM - 4:10 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.

Thursday, 07 Jan 2021

Webinar, Navigating controversial topics in the classroom

Jan 07, 2021

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 Diversity Training, development

Many instructors consciously avoid controversial issues in the classroom because of the difficulty involved in managing heated discussions. However, controversy can be a useful, powerful, and memorable tool to promote learning. This conversation will provide instructors with resources to facilitate classroom discussions around controversial issues, including the O.T.F.D. (Open The Front Door) and A.C.T.I.O.N. communication frameworks.

Webinar, Engaging Students through Polls and Group Work

Jan 07, 2021

2:10 PM - 3:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via WebEx meetings (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.

Friday, 08 Jan 2021

Make it Happen (with Canvas)

Jan 08, 2021

9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

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

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

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.

Monday, 11 Jan 2021

Webinar, Best practices for engaging students online

Jan 11, 2021

2:15 PM - 3:05 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).

Tuesday, 12 Jan 2021

Professional and Scientific Council seminar series

Jan 12, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Online

free

Professional and Scientific Council Lectures Training, development

Learn about the free confidential services offered by the Iowa State University Ombuds Office. Dina Eisenberg and Chuck Doran, seasoned mediators with MWI, will discuss how the Ombuds Office can assist you in resolving university-related matters.

Webinar, Choose your instructional tool adventure (Web conferencing: sharing content)

Jan 12, 2021

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Online only - view on your own via WebEx Meetings (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.

Wednesday, 13 Jan 2021

Webinar, Choose your instructional tool adventure (Web conferencing: keeping it all organized)

Jan 13, 2021

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Online only - view on your own via WebEx Meetings (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, 14 Jan 2021

Webinar, Explore the Benefits of Mindfulness in Online Learning

Jan 14, 2021

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via zoom

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, 15 Jan 2021

Online Course Essentials (ONCE) workshop using the ISU Course Template

Jan 15, 2021

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

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

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

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.

Tuesday, 19 Jan 2021

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

Jan 19, 2021

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Online only - view on your own via WebEx Meetings (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.

Wednesday, 20 Jan 2021

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

Jan 20, 2021

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Online only - view on your own via WebEx Meetings (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, 21 Jan 2021

IRB Basics: Does this project need IRB oversight?

Jan 21, 2021

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).

Award-Winning Seminar Series: Tips for Converting Traditional Courses Online (SoJung Lee)

Jan 21, 2021

2:00 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

SoJung Lee, Associate Professor (AESHM), 2020 College of Human Sciences Online Teaching Award-winner, shares her top tips for converting a traditional course into an online environment. Originally a 50-student traditional class once a year, Dr. Lee's online global tourism course now hosts more than 120 students every semester.

Friday, 22 Jan 2021

CELT Spring Semester Teaching Assistant (TA) Seminar

Jan 22, 2021

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

All TAs who are new to the ISU classroom, or who have received a teaching assignment different from what they have done before, are strongly encouraged to attend this seminar.

Webinar, Setting the stage for engaged learning

Jan 22, 2021

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Online only - via Zoom (International Center for Academic Integrity)

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Promoting student engagement is an important goal for any instructor. Furthermore, various academic integrity experts argue that motivating students to maximize their learning experience in our course is an excellent antidote to academic dishonesty. But how can help students remain engaged despite the many challenges of the current academic year?

Webinar, Creating and sustaining equitable learning environments through shared values clarification

Jan 22, 2021

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

online only - via ASPIRE: The National Alliance for Inclusive and Diverse STEM Faculty

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Teaching is fundamentally a relational process in which our personal and pedagogical values translate into behaviors that drive relationships with and amongst students. Values clarification engages us in deep critical reflection to identify what we value in a learning environment, the personal significance of these values, and their impact on our pedagogical choices and ways of being with our students.

Innovation Workshop: The Relationships of Innovation in Pursuit of Great Problems

Jan 22, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Online

free

Student Innovation Center Training, development

"Thinking, Making, Breaking Away," Rob Whitehead, a licensed architect and associate professor of architecture at Iowa State will talk about designing a more sustainable future relies on more than good intentions and enthusiasm for the work -- it demands a level of expertise situated within long-term relationships of creative inter-disciplinary collaborators.

Monday, 25 Jan 2021

Online course, Advancing learning through evidence-based STEM Teaching (CIRTL)

Jan 25, 2021

All day

online only - via CIRTL

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Advancing Learning through Evidence-Based STEM Teaching is an open, online course (MOOC) designed to provide graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, and other aspiring faculty in STEM disciplines with an overview of effective college teaching strategies and the research that supports them. This course is also suitable for other interested university staff, faculty, and administrators.

Thursday, 28 Jan 2021

Workshop: Advancing Your Term Career at ISU

Jan 28, 2021

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

via Zoom

free

Academic Affairs Training, development

An introduction for newer term faculty to university resources, policies and programs. The discussion will include career paths and opportunities for development at Iowa State. This will be an interactive Q&A session led by associate provost for faculty Dawn Bratsch-Prince and a panel of term faculty.

Friday, 29 Jan 2021

Web talk, Mitigating pre-college socioeconomic barriers to STEM education

Jan 29, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

online only - via Zoom from Yale University

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Inclusive education has always been about attending to more than content delivery, and incorporates how pedagogies address socio-psychological contingencies students may need to process. Brought on by persistent general social inequity, these contingencies continue to present themselves as barriers in STEM classrooms.