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Monday, 01 Feb 2021

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

Feb 01, 2021

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via WebEx meetings

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, 02 Feb 2021

Award-Winning Seminar Series: Mentoring graduate students (Kevin Schalinske)

Feb 02, 2021

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

How do you give your mentees the freedom to fail but give them the structure they need to excel? How do you walk the line between being an authority figure in their lives but also a future colleague and collaborator? How do you frame difficult conversations so they become valuable learning experiences?

Wednesday, 03 Feb 2021

Webinar, Choose your instructional tool adventure (Communication)

Feb 03, 2021

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

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 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, 04 Feb 2021

IRB 101: Navigating the IRB Submission Process

Feb 04, 2021

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.

Innovation Short Circuit: Make Me a Millionaire by 40

Feb 04, 2021

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Online

free

Student Innovation Center Lectures Training, development

Jonathan Pearson, Wealth Advisors of Iowa; and Jonathan Fox, professor of human development and family studies, will share unbiased insights on your personal finance and investing questions.

Friday, 05 Feb 2021

Web talk, Team-Based Learning: Group Work that Works

Feb 05, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

online only - via Zoom from Yale University

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Team-Based Learning (TBL) is a learning strategy in which most of the work of the class is done in structured, permanent learning teams. Like other flipped-classroom methods (though TBL was invented long before the term "flipped classroom), the students' first exposure to course content is outside of class, as students read the assigned material and are tested on their preparation, individually and as a team.

Monday, 08 Feb 2021

Innovation Circuit Series: Let's Make a Deal with the Deans

Feb 08, 2021

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Online

free

Student Innovation Center Training, development

A two-session Short Circuit: Feb. 8, "Learn to Deal," and Feb. 15, "Negotiate a Deal with the Deans." Iowa State college deans will answer questions and share lessons from their tenure as key institutional decision-makers and negotiators in situations that influence thousands of people and millions of dollars.

Tuesday, 09 Feb 2021

Professional and Scientific Council seminar series

Feb 09, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Online

free

Professional and Scientific Council Lectures Training, development

Learn the latest on the coronavirus pandemic. Kristen Obbink, COVID-19 Public Health Coordinator, will answer your questions regarding the virus and provide updates on campus resources and vaccination efforts. Questions may be submitted in advance.

Workshop, Preserving Your Legacy: Archives

Feb 09, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

via Zoom

free

Academic Affairs Training, development

This workshop is designed to help faculty manage and preserve their legacy through archiving of personal and professional papers, research data, administrative records and more. Attendees will also learn about opportunities for oral histories, departmental histories and other ways to document their ISU legacy.

Wednesday, 10 Feb 2021

Webinar, Creative and Mindful Activities for Your Classroom (And Your Life)

Feb 10, 2021

12:05 PM - 12:55 PM

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

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In this time of virtual meetings and classes, some analog mindful strategies can go a long way. Join Jordan Brooks, Director of Equity, Inclusion, and Multicultural Student Success in the College of Design, for some creative exercises you can use to decompress and recenter.

Webinar, Choose your instructional tool adventure (Engagement)

Feb 10, 2021

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

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 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, 11 Feb 2021

Post-Award Actions 201

Feb 11, 2021

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Zoom

free

Research Office Training, development

Take a deeper dive into post-award actions in our 201 session. This will be an interactive conversation where you can get answers to your questions and advice on how to handle unique situations with specific federal sponsors. You'll leave with some useful tools and resources you can use to be more efficient in your day-to-day work.

Innovation Circuit Series: How to Innovate Product

Feb 11, 2021

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Online

free

Student Innovation Center Training, development

A 6-session Innovation Circuit, "How to Innovate Soft Serve," on Thursdays, Feb. 11-March 18. Includes a design challenge for Frostline Soft Serve. Gain industry experience in product development and management.

Friday, 12 Feb 2021

Panel, Exploring the benefits and shortcomings of TurnItIn (ISU Online Learning Community)

Feb 12, 2021

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via Zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In fall 2020, CELT collaborated with Online Testing Centers (OTC) to collect ISU's instructors' opinions about TurnItIn, a tool that checks student submissions for plagiarism in Canvas. We received 89 responses that described TurnItIn usage across different disciplines, delivery modes, and course sizes. Panelists will share the benefits and shortcomings of TurnItIn to uphold academic integrity in small/large enrollment courses delivered...

Innovation Short Circuit: Innovate an Unfair Advantage

Feb 12, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Online

free

Student Innovation Center Lectures Training, development

Lance LaDuke, assistant teaching professor in euphonium and music entrepreneurship, Carnegie Mellon. Learn what the experience of creativity and arts teaches us as innovators, influencers and professional contributors; why "impatience" is a key component for innovation; and how to set yourself up for success by diversifying your experiences and skillset.

Web talk, Teaching Critical Thinking and Information Literacy in Introductory STEM Courses

Feb 12, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

online only - via Zoom from Yale University

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In this happy hour, we will consider the current research and practical implications surrounding undergraduate critical thinking skills. We will interrogate various solutions toward highly-trained graduates to evaluate and synthesize information, and collaborate to create solutions that are well-reasoned, innovative and interdisciplinary.

Tuesday, 16 Feb 2021

Virtual workshop: Shameless self-promotion

Feb 16, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Zoom

free

University Library Training, development

Interested in increasing your research's impact? This workshop will cover various tools and tips to help you build and manage your online presence. The presenters will cover the differences between and best uses for different networking sites (Twitter, Research Gate, and Academia.edu) and show you how to make your work more visible for peers and potential employers.

Webinar, Best practices for engaging students online

Feb 16, 2021

3:10 PM - 4:00 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).

Wednesday, 17 Feb 2021

NSF Proposal Development

Feb 17, 2021

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Zoom

free

Research Office Training, development

In this session you will learn about the recent changes to NSF Policies & Procedures along with NSF-specific requirements, tips, and tricks for proposal development. This training was created with Grant Coordinators in mind, but would also be useful for Investigators and Post-Docs who intend to seek NSF funding.

Webinar, What are we noticing? (Christa Jackson)

Feb 17, 2021

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via Zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Join Christa Jackson, Associate Professor, School of Education, as she shares how she prepares preservice mathematics education teachers in becoming cognizant of their biases through recognizing what they attend to and how they relate classroom events to the broader principles of teaching and learning.

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

Feb 17, 2021

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

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 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, 18 Feb 2021

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

Feb 18, 2021

9:00 AM - 12:00 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.

Virtual meeting: Open Scholar Cafe

Feb 18, 2021

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Zoom

free

University Library Training, development

Open Scholar Cafés are new online monthly meetings for the ISU community to talk #OpenResearch. All experience levels are welcome, and each call will cover a new topic of interest to the community. Join us to learn, talk, and collaborate.

IRB Basics: Protecting Human Research Subjects

Feb 18, 2021

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Zoom

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 in this 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.

Web talk, Structural racism, institutional transformation, and diversifying the STEM faculty (SABER)

Feb 18, 2021

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

The small number of Black, Latinx/a/o, and Native American faculty in STEM has been increasingly identified as cause for concern, and multiple interventions have been proposed and implemented to increase representation. Decades of research suggest that interventions must go beyond focusing on "fixing" minoritized scientists, instead turning our attention to how campuses and STEM disciplines perpetuate racism and inequality.

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

Feb 18, 2021

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.

Friday, 19 Feb 2021

Award-Winning Seminar Series: Inspiring Disciplinary Curiosity Using Writing Assignments (Amanda Fales-Williams)

Feb 19, 2021

1:10 PM - 2:30 PM

Online only - view on your own via zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Are you looking for ways to inspire curiosity and foster self-motivated learning in freshman and sophomores? Do you wish there was a way for excited, engaged seniors who have "figured it out" to reflect on their learning and share their journey in meaningful ways with the next wave?

Innovation Short Circuit: How to Innovate Ethical Platforms

Feb 19, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Online

free

Student Innovation Center Lectures Training, development

Anthony Sardella, founder and vice-chairman of evolve24. Learn how understanding your "why" defines business character and enhances risk tolerance; how young innovators will save us by driving societal change; and how to build an ethical platform that informs you innovator's journey.

Web talk, Transforming a research project into a research proposal

Feb 19, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

online only - via Zoom from Yale University

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In this happy hour, Beth Beason Abmayr, Teaching Professor, Laboratory Coordinator & Safety Training Instructor (Rice University) will share how to transform a research project to a research proposal.

Monday, 22 Feb 2021

Innovation Short Circuit: Global Innovation, From the Battlefield to Football Field

Feb 22, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Online

free

Student Innovation Center Lectures Training, development

Feature speaker is Tilman Engel, ISU alum and former NFL executive.