Monday, 22 Feb 2021
Feature speaker is Tilman Engel, ISU alum and former NFL executive.
Tuesday, 23 Feb 2021
In this hands-on workshop, participants will explore how to apply the Quality Matters rubric to evaluate the use of free digital materials, like OER, in the classroom.
A Data Management Plan (DMP) is a short document that outlines how research data will be managed, safeguarded, documented, preserved, and shared. DMPs are not just a useful tool for project planning, they're also required by government and private funders.
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.
Wednesday, 24 Feb 2021
Brian Hornbuckle (Professor, Agronomy) will describe how the Environmental Science Symposium, a collection of talks and a graduate student poster session, was held online in Spring 2020. In addition, he will describe the strategy used in this seminar course (required for all graduate students in environmental science) to meet the learning outcomes, particularly community building.
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, 25 Feb 2021
Recent NSF CAREER grant awardees will be talking about their experiences in developing their proposals and provide tips on the process. Additionally, the Grants Hub will provide information on the differing requirements of the NSF CAREER program, broader impacts plans, and budget planning.
"The Bearded Lady Project: Challenging the Face of Science" is a 22-minute film that demonstrates the competencies and passions of female paleontologists and how this gendered stereotype can be easily diminished with the donning of a beard.
Friday, 26 Feb 2021
Feature speaker is Bill Gross, founder and CEO of Idealab; moderated by Robert Piconi, CEO of Energy Vault.
Course Based Undergraduate Research Experiences (CUREs) are a novel form of classroom-based courses that offer students hands-on experience doing original research and that offer faculty the opportunity to generate new information within their discipline.