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Monday, 01 Mar 2021

NIH Proposal Development

Mar 01, 2021

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Zoom

free

Research Office Training, development

In this session you will learn about NIH-specific requirements including budgets and the different types of budget justifications. We'll touch on salary caps, just-in-time requests, standard due dates and start dates, and proposal scoring. You'll walk away with some tips, tricks and common issues with proposal development, and you'll have some useful resources to help you through the proposal development process.

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

Mar 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.

Wednesday, 03 Mar 2021

Subrecipient Monitoring

Mar 03, 2021

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Zoom

free

Research Office Training, development

Collaborations with subrecipients are an essential part of research, but how do we properly manage subrecipients? Join OSPA and SPA as we examine the Uniform Guidance's expanded requirements for subrecipient monitoring on federal financial assistance awards.This training will enhance your understanding of how subrecipient collaborations work and will prepare you to meet the Uniform Guidance's requirements for subrecipient monitoring.

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

Mar 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 Mar 2021

IRB Basics: Informed Consent

Mar 04, 2021

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Zoom

free

Research Office Training, development

This is the third session of a three-part series that looks more indepth at components of the IRB submission process. In this session, participants will learn about the informed consent process, including participant recruitment and the informed consent document. Discussion will center around what's required of you as the researcher, and best practices for designing and administering consent.

Web talk, The influence of kindness and community in broadening participation (SABER)

Mar 04, 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

African Americans, Latinas/Latinos, and Native Americans are people historically excluded because of their ethnicity and race (PEER) in academia and underrepresented among Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) degree earners and career pathways. Why do we stay and why do we go?

Friday, 05 Mar 2021

Web talk, Metacognition: How do we create self-regulated learners?

Mar 05, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

online only - via Zoom from Yale University

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The concept of metacognition (aka "thinking about thinking" or "learning about learning") is the idea that all of our students are capable of becoming self-regulated and self-motivated learners. This interactive session will introduce participants to a number of tools and strategies that both support students' academic skills and help them develop as learners.

Monday, 08 Mar 2021

Award-Winning Seminar Series: Scientific teaching tidbits to enhance student learning (Kukday & Srivastava)

Mar 08, 2021

1:10 PM - 2:30 PM

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

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In this webinar, Scientific Teaching Fellows Dr. Sayali Kukday (Associate Teaching Professor in Genetics, Development, and Cell Biology) and Dr. Renu Srivastava (Assistant Teaching Professor in Genetics, Development, and Cell Biology) will introduce participants to Scientific Teaching.

Innovation Short Circuit: Making Friends and Influencing Deans

Mar 08, 2021

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Online

free

Student Innovation Center Lectures Training, development

"How to Build Relationships That are Valued and Valuable." Business relationships position you to influence policy and decisions, set you up for promotion, and ensure you are invited to the table when opportunity knocks. What are those practices, drivers, and personal characteristics that create value-based relationships?

Tuesday, 09 Mar 2021

Professional and Scientific Council seminar series

Mar 09, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Online

free

Professional and Scientific Council Lectures Training, development

"How balanced is your wellness?" Laura Liechty, 4-H healthy living program specialist, will present the first of a 2-part series covering wellness. Measure your well-being in eight dimensions and identify areas where you thrive and areas that need more attention. This new awareness will help you take steps to achieve a fuller sense of well-being.

Wednesday, 10 Mar 2021

Webinar, Making Art for Mindfulness Online Workshop

Mar 10, 2021

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

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

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The term "mindfulness" conjures meditation, breathwork, and mantras, but many creative activities are also contemplative and intentional. Memorial Union Arts Coordinator Letitia Kenemer will guide online workshop participants through a series of three exercises to create visual reminders of mindful intentions and values. Instructors are welcome: these exercises can be used in learning environments.

Webinar, Choose your instructional tool adventure (Study Tools)

Mar 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.

Friday, 12 Mar 2021

Webinar, Tips, tricks & opportunities for grading in Canvas (ISU Online Learning Community)

Mar 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

Dr. Cristina Bonaccorsi, Associate Teaching Professor, Chemistry, and Dr. Amani Elobeid, Adjunct Associate Professor, Economics, will be joining ISU Online Learning Community to share their tips, tricks, and opportunities for grading in Canvas. Come to learn from and with Drs. Bonaccorsi and Elobeid, and see the demonstration of an updated grade submission process via the ISU AdminTools in Canvas.

Web talk, The Pen is mightier: Writing-to-learn in large-enrollment classes

Mar 12, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

online only - via Zoom from Yale University

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Writing is a core skill of many STEM professions. Writing can also help students think through key concepts or ideas presented in a course. Although many instructors can appreciate the learning opportunities offered by written assignments, those of us who teach large undergraduate classes face practical barriers to incorporating writing in our curricula.

Monday, 15 Mar 2021

QM Success Stories: Synchronous course design for the pandemic and beyond

Mar 15, 2021

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Online only - via Quality Matters

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Join Dr. Steven Crawford to explore the established frameworks for flipped and blended course design. During the webinar, participants will:

Tuesday, 16 Mar 2021

Webinar, CELT Teaching Talks: Advanced Tips for Teaching Online

Mar 16, 2021

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

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

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In this virtual brown-bag lunch session, April Eisman (Associate Professor, Art & Visual Culture) will talk about her experiences teaching online. In particular, she will share some of the tricks and tips she has learned along the way for both synchronous and asynchronous courses -- from embedding questions in videos, to using Google docs, to regularly "touching base" with students, this session will cover a variety of ideas.

Webinar, Addressing microaggressions in the learning environment

Mar 16, 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, 17 Mar 2021

Webinar, Effectively managing disruptive conduct in learning spaces

Mar 17, 2021

12:05 PM - 12:55 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.

Webinar, Choose your instructional tool adventure (Collaboration)

Mar 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 Mar 2021

Web talk, Systemic disadvantages for LGBTQ professionals in STEM (SABER)

Mar 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

Researchers have documented race and gender bias in STEM for decades, but there has been little parallel examination of LGBTQ status as an axis of inequality. How do LGBTQ-identifying STEM professionals fare in STEM? Drawing on the NSF-funded STEM Inclusion Study data of over 25,000 STEM workers, Dr. Cech will discuss her recent study of LGBTQ inequality among STEM professionals.

Friday, 19 Mar 2021

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

Mar 19, 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.

Tuesday, 23 Mar 2021

Webinar, Navigating controversial topics in the classroom

Mar 23, 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

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.

Monday, 29 Mar 2021

Webinar, Explore the Benefits of Mindfulness in Online Learning

Mar 29, 2021

3:20 PM - 4:10 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.

Innovation Short Circuit: It's (Not) a Small World After All

Mar 29, 2021

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Online

free

Student Innovation Center Lectures Training, development

Creating structure, processes, and systems that inspire human creativity, interaction and progress is a daunting task for even the best leaders. This is especially true when we lead innovation, characterized by unpredictability, risk, and mental flexibility. Listen to our Deans who have become change-makers leading change-management in one of the most historically challenging times in this country.

Tuesday, 30 Mar 2021

Webinar, 10 Tips to Improve Accessibility in your Canvas Course

Mar 30, 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 Training, development

CELT's 10 tips to Improve Accessibility in your Canvas Course will identify tools and strategies to create an inclusive Canvas learning environment for all students. Learn to proactively develop course content that is accessible for students with disabilities, assistive technology friendly, and easily navigated by all learners.

Wednesday, 31 Mar 2021

Webinar, Best practices for engaging students online

Mar 31, 2021

12:05 PM - 12:55 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).

Webinar, Choose your instructional tool adventure (Peer Review)

Mar 31, 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.