Monday, 15 Mar 2021
Join Dr. Steven Crawford to explore the established frameworks for flipped and blended course design. During the webinar, participants will:
Tuesday, 16 Mar 2021
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.
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
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.
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
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
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.