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Tuesday, 02 Nov 2021

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

Nov 02, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 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.

Faculty development workshop: External Recognition for Your Career

Nov 02, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Room 3560 Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions Training, development

Join Kirsten Abel, SVPP honors and awards coordinator, and an expert panel to discuss external recognition for career progression. Identify resources and strategies to successfully position yourself to garner external recognitions. A panel of highly awarded faculty will share their strategies for success.

Wednesday, 03 Nov 2021

Introduction to the Strolls for Well-being at ISU: Press pause & take a break

Nov 03, 2021

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via Zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

If you are feeling stressed, overwhelmed, or simply need to step away from your workspace, the Strolls for Well-being at ISU were created to offer you various opportunities on central campus, or to pause wherever you are. Whether you have 30 minutes or 5 minutes, these materials have been designed to be flexible and fit into your schedule.

Thursday, 04 Nov 2021

Award-Winning Seminar Series: Transitions: Preparing your students (and yourself) to adapt (Marna Yandeau-Nelson)

Nov 04, 2021

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

How do we approach our transition from learner to teacher? How do we help our students transfer their learning into laboratories, graduate schools, and careers? How can we prepare for dynamic research teamwork in academe and industry?

Escape from Spreadsheet Hell

Nov 04, 2021

2:10 PM - 3:30 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

This workshop introduces ways to structure data that is computer and human friendly, practices for documenting your work, and functions for simple data processing and quality control. This is a beginner level workshop that covers how to format data and simple data processing in a spreadsheet program such as Excel. No prior experience is needed.

Monday, 08 Nov 2021

Class Climate 7.1 Workshop: Grouping Tool/Survey Creation

Nov 08, 2021

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Morrill 2030 or via Webex

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Open to Class Climate sub-unit administrators only. During this session we will discuss the grouping tool and survey creation for the Fall 2021 semester. Participation is optional. Pre-recorded video tutorials will be shared ahead of time.

Tuesday, 09 Nov 2021

CELT Teaching Talks: Advanced Tips for Teaching Online II - WebEx, Perusall, and more (April Eisman)

Nov 09, 2021

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via WebEx (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 synchronous courses, including WebEx polls, whiteboards, and break-out rooms; Google docs; and Miro. She will also show how she uses Perusall in her classes.

Webinar, Navigating controversial topics in the classroom

Nov 09, 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.

Wednesday, 10 Nov 2021

Copyright in the Classroom: Support for Instructors

Nov 10, 2021

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Representatives from the University Library and University Counsel will use real-life scenarios to help you navigate copyright concerns related to teaching. Participants will leave with examples of how to approach common copyright concerns like Fair Use evaluation, resources they can consult for more information, and a list of support available on campus.

Finding Funding Using Campus Resources

Nov 10, 2021

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Zoom

free

Research Training, development

ISU provides excellent resources to assist faculty with the search for research funding. In this hands-on training you will learn how to strategically use websites and proprietary databases to identify and connect with funding opportunities and to set up saved searches, shared opportunities, and receive funding alert emails.

The Science of Happiness: Incorporating positive psychology into your classroom (Chad Cardani-Trollinger)

Nov 10, 2021

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

How does happiness intersect with learning? Chad Cardani-Trollinger, LAS Leadership Studies Assistant Teaching Professor, will share with you what we know about happiness and positive psychology, and how we might apply these principles successfully in learning environments. Join this discussion about happiness from a science perspective and share with colleagues implementation techniques.

Thursday, 11 Nov 2021

Introduction to the Strolls for Well-being at ISU: Press pause & take a break

Nov 11, 2021

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

3512 Memorial Union

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

If you are feeling stressed, overwhelmed, or simply need to step away from your workspace, the Strolls for Well-being at ISU were created to offer you various opportunities on central campus, or to pause wherever you are. Whether you have 30 minutes or 5 minutes, these materials have been designed to be flexible and fit into your schedule.

Working with Subrecipients and Advanced Budgets

Nov 11, 2021

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

206 Durham Center

free

Research Training, development

This session will discuss practical ways to work with subrecipients and collaborators during the proposal preparation and submission process, as well as dive deeper into budget templates and special circumstances for budgets.

Fall workshop: Term Faculty Advancement and Community

Nov 11, 2021

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions Training, development

This event includes a presentation by associate provost for faculty Dawn Bratsch-Prince and Sara Marcketti, director of the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) and Morrill Professor in the apparel, events and hospitality management department. There will be time for networking and refreshments. Term faculty, faculty mentors and college and department administrators are welcome.

Tuesday, 16 Nov 2021

Canvas Peer-to-Peer User Groups (November)

Nov 16, 2021

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Hybrid: Morrill 2030 or via WebEx

Free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

If you are interested in joining the Canvas Peer-to-Peer (P2P) User Groups, please email celt-help@iastate.edu before this session. The P2P group consists of advanced Canvas users who support multiple faculty and courses, including instructional designers and course coordinators.

Wednesday, 17 Nov 2021

Virtual Forum: Open Scholar Cafe

Nov 17, 2021

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Zoom

free

University Library Training, development

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

Thursday, 18 Nov 2021

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

Nov 18, 2021

9:00 AM - 1:00 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.

Post-Award Actions 201

Nov 18, 2021

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Zoom

free

Research Training, development

Take a deeper dive into post-award actions with a focus on requests for Secondary Award Lines and a review of the rebudget process. This will be an interactive conversation where you can get answers to questions and advice on how to handle unique situations with specific sponsors. You'll leave with useful tools and resources to be more efficient in day-to-day work.

Tuesday, 23 Nov 2021

Facilitating Group Work (November)

Nov 23, 2021

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Hybrid: Morrill 2030 or via WebEx

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Without careful planning and facilitation, group work can frustrate students and instructors, feeling like a waste of time. Hear some practical suggestions and explore technology you can use to change the refrain of "I hate group work" to "what a great group experience!"

Monday, 29 Nov 2021

Winter Term: Faculty Appreciation and Collaboration

Nov 29, 2021

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

2030 Morrill

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Winter Term faculty are invited to this forum to share and learn from each other about different condensed teaching techniques and opportunities for Winter Term 2022.