Monday, 08 Nov 2021
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)
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.
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
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.
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)
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
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.
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.
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.