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Tuesday, 01 Feb 2022

Online Exam Integrity: LockDown Browser Instructor Training

Feb 01, 2022

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Webinar

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Attend this 30-minute training from Respondus on how to use LockDown Browser with Canvas Quizzes. All who attend will receive a recording.

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

Feb 01, 2022

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, 02 Feb 2022

Workshop: Genealogy 101

Feb 02, 2022

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

405 Parks Library

free

University Library Lectures Training, development

"Genealogy 101: Researching Your Family History," learn what resources are available through the ISU Library, Ames Public Library, and other local history organizations. Registration required for in-person and online seats.

Communities of Care: Using trauma-informed pedagogy

Feb 02, 2022

2:10 PM - 3:00 PM

View on your own via zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

As the world continues to grapple with the disruptions and uncertainty of a global pandemic, we reflect: What critical opportunities and challenges does this situation present to us as university educators and leaders? Participants in this session will be introduced to trauma-informed approaches and how to apply these principles in a university setting.

Thursday, 03 Feb 2022

IRB 101: Navigating the IRB Submission Process

Feb 03, 2022

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Zoom

free

Research Training, development

In this session you will learn tips on developing and submitting protocols to the IRB. A member of IRB staff will walk through key sections of the IRB application and explain what the IRB looks for during the review process.

Grading Tips & Tricks (February)

Feb 03, 2022

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

WebEx - View on your own device

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Join CELT staff for practical tips to using Canvas Gradebook for efficient grading. Upon completion, you will be able to configure Canvas for various grading scenarios, use Canvas Gradebook filtering and sorting functions, and optimize the Speedgrader for your teaching needs. Workshop will include a 20-minute Q&A block in order to address participants' questions specific to using Canvas Gradebook.

Tuesday, 08 Feb 2022

An Introduction to the Study Cycle - Help your learners study smarter!

Feb 08, 2022

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

2030 Morrill

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Do your learners wait until the last minute to study for exams? Do they spend lots of time studying, but end up with less than promising results?

Workshop: Introduction to Patent Searching

Feb 08, 2022

2:10 PM - 3:30 PM

134 Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Learn the basics of patent searching: the key components of patent documents that are useful for searching, types of patent search (and when you really do need a lawyer), free search tools, and basic strategies for finding relevant patents. Registration required.

Friday, 11 Feb 2022

ISU Online Learning Community (ISU-OLC) - February

Feb 11, 2022

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Webex only

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The purpose of the ISU-OLC is to share campus best practices to improve online teaching and learning and connect with others across campus.

Tuesday, 15 Feb 2022

Webinar: Ideas for documenting your teaching efforts at ISU with Sara Marcketti

Feb 15, 2022

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

View on your own via zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In this interactive session, Sara Marcketti, Director, Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, Morrill Professor, Apparel Merchandizing, and Design, will lead you through a workshop designed to help you consider where you are on the Dimensions of Activities Related to Teaching (DART) matrix.

Webinar, Annual Inclusive Classroom Training (Scenario 3)

Feb 15, 2022

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via Zoom (use link below)

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

The ISU Annual Inclusive Classroom Training (AY21-22) focuses on "Our Students: Creating a sense of belonging." For this webinar, CELT selected student-centered scenario #3, "Facilitating successful group work" for small-group discussion.

Wednesday, 16 Feb 2022

Workshop: Intro to Data Management Plans

Feb 16, 2022

3:20 PM - 4:40 PM

031 Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Learn basic concepts and tools for better data management and will demonstrate why data management plans are an important part of the research planning process. Registration required.

Thursday, 17 Feb 2022

Virtual Forum: Open Scholar Cafe

Feb 17, 2022

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.

Postponed - Award-Winning Seminar Series: Haptic Learning: Facilitating critical thinking

Feb 17, 2022

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Rob Whitehead, associate professor of architecture, Outstanding Achievement in Teaching Awardee, will share how he uses haptic learning to teach concept before calculations. Students in Rob's classrooms build and break models to problem-solve using critical thinking skills by applying disciplinary theories.

Friday, 18 Feb 2022

Webinar, Annual Inclusive Classroom Training (Scenario 3)

Feb 18, 2022

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via Zoom (use link below)

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

The ISU Annual Inclusive Classroom Training (AY21-22) focuses on "Our Students: Creating a sense of belonging." For this webinar, CELT selected student-centered scenario #3, "Facilitating successful group work" for small-group discussion (see scenario summaries).

Monday, 21 Feb 2022

Webinar, Annual Inclusive Classroom Training (Scenario 4)

Feb 21, 2022

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Online only - view on your own via Zoom (use link below)

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

The ISU Annual Inclusive Classroom Training (AY21-22) focuses on "Our Students: Creating a sense of belonging." For this webinar, CELT selected student-centered scenario #4, "A student shares personal struggles impacting their academics" for small-group discussion (see scenario summaries).

Tuesday, 22 Feb 2022

Webinar: Writing or Revising your teaching philosophy statement with Karen Bovenmyer

Feb 22, 2022

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

View on your own via zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Karen Bovenmeyer, Future Faculty Development Program Coordinator (CELT), will lead this interactive workshop to help guide you through the development of your teaching philosophy statement. These 1-4 page statements cover three core areas (objectives, methods, evaluation).

Webinar, Annual Inclusive Classroom Training (Scenario 4)

Feb 22, 2022

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via Zoom (use link below)

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

The ISU Annual Inclusive Classroom Training (AY21-22) focuses on "Our Students: Creating a sense of belonging." For this webinar, CELT selected student-centered scenario #4, "A student shares personal struggles impacting their academics" for small-group discussion (see scenario summaries).

Wednesday, 23 Feb 2022

Does my study require IRB oversight?

Feb 23, 2022

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Zoom

free

Research Training, development

In this session, you will learn how to determine whether IRB oversight is required for your project. We'll also examine the various levels of IRB review (Exempt, Expedited, Full Committee).

Webinar, OER 101: An introduction to free and open course materials

Feb 23, 2022

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via Zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In this workshop, participants will learn about open educational resources (OER), free course materials that instructors can use in place of expensive textbooks and adapt to fit their course's needs.

Thursday, 24 Feb 2022

10 Tips to Create an Accessible Canvas Course (UDL)

Feb 24, 2022

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

Morrill 2030 or via Webex

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.

PI Departure/Change and Revised GoldSheets

Feb 24, 2022

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Virtual

free

Research Training, development

If you have a PI leaving before the next school year, this training is for you. OSPA, OIPTT, and SPA will present on tips and tricks to make your life as a research administrator as easy as possible during this chaotic time.

CELT Teaching Talks: Visual Literacy: Interactive student learning workshop

Feb 24, 2022

3:10 PM - 4:00 PM

2030 Morrill and 1017 Morrill (Christian Petersen Museum)

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Explore the possibilities project-based learning, visual literacy practices, and museum collaborations can bring to your curriculum through this workshop. In partnership with CELT and University Museums, this event will be led by University Museums curator Sydney Marshall, Karen Couves from CELT, and Rob Whitehead, Associate Professor of Architecture and former University Faculty Fellow for High Impact Practices.

Monday, 28 Feb 2022

Trigger Warnings: Methods and best practices

Feb 28, 2022

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Online

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Join Michael Bugeja, Distinguished Professor (LAS), as he shares his practices and views about trigger warnings. He disputes the conventional wisdom of "avoidance rationale" as teachers who use such warnings typically tackle the difficult topics. He also rebuts methodologies of studies that show trigger warnings are ineffective and provides guidelines that not only respect students' well-being but also result in enhanced teaching practices.