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Tuesday, 01 Mar 2022

Workshop: ABCs of Preparing Your Teaching Portfolio with Cynthia Haynes & Paul Hengesteg

Mar 01, 2022

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

2030 Morrill

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This workshop, the third in a series or stand-alone, brings elements of effective teaching together so faculty can organize evidence of their teaching, analyze their effectiveness, and create their teaching narrative. Participants will identify themes in their teaching feedback from themselves, peers, and students, and connect it to their teaching philosophy statement.

Wednesday, 02 Mar 2022

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

Mar 02, 2022

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

WebEx only

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.

Thursday, 03 Mar 2022

Webinar, Building Community and Connection in the Classroom

Mar 03, 2022

3:10 PM - 4:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

As a campus community, we continue to navigate challenges in our learning spaces. Incorporating mindfulness practices can mitigate anxiety and stress in your learning environment while also enhancing community and connection. Join Karen Couves (CELT) as she explores a variety of practices to enhance the learning experience in your classroom.

Monday, 07 Mar 2022

Webinar, Annual Inclusive Classroom Training (Scenario 5)

Mar 07, 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 #5, "Most students didn't do well on an exam " for small-group discussion (see the scenario summaries).

Tuesday, 08 Mar 2022

CELT Teaching Talks: Using technology online to reduce instructor burnout

Mar 08, 2022

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In this brown-bag lunch session, Courtney Wilson (Assistant Teaching Professor, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies) will talk about her experiences teaching large asynchronous online courses.

ExamSoft + Gradescope live demo

Mar 08, 2022

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Online, via Webex

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Can technology effectively help with assessing student learning progress, identifying knowledge gaps, and supporting academic success? Attend a live demonstration of an assessment platform to help us find the answer. You will be able to view ExamSoft, a finalist in ISU's assessment request for proposal (RFP) call.

Webinar, Navigating controversial topics in the classroom

Mar 08, 2022

2:30 PM - 3:20 PM

Online only - view on your own via Zoom (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, 09 Mar 2022

Online workshop: Intro to Citation Management Tools

Mar 09, 2022

12:05 PM - 12:55 PM

Zoom

free

University Library Training, development

Learn about several citation management tools widely used at ISU - EndNote Web, Mendeley, Overleaf, and Zotero. In a breakout session, you'll focus on one of these tools, start your own free account, get useful tips, and have your questions answered by a library specialist. Registration required.

Grade Submission Using Canvas

Mar 09, 2022

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Online via Webex

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The Canvas Gradebook is used to calculate students' grades throughout the semester. This workshop will focus on using the ISU AdminTools: Submit Grades tool to transfer midterm and final grades to the Registrar. Attendees will also learn strategies to ensure a transparent grading process throughout the semester.

Informed Consent and the IRB

Mar 09, 2022

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Zoom

free

Research Training, development

We'll help you 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.

IRB Special Topics: Research with Secondary Data

Mar 09, 2022

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Room 3505, Memorial Union

free

Research Training, development

So you know you can't begin collecting your research data before getting IRB approval, but what about using secondary data? Join us for this in-depth discussion about secondary data.

Thursday, 10 Mar 2022

Webinar, Annual Inclusive Classroom Training (Scenario 5)

Mar 10, 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 #5, "Most students didn't do well on an exam" for small-group discussion (see the scenario summaries below).

NSF CAREER Workshop

Mar 10, 2022

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Research Training, development

The NSF CAREER Award is one of the most important and prestigious grants an early-career faculty member can receive. While all NSF grants are evaluated on intellectual merit and broader impacts, CAREER Awards also have a unique requirement to present an investigator education plan. This workshop will focus on strategies for developing a competitive NSF CAREER Award, with a focus on the broader impacts and education plan.

Workshop: Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

Mar 10, 2022

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

134 Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

"Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon: Redressing the Balance," learn about the basics of contributing to Wikipedia, the largest collaborative volunteer-based reference work in history. We will be adding content to Wikipedia, specifically addressing the problem of underrepresentation by focusing on the race and gender gap in the arts and sciences. Registration required.

Workshop: Escape from Spreadsheet Hell

Mar 10, 2022

3:20 PM - 4:40 PM

134 Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Learn how machines process data leads to better data for all. This workshop will cover basic techniques that create happy spreadsheets and happy people. Registration required.

Friday, 11 Mar 2022

ISU Online Learning Community (ISU-OLC) - March

Mar 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 Mar 2022

Canvas Peer-to-Peer User Groups (March)

Mar 15, 2022

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.

Tuesday, 22 Mar 2022

New Quizzes in Canvas: A Panel

Mar 22, 2022

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

WebEx only

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Canvas has developed New Quizzes to replace the current Quizzes function, Classic Quizzes. This timeline, driven by Canvas, means that New Quizzes will available in June of 2022 to all instructors at Iowa State.

Wednesday, 23 Mar 2022

Virtual Forum: Open Scholar Cafe

Mar 23, 2022

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Zoom

free

University Library Training, development

"Care, Control, and the Politics of Access: Ethnographic Research and Open Data." 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.

Beyond the Basics: Budgets, Cost Share, and Subrecipients

Mar 23, 2022

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Virtual

free

Research Training, development

This session will dive more deeply into budgets, cost share, special circumstances, excel tips for budget preparation, and preparing proposals with subrecipients. This workshop is presented by the Office of Sponsored Program Administration.

Webinar, Learning Styles Don't Exist: Busting Myths to Promote Meaningful Learning (Alyssa Emery)

Mar 23, 2022

1:10 PM - 2:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via Zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Have students ever told you that they are visual learners, left-brain thinkers, or have naturalistic intelligence? Many of us have been exposed to certain myths about learning, and well-intentioned instructors are eager to offer assignments and activities that help all students achieve course objectives.

Webinar, Effectively managing disruptive conduct in learning spaces

Mar 23, 2022

3:20 PM - 4:10 PM

Online only - view on your own via Zoom (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.

Friday, 25 Mar 2022

Class Climate User Group - March

Mar 25, 2022

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

2030 Morrill or via Webex

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

An informal meeting for Class Climate departmental administrators to share recent discoveries, learn about upcoming changes, and discuss recommendations for administering course evaluations in the upcoming semester. Register via Learn@ISU or contact CELT, 4-5357

Tuesday, 29 Mar 2022

Launch of the Spring Strolls for Well-being at ISU

Mar 29, 2022

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

2030 Morrill

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

If you are feeling stressed, overwhelmed, or simply need a break - practicing mindfulness supports your well-being and work-life harmony. The Strolls for Well-being at ISU offer opportunities on campus, or to pause where you are, and are designed to be flexible.

Experience the Spring Strolls for Well-being at ISU

Mar 29, 2022

12:45 PM - 1:15 PM

Anderson Sculpture Garden (Hidden Gems mural)

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Would you like to learn more about the Strolls for Well-being at ISU? Come join us to explore the new locations in the Spring Guidebook and discover how this can support your well-being and work-life harmony. We will discuss the flexible options that can easily fit into your schedule.

Webinar: Student career readiness

Mar 29, 2022

1:30 PM

via Webex

free

Academic Affairs Training, development

Managers of student employees are invited to learn more about career readiness competencies, and how managers can help student employees leverage their student employment positions in their full-time job searches.

Thursday, 31 Mar 2022

Faculty development workshop: The Public Classroom

Mar 31, 2022

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

via Zoom

free

Academic Affairs Training, development

Join university counsel Michael Norton for a review of the current environment and its implications for freedom of speech and academic freedom.

Launch of the Spring Strolls for Well-being at ISU

Mar 31, 2022

12:15 PM - 12:45 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 a break - practicing mindfulness supports your well-being and work-life harmony. The Strolls for Well-being at ISU offer opportunities on campus, or to pause where you are, and are designed to be flexible.