Wednesday, 01 Nov 2023
Collaborations with subrecipients are an essential part of research, but how do we properly manage subrecipients? Join OSPA as we examine the Uniform Guidance's expanded requirements for subrecipient monitoring on federal financial assistance awards. We will review roles and responsibilities within ISU along with important source documents like the Subrecipient Request Form and the Subrecipient Information Questionnaire.
Michael Bugeja's presentation discusses the difference between gratification and gratitude in the advancement process, covering such basics as shared governance, annual reviews, awards, mentorship and P&T practices.
What is data, and what counts as data in the humanities? This session will explore the basics of data for digital humanities research including common data formats, structures, and ethical considerations.
Thursday, 02 Nov 2023
Join Dr. Rachel VanCampenhout (VitalSource) for a presentation on research surrounding the effective use of artificial intelligence (AI) within digital textbooks in teaching and learning.
This short workshop will teach you 5 things you can do now to save yourself a headache. No prior experience required. Bring a pen, paper, and maybe your laptop.
LaTeX is a powerful typesetting language often used for writing theses, dissertations, or peer-reviewed journal articles. This hands-on workshop uses the Overleaf editor to demonstrate the basics of LaTeX. Attendees will work through examples, experiment with common features, and take away a list of additional resources that can be used after the workshop to explore further.
Tuesday, 07 Nov 2023
In this hands-on workshop, representatives from the University Library and University Counsel will use real-life scenarios to help you navigate questions related to copyright in teaching and learning. Participants will leave the workshop with strategies for approaching common questions regarding copyright in the classroom and leveraging exceptions Fair Use and the TEACH Act. Participants will also be provided resources and support.
Does your research involve a complex network of people, organizations, or concepts? Do you wish there was an easy way to visualize the connections between these things? This workshop introduces attendees to the principles of the principles of network analysis as a research method focuses on building skills using the Gephi Lite web tool to create visualizations of connections you've found in your research.
Thursday, 09 Nov 2023
Join Associate Professor Geetu Tuteja to discover strategies for applying to NIH funding. Utilize hands-on activities to better focus your proposal and determine directorates that your research fits.
Zotero is a powerful and popular citation management tool, and this workshop will provide you with an overview of its capabilities, as well as get you started with using it for your own research projects. We'll look at how Zotero stacks up against other citation management systems, and then have a demonstration, followed by a hands-on practice period where you can begin to collect and organize references from various sources.
Friday, 10 Nov 2023
In this presentation, Dr. James Ranalli will report on studies that investigated (1) how the level of Grammarly integration into writing courses influenced sustained adoption of Grammarly among students; and (2) how revisions by Grammarly and ChatGPT affected instructors' evaluations of student writing as well as their perceptions of mental effort involved in evaluating and providing feedback.
This hands-on "Delishly Scientific" workshop hosted by the Culinary Science Club will demonstrate how to make fresh sushi rolls with rice and veggies. Participants will make their own sushi rolls and learn about the different types of sushi. Limited spots available. Register in advance.
Tuesday, 14 Nov 2023
We will cover the basics of Boolean Operators and break down citations to their basic ingredients. During the workshop, we will have a live demonstration on how to use both general and subject-specific databases, and provide you with a recipe for successful searching. Bring your own research questions for 1-on-1 help as time allows.
Wednesday, 29 Nov 2023
In this introductory session, learn why citation management tools are so useful. You'll be introduced to several citation management tools: EndNote Web, Mendeley, Overleaf, and Zotero, all widely used at ISU. Then in a breakout session, you'll focus on one of these tools, start your own free account, get useful tips, and have questions answered by a library specialist.