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Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching

URL: http://www.celt.iastate.edu/
Contact: Laura Bestler
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Phone: 515-294-5357
Address: 3024 Morrill Hall
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The Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching's (CELT) mission, "Partnering with educators to advance student-centered learning at Iowa State University."

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Seminar, Service-Learning Teaching and Learning Community

Oct 23, 2019

Oct 23, 2019, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Are you interested in developing, or enhancing, a service-learning component within your course? You are invited to join this dynamic, interdisciplinary group as we share ideas and best practices of integrating service-learning into the curriculum. These interactive sessions will include topical discussions, readings, and sharing of best practices.

Workshop, Navigating controversial topics in the classroom

Oct 29, 2019

Oct 29, 2019, 4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via Zoom

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 discussion around controversial issues including the O.T.F.D. (Open The Front Door) and A.C.T.I.O.N. communication frameworks.

#CyThx at Iowa State University Initiative (November 1-30)

Nov 01, 2019

Nov 01, 2019 - All day

Via http://www.celt.iastate.edu/cythx/

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching

We hope that all Cyclones take time to acknowledge their Iowa State University faculty, graduate teaching assistants, mentors, advisers, mentors, colleagues, and more. Before November 30, Cyclones are encouraged to answer, "Who makes you feel like a valued member of the ISU community?" via our the 2019 #CyThx at Iowa State University submission form.

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

Nov 04, 2019

Nov 04, 2019, 4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

2015 Morrill Hall

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.

Workshop, Quality Matters: Improving Your Online Course

Nov 06, 2019

Nov 06, 2019, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

2030 Morrill

Free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The "Improving Your Online Course" workshop explores the QM Rubric and provides a framework to improve the quality of online courses. Participants use the QM Rubric to review their own online courses and develop a course improvement plan.

Seminar: Introduction to Top Hat

Nov 07, 2019

Nov 07, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

2015 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In this session, see how Top Hat can be used in your next course. Join us for a hands-on session demonstrating how to engage students via interactive slides and questions, attendance tracking, customized content, videos, discussions, and polls to create and personalize homework to build student comprehension.