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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."

Upcoming Events (View More)

CELT Summer Course Design Institute (July 13-16, afternoons)

Jul 13, 2020

Jul 13, 2020, 1:00 PM

Course Design Institute is FULL! There are still opportunities to prepare this summer.

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The CELT Summer Course Design Institute (CDI) focuses on course planning, building a student-centered course in Canvas, active engagement strategies, learning assessment techniques, designing a learner-centered syllabus, and implementing accessibility. The Course Design Institute is for four days. Each day consists of a required engagement in a 60-minute synchronous hands-on workshop followed by an optional 30-minute guided discussion.

Webinar, Strategies for quizzes and exams in Canvas

Jul 14, 2020

Jul 14, 2020, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via WebEx

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Wondering how you're going to quiz your students online?

Webinar, Choose your instructional tool adventure (Discussions)

Jul 16, 2020

Jul 16, 2020, 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

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

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

CELT's Choose Your Instructional Tool Adventure focuses on various instructional strategies found on the CELT website and demonstrates practical ways to incorporate these tools in a Canvas course. Instructional support staff from across campus will facilitate each 30-minute byte. These 30-minutes builds on concepts covered in the Canvas Mini-Bytes training videos on the CELT instructional strategies pages.

Webinar, Building an inclusive and learner-centered syllabus

Jul 21, 2020

Jul 21, 2020, 3:10 PM - 4:00 PM

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

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

This conversation will be a starting place for implementing inclusive pedagogy and learner-centered practices into your syllabus for the upcoming year. We will discuss strategies for producing a student-centered syllabus and the importance of establishing clear expectations and goals, using transparent teaching methods, and building rapport and community in your class.

Webinar, Student Online Learning During COVID-19: The benefits of mindfulness

Jul 22, 2020

Jul 22, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via WebEx

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Learning online can offer different challenges and especially so during the time of a global pandemic. Using mindfulness practices can mitigate heightened anxiety and stress in your learning environment. Join Karen Couves (CELT) and Carrie Giese (Student Wellness) as they explore the student perspective of mindfulness in the online classroom.

Webinar, Best practices for faculty-to-student interactions in your course

Jul 23, 2020

Jul 23, 2020, 12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

online only - via Webex

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Learn how-to initiate effective and meaningful faculty-to-student interactions while helping students engage in the construction of their learning. Brainstorm how to maintain and inspire student engagement for all learning environments (in-person, hybrid/blended, online).