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Wednesday, 18 Oct 2017

Gold Star Training for faculty and staff

Oct 18, 2017

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Training, development

ISU faculty and staff are invited to learn tips and strategies aimed at serving student veterans, military personnel and their families. RSVP is appreciated.

Workshop: Groups and Collaborative Work in Canvas

Oct 18, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Instructors can create groups for students to collaborate on group Assignments and Discussions, use Web-conferencing, and Collaborations for online projects. Participants will reflect on demonstrations exemplifying how active learning, collaboration and cooperation can be supported through Canvas' integrated tools.

Thursday, 19 Oct 2017

Workshop: Assignments and Gradebook in Canvas

Oct 19, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Assignments are a backbone of the course's Gradebook in Canvas. Participants will learn to create and manage Assignments and Assignment Groups as well as explore how the Gradebook is connected to the organization of Assignments. Participants will experience the power of SpeedGrader for efficient and effective grading.

Workshop: Assignments and Gradebook in Canvas

Oct 19, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

032 Parks LIbrary

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Assignments are a backbone of the course's Gradebook in Canvas. Participants will learn to create and manage Assignments and Assignment Groups as well as explore how the Gradebook is connected to the organization of Assignments. Participants will experience the power of SpeedGrader for efficient and effective grading.

Getting Started with EndNote Web

Oct 19, 2017

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Lost the references you need for your research paper? Thesis and dissertation citations becoming unmanageable? This workshop for beginners introduces EndNote Web. Preregistration is required. Register through Learn@ISU. Keyword:LIB. Please let us know if you need any kind of accommodation.

Leadership Workshop Series: Empowering Others to Lead

Oct 19, 2017

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Pioneer Room, MU

free

Student Activities Center Diversity Student activities Training, development

The Leaders Workshop Series is an opportunity for you to build up your leadership skills from the inside out. During these workshops, you will have the opportunity to engage in activities and discussions that will help you establish your personal values, learn some tips and tricks on how to build a common purpose and community, as well as strategies for empowering your members to lead.

Friday, 20 Oct 2017

Workshop: Course Design in Canvas

Oct 20, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

032 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Participants will learn how to design courses in Canvas, facilitate easy and intuitive course navigation and pace instruction. This workshop will highlight the mechanics and pedagogy behind Homepage, Syllabus, Content Pages and Modules in Canvas. Participants will learn about best practices for creating, organizing and structuring content in Canvas courses.

Research Workshop: Sponsored Funding Budgets

Oct 20, 2017

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

1485 College of Vet Med

free

Research Office Training, development

"Sponsored Funding Budget Basics." In this session you will learn about practical tools and strategies for developing your proposal budget according to agency requirements. Attendees are encouraged to bring a laptop if one is available, though it is not required to attend.

Best Practices: Enhanced academic communication skills among graduate students

Oct 20, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Sarah Huffman, Assistant Director of the CCE, and Graduate writing consultants will talk to the ThinkSpace Learning Community about best practices for developing writing skills in students from lab and field journals to job materials to advanced dissertations and research writing.

Workshop: Course Design in Canvas

Oct 20, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

032 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Participants will learn how to design courses in Canvas, facilitate easy and intuitive course navigation and pace instruction. This workshop will highlight the mechanics and pedagogy behind Homepage, Syllabus, Content Pages and Modules in Canvas. Participants will learn about best practices for creating, organizing and structuring content in Canvas courses.

Monday, 23 Oct 2017

Workshop: Course Design in Canvas

Oct 23, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Participants will learn how to design courses in Canvas, facilitate easy and intuitive course navigation and pace instruction. This workshop will highlight the mechanics and pedagogy behind Homepage, Syllabus, Content Pages and Modules in Canvas. Participants will learn about best practices for creating, organizing and structuring content in Canvas courses.

Workshop: Course Design in Canvas

Oct 23, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

032 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Participants will learn how to design courses in Canvas, facilitate easy and intuitive course navigation and pace instruction. This workshop will highlight the mechanics and pedagogy behind Homepage, Syllabus, Content Pages and Modules in Canvas. Participants will learn about best practices for creating, organizing and structuring content in Canvas courses.

Lecture: Open workflow approach to research

Oct 23, 2017

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

198 Parks Library

free

Research Office Training, development

"An Open Workflow Approach to Increasing Research Efficiency, Reproducibility and Diversity," Jeff Spies, co-founder and chief technology officer of the Center for Open Science, a nonprofit technology company with a mission to increase openness, integrity, and reproducibility of scholarly research.

Tuesday, 24 Oct 2017

Workshop: Addressing Unconscious Bias in the Faculty Search

Oct 24, 2017

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

ISU Advance Diversity Training, development

"It Depends on the Lens: Addressing Unconscious Bias in the Faculty Search." An interactive workshop designed for chairs, faculty members and search committee members. Preregister by Oct. 12. This workshop will be repeated 1-3 p.m. in the same location. Refreshments served prior to the start of both workshops.

Workshop: The Pedagogy of Canvas Quizzes

Oct 24, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

032 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Participants will learn how to use Quizzes in Canvas. The workshop will focus on practical ways to customize Quiz Settings as well as create and administer Quizzes with a variety of question types to accommodate specific learning situations. Quiz Moderation and Analytics will be also explored.

Workshop: Open Science Framework

Oct 24, 2017

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

134 Parks Library

free

Research Office Training, development

"Open Science Framework (OSF): A Research Workflow Tool to Support Transparency and Rigor in Scholarship." Part of the challenge of making research more transparent and reproducible is logistical. The OSF is a free project management service and repository where researchers -- using their own tools and processes -- can collaborate within their research groups and choose components of their research for broader dissemination.

Workshop: The Pedagogy of Canvas Quizzes

Oct 24, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Participants will learn how to use Quizzes in Canvas. The workshop will focus on practical ways to customize Quiz Settings as well as create and administer Quizzes with a variety of question types to accommodate specific learning situations. Quiz Moderation and Analytics will be also explored.

Workshop Panel: Open Educational Resources

Oct 24, 2017

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

198 Parks Library

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Join us for a panel discussion on the impact of OER in the classroom. Faculty using Open Educational Resources (OER) in their courses share the benefits and challenges of making the switch to OER and students share their opinion on how OER could affect their learning. Participants will leave the workshop with plans for incorporating OER into their courses and a pathway to making their classes more affordable.

Wednesday, 25 Oct 2017

Workshop: Assignments and Gradebook in Canvas

Oct 25, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

032 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Assignments are a backbone of the course's Gradebook in Canvas. Participants will learn to create and manage Assignments and Assignment Groups as well as explore how the Gradebook is connected to the organization of Assignments. Participants will experience the power of SpeedGrader for efficient and effective grading.

Workshop: Assignments and Gradebook in Canvas

Oct 25, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Assignments are a backbone of the course's Gradebook in Canvas. Participants will learn to create and manage Assignments and Assignment Groups as well as explore how the Gradebook is connected to the organization of Assignments. Participants will experience the power of SpeedGrader for efficient and effective grading.

Leadership Workshop Series: Wellness & Leadership

Oct 25, 2017

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

The Gallery, MU

free

Student Activities Center Diversity Student activities Training, development

The Leaders Workshop Series is an opportunity for you to build up your leadership skills from the inside out. During these workshops, you will have the opportunity to engage in activities and discussions that will help you establish your personal values, learn some tips and tricks on how to build a common purpose and community, as well as strategies for empowering your members to lead.

Thursday, 26 Oct 2017

Workshop: Groups and Collaborative Work in Canvas

Oct 26, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Instructors can create groups for students to collaborate on group Assignments and Discussions, use Web-conferencing, and Collaborations for online projects. Participants will reflect on demonstrations exemplifying how active learning, collaboration and cooperation can be supported through Canvas' integrated tools.

Workshop: Groups and Collaborative Work in Canvas

Oct 26, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

032 Parks LIbrary

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Instructors can create groups for students to collaborate on group Assignments and Discussions, use Web-conferencing, and Collaborations for online projects. Participants will reflect on demonstrations exemplifying how active learning, collaboration and cooperation can be supported through Canvas' integrated tools.

Friday, 27 Oct 2017

Workshop: Accessibility in Canvas

Oct 27, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

032 Parks LIbrary

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This workshop will focus on general accessibility practices that are available within Canvas courses. Accessibility and usability strategies are key to building successful courses for all users.

Data Management Planning: An Introduction

Oct 27, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

This is an introduction to Data Management Planning. Preregistration is required. Register through Learn@ISU. Keyword:LIB. Please let us know if you require an accommodation.

Workshop: Accessibility in Canvas

Oct 27, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

032 Parks LIbrary

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This workshop will focus on general accessibility practices that are available within Canvas courses. Accessibility and usability strategies are key to building successful courses for all users.

Monday, 30 Oct 2017

Workshop: The Pedagogy of Canvas Quizzes

Oct 30, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Participants will learn how to use Quizzes in Canvas. The workshop will focus on practical ways to customize Quiz Settings as well as create and administer Quizzes with a variety of question types to accommodate specific learning situations. Quiz Moderation and Analytics will be also explored.

Workshop: The Pedagogy of Canvas Quizzes

Oct 30, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

032 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Participants will learn how to use Quizzes in Canvas. The workshop will focus on practical ways to customize Quiz Settings as well as create and administer Quizzes with a variety of question types to accommodate specific learning situations. Quiz Moderation and Analytics will be also explored.

Accessibility in Canvas: Being Proactive vs. Reactive

Oct 30, 2017

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

031 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Topics to be covered: How to use Canvas' new video captioning tool The Quality Matters Framework and how it is already working for your students Accommodating Students in Canvas (including options in quizzes, assignments, modules, and more) Resources to help you assist your students with their accessibility needs

Adobe Lightroom 101

Oct 30, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens Training, development

This six-week course is designed to help you learn the basics of Lightroom, a very powerful photo editing program. Professional photographer and instructor Mark Stoltenberg will help to adjust your images, remove red eye and more. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced photographer, learn to more easily import, organize, enhance and share your photos.