Tuesday, 25 Sep 2018
How can you excite your students with practical research? Hands-on experience using real research data, even in a lecture-style classroom, is an efficient way for undergraduates to understand the practical applications of what they are learning.
Learn how to identify budget-related items in a funding agency's request for proposal, and how to create a sound budget for your proposal. We'll discuss common mistakes made during budget development so you can avoid them. Most our time will be spent examining a real budget scenario so you'll feel confident using Iowa State tools. Finally, we'll answer questions about the comprehensive financial picture of your current proposal.
This two-hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore options for group work and collaboration in Canvas.
Wednesday, 26 Sep 2018
What defines effective teaching, and how do we measure it? These questions are critically important to the teaching mission and to faculty careers. The ISU Faculty Handbook states that "When teaching is part of the faculty assignment, effectiveness is an essential criterion for advancement." CELT will be hosting two nationally recognized scholars who will share their research on Evaluating Teaching Effectiveness, with particular focus on:
This two-hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore rubrics and outcomes and how they work together in Canvas.
Learn to identify unique features of early printed books (circa 1450-1850) and what they indicate about design and production. Let us know if you need accommodation. Preregistration required at Learn@ISU.
"The Intersection of Strengths & Social Identity: Using the Clifton Strengths to Engage Conversation about Difference," Daniel Almeida, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.
How might you generate valuable research from your teaching activities even if you don't have expertise in educational or social science research methods? Peter Balan, OAM BSc, BE(Hons), MBM, PhD, faculty member in the School of Management at the University of South Australia and Team Based Learning Consultant is visiting ISU.
Thursday, 27 Sep 2018
This two-hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore how a personalized learning and mastery path can enhance your course in Canvas.
Are you interested in adopting TBL or flipped classroom approaches but face student resistance? Flipped or TBL teaching methods require students to pre-learn course materials before a teaching session, where exercises rely on students using self-gained knowledge.
Friday, 28 Sep 2018
The Office for Responsible Research, Office of the Attending Veterinarian and Laboratory Animal Resources (LAR) are offering software training for researchers who submit IACUC or IBC protocols. Participants will learn how to navigate the new electronic protocol submission system, a-tune. Training topics will include creating and submitting a protocol, and, for animal users of LAR, how to order animals and manage animal records.