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Wednesday, 17 Oct 2018

Workshop: CELT Accessibility Awareness Week: Hands-On Accessibility - Alternative Text

Oct 17, 2018

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

2015 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Participants will work on adding alternative text to their pictures, graphs, and tables in their online course and documents. Please have samples of pictures, graphs, and tables available to use during the session or be prepared to search for these at the beginning of the workshop.

Workshop: Using Free, Openly-Licensed Textbooks in Your Classroom

Oct 17, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Are you concerned about the impact of high textbook costs on your students? In this workshop, a representative from the Open Textbook Network will guide you through the the benefits of open textbooks and answer your questions. Capacity is limited and open textbooks are not available for all disciplines.

Gold Star Training for Faculty and Staff

Oct 17, 2018

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Training, development

Tips and strategies aimed at serving student veterans, military personnel and their families. Registration requested.

Thursday, 18 Oct 2018

Canvas Conference

Oct 18, 2018

9:30 AM - 2:30 PM

206 Durham Center

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Would your course benefit from all section instructors using the same information? Do you seek ways for students to collaborate through video in Canvas? If so, join representatives from Canvas and CELT staff for the engaging first annual Canvas conference @ ISU.

Seminar: CELT Accessibility Awareness Week: Progress is Progress - ISU Extension's Accessibility Journey

Oct 18, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

2015 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

ISU Extension and Outreach has made a commitment to eAccessibility and continues to roll out best practices to reach more learners, including those with vision disabilities. Learn how we have/are implementing this with publications, videos, web sites, web conferencing, learning management systems and items created in Microsoft Office, InDesign and Adobe Acrobat Pro.

Data Management Plans Made Easy

Oct 18, 2018

2:10 PM - 3:30 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Need a plan? A data management plan (DMP) is a common requirement in research grant proposals. Learn to write a DMP with less stress using DMPTool - a tool that brings together tailored templates based on funder-requirements and guidance that breaks down what you need to include. Plus get tips to make the process easier every time. Preregistration required through Learn@ISU. Let us know if you need accommodations.

Friday, 19 Oct 2018

Research workshop: Working with IACUC Protocols Using a-tune

Oct 19, 2018

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

2310 Kildee Hall

Research Office Training, development

The Office for Responsible Research, Office of the Attending Veterinarian and Laboratory Animal Resources 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.

Workshop: CELT Accessibility Awareness Week: Hands-On Accessibility - Web Accessibility Tools

Oct 19, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

2015 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Participants will work with tools within Canvas to check their course accessibility. Participants will also work with online tools for checking website accessibility.

Monday, 22 Oct 2018

Online event, How Can We Minimize Implicit Bias in Our Academic Communities? (CIRTLCast Series - Part 3 of 4)

Oct 22, 2018

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

2030 Morrill Hall or View on your own register through CIRTL through link below

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Many view academia as an ivory tower, disconnected from the everyday challenges, controversies, and conflicts of the real-world. However, issues related to social justice, like implicit bias, are embedded in the very fabric of STEM and higher education.

Quality Matters Learning Community

Oct 22, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

2030 Morrill

Free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The Quality Matters (QM) Learning Community is designed to help you improve your courses using the Quality Matters Standards. Members will have opportunities to hear about ways to meet the QM standards, as well as discussing best practices, experiences, and solutions to course design problems.

Research workshop: Reading and Interpreting a Request for Proposal

Oct 22, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Memorial Union, Gold Room

Research Office Training, development

In this session you will learn the fundamentals of reading and interpreting agency guidelines and specific calls for proposals. We will discuss information commonly found in sponsor guidelines and tips and tricks for common mistakes.

Tuesday, 23 Oct 2018

Research workshop: Reading and Interpreting a Request for Proposal

Oct 23, 2018

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Memorial Union, Oak Room

Research Office Training, development

In this session you will learn the fundamentals of reading and interpreting agency guidelines and specific calls for proposals. We will discuss information commonly found in sponsor guidelines and tips and tricks for common mistakes.

Workshop: Publish Teaching in Your Discipline: How to get started, succeed, and disseminate your educational research

Oct 23, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:00 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? Workshop leaders and experienced Discipline-Based Educational Researchers (DBER) Dr. Nancy Boury (Microbiology) and Dr. Sayali Kukday (Genetics, Development, and Cell Biology) will share resources to start publishing your learning solutions.

Quality Matters: Improving Your Online Course (IYOC) Follow Up

Oct 23, 2018

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

2030 Morrill

Free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The Quality Matters: Improving Your Online Course (IYOC) follow-up session provides you with additional time to improve your course based on the information you learned in the IYOC workshop.

Wednesday, 24 Oct 2018

1 Million Cups meeting

Oct 24, 2018

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

free

Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship Meetings, receptions Training, development

The Des Moines chapter of 1 Million Cups, the national Wednesday morning networking session for entrepreneurs, is meeting on campus. Two Ames entrepreneurs will present: Ian Tevis, SAFI-Tech; and Kevin Maher, VetMeasure. All are welcome at this free event; the coffee is free as well.

Online event, Accessibility: Fact or Fiction?

Oct 24, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

View on your own via Zoom

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

There is a lot of information (and misinformation) out there about what institutions need to do to ensure that their online courses are accessible to all students, including those with disabilities. It can be overwhelming, especially when the stakes seem so high and the path forward is as clear as mud. Let's take a look at the most common myths about accessibility to debunk them as well as strategize how best to address them.

Award-Winning Faculty Series: Advising Graduate Students: Ten tips for major professors (Dan Nettleton)

Oct 24, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Distinguished Professor Dan Nettleton, Statistics, ISU Margaret Ellen White Graduate Faculty Awardee, will share how he encourages, supports, and challenges his doctoral and master's students to be their best.

Dude, Where's My File?

Oct 24, 2018

1:10 PM - 2:00 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

This workshop will provide an overview of best practices for file naming and organization. Preregistration required through Learn@ISU. Let us know if you need accommodation.

Research workshop: Working with IACUC Protocols Using a-tune

Oct 24, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

1485 CVM

Research Office Training, development

The Office for Responsible Research, Office of the Attending Veterinarian and Laboratory Animal Resources 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.

Thursday, 25 Oct 2018

Getting Started with EndNote Web

Oct 25, 2018

3:10 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, a free bibliographic management program that helps you collect, organize, format, and use your collected citations in your writing projects. Learn how to get started with EndNote Web! Let us know if you need accommodation. Preregistration required at Learn@ISU.

Friday, 26 Oct 2018

Research workshop: Navigating Your Research with Human Subjects: The IRB Submission Process - Part 2

Oct 26, 2018

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Memorial Union, Gold Room

Research Office Training, development

This is the second session in a four-part series that looks more closely at the components of the IRB submission process. We'll lead a discussion of risk in human subjects research and approaches for minimizing risk. We'll also talk about participant confidentiality, as well as data security measures.

Monday, 29 Oct 2018

Build Your Canvas Course - Course Design Basics

Oct 29, 2018

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

3019 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This two-hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore the basics of course building in Canvas.

Online event, How Can We Interrupt and Mitigate Implicit Bias When We Witness It? (CIRTLCast Series - Part 4 of 4)

Oct 29, 2018

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

2030 Morrill Hall or View on your own register through CIRTL through link below

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Reducing implicit bias and promoting diversity in STEM is a science and innovation, workforce, and economic imperative (OSTP & OPM, 2016). While the first three sessions of this CIRTLCast series laid the foundation for understanding implicit bias in STEM higher education, in this final session, we will discuss recommendations for interrupting and mitigating implicit bias.

Research workshop: Working with IACUC Protocols Using a-tune

Oct 29, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

2310 Kildee Hall

Research Office Training, development

The Office for Responsible Research, Office of the Attending Veterinarian and Laboratory Animal Resources 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.

Tuesday, 30 Oct 2018

Build Your Canvas Course - Assignments and Quizzes

Oct 30, 2018

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This two-hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore assignment and assessment options in Canvas.

Research workshop: Navigating Your Research with Human Subjects: The IRB Submission Process

Oct 30, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Memorial Union, Gold Room

Research Office Training, development

In this session you will learn tips on developing and submitting protocols to the IRB. A member of IRB staff will walk through key sections of the non-exempt IRB application and explain what the IRB looks for during the review process. Sign up for one of the several dates we have scheduled throughout the year.

Research workshop: Funding Opportunities Available Through CEAH and How to Write a Successful Application

Oct 30, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Memorial Union, Oak Room

Research Office Training, development

Faculty in the arts, humanities and social sciences are invited to bring their lunches and learn about the unique internal funding opportunities available to them to further their research and scholarly goals.

Conversation: Navigating controversial topics in the classroom

Oct 30, 2018

4:00 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.

Wednesday, 31 Oct 2018

Online event, Web Accessibility: Trick or Treat?

Oct 31, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

View on your own via Shindig

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

As a part of "The Year of Accessibility", the Online Learning Consortium and WCET continue to collaborate to bring our communities resources on the topic of accessibility.

NCORE/ISCORE webinar series

Oct 31, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Student Affairs Diversity Training, development

"Introduction to Social Justice Models of Disability," Julie Alexander, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.