• GA position available with CELT for Spring 2018

    Overview Positions available: Instructional Content Developer and Technology Support Hiring now: One half-time hourly undergraduate position starting on January 3 – April 27, 2018. Start Date: January 3, 2018. This position will be 20 hours a week. Job Description The Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) is seeking motivated and organized graduate students […]

  • CELT-led Canvas Workshops (Oct. 16-27)

    CELT staff will lead five 90-minute Canvas workshops multiple times this fall that highlight the pedagogy and mechanics behind Canvas functions. Read the workshop descriptions, determine which day/time you would like to attend, and register via the Learn@ISU website: Accessibility in Canvas, Oct. 17 and 27 Assignments and GradeBook in Canvas, Oct. 19 and 25 […]

  • Effective and low stress ways of incorporating student writing in your classroom (Oct. 20)

    Sarah Huffman, Assistant Director of the Center for Communication Excellence (CCE), and CCE’s Graduate writing consultants will present best practices for developing students’ writing skills from lab/field journals, job materials; as well as, how-to advance student work in dissertations and research writing. Huffman will discuss CCE’s ongoing research collaboration with CELT’s Preparing Future Faculty (PFF) […]

  • Multiple Ways to Learn Canvas: CELT-led Canvas Workshops, Departmental Training, and More!

    Multiple Ways to Learn Canvas There are multiple ways and teaching approaches for faculty, staff, graduate teaching assistants, and students to learn Canvas to be found via the MyCanvas Teacher at ISU website. In Canvas Training and Resources, the following opportunities are highlighted: Open Labs CELT-led Workshops On-site Recorded Resources Self-Paced Online Canvas Tutorials Online […]

  • Preparing for the Switch to Canvas for Spring 2018

    On January 5, 2018, Iowa State University will be turning off all access to Blackboard. All Spring 2018 courses, that use ISU’s centrally supported LMS, will be taught in Canvas. Therefore, now is the time for you to learn Canvas using the MyCanvas Teacher at ISU website. Two important resources found in this guide include: […]

  • CELT Grad Assistantship position available for Fall 2017 with Spring Option

    Overview Positions available: Instructional Content Developer and Technology Support Hiring now: One half-time hourly undergraduate position starting on October 2 – December 8, 2017. There will be an option for this position to be extended to the end of the Spring 2018 semester as well. Job Description The Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching […]

  • 4 Ways to Engage in the Canvas-led Faculty and Staff Training (Sept. 5 and 6)

    There are four ways for faculty and staff to engage in this Canvas-led training: Attend the face-to-face program: Register to participate in the face-to-face program through the Learn@ISU website. (Space is limited). Live webcast: Participate in the live webcast, hosted by CELT Online Learning Innovation Hub staff members, by registering through the Learn@ISU website. The live webcast […]

  • Where do students go if their course has an online presence?

    If your course has an online presence it may be found in Blackboard or Canvas, Iowa State’s Learning Management Systems (LMS). To log into an LMS: open a web browser, navigate to the Iowa State University website, locate the “Sign Ons” link found on the upper right corner (above the search box), and then select […]

  • Reflecting on what I hope for my students…

    Amy Popillion, Senior Lecturer, Human Development & Human Sciences at Iowa State University, and Facilitator for CELT’s Team-Based Learning Faculty/Staff Learning Community shared this reflection with us before students arrived on campus yesterday, “Spent some quiet time at the back of my fall classroom reflecting on what I hope for my students. I reflected on […]

  • Reminder from Student Disability Resources about Reasonable Accommodations

    CELT is sharing Student Disability Resources information to instructors and graduate teaching assistants: As we begin a new Academic Year, I want to provide the information below regarding the provision of access to lecture notes and Power Point presentations which, as you know, are reasonable accommodations for some students with documented disabilities. Students in need […]