• Congratulations to the Canvas Implementation Team

    Please join me in sending a hearty congratulations to the Canvas Implementation Team who received the 2017 CYtation Team Award this morning from the Professional and Scientific Council. Team members included: Laura Bestler (CELT) Marlys Carlson (CELT) Lesya Hassall (CELT) Darrin Jones (CELT) Allan Schmidt (CELT) Amy Ward (CELT) Tristan Baruth (ITS) Naomi Roth (ITS) […]

  • Talk: Systemic Reform of Higher Education — The Vertically Integrated Projects (VIP) Program and the VIP Consortium

    Iowa State University is hosting a Talk with Ed Coyle from Georgia Tech on Tuesday, March 20 (9:00 a.m., 1213 Hoover Hall) Ed Coyle leads a large initiative on “vertical” course-based undergraduate research, with ~20 students made up of 5 freshmen, 5 sophomores, 5 juniors, and 5 seniors – all working on a multi-year faculty […]

  • CELT’s spring break hours (March 12-16)

    The Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching’s (CELT) locations 3024 Morrill Hall and  281 Parks Library, will observe the following office hours and days/hours for spring break from Monday, March 12 through Friday, March 16 – Office hours will be 7:30 am – 4:00 pm.

  • Need help figuring out grading in Canvas?

    Come to Open Labs in the Library’s Rotunda area (near 281 Parks Library). Walk-in are welcome on Tue, Wed and Fri from 8:00 am to 10:00 am and from 1:00 om to 4:00 pm. Our knowledgeable graduate students will walk you through calculating and submitting midterm grades in Canvas. Additionally, individual appointments with CELT instructional […]

  • ISU is seeking applications and nominations for the position of Director of the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

    The Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost invites applications and nominations for the position of Director of the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT). The director provides overall leadership, vision, and direction for CELT and plays a key role in educational change on campus. CELT is a division of the Senior […]

  • Register for The 19th Annual Midwest Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Conference (Apr. 6)

    April 6, 2018 (8:00 am – 5:00 pm) Education Arts Building, Campus of Indiana University South Bend This Year’s Theme is Deep Learning and Creativity This year’s keynote speaker is Ken Bain.  He is the author of What the Best College Teachers Do.  (Harvard University Press, 2004), which won the 2004 Virginia and Warren Stone Prize for […]

  • Accepting Proposals for the 2018 Big 12 Teaching and Learning Conference (May 17-18)

    May 17-18, 2018 Fort Worth, Texas “Instructional Methods, Innovation, and Engagement” The conference website is now available and now accepting conference proposals and registration. Topics Include: Cultural Awareness and Inclusiveness Instructional Methods Measuring Student Learning New Faculty Support (Full-time and Adjunct) Leading from the Middle – Department Chair Development and Support Learn more and register […]

  • Registration open for the 2018 Iowa State Conference on Race & Ethnicity (ISCORE)

    Registration now open for the 2018 Iowa State Conference on Race & Ethnicity (ISCORE) @IowaStateU @ISUStuGov @ISUGPSS @iowastatedaily https://t.co/NSVQsOSSw4 pic.twitter.com/w7Vgz6bOF6 — ISCORE (@IowaStateISCORE) February 2, 2018

  • Upcoming Canvas Workshops (Feb. 1 – 16 )

    The CELT staff is offering four 90-minute Canvas workshops multiple times to highlight the pedagogy and mechanics behind Canvas functions. Read the workshop descriptions on CELT’s Event and Registration  website, determine which day/time you would like to attend, and register via the  Learn@ISU website: The Pedagogy of Canvas Quizzes, Feb. 8 (10-11:30 a.m.) OR Feb. 13 (2-3:30 […]

  • CELT programs in February

    To learn more about our comprehensive array of events visit CELT’s Event and Registration website and register via the Learn@ISU website. Many of these workshops are available in-person or via Zoom. Award-Winning Faculty Series, Hands-on with Team Based Learning: Simple Activities to Engage Your Students (Lisa Orgler), Feb 1 (12:10-1:30 p.m., 2030 Morrill Hall) Inclusive […]