Welcome back to campus!
In our first Teaching Tip of 2018, we wanted to highlight a few of the professional development opportunities CELT has planned for you. We are hosting the following outstanding faculty to present in our Award-Winning Faculty Series:
- Research Mentoring: Providing the opportunity to learn from mistakes, Jan. 23 (12:10 -1:30 p.m., 2030 Morrill Hall) will be presented by Basil Nikolau, Professor of Biochemistry/Biophysics & Molecular Biology and Margaret Ellen White Graduate Faculty Awardee
- Hands-on with Team Based Learning: Simple activities to engage your students, Feb. 1 (12:10-1:30 p.m., 2030 Morrill Hall) will be presented by Lisa Orgler, Senior Lecturer in Horticulture, recipient of Iowa State University’s Award for Early Achievement in Teaching
- Engaging a Large Class: Expectations, active learning, and writing, Feb. 8 (12:10 – 1:00 p.m., 2030 Morrill Hall) will be presented by Rachel Meyers, Assistant Professor in World Languages and Cultures, recipient of the James Huntington Ellis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Introductory Teaching
- Building Connections: Keeping students engaged in large, required courses, Feb. 12 (12:10-1:00 pm, 2030 Morrill Hall) will be presented by Anne Clem, Senior Lecturer in Accounting and recent winner of the ISU Award for Outstanding Achievement in Teaching
- Escape the “Lure of the Lecture”: Choose a pedagogy that’s right for you and your students, Feb. 15 (3:10-4:30 p.m., 2030 Morrill Hall) will be presented by Morrill Professor Jan Thompson, Natural Resource Ecology and Management
- Implementing Project-Based Learning in Any Classroom: Lessons from studio, Feb. 20 (12:10-1:00 p.m., 2030 Morrill Hall) will be presented by Morrill Professor Thomas Leslie, Architecture
- Information Overload: Practical ways to help your students recall information after graduation, Mar. 21 (12:10-1:00 p.m., 2532 Vet Med and via Zoom) will be presented by Alex Ramirez, Associate Professor, Veterinary Diagnostic & Production Animal Medicine, Interim Assistant Dean of Academic and Student Affairs, Iowa State University awardee for Early Achievement in Teaching
- A Way to be Better: Program review as an opportunity for excellence, Mar. 22 (12:10-1:00 p.m., 2030 Morrill Hall) will be presented by Morrill Professor Kristen Constant, Materials Science and Engineering, ASEE Fellow Awardee, and Interim Chief Information Officer
CELT is featuring three innovative multi-session programs:
- The research-based flipped classroom – Team-Based Learning, meets for five consecutive Wednesdays: Jan. 24, 31, Feb. 7, 14 and 21 (3:30 – 5:00 p.m., 2030 Morrill Hall) will be presented by Holly Bender, Associate Director, CELT; Director, Preparing Future Faculty Program; and Professor, Veterinary Pathology
- Sketchnoting for Visual Note Taking and more, meets for three consecutive Fridays: Jan 26, Feb 2 and 9 (12:10-1:30 pm, 89-90 Armory) will be presented by Verena Paepcke-Hjeltness, Assistant Professor of Industrial Design
- Sketchnoting – Planning a research poster, meets for two consecutive Thursdays: Apr. 12 and 19 (12:10-1:30 pm, 89-90 Armory) will be presented by Verena Paepcke-Hjeltness, Assistant Professor of Industrial Design
To learn more about these programs and our comprehensive array of events visit CELT’s Event and Registration website, determine which event you would like to attend and register via the Learn@ISU website.
We hope to see you there!
Sara Marcketti, Interim Director
Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching
Full Teaching Tip
View the published CELT Teaching Tip: Final farewell to Blackboard & access to Bb archive (January 3, 2018 – Constant Contact) website.