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Known Issues archive

Zoom March 26, 2020 Some Zoom users are experiencing what is being called ‘Zoombombing,’  in which non-students join your Zoom session for the sole purpose of disrupting class. To address this problem, Zoom has recommendations for avoiding Zoombombing and CELT has compiled a page of Best Practices to Prevent Zoombombing. Webex March 26, 2020 Zoombombing … Continue reading Known Issues archive

English course earns Quality Matters certification

Associate teaching professor Katharine Fulton’s English 302: Business Communication course was certified in June in the national Quality Matters program that recognizes excellence in online course design. External reviewers measure a course against eight standards in the certification process. Fulton’s course is the first English course at Iowa State to be certified and the fourth course … Continue reading English course earns Quality Matters certification

Take the next step toward quality course design with programs & resources

Engage in CELT’s 2020 Summer Programming Register for the events listed below by searching CELT’s Upcoming Events page or CELT’s channel on the ISU Events Calendar. Course Design: Design, re-design, and maximize your online courses! We are at capacity for each of the CELT’s Summer Course Design Institutes (Jun. 22-25, Jul. 13-16, Aug.3-6) and we … Continue reading Take the next step toward quality course design with programs & resources

Prepare for Fall 2020 by engaging in summer CELT programs (Teaching Tip)

CELT Summer Course Design Institute (2020) The CELT Course Design Institute (CDI) focuses on course planning, building a student-centered course in Canvas, active engagement strategies, learning assessment techniques, designing a learner-centered syllabus, and implementing accessibility. The Course Design Institute is for four days. Each day consists of a required engagement in a 60-minute synchronous hands-on … Continue reading Prepare for Fall 2020 by engaging in summer CELT programs (Teaching Tip)

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Choose your instructional tool adventure webinars

Choose your instructional tool adventure (30-minute teaching topics) CELT’s Choose Your Instructional Tool Adventure focuses on various instructional strategies found on the CELT website and demonstrates practical ways to incorporate these tools in a Canvas course. Instructional support staff from across campus will facilitate each 30-minute byte. These 30-minutes builds on concepts covered in the … Continue reading Choose your instructional tool adventure webinars

Call for Proposals: Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy™ (Due Sept. 15, 2020)

Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy™ February 3 – 5, 2021 Virginia Tech / Blacksburg, Virginia, USA It is time to mark your calendar for the 13th Annual Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy™, February 3-5, 2021! Call for proposals now open Proposals are due by Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. (EDT). Proposals are sought … Continue reading Call for Proposals: Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy™ (Due Sept. 15, 2020)

Implement online course essentials and guidance for virtual classes summer 2020 (Teaching Tip)

Online Course Essentials (ONCE) is a simple ISU Course Template in Canvas and a straightforward process to assist instructors in including the must-have elements in their online courses. Whether a course is taught entirely online or as a combination of face-to-face lectures with online instructional materials, activities, and assessments, it can benefit from including these … Continue reading Implement online course essentials and guidance for virtual classes summer 2020 (Teaching Tip)

Guidance for virtual classes summer 2020

(May 1, 2020) As virtual instruction evolves from the spring semester to summer, it is appropriate to review the best practices for delivering online education, in particular how faculty interact with students. Students’ relationships with instructors is a hallmark of the Iowa State academic experience. This document shares new federal guidelines regarding interaction between instructors … Continue reading Guidance for virtual classes summer 2020