This post is adapted from National Deaf Center’s Your Questions, Answered page. As a reminder, for help at Iowa State University: Contact the Student Accessibility Services staff at 515-294-7220 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Or, if you have a pedagogical question, contact CELT at 515-294-5357 or email email@example.com. 10 Tips for Educators These ten tips from the National Deaf … Continue reading Remember Accessibility in the Rush to Online Instruction
Registration is now open for the annual CELT Teaching Symposium on Aug. 20 (8 a.m.-noon) for new faculty, staff with a teaching role and graduate teaching assistants.
2020 has been a year like no other, with each aspect of our lives deeply impacted. I miss seeing my colleagues in person and especially miss the unexpected moments of running into a former student or a colleague while waiting for coffee or while out for a walk on our beautiful campus. Especially now, we … Continue reading Showing Thanks (Teaching Tip)
Dr. Kelly Reddy-Best, Associate Professor, Department of Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management; and Director and Curator, Textiles and Clothing Museum has spent four years teaching at Iowa State University. Reddy-Best’s advice for teaching: What excites you about teaching and learning? Meeting the students and watching them grasp and learn from the materials and activities in … Continue reading CELT Faculty Spotlight: Kelly Reddy-Best
Originally published for Inside Iowa State on Oct. 22, 2020 By Jeff Budlong October 22, 2020 Neither a pandemic nor a derecho could keep the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) from completing the first year of inclusive classroom training. The annual training, a one or one-and-a-half hour session conducted for all 56 … Continue reading First year of inclusive classroom training is complete (Inside Iowa State)
Webinar, Diversifying Your Syllabus (Noreen Rodriguez) Nov. 2 (1:10-2:10 p.m., Use this Zoom registration form) Diversifying your syllabus involves more than simply including diverse and Indigenous scholars and/or topics in your course materials. Rather, it recognizes that there are diverse perspectives of what constitutes reality and what constitutes knowledge within a discipline or in course … Continue reading Attend the Diversifying your syllabus webinar with Dr. Noreen Rodriguez, Nov. 2 (1:10-2:10 p.m.)
Teaching During the U.S. Election (The Harriet W. Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning at Brown University) This post offers several possibilities for addressing the topic or acknowledging the emotions that many members of the university community may be facing at this time. The article acknowledges the multiplicity of crises facing our campus community but … Continue reading Teaching During the U.S. Election
Do you wonder what questions were asked via firstname.lastname@example.org most during October? Below are the questions in no particular order. To find your answers, use the CELT search (upper right corner of the site) or click on the link below. How do I use a grading scheme in Canvas? What is a grade posting policy … Continue reading CELT-help’s most frequently asked questions for October 2020
The ISU Learning Technology Change Advisory Board continues to monitor the progress and development of the Canvas New Quizzes tool.
Teaching in times of strife and trauma Our colleagues from Harvard University promoted this resource, Teaching in times of strife and trauma: Curated resources with actionable ideas (GoogleDoc) on the POD Network: Professional and Organizational Development Network site. The essentials are below along with ISU resources. Teaching in traumatic times Teaching in Times of National … Continue reading Teaching in times of strife and trauma: Curated resources with actionable ideas
In response to changes made by Canvas and faculty feedback, here are six must-knows about Canvas right now. This information will assist you whether you are new to teaching with Canvas or have many years of experience. Represent grades accurately in Canvas. To align the student and instructor views, make sure you assign students a … Continue reading Six must-knows about Canvas right now (Teaching Tip)
Dr. David Cantor, Professor of Supply Chain Management & Mark & Terri Walker Professorship in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (Ivy College of Business) along with Lauren Eliscu, Teaching Assistant (Supply Chain Management) here at Iowa State. Cantor shares how to improve teaching online with these three resources in this Tip for Teaching video (8 mins).