CELT News

Remember Accessibility in the Rush to Online Instruction

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 accessibility@iastate.edu Or, if you have a pedagogical question, contact CELT at 515-294-5357 or email celt@iastate.edu. 10 Tips for Educators These ten tips from the National Deaf … Continue reading Remember Accessibility in the Rush to Online Instruction

CELT Faculty Spotlight: Kelly Reddy-Best

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

First year of inclusive classroom training is complete (Inside Iowa State)

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)

Attend the Diversifying your syllabus webinar with Dr. Noreen Rodriguez, Nov. 2 (1:10-2:10 p.m.)

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.)

CELT-help’s most frequently asked questions for October 2020

Do you wonder what questions were asked via celt-help@iastate.edu 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

Teaching in times of strife and trauma: Curated resources with actionable ideas

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

Six must-knows about Canvas right now (Teaching Tip)

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)

David Cantor

Improve teaching online with these three resources, Dr. David Cantor

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).