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 email@example.com Or, if you have a pedagogical question, contact CELT at 515-294-5357 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
The January 20, 2021 Canvas Deploy fixed several behind-the-scenes bugs and added the ability to remove multiple hyperlinks at the same time in the New Rich Content Editor.
Big 12 Teaching and Learning Conference is June 10-11, 2021 As our world becomes more interconnected, we also gain more opportunities for diverse discussions and learning opportunities with people worldwide. However, in higher education institutions, it can be hard to know the best ways to collaborate these opportunities. The Covid-19 pandemic has created additional uncertainty … Continue reading Accepting proposals: 7th Annual Big 12 Teaching and Learning Conference (Due Feb. 5)
In the January 16, 2021 Canvas Release, push notifications have been simplified and the feature flags have been changed to a dropdown menu and lock icon.
How can I make my video lectures effective and engaging? (20-Minute Mentor) The impersonal, text-heavy nature of many online classrooms makes it challenging for instructors to engage students with course material in an interesting, meaningful way. Video lectures provide an effective way for online instructors to teach content, personalize the learning experience, and evoke … Continue reading How can I make my video lectures effective and engaging? (20-Minute Mentor)
Now in its third year, CyThx gave Iowa Staters a chance to thank the faculty, staff and graduate teaching assistants who make them feel like a valued member of the ISU community. The initiative is a partnership of the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, ISU Learning Communities, Multicultural Student Affairs, Student Government and … Continue reading CyThx recognizes those who make others feel valued (Inside Iowa State)
January brings with it the comfortable familiarity of a completed fall semester and the newness and opportunities of a spring semester waiting to begin. Before the first day of the semester, consider these strategies to promote student success. Welcome students. Send a welcoming email or Canvas announcement to your class (see the communication strategies page). Let students … Continue reading Five strategies for a successful start for your students (Teaching Tip)