CELT News

Live Webinar: Formative Assessment as a Means of Gauging Student Understanding

Once you have clear learning objectives for students, you can better measure what they know coming into your class, and observe where they are currently. The use of formative assessment as a diagnostic tool helps everyone, by giving students multiple opportunities to practice and self-assess their skills and knowledge in a developmental way before they … Continue reading Live Webinar: Formative Assessment as a Means of Gauging Student Understanding

First ISU Course Certified by Quality Matters

ISU just had our first course certified through Quality Matters: VMPM 378 Case Studies IV: Emerging and Exotic Diseases of Animals/Initial Accreditation Training. CELT is a subscriber to a national non-profit quality assurance program for online and blended learning called Quality Matters (QM)https://www.qualitymatters.org. Quality Matters is a nationally recognized, faculty-centered, peer review process designed to … Continue reading First ISU Course Certified by Quality Matters

Workshop: Incorporating Universal Design in Your Classroom

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 from 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm 2004 Black Engineering Iowa State is hosting a panel on tools and techniques to incorporate Universal Design into your classroom. The term Universal Design (often inclusive design) refers to broad-spectrum ideas meant to produce products and environments that are inherently accessible to people with a … Continue reading Workshop: Incorporating Universal Design in Your Classroom

A Time to Celebrate

In November 2014, we launched the CELT Online Learning Innovation Hub. The Hub is a central resource for ISU faculty, staff, and graduate students and focuses on promoting best practices for teaching and learning in today’s online environment. The Hub supports faculty initiatives in all areas of online and blended learning including: new online course development; … Continue reading A Time to Celebrate

Universal Design for Learning Benefits All Learners

Universal design for learning (UDL) is a framework to improve and optimize teaching and learning for all people based on scientific and research-based insights into how humans learn. The tenets of UDL support learners across the spectrum of abilities, and at its core align with good teaching practices. UDL addresses three learning networks of the … Continue reading Universal Design for Learning Benefits All Learners