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Studying Smarter: An Introduction to the Study Cycle (Teaching Tip)

Do your students wait until the last minute to study for exams? Do they spend lots of time studying, but end up with less than promising results? Join the Academic Success Center’s (ASC Leif Olson and CELT’s Monica Lamm) for an 80-minute session on “The Study Cycle,” a guide to helping students build effective studying into … Continue reading Studying Smarter: An Introduction to the Study Cycle (Teaching Tip)

CyThx Teaching Spotlight: Arka Ghosh

Dr. Arka Ghosh was featured in #CyThx 2020 with this message: Dr. Ghosh is an excellent professor as he makes sure to engage the class constantly by asking interesting questions, and also highlight the important material during the lectures. As if this were not enough, he even stops to make sure that everyone is following … Continue reading CyThx Teaching Spotlight: Arka Ghosh

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Using Resources to Create Sense of Belonging (Teaching Tip)

The pandemic (and other stressors) continue to play havoc with our lives. Creating a sense of belonging (the focus of AY 21-22 Inclusive Classroom Training) is essential to our students. A simple check-in with your students: a “rate your mood today” with a reminder of all of the wonderful ISU campus resources to support students … Continue reading Using Resources to Create Sense of Belonging (Teaching Tip)

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ISU Psychology Department Seeking Research Participants

Dr. Jason Chan and graduate student Dahwi Ahn in the Department of Psychology at Iowa State University seek instructors who taught during Fall 2019, Spring 2020, and/or Fall 2020. Dr. Chan and Dahwi are looking to connect to have a conversation to gauge the level of interest in research participation for their study. Their research … Continue reading ISU Psychology Department Seeking Research Participants

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New tutorials and videos explain your classroom technology (ITS)

Technology for the General University Classrooms (GUC) is administered by the Audiovisual Experience Team with Information Technology. Information technology services (ITS) has created two video tutorials, 3-4 minutes in length, for faculty and instructors about using audiovisual technology in general university (GUC) classrooms. The videos are captioned and available on the ITS YouTube Channel and … Continue reading New tutorials and videos explain your classroom technology (ITS)

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NCORE Webinar – Mindfully Resolving Cross-Cultural Conflicts in the Classroom

The National Conference on Race and Ethnicity (NCORE) is offering a free webinar on Wednesday, September 1 from 3:00-4:30 p.m. CST titled Mindfully Resolving Cross-Cultural Conflicts in the Classroom. The presenter for this webinar will be Lee Mun Wah, who is noted on the NCORE website as: an internationally renowned Chinese American documentary filmmaker, author, poet, Asian folk teller, … Continue reading NCORE Webinar – Mindfully Resolving Cross-Cultural Conflicts in the Classroom

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Syllabus Statements in Canvas

Today, Syllabus Statements in Canvas will be available to all Canvas courses. Syllabus Statements will feature the required and recommended syllabus statements in Canvas as a way to communicate consistent messaging to students. This option can be found in your Canvas course navigation on the left side of your page. For all new Canvas courses, … Continue reading Syllabus Statements in Canvas