Category: Teaching News

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Ball State University Seeking Faculty Research Participants

If you are a faculty member who has taught at least one college-level class as the primary instructor, you’re eligible to participate in a research study being conducted by Ball State University (BSU). Kelsey Thiem and Mary Kite of BSU are exploring faculty views and practices about sharing teaching materials. The study takes place via … Continue reading Ball State University Seeking Faculty Research Participants

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Professional development opportunities for deeper learning with CELT

Are your faculty interested in exploring professional development opportunities with CELT? Applications to each of these three key programs are due by August 1, with notification of status occurring by August 15. Click the links below to learn more about each program. Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Scholars ProgramThe SoTL Scholars Program involves faculty … Continue reading Professional development opportunities for deeper learning with CELT

Morrill Hall at Iowa State University

CELT is hiring a Communication Specialist II

CELT is seeking a dedicated communications specialist II to work on internal and external communications projects. This position develops new and revised content for the CELT website, teaching tips, social media, and other outlets. Also, they will handle logistics and scheduling for CELT programs. For the job description and application process, review the CELT Communication … Continue reading CELT is hiring a Communication Specialist II

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Applications due April 18 for Miller OER mini-grants

Iowa State instructors can apply for up to $5,000 to help use open educational resources (OER) in their courses during the 2021-22 academic year. OER are educational materials that are free for students and free for faculty to customize, which can improve learning outcomes and make course materials more accessible for all students. Using OER … Continue reading Applications due April 18 for Miller OER mini-grants

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Call for proposals: Teach Access Faculty Grants (Due by Apr. 16th)

The Call for Proposals for our latest round of Teach Access Faculty Grants is now available! Please also consider retweeting our Twitter announcement to help spread the word. To accelerate the creation and delivery of accessibility-infused college curricula, we will be providing direct awards to full-time, part-time, adjunct faculty or instructional staff at US-based institutions … Continue reading Call for proposals: Teach Access Faculty Grants (Due by Apr. 16th)

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Submit course materials now for summer and fall (ISU Book Store)

It’s important for instructors to submit summer and fall semester course material requirements to the ISU Book Store now, giving bookstore staff as much time as possible to overcome any issues with sourcing or shipping. Materials — which could include textbooks, courseware, eBooks, course packets, manuals, open educational resources, or subscriptions — will be listed … Continue reading Submit course materials now for summer and fall (ISU Book Store)

Students learn how to develop their sketchnoting skills from Verena Paepcke-Hjeltness, assistant professor of industrial design. Photo by Christopher Gannon.

“Drawing” your own conclusions: Sketchnoting as a pedagogical tool for teaching ecology (Miller Faculty Fellowship)

Congratulations to Ann M. Gansemer-Topf, Verena Paepcke-Hjeltness, Ann E. Russell, and James Schiltz, 2018-2019 Miller Faculty Fellowship Grantees, on their recent journal article, “Drawing” your Own Conclusions: Sketchnoting as a Pedagogical Tool for Teaching Ecology (PDF)” in Innovative Higher Education. Gansemer-Topf, A.M., Paepcke-Hjeltness, V., Russell, A.E., & Schlitz, J. (2021, March 10).  “Drawing” your Own … Continue reading “Drawing” your own conclusions: Sketchnoting as a pedagogical tool for teaching ecology (Miller Faculty Fellowship)