Category: Teaching News

Dedicated to news and announcements for the CELT community.

Classroom technology for fall 2020 (ITS)

Information Technology Services (ITS) Audiovisual Experience Team (AVXT) is equipping general university classrooms with technology for live synchronous learning, asynchronous lecture capture, or both. Some classrooms will include pan/tilt/zoom cameras and integrated audio. These classrooms will enable lecture capture using Panopto with cloud storage, and/or connect with the instructor’s device for videoconferencing or recording. Other … Continue reading Classroom technology for fall 2020 (ITS)

Supply Chain Management course earns Quality Matters certification

Professor David Cantor’s SCM 563 – Purchasing and Supply Management course (Ivy College of Business) was certified on July 31 in the national Quality Matters program that recognizes excellence in online course design. External reviewers measure a course against eight standards in the certification process. Cantor’s course is the first Ivy College of Business course … Continue reading Supply Chain Management course earns Quality Matters certification

Required Syllabus Statement for Face-to-Face Components: COVID-19 health and safety requirements

Per the Face Coverings, Syllabus Language, and Class Attendance (SVPP COVID-19 Communication #15) The following new language developed in collaboration with the Academic Continuity Workgroup, Dean of Students Office, and Faculty Senate Executive Board, is to be included verbatim in the syllabus for any course you teach having an in-person (face-to-face) component. Review and use … Continue reading Required Syllabus Statement for Face-to-Face Components: COVID-19 health and safety requirements

What to do when face coverings policy is ignored (Inside Iowa State)

(Re-posted from the Inside Iowa State What to do when face coverings policy is ignored web article) By Dave Roepke July 23, 2020 Positive reinforcement, modeling and education are the main approaches for promoting adherence to Iowa State’s policy requiring everyone to wear face coverings on university property when within 6 feet of other people, … Continue reading What to do when face coverings policy is ignored (Inside Iowa State)

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Choose your instructional tool adventure webinars

Choose your instructional tool adventure (30-minute teaching topics) CELT’s Choose Your Instructional Tool Adventure focuses on various instructional strategies found on the CELT website and demonstrates practical ways to incorporate these tools in a Canvas course. Instructional support staff from across campus will facilitate each 30-minute byte. These 30-minutes builds on concepts covered on the … Continue reading Choose your instructional tool adventure webinars

Download the New Playbook for Delivering High-Quality Instruction Online

Delivering High-Quality Instruction Online in Response to COVID-19 is a faculty-focused playbook intended to improve course design, teaching, and learning in online environments. With special attention to the needs of instructors teaching online for the first time, the guide offers strategies for getting started and improving over time. Developed by the Online Learning Consortium, the … Continue reading Download the New Playbook for Delivering High-Quality Instruction Online

English course earns Quality Matters certification

Associate teaching professor Katharine Fulton’s English 302: Business Communication course was certified in June in the national Quality Matters program that recognizes excellence in online course design. External reviewers measure a course against eight standards in the certification process. Fulton’s course is the first English course at Iowa State to be certified and the fourth course … Continue reading English course earns Quality Matters certification

Take the next step toward quality course design with programs & resources

Engage in CELT’s 2020 Summer Programming Register for the events listed below by searching CELT’s Upcoming Events page or CELT’s channel on the ISU Events Calendar. Course Design: Design, re-design, and maximize your online courses! We are at capacity for each of the CELT’s Summer Course Design Institutes (Jun. 22-25, Jul. 13-16, Aug.3-6) and we … Continue reading Take the next step toward quality course design with programs & resources

Call for Proposals: Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy™ (Due Sept. 15, 2020)

Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy™ February 3 – 5, 2021 Virginia Tech / Blacksburg, Virginia, USA It is time to mark your calendar for the 13th Annual Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy™, February 3-5, 2021! Call for proposals now open Proposals are due by Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. (EDT). Proposals are sought … Continue reading Call for Proposals: Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy™ (Due Sept. 15, 2020)