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
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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
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 in the … Continue reading Choose your instructional tool adventure webinars
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)
20-Minute Mentors are video-based programs designed to answer a specific question related to teaching and learning. Each video delivers actionable insights in highly focused 20-minute presentations designed to fit busy schedules.
At a recent ISU Online Learning Community, three faculty discussed how they tackle assessments in their online courses while upholding academic integrity that focuses on their students and instructional objectives. As you begin to build your online final exams, consider these tips: Elizabeth Stegemoller (Kinesiology) shared, Remember, not all students are as tech-savvy as you … Continue reading 9 points to remember when building your online assessments
Iowa State University’s Information Technology team has an IT Status page. To receive timely updates, subscribe to the ISU IT Status page. A current issue (04/15/2020 09:28:59AM CDT), Issue is now Resolved (04/15/2020 12:52:09PM CDT) [Incident] Webex integration in Canvas Issue —
Webex is hosting webinars (2x/daily) for instructors or instructional designers. Begin by following the steps on the Webex resource page (MyCanvas Teacher) along with reviewing is the Webex for Higher Education Toolkit Webinar: Getting Started with Virtual Education Are you new to teaching virtually and need help getting started? Join this session on ramping up … Continue reading Getting Started with Virtual Education in Webex
Each spring, the Iowa State University library, Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, and the Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost support the Miller Open Education Mini-Grant Program to encourage instructor innovation in adopting Open Educational Resources (OER). Iowa State University utilize the SPARC definition of OER: “educational materials that are free … Continue reading Miller OER Mini-Grant Program now accepting proposals
These student-run maker sessions and the upcoming exhibit are being organized by the Womxn of Colour Network student org on campus with support from the Sloss Center, the College of Design, and Multicultural Student Affairs. Students, faculty, and staff are invited to submit works of art (broadly defined, any medium) on the theme of Interrupt … Continue reading Campus Opportunity: Interrupt the Space