Category: Teaching News

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2017 Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy: Call for Proposals Due on October 14

Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy February 15-17, 2017 The Inn at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia The 9th Annual Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy is focused on higher education teaching excellence and the scholarship of teaching and learning. The conference showcases the best pedagogical practices and research in higher education today. Sessions address disciplinary and interdisciplinary … Continue reading 2017 Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy: Call for Proposals Due on October 14

Starts this week: Coffee & Crucial Conversations (Sept. 23)

Coffee and Crucial Conversations will provide an opportunity for faculty and staff to dialogue about teaching inclusively at Iowa State University. The intent of these conversations will be to help build a stronger teaching community, create collaborative partnerships, and develop effective teaching practices for meeting the diverse needs of our students. Each month we will … Continue reading Starts this week: Coffee & Crucial Conversations (Sept. 23)

You’re Invited: Expanding Diversity Perspectives Faculty Workshop (Sept. 16-17)

You are invited to the “Expanding Diversity Perspectives” faculty workshop, which will address pedagogical strategies that foster appreciation for and commitment to honoring diversity, equity and inclusion within and beyond the classroom and studio. The workshop will be led by Dr. Geneva Gay, professor of education at the University of Washington-Seattle, who is nationally known … Continue reading You’re Invited: Expanding Diversity Perspectives Faculty Workshop (Sept. 16-17)

Workshop: From Graduate Student to Faculty (Sept. 6) and Workshop Series

The first workshop of a five-workshop series will be held 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6 in the south ballroom of the Memorial Union. It will focus on graduate students of color transitioning to faculty members. Presenters include Brian Burt and Sarah Rodriguez in the School of Education, and Shannon Coleman in food science … Continue reading Workshop: From Graduate Student to Faculty (Sept. 6) and Workshop Series

CELT expands walk-in support for instructional design this month

CELT is offering additional walk-in support for instructional design (Blackboard, TopHat and classroom technologies) for the next three weeks at its online learning innovation hub, 281 Parks Library. Monday through Friday during the weeks of Aug. 8, 15 and 22, receive help from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. No registration is needed. Bring your … Continue reading CELT expands walk-in support for instructional design this month

Top Hat representative on campus this week (Aug. 1 – 5)

A representative from Top Hat, ISU’s new interactive teaching and learning platform, will visit campus this week (Aug. 1 – 5). Erin Neal will be available for two walk-in sessions for instructors who want an overview of Top Hat’s features: Wednesday, Aug. 3 (2-3 p.m., 116 Durham) Thursday, Aug. 4 (12:30-1:30 p.m., 116 Durham) Neal … Continue reading Top Hat representative on campus this week (Aug. 1 – 5)

Top Hat, a new interactive teaching and learning platform, comes to ISU

From: Ann Marie VanDerZanden, Director, Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Jim Kurtenbach, Chief Information Officer, Information Technology We are pleased to announce that Top Hat, a new cloud-based, interactive teaching and learning platform for ISU instructors and students, is now available for use at ISU. Top Hat was piloted at ISU during the … Continue reading Top Hat, a new interactive teaching and learning platform, comes to ISU

Seeking Applicants for ISU-CIRTL TAR Project Director

For the past three years approximately 30 graduate students and postdocs at ISU have been conducting Teaching as Research (TAR) projects. These are short, scholarly investigations on student learning due to teaching innovations, community building, or through diversity. The goal is for graduate students and postdocs to develop a scholarly approach to their teaching that … Continue reading Seeking Applicants for ISU-CIRTL TAR Project Director

CELT Seeks Applicants for the Associate Director for Online Learning

The Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) at Iowa State seeks qualified applications for an Associate Director for Online Learning. The Associate Director will hold the faculty rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor. This appointment will be split with 75% of the incumbent’s time spent on the Associate Director role. The remaining … Continue reading CELT Seeks Applicants for the Associate Director for Online Learning