Category: Teaching News

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Webinar: Strategies for Dealing with Emerging classroom dynamics (December 8)

National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD) Webinar: Post-Election Q&A Call: Strategies for Dealing with Emerging classroom dynamics December 8, 2016 from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. (CST) We have received numerous requests for a discussion of post-election stress and ways that under-represented faculty can cope with emerging classroom dynamics. So we’ve invited your favorite … Continue reading Webinar: Strategies for Dealing with Emerging classroom dynamics (December 8)

2 Upcoming Live Webinars: Accessibility Support Model (Nov. 7) and Accessibility in Distance Education (Nov. 9)

Live Webinar: Accessibility Support Model – How a Large University Supports Diverse Learners Taking Online Courses (EduCause) Monday, November 7 from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m., 2030 Morrill Hall or on your own To view on-campus register visit Learn@ISU website.To view on your own register through Educause ELI webinar website In this session, we will share … Continue reading 2 Upcoming Live Webinars: Accessibility Support Model (Nov. 7) and Accessibility in Distance Education (Nov. 9)

Workshop teaches classroom inclusivity

By Paula Van Brocklin October 27, 2016 Inclusivity. It’s a bit of a buzzword on college campuses these days. But at Iowa State, university administrators are walking the talk — developing programs that take inclusivity from ideas to action. Last fall, under the direction of senior vice president and provost Jonathan Wickert, the Center for … Continue reading Workshop teaches classroom inclusivity

Faculty workshop focuses on an inclusive classroom

CELT is offering a 3-hour faculty workshop on classroom environments that are inclusive and support all students. It will be offered two more times this fall semester (Nov. 9 and Dec. 1) and five times during spring semester (Jan.5, Jan. 27, Feb. 22, Mar. 28, and Apr. 20). Faculty participants complete online learning modules in … Continue reading Faculty workshop focuses on an inclusive classroom

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