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How can promoting academic integrity improve learning outcomes for students? (20-Minute Mentor)

How can promoting academic integrity improve learning outcomes for students? (20-Minute Mentor) In this 20-minute session, you’ll come away with expert strategies from Maryellen Weimer, Ph.D., Professor Emerita, Penn State University, The Teaching Professor a world-renowned teaching and learning specialist that will move students toward becoming effective learners with integrity, allowing them to pursue understanding, … Continue reading How can promoting academic integrity improve learning outcomes for students? (20-Minute Mentor)

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Upcoming opportunities with the ISU Writing and Media Center

Upcoming Writing and Media Center faculty and staff webinars Join the ISU Writing and Media Center (WMC) to enhance your writing and communication skills, see the opportunities listed on their faculty and staff workshops page. Questions? Email writectr@iastate.edu or call 515-294-5411. How to Write a Memorable Profile: Being intentional about organization, vocabulary, and quotes, Feb. … Continue reading Upcoming opportunities with the ISU Writing and Media Center

Welcome to the Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity - Mar. 3 isthe pre-conference, Conferenc on Mar. 4-5

Register to attend the 21st Annual Thomas L. Hill ISCORE: Iowa State Conference on Race & Ethnicity

You are invited to the 21st Annual Thomas L. Hill ISCORE: Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity (March 3-5, 2021) It has been a challenging year, full of social and political issues that have threatened to divide the campus, community, and country. It is more critical than ever that we find ways to come … Continue reading Register to attend the 21st Annual Thomas L. Hill ISCORE: Iowa State Conference on Race & Ethnicity

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New tutorial videos explain your classroom technology (ITS)

January 21, 2021 Information technology services (ITS) has created two video tutorials, 3-4 minutes in length, for faculty and instructors about using audiovisual technology in general university (GU) classrooms. The videos are captioned and available on the ITS YouTube Channel and embedded in its knowledge base articles. From a technology perspective, Iowa State has two … Continue reading New tutorial videos explain your classroom technology (ITS)

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Why don’t they attend? 12 ways to boost student participation in synchronous sessions

Why don’t they attend? (Teaching Tip) 12 ways to boost student participation in synchronous sessions Attendance expectations continue to be challenging due to Covid-19. In the fall semester, we heard from students that they needed and appreciated the flexibility in accessing lecture material; however, they sought more in-real-time experiences. We also heard from instructors that … Continue reading Why don’t they attend? 12 ways to boost student participation in synchronous sessions