In our teaching tips, we are highlighting the work of successful instructors and staff from across Iowa State University. We have asked them to share their highlights from the classroom, ideas for successful teaching and learning, and share their favorite CELT program.
Paul Hengesteg shares the following: Originally from Northwood, Iowa. (any fellow north Iowans or Worth Countians out there?). I attended Simpson College
Hassall received the Excellence in Instructional Support COVID-19 Exceptional Effort Award for CELT’s Course Design Institute program’s effective leadership.
Alipour received the Excellence in Remote Instruction COVID-19 Exceptional Effort Award for transforming and improving the delivery of CE 332: Structural Analysis I, one of the most challenging courses in the structural engineering program.
Plastina received the Excellence in Remote Instruction COVID-19 Exceptional Effort Award for adapting ECON 330: Advanced Farm Business Management to an exceptional hands-on but entirely online format.
Kelley, a graduate student, Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, received the Graduate Student Teaching Impact COVID-19 Exceptional Effort Award for becoming a trusted and indispensable resource for students with limited coding experience.
Nicole L. Hayes, Ph.D. Candidate, Social Psychology, will graduate in the spring of 2021 from Iowa State University. Recently, Hayes received the Graduate Student Teaching Impact COVID-19 Exceptional Effort Award.
Thompson received the Excellence in Excellence in Remote Instruction COVID-19 Exceptional Effort Awards for, “outstanding virtual delivery of HORT 240: Landscape Trees, Shrubs and Woody Vines, and for enduring improvements to student accommodations.”
Lemper-Manahl received the Excellence in Face-to-Face Instruction COVID-19 Exceptional Effort Awards for, “leadership and creativity in ensuring the safety of students and staff in undergraduate in-person microbiology labs.”
Reddy-best shared, “Designing a purposeful environment has been crucial. I do this by building teams and giving structure to how these teams will interact. This step creates a sense of community in a large-enrollment course where students might feel “lost” in the sea of people.”
Kukday shared “… some streams of thought that might help people new to teaching get started on their adventurous journey…”
Zhang shared four suggestions that are essential for any classroom teaching.
Gillette shared, “… delving into Dr. Brene Brown’s work about vulnerability, bravery, courage, and kindness.”
Dr. Katie Fulton, Associate Teaching Professor, Department of English, has spent 13 years at Iowa State. Katie’s advice for teaching: Take advantage
Dr. Michael Bugeja, Distinguished Professor, Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication, has spent 17 years at Iowa State. His advice for teaching: “I
Dr. Susan Yager, Morrill Professor of English, is in her 29th year at ISU. In that time, she has taught many discussion-intensive
Dr. James Nemiroff, Lecturer of Spanish in the Department of World Languages and Cultures, and Dr. Jacob Larsen, Director of the Language
Alex Ramirez, Chair of the CELT Advisory Board is an Associate Professor in Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine (VDPAM)and Interim Assistant
In our teaching tips, we are highlighting the work of successful instructors and staff from across Iowa State University. We have asked
Brad Shrader, a Morrill Professor and Eucher Fellow in Business, arrived at Iowa State University in 1984. Dr. Shrader teaches using discussion-based
Karla Embleton, Ph.D., instructional designer for the College of Human Sciences Online and Distance Learning programs, has been helping faculty at ISU
Dr. Jennifer Shane, associate professor in civil, construction and environmental engineering, and a program director at the Center for Transportation Research and
Lisa Lund, M.Ed. and instructional development coordinator at the College of Veterinary Medicine, has developed hundreds of courses at ISU. She recently
Dr. Elizabeth Stegemöller, Associate Professor, in Kinesiology has spent 6 years at ISU. Her advice for someone new to teaching is: “Be