Tag: Inclusion

A starting point to feeling less stressed (Teaching Tip)

A starting point to feeling less stressed It’s almost been a year since Iowa State University transitioned to remote work and online learning. For most of us, this time has been fraught with uncertainty and stress. While doing one more thing is the last thing any of us need, recognizing our stress and that of … Continue reading A starting point to feeling less stressed (Teaching Tip)

People working at a table - all of them showing their hands and placing them in the middle of the table

Seminar Series, Striving towards inclusion in academic biology (Society for the Advancement of Biology Education)

An initiative in spring 2021 sponsored by the Society for the Advancement of Biology Education Research (SABER) focused on promoting awareness, understanding, and commitment to change academic biology environments to be more inclusive. All 1-hour sessions will be virtual and administered through Zoom; sessions will be recorded and posted on the SABER website. This series … Continue reading Seminar Series, Striving towards inclusion in academic biology (Society for the Advancement of Biology Education)

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

Registration open for Cornell University’s Teaching & Learning in the Diverse Classroom course

Cornell University’s Center for Teaching Innovation is offering a massive open online course (MOOC) for educators, Teaching & Learning in the Diverse Classroom, that guides instructors in exploring frameworks and strategies for building and sustaining inclusive learning environments. The course runs from October 1 – 31, 2020 on edX.org. U.S.-based and higher-education-centered, the five-week course … Continue reading Registration open for Cornell University’s Teaching & Learning in the Diverse Classroom course

Exploring the ability to associate pronouns with your Canvas profile at ISU

ISU is exploring the best way to enable a recent Canvas update that includes users’ ability to associate their profiles with their pronouns in Canvas. This update is currently only for the Canvas profile, and not associated with the many integrated learning applications (Learning Tools Interoperability, LTI) we use at ISU. In the meantime, we … Continue reading Exploring the ability to associate pronouns with your Canvas profile at ISU

A call to action: Striving for racial justice in academic biology (7-part series)

An initiative sponsored by the Society for the Advancement in Biology Education Research (SABER) focused on promoting awareness, understanding and commitment to change academic biology environments to be more inclusive and strive for racial justice in STEM education. This 7-part series includes four discussions and three research seminars with the intended audience of biologists and … Continue reading A call to action: Striving for racial justice in academic biology (7-part series)

Promoting ISU’s Principles of Community in Your Syllabus

CELT has developed syllabus resources via the How to Create an Effective Syllabus website. Since 2016, CELT continues to develop the Mindful and Learner-Centered Syllabus Checklist (PDF). This checklist provides an extensive list of student-centered resources, a guide for promoting an inclusive campus, and the recommended statements. The recommended syllabus statements developed to communicate a … Continue reading Promoting ISU’s Principles of Community in Your Syllabus

Still time to register for the 17th Annual ISCORE

Conference Registration Friday, March 3, 2017 8 AM-5 PM Memorial Union Conference sessions >> Conference morning address and keynote >> The Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity (ISCORE) is the university’s local initiative designed to provide an ongoing platform of sharing and applying new knowledge through presentations and workshops. The conference support the university’s … Continue reading Still time to register for the 17th Annual ISCORE

Register now for ISCORE events

The 17th annual Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity (ISCORE) will be held Friday, March 3 (8 a.m.-5 p.m., Memorial Union). All faculty, staff and students are invited to attend and/or volunteer; registration is free but required. A half-day professional development preconference for university employees, designed to enhance understanding and sensitivity to cultural differences, will be held Wednesday, … Continue reading Register now for ISCORE events