Upcoming Events

Are You a Future Fellow? (for all faculty)

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
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Location: Oak Room, Memorial Union

Description: This workshop will cover the WHY, WHAT and HOW of fellowship opportunities. Why a fellowship can advance your career. What opportunities are available for faculty. How can you assemble a successful application and how can you manage this opportunity. Past fellowship recipients will share their experiences and representation from HR and pre-award will be there to answer your questions. Light refreshments will be provided.

"What we can learn from surfers, studs and sexworkers"

Monday, February 17, 2020 - 7:00 pm
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Allison SchragerLocation: Sun Room, Memorial Union

Description: Iowa Economics Forum speaker: Allison Schrager
"Managing Risk in a More Uncertain World
What We Can Learn From Surfers, Studs, and Sexworkers"

Sponsored by the Department of Economics, Economics Club, Committee on Lectures

 

CELT: Getting Started with Project-Based Learning

Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
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Location: 4250 Student Innovation Center

Description: Getting  Started  with Project-Based Learning

An introduction to PBL teaching strategies, suggestions for integrating PBL into course activities, and examples of best practices for activities and assessment. Ideal for instructors considering PBL for their courses, practice-based term faculty, and/or administrators.

CELT: Teaching Great Problems with PBL

Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 1:10 pm to 4:10 pm
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Location: 4250 Student Innovation Center

Description: Teaching Great Problems with Project-Based Learning

Designed for those interested in cross-disciplinary initiatives related to UN’s Global Issues. The session will introduce the “Great Problems Seminar” at WPI, discuss how to adopt / create similar courses and how to cultivate innovation and social-entrepreneurial practices in cross-disciplinary teams. Ideal for instructors and administrators at all levels and disciplines.

CELT: Advanced PBL for Enhanced Outcomes

Friday, February 21, 2020 - 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
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Location: 4250 Student Innovation Center

Description: Advanced Project-Based Learning for Enhanced Outcomes

A deeper dive into the evolving nature of PBL in contemporary educational experiences including cross-disciplinary teamwork, challenges of engagement and assessment, and use of “design-thinking.” Ideal for instructors and administrators that are currently engaged in PBL work who are looking for critical discussions, and suggestions for Best Practices and “what’s next” in education.

CELT: Teaching Great Problems with PBL

Friday, February 21, 2020 - 1:10 pm to 4:10 pm
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Location: 4250 Student Innovation Center

Description: Teaching Great Problems with Project-based Learning (PBL)

Designed for those interested in cross-disciplinary initiatives related to UN’s Global Issues. The session will introduce the “Great Problems Seminar” at WPI, discuss how to adopt / create similar courses and how to cultivate innovation and social-entrepreneurial practices in cross-disciplinary teams. Ideal for instructors and administrators at all levels and disciplines.

ISCORE 2020 Pre-Conference (faculty and staff)

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
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Location: Memorial Union

Description: This is an important event which allows you to engage with deep questions of race, ethnicity, diversity and inclusion.  (pre-conference is for staff and faculty only).

ISCORE 2020

Friday, March 6, 2020 - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
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Location: Memorial Union

Description: This comprehensive forum on issues of race and ethnicity is free and open to the Iowa State University community (open to students, faculty and staff).