Weekly News and Tip, March 6, 2008

Tip - Ways to Benefit Students’ Writing
For instructors who evaluate writing - and know how much time that entails - here are 11 Things You Could Start Doing Today for the Benefit of Your Students' Writing, from the Tomorrow's Professor Blog.

Announcements - CELT Programming
Register for CELT events via AccessPlus (go to the Employee tab, then to HRS Training > Continue > Courses).

  • Implementing Universal Instructional Design in Teaching, with Nancy Evans, Professor, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, will be presented Tuesday, March 11, 12:10-1:30 p.m., Pioneer Room, Memorial Union. Refreshments provided.
  • Plan now to attend the Miller showcase, Tuesday, March 25, 12:10-1:30 p.m., Campanile Room, Memorial Union. Miller Fellows will be on hand to discuss their projects and the scholarly work that has resulted. Light lunch and beverages provided.

FYI - Register for Learning Communities Institute; Learn About Citation in Science Disciplines
  • The 10th Annual Learning Communities Institute has been scheduled for Monday, May 12, at Scheman Building, Iowa State Center. You are invited to attend for all or part of the day. Please encourage your colleagues to attend. The online registration process is simple and should take less than a minute. Register for the 10th Annual Learning Communities Institute today.
  • Lorrie Pellack, Associate Professor, Parks Library, presents Get X-cited About Cited References in the Sciences, Wednesday, March 12, 3:15-4:30 p.m. in 192 Parks Library. This seminar will inform faculty and researchers on new strategies and techniques for validating the impact of their research. Faculty, staff, and students welcome. Pre-register for Get X-cited About Cited References in the Sciences.
    Questions? Contact Jody A. Graden, 4-6117.

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