Weekly News and Tip, January 22, 2009

Tip - Time for Teaching and Research
Once the semester is in gear, many instructors find it difficult to manage time well. These ideas may be useful for experienced and novice academics alike.

Announcements - Lots of CELT Events
To sign up for CELT events, use AccessPlus > Employee > HRS Training > Courses. Contact CELT at 294-5357 or celt@iastate.edu if you have difficulty using AccessPlus.
Learn more about these sessions on CELT’s online events calendar.

  • Second Life webcast, Session 2, Applying The Basic Concepts into an Educational Context, tomorrow, Friday, Jan. 23, 12-1:30 p.m. in 1230 Communications.
  • WebCT: Managing Students and Grades, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2-3:30 p.m., 1230 Communications.
  • Graduate Student Teaching and Learning Circle: Generation Me, begins Wednesday, Jan. 28, 12:10-1:30 p.m. Meets Jan. 28, Feb. 4, 11, and 18. Register for readings and location.
  • Gloria Ladson-Billings, 2009 Helen LeBaron Hilton Chair, will speak on culturally relevant pedagogy, Thursday, Jan. 29, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., MU Gallery. Bring your lunch; beverages and desserts provided.
  • Adding Virtual Collaboration to Your Courses Using Wimba Classroom and Wimba Voice Tools, Thursday, Jan. 29,12:10-2 p.m., 1230 Communications
  • Graduate Student Programming: Going on the Academic Job Market, Thursday, Jan. 29, 3-5 p.m., 2019 Morrill.
  • Faculty Forum: Teaching Tips, Tuesday, Feb. 3, 12:10-1:30 p.m., MU Gallery. Invite a colleague and bring your lunch; beverages and desserts provided.

FYI - Farm House Teas Begin Tuesday
Tuesday Tea at the Farm House Museum, Jan. 27 through April, 12-1 p.m. Traditional Victorian tea followed by a guided tour that highlights different topics each week. No reservation required.

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