Weekly News and Tip, February 19, 2009

Tip - What’s Bugging Students? And Their Profs?
A Colorado State professor asked students and peers about which student behaviors they found most disruptive. See what he discovered.
As a follow-up, students were asked about disruptive or distracting faculty behavior. See the results.

Announcements - 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.

  • A talk on The Bologna Process and Higher Education in Ukraine will be held tomorrow, Friday, Feb. 20, from 12:10-1:30 p.m. in the Memorial Union Gallery. Bring your lunch; beverages, desserts provided.
  • For new users of PowerPoint, PowerPoint I: Creating Effective Presentations for the Classroom, will be held Thursday, Feb. 26, from 1:10-4 p.m. in 1230 Communication.

Did you know? You can learn about CELT’s sessions via our online events calendar, linked to the CELT homepage.

FYI - CELT Institute on Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
CELT invites applications for a year-long scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) institute for faculty and staff. Projects this year must focus on either student learning outcomes embedded within learning communities or implementing ISUComm in upper-division courses. The institute begins in May and runs through the 2009-10 academic year. For details and application materials, contact Jennifer Leptien, jenl@iastate.edu. Send questions about the program to Steve Freeman, sfreeman@iastate.edu.

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