Weekly News and Tip, March 26, 2009

Two Tips - Help Them Study; Help Yourself Publish

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.
  • Teaching with an Audience Response System: Advanced TurningPoint 2008 for MS Office 2007, tomorrow, Friday, March 27, 12-1 p.m., 1230 Communication.
  • YouTube and TeacherTube: Introduction to Video Sharing Websites, Tuesday, April 7, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., 1230 Communication.

FYI - Presentation on “Arts as Synergy”; New Parks Library Seminar
  • A Campus Conversation on the Arts as Synergy, featuring faculty from the departments of English and Art and Design, will be held tomorrow, Friday, March 27, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Christian Peterson Museum, first floor of Morrill Hall. All are welcome.
  • Sarah Passonneau, Assistant Professor, ISU Library, will present a session on Open Source Software: Its Impact on Education, Wednesday, April 1, 3:15-4:30 p.m. in 192 Parks Library. Open source applications include Firefox, Wikipedia and Google code. In this session, learn the history, current developments, and ongoing challenges of open source “products.” Examples that can benefit your teaching and learning will be demonstrated. Register via AccessPlus.

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