“The Quest for Kudos Challenge,” is a long-term, multitask, large group competition where students compete for a reward in the context of a cooperative learning experience. Facilitated by Sarah Rosol, Department of Management, this session will describe the challenge and review the logistics of doing a cooperative and competitive class project. Research findings suggest, among other things, that students who participated in the Quest for Kudos Challenge received higher exam scores and participated more often in class. Instructor outcomes included positive feedback from students and colleagues, as well as higher student evaluations. The Quest for Kudos Competition guidelines are easily adaptable for use by instructors in a variety of courses/disciplines. No registration required.
All students, faculty and staff are invited to attend this interactive workshop regarding LinkedIn. Free head and shoulder photographs will be offered prior to the workshop for registered attendees.
To register for the workshop, please visit: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/linkedin14
The second in a CETL/NCBI sponsored series on diversity and inclusion, facilitator Karen Mitchell, College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences, will lead this discussion on Antonina Darder’s "Teaching as an Act of Love: Reflections on Paulo Freire and His Contributions to Our Lives and Our Work". Darder reflects on the work of Paolo Freire, (1921-1997), whose important book, Pedagogy of the Oppressed (1970) emphasized the crucial connection between education and the struggle for equity and justice. Darder’s article is a valuable read for those who are unfamiliar with Freire’s work, as well as for those who wish to deepen their understanding. The article is available for download under the event description on the CETL website calendar. No registration required.
How can we teach so that our students can learn most effectively? Facilitated by Susan Hill, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, this session summarizes some of the recent research on effective teaching and effective learning. We will align general learning goals for students in many courses—content knowledge, application, developing critical/creative thinking skills, etc.—with what the research says instructors can do in the classroom to facilitate that learning. Register online at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/effective-teaching-for-effective-learning-wh... OR by clicking the "Register Now" link on the CETL website.
This workshop provides a specific NCBI approach for effectively working through interpersonal, group, organizational, or social disagreements or conflicts; teaches useful skills for addressing potentially divisive situations that can move everyone forward; highly interactive as trained facilitators walk the group through a structured process on a current point of disagreement among the group members; participants learn to articulate their perspective in ways others can hear; to listen effectively to alternative positions; and to work toward common ground. Participants must be able to attend the full 4-hour workshop. Refreshments are provided. The workshop is facilitated by members of the UNI-National Coalition Building Institute. This is a campus-wide program to create a more welcoming community to which everyone wants to belong.
The UNISuzukiSchoolwill present their bi-annual recital weekend. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.uni.edu/music/suzuki
MVP is a widely acclaimed leadership program that motivates both men and women to play a central role in solving problems that historically have been considered “women’s issues:” rape, relationship abuse, sexual assault and harassment. The MVP approach views all individuals not as potential perpetrators or victims, but as empowered bystanders who can recognize and confront harassment and abuse before, during and after the fact. This will be an interactive workshop and is sponsored by Student Wellness Services.
Covers the foundations of the development process to help creator/developer understand how and why to build an app. Advanced registration is required.
A professional development annual conference for female administrators and leaders in higher education in Iowa.
The Multicultural Teaching Alliance will host the 4th Annual Educating Educators Conference. This year's theme is Building Classroom Community by Embracing Classroom Diversity. The conference is designed to help prepare educators for diversity in the classroom. Attendees will be challenged to further their understanding of current issues, cultures and the diverse population that is present in the Cedar Valley.
Visiting artist Deanna Hahn-Little will present a flute master class. Deanna, professor of flute at Middle Tennessee State University, holds a Bachelor of Music degree in education from the University of Northern Iowa, a Master of Music degree in flute performance and the Doctor of Music degree from Indiana University. As an active performer, Little is a member of the Stones River Chamber Players, the MTSU Faculty Wind Quartet and the F4 Winds Flute Quartet. She has performed with the Nashville Symphony, the the Nashville Opera, the Nashville Ballet, the Nashville Chamber Orchestra, Huntsville Symphony (AL), Sewanee Symphony Orchestra (TN), and Evansville Philharmonic (IN). This event is free and open to the public.
Learn the basics of small business accounting and taxes. Advanced registration is required.
The Office of International Programs will host Andy Riess, Ph.D., assistant director of outreach for the Fulbright Scholar Program in Washington, D.C. Faculty are invited to attend a workshop from 3-4 p.m. in the Elm Room, MAU, to learn about the Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program; a Q & A session will follow in the International Programs Conference Room, 113 MAU. Faculty and students can meet with Riess individually from 11 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m., also in the International Programs Conference Room. For more information, contact email@example.com
Andy Riess, assistant director of outreach for the Fulbright Scholar Program in Washington D.C., will present on Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Case studies will be used for an interactive class to help creators/developers understand the hows and whys of app development. Pre-requisite: App Developement I. Advanced registration is required.
Learn the basics of managerial accounting for the small business. Advanced registration is required.
The Iowa Thespian Festival is a weekend filled with performances, auditions, workshops and nearly 1,000 theatre students from across the state of Iowa. The Iowa Thespian Festival is an annual event sponsored by the Iowa Educational Theatre Association. For the past five years, the Department of Theatre has hosted the event at various locations on the UNI campus.
You are invited and strongly encouraged to come to this free workshop. It is a highly interactive, community and skill building opportunity with students, faculty and staff. Facilitated by the UNI-National Coalition Building Institute team. Lunch and snacks provided. Pre-registration required: http://ncbiworkshop.eventbrite.com/
For more information http://www.uni.edu/provost/diversity or 273-2519.
Creators/developers will begin the process of creating an app in this hands-on workshop. Pre-requisites: App Developement I and II. Advanced registration is required.