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Executive Vice President and Provost

Elevator Pitch Workshop

Learn how to craft a winning elevator pitch by attending this workshop. Attendance of this workshop qualifies students to enter UNI's Sixth Annual Elevator Pitch Competition which will be held later in September. Winner of the competition automatically advances to national competition Oct. 30-Nov. 1 in Orlando, FL. Potential winnings are $2500.

Faculty Development Panel Discussion: Uh-Oh, What Do I Do Now? Strategies for Handling Inappropriate Behaviors and Comments

Panelists Victoria DeFrancisco, Xavier Escandell, Stephanie Logan and Doug Shaw will discuss their experiences dealing with inappropriate sexist and racist comments and/or behaviors in the classroom and offer strategies for using those uncomfortable situations as learning experiences.

Faculty development: "Turn It In"

Two of the most common faculty complaints are that students don't understand plagiarism and how to avoid it, and that grading papers is too time consuming. This session shows how can help teach students about plagiarism and help faculty grade papers efficiently. Led by Jason Vetter, ITS-Educational Technology, and Susan Hill, Philosophy and World Religions. Refreshments served. Sponsored by the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost.

Graduate College Brown Bag Lecture

Amy Petersen, associate professor in the Department of Special Education in the College of Education, will present a summary of her research “Exploring Current Literacy Practices of Strategist II Special Educators Across Iowa.” This research project examines the knowledge, instructional practices and dispositions of teachers who serve students with significant disabilities.


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