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Fulton course earns QM certification

Associate teaching professor Katharine Fulton‘s English 302: Business Communication course was  certified in June in the national Quality Matters program that recognizes excellence in online course design. External reviewers measure a course against eight standards in the certification process. Fulton’s course is the first English course at Iowa State to be certified and the fourth course overall (2020 QM certified courses … Continue reading Fulton course earns QM certification

Emma Murray organized the Advanced Communication (English 312)-Ames Public Library science fair outreach event, ‘Science with Cy.

Emma Murray, lecturer in English, came up with the idea of Science with Cy as part of an effort by the department to find new ways to engage students. The class is one of a series of advanced communication courses in ISUComm, which emphasizes written, oral, visual and electronic communication competencies. https://www.inside.iastate.edu/article/2019/12/05/science-cy

Science with Cy

Want to see a magnet defy gravity and float midair—or learn how blood is a lot like a superhero? The Ames Public Library and ISU English Department invite the public to attend an afternoon of science fair fun on Saturday, Dec. 7 at the library’s Farwell T. Brown Auditorium.  From 2:00-3:30 p.m., Iowa State University … Continue reading Science with Cy

December 7, 2019, 2:00-3:30pm | Ames Public Library
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Professor Karla Ruden’s Learning Community Features Design Analysis Assignment

In Karla Ruden’s English 150 Common Threads Learning Community, there is stressed analysis of design features of buildings and artwork on campus in Assignment #4. The students are then encouraged to think of art in textiles or clothing they would be designing or that others had designed. The photo features a mini cocktail dress designed in the ’80s by Oleg Cassini. Peyton Chilton, a Common Threads … Continue reading Professor Karla Ruden’s Learning Community Features Design Analysis Assignment

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ENGL 250 Students Work on Service Learning Unit in Learning Community Link with Writing & Gender Studies

Students within the English 250 class taught by Sarah Crosby recently worked with campus groups in service learning projects. The service learning project was to pick one of three campus groups, which were Green Dot & YSS’ Stork’s Nest, Margaret Sloss Women’s Center & Office of Equal Opportunity, and The SHOP, and then work with … Continue reading ENGL 250 Students Work on Service Learning Unit in Learning Community Link with Writing & Gender Studies