We are pleased to announce that Nicole Allaire, associate teaching professor, is this year’s recipient of the Excellence in Teaching Foundational Speech Communication Courses Award. This award, given annually, recognizes instructors for their excellence in teaching foundational speech communication courses. Awardees receive $200 and a certificate.
Graduate Awards AWARD Student Pearl Hogrefe Grants in Creative Writing One or more Pearl Hogrefe Grants in Creative Writing will be awarded during the spring semester to graduate students who show extraordinary promise in creative writing. These awards are open to all graduate students at Iowa State and will be given on the basis of … Continue reading Spring 2021 Graduate and Undergraduate Student Award Winners
Please join us for two support sessions that are focused on multi-section courses that use Blueprint templates, these sessions will focus on tips for setting up and customizing your Canvas shells with guidance from our course directors, Online Learning Coordinator, and OLT. The Foundations Course (ENGL150/25) Spring Semester Kickoff will be from 9:30 to 11:00 … Continue reading ISU COMM Spring Semester Kick-Off Meetings
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, 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
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
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