Upcoming Events
10:10 a.m.
Faculty Development Opportunities WebinarCanvas has a few surprises up its sleeve! Save time and effort, and 'glow-up' the overall look of your course(s). Join us in this 30-minute session with some Q&A time, as we go over undeleting files, what-if grades, restoring page versions, sharing assessments with other faculty, and using embed code for videos.
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopHave you wanted to maximize the outreach and impact of your research by publishing in an open access journal but not really sure which journals to trust? Join the University Libraries for a discussion on how to recognize legitimate open access publications and discern them from among potentially predatory publishers.
12 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopPlease join the University Libraries for this introduction to data.census.gov, the new one-stop location for some of the most popular surveys from the U.S. Census Bureau.  It brings together data from the decennial census, American Community Survey, Economic Census, County Business Patterns, and more. Learn about retrieving population, demographic, housing, and economic data about the U.S., the states, and local areas in this 30-minute workshop.
12 p.m.
Denise Mahoney will introduce "New Views of Art by Women in the DOMA Collection"
All Day Event
Faculty Development WorkshopJoin us for a 2-day, asynchronous online Rubric Workshop in Canvas. Participants will explore rubric examples, relevant research, develop a rubric, receive feedback from the facilitator, and share their finished rubric with colleagues. This workshop includes a Zoom 'Live Hour’ with a helpful rubric demonstration. During this session, participants will learn about the mechanics of setting up a rubric and using it to grade an assignment. Time expected to complete the workshop: 4-6 hours total
9 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopPlease join the University Libraries for a livestream presentation on EndNote, a free citation management software. If you need to manage lots of citations, EndNote might be the solution for you. Use it to organize references and create bibliographies in many citation styles, including APA and MLA.
10 a.m.
Faculty Development Opportunities WebinarThe National Federation of the Blind defines digital accessibility as “the practice of designing electronic material so that it is usable by all people, including people with disabilities. It allows for information to be available visually, aurally, and tactilely.” Ball State University is committed to digital accessibility. Planning for accessibility in your Canvas course is not only the right thing to do; applying accessibility best practices also meet requirements laid out by federal and state laws. Knowing where to begin can be challenging. This one-hour Webinar and accompanying Canvas resource site will help you get started.
1 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopHave you published journal articles in the past? Are you working towards your first publication? One often-ignored step in the process is the Author’s Accepted Manuscript—the peer-reviewed, preprint version of your article. This University Libraries session will explore what an AAM is, what freedoms it gives authors, and how you can use your AAM to drive additional engagement and citations with your final publication.
All Day Event
Faculty Development WorkshopJoin us for a 2-day, asynchronous online Rubric Workshop in Canvas. Participants will explore rubric examples, relevant research, develop a rubric, receive feedback from the facilitator, and share their finished rubric with colleagues. This workshop includes a Zoom 'Live Hour’ with a helpful rubric demonstration. During this session, participants will learn about the mechanics of setting up a rubric and using it to grade an assignment. Time expected to complete the workshop: 4-6 hours total
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopNetwork analysis is an important tool in numerous disciplines and fields. It brings to light complex relationship patterns and can provide a new perspective to research and scholarship. In this workshop, we will discuss the foundational principles to Network analysis, identify best practices, and provide influential examples. Attendees will also be introduced to various digital tools that can be used to generate and analyze networks.
7 p.m.
A free, online campus and community event from the David Owsley Museum of Art.
11 a.m.
Faculty Development Opportunities WebinarJoin lead instructional consultant, Cheri Madewell, and actively explore an engaging discussion system (for online, HyFlex, and in-person classes) or develop a system of your own based on this model.
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopIn the final workshop of the series, we will discuss the field of digital scholarship publication. Attendees will be introduced to Ball State’s resources for hosting and supporting digital scholarship publication, examples of digital scholarship publishing from select journals, and the use of informal platforms (example: DHNow). Finally, we will discuss longevity and legacy projects within digital scholarship and how best to manage projects with on-going publishing
10 a.m.
Faculty Development Opportunities WebinarInstructor to student feedback is one of the most powerful instructional strategies for promoting academic achievement, retention, and student success. In this workshop, you will learn how to use Canvas tools to promote timely, balanced, actionable, and consistent feedback.
3 p.m.
Faculty Development Opportunities WebinarInstructor to student feedback is one of the most powerful instructional strategies for promoting academic achievement, retention, and student success. In this workshop, you will learn how to use Canvas tools to promote timely, balanced, actionable, and consistent feedback.
3 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopPlease join the University Libraries for this introduction to data.census.gov, the new one-stop location for some of the most popular surveys from the U.S. Census Bureau.  It brings together data from the decennial census, American Community Survey, Economic Census, County Business Patterns, and more. Learn about retrieving population, demographic, housing, and economic data about the U.S., the states, and local areas in this 30-minute workshop.
1 p.m.
Faculty Development Opportunities WebinarThe National Federation of the Blind defines digital accessibility as “the practice of designing electronic material so that it is usable by all people, including people with disabilities. It allows for information to be available visually, aurally, and tactilely.” Ball State University is committed to digital accessibility. Planning for accessibility in your Canvas course is not only the right thing to do; applying accessibility best practices also meet requirements laid out by federal and state laws. Knowing where to begin can be challenging. This one-hour Webinar and accompanying Canvas resource site will help you get started.
10 a.m.
Faculty Development Opportunities WebinarDoes your Canvas gradebook make the grade? Are you accurately communicating with your students their academic performance? Finals are sneaking up fast (Dec. 15-18), spend an hour with us and make sure your gradebook is painting the academic performance picture you intended.