Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning (CITL)

Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning (CITL)

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The Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning is dedicated to promoting, enhancing, and assessing teaching effectiveness and student learning. We assist faculty, academic units, and teaching assistants in improving instruction. In addition to the events listed below, we are always available for individual consultations or special activities within a department or college. Most of the workshops count toward CITL certificate program continuing education credit. Please check back often to see what events have been added. Want reminders of what teaching sessions are coming up soon? Join our CITL listserv by sending an e-mail message (must be from your University of Illinois address) to listserv@illinois.edu, and in the body of the message write only the following:  subscribe CITL

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  1. Week of February 14, 2016

    1. Tuesday, February 16, 2016

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

        Lucas Anderson


        Using Informal Early Feedback (IEF)

        Armory building, room 428

    2. Wednesday, February 17, 2016

      1. 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

        Cheelan Bo-Linn (CITL)


        Jr. Faculty Spring 2016 Seminar Series: #2: Writing a Teaching Philosophy Statement that Reflects Your Teaching

        Room 428 Armory Buildling (Southwest corner of the building)

      2. 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

        Lucas Anderson


        Developing Your Teaching Philosophy Statement for a Faculty Job Search

        Armory Building, Room 428

      3. 5:30 pm - 6:30 pmEPI Workshops for International Graduate Student, session 2

        Armory building, room 428

    3. Thursday, February 18, 2016

      1. 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

        Cheelan Bo-Linn (CITL)


        Jr. Faculty Spring 2016 Seminar Series: #3: Opening the Classroom Door: Opportunities to Observe Exemplary Teachers

        Room 428 Armory Buildling (Southwest corner of the building)

  2. Week of February 21, 2016

    1. Wednesday, February 24, 2016

      1. 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

        Cheelan Bo-Linn


        Jr. Faculty Spring 2016 Seminar Series: #4: Creating Effective Team Assignments and Student Teams: What, How, and Why

        Room 428 Armory Buildling (Southwest corner of the building)

      2. 5:30 pm - 6:30 pmEPI Workshops for International Graduate Student, session 3

        Armory building, room 428

  3. Week of March 1, 2016

    1. Wednesday, March 2, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Marci Uihlein (Architecture) and James Whitacre (Scholarly Commons)


        Teaching with Technology Seminar Series: Geographic Information System (GIS) Projects

        428 Armory Building (southwest corner of the building)

      2. 5:30 pm - 6:30 pmEPI Workshops for International Graduate Student, session 4

        Armory building, room 428

  4. Week of March 6, 2016

    1. Tuesday, March 8, 2016

      1. 10:00 am - 11:30 amBuilding an Inclusive Classroom

        room 428, Armory Building

    2. Wednesday, March 9, 2016

      1. 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

        Joe Minarik (Office of Inclusion & Intercultural Relations) and Cheelan Bo-Linn (CITL)


        Jr. Faculty Spring 2016 Seminar Series: #5: Applying Principles of Universal Design (UD) to Bring Out the Best in Our Students

        Room 428 Armory Buildling (Southwest corner of the building)

    3. Thursday, March 10, 2016

      1. 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

        Kazem Alidoost


        Office Hours: Letting the Secret Out

        Armory Building, room 428

    4. Friday, March 11, 2016

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

        Jim Wentworth & Jamie Nelson


        Teaching with Digital Tools: Google Apps

        Armory 428

  5. Week of March 13, 2016

    1. Monday, March 14, 2016

      1. 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

        Lucas Anderson


        Writing Intriguing Learning Objectives

        Armory building, room 428

    2. Wednesday, March 16, 2016

      1. 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

        Shelly Schmidt (FSHN & Distinguished Teacher-Scholar) and Cheelan Bo-Linn (CITL)


        Jr. Faculty Spring 2016 Seminar Series: #6: Enhancing Teaching – Is that sufficient? The Critical Role of Students in Their Own Learning

        Room 428 Armory Buildling (Southwest corner of the building)

  6. Week of April 1, 2016

    1. Friday, April 1, 2016

      1. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

        Kimberly Pusateri


        Providing Effective Feedback

        Armory Building, room 428

  7. Week of April 3, 2016

    1. Wednesday, April 6, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Drew MacGregor (Technology Services) and Scott Wennderdahl (FAA)


        Teaching with Technology Seminar Series: Illinois Media Space

        428 Armory Building (southwest corner of the building)

      2. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

        Julia Ossler


        TA Life Hacks

        Armory building, room 428

  8. Week of April 10, 2016

    1. Friday, April 15, 2016

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

        Jim Wentworth & Jamie Nelson


        Teaching with Digital Tools: Illinois Media Space

        Armory 428

  9. Week of May 1, 2016

    1. Wednesday, May 4, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

        Steve Lavalle and Anna Yershova (Computer Science)


        Teaching with Technology Seminar Series: Virtual Reality in Education

        428 Armory Building (southwest corner of the building)


For more teaching information, visit our main CITL web site.  To join our CITL listserv, send an e-mail message (must be from your University of Illinois address) to listserv@illinois.edu, and in the body of the message write only the following: subscribe CITL

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