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The Center for Teaching Excellence 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 CTE 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 CTE 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 CTE-L

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  1. Week of February 1, 2015

    1. Monday, February 2, 2015

      1. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmKimberley Pusateri
        Helping Undergrads Read & Discuss Social Science Articles
        428 Armory Building
      2. 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmIllinois Compass 2g: Assessing Student Performance with Tests and Surveys
        Illini Hall Rm 23
    2. Tuesday, February 3, 2015

      1. 11:00 am - 12:00 pmLucas Anderson
        Creating an Intriguing Course
        Room 428 Armory
      2. 12:30 pm - 1:30 pmLucas Anderson
        Building Rapport with your Students
        Room 428 Armory
    3. Thursday, February 5, 2015

      1. 9:30 am - 11:00 amSandy Finley
        Collecting and Using Informal Early Feedback
        428 Armory Building
      2. 10:30 amThe New and Improved CITES Wiki, for New Users and Old (Online)
  2. Week of February 8, 2015

    1. Tuesday, February 10, 2015

      1. 11:00 am - 12:00 pmSandy Finley
        Using Classroom Assessment Techniques
        Room 428 Armory
      2. 12:30 pm - 1:30 pmElizabeth Morley, Writers' Workshop
        Assessing Second Language Writers
        Room 428 Armory
    2. Friday, February 13, 2015

      1. 3:00 pm - 4:30 pmKazem Alidoost
        Office Hours: Letting the Secret Out
        428 Armory Building
  3. Week of February 15, 2015

    1. Tuesday, February 17, 2015

      1. 11:00 am - 12:00 pmAva Wolf
        Active Learning Strategies
        Room 428 Armory
      2. 12:30 pm - 1:30 pmAnn Fredricksen & Tina Rolfe, Disability Resources and Educational Services (DRES)
        Teaching Students with Disabilities
        Room 428 Armory
    2. Wednesday, February 18, 2015

      1. 11:30 am - 1:00 pmCheelan Bo-Linn
        Jr. Faculty Seminar Series "Teaching Students to Be Successful Learners" #1: "Just Tell Me the Answer: Moving from Passive Students to Active Learners
        Room 428 Armory Buildling
    3. Friday, February 20, 2015

      1. 11:30 am - 1:00 pmCheelan Bo-Linn
        Jr. Faculty Seminar Series "Teaching Students to Be Successful Learners" #2: Opening the Classroom Door - Opportunities to Observe Exemplary Teachers
        Room 428 Armory Buildling
      2. 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmAva Wolf & Jim Wentworth
        Digital Tools for Collaborative Learning 
        209 Huff Hall
  4. Week of February 22, 2015

    1. Monday, February 23, 2015

      1. 3:30 pmDerek Attig
        Improving Student Writing (When You Don't Teach Writing)
        428 Armory Building
    2. Tuesday, February 24, 2015

      1. 11:00 am - 12:00 pmSandy Finley
        Student Resistance to Active Learning
        Room 428 Armory
      2. 12:30 pm - 1:30 pmLucas Anderson
        Mobile Devices in Class: On or Off?
        Room 428 Armory
    3. Wednesday, February 25, 2015

      1. 11:30 am - 1:00 pmCheelan Bo-Linn
        Jr. Faculty Seminar Series "Teaching Students to Be Successful Learners" #3: What Students Can Learn By Being an Effective Team Member
        Room 428 Armory Buildling
    4. Thursday, February 26, 2015

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmSomashekar Viswanath
        Utilizing Different Teaching Styles for Effective Teaching
        428 Armory Building
  5. Week of March 1, 2015

    1. Thursday, March 5, 2015

      1. 8:00 am - 2:00 pmDarla Deardorff, Exec. Director, Assoc. of International Education Administrators
        2015 Annual Faculty Retreat -The Evolving University:Embracing Internationalization
        Illini Union Rooms A/B
  6. Week of March 8, 2015

    1. Tuesday, March 10, 2015

      1. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm  

         

        Sandy Finley
        Basics for Grad Students: Writing Your Teaching Philosophy Statement
        428 Armory
  7. Week of March 15, 2015

    1. Wednesday, March 18, 2015

      1. 11:30 am - 1:00 pmCheelan Bo-Linn
        Jr. Faculty Seminar Series "Teaching Students to Be Successful Learners" #4: The Illusion of Knowing: Students Don't Know What they Think They Know
        Room 428 Armory Buildling
  8. Week of April 1, 2015

    1. Wednesday, April 1, 2015

      1. 1:30 pm - 2:30 pmDaniel Scholes
        Using Research-Based Evidence to Inform Your Teaching Practices
        428 Armory Building
  9. Week of April 5, 2015

    1. Friday, April 10, 2015

      1. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmDerek Attig
        Being Fully in Charge of a Course as a Grad Student
        428 Armory Building

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