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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 September 1, 2014

    1. Tuesday, September 2, 2014

      1. 10:00 am - 11:30 ami>clicker Workshop - Using Clicker Technology to Enhance Student Learning
        23 Illini Hall
    2. Thursday, September 4, 2014

      1. 10:00 am - 11:00 amIllinois Compass 2g: Key Features for Teaching Assistants, Graders and Staff
        23 Illini Hall
  2. Week of September 7, 2014

    1. Tuesday, September 9, 2014

      1. 10:00 am - 12:00 pmIllinois Compass 2g: The Grade Center
        23 Illini Hall
  3. Week of September 14, 2014

    1. Tuesday, September 16, 2014

      1. 1:00 pm - 2:30 pmSom Viswanath
        Utilizing Different Teaching Styles
        428 Armory
    2. Wednesday, September 17, 2014

      1. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmSandy Finley
        Using Informal Early Feedback
        428 Armory Building
  4. Week of September 21, 2014

    1. Wednesday, September 24, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmVenturing Outside the Classroom: Undergraduate Research, Service Learning and Community Engagement
        428 Armory
    2. Thursday, September 25, 2014

      1. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmDan Scholes
        Helping Undergrads Read & Discuss Science Articles
        428 Armory
  5. Week of September 28, 2014

    1. Monday, September 29, 2014

      1. 3:00 pm - 3:50 pmKimberly Pusateri
        Grading and Providing Feedback for Student Presentations
        428 Armory
  6. Week of October 5, 2014

    1. Tuesday, October 7, 2014

      1. 11:00 am - 12:00 pmLucas Anderson
        An Overview of Course Design
        Room 428 Armory
      2. 12:30 pm - 1:30 pmLucas Anderson
        Writing Learning Objectives
        Room 428 Armory
    2. Friday, October 10, 2014

      1. 3:00 pm - 4:30 pmSandy Finley
        Basics for Grad Students: Writing Your Teaching Philosophy Statement
        428 Armory
  7. Week of October 12, 2014

    1. Tuesday, October 14, 2014

      1. 11:00 am - 12:00 pmSandy Finley
        Types of Assessments
        428 Armory
      2. 12:30 pm - 1:30 pmSandy Finley
        Using Grading Rubrics
        428 Armory
    2. Thursday, October 16, 2014

      1. 3:00 pm - 4:30 pmKazem Alidoost
        Office Hours: Letting the Secret Out
        428 Armory
  8. Week of October 19, 2014

    1. Tuesday, October 21, 2014

      1. 11:00 am - 12:00 pmSandy Finley
        Strategies for Student Engagement
        428 Armory
      2. 12:30 pm - 1:30 pmLucas Anderson
        Running Effective Discussions
        Room 428 Armory
    2. Wednesday, October 22, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmUsing Undergraduates as Research Assistants—Possibilities and Pitfalls
        428 Armory
  9. Week of October 26, 2014

    1. Tuesday, October 28, 2014

      1. 11:00 am - 12:00 pmLucas Anderson
        Course Policies and the Syllabus
        Room 428 Armory
      2. 12:30 pm - 1:30 pmSandy Finley
        Collecting Feedback from Your Students
        428 Armory
  10. Week of November 2, 2014

    1. Thursday, November 6, 2014

      1. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmDerek Attig
        Being Fully in Charge of Your Course as a Graduate Student
        428 Armory

For more teaching information, visit our main CTE web site.  To join our CTE 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 CTE-L

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