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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 26, 2015

    1. Thursday, February 26, 2015

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

        Somashekar Viswanath


        Utilizing Different Teaching Styles for Effective Teaching

        428 Armory Building

  2. Week of March 1, 2015

    1. Tuesday, March 3, 2015

      1. 3:00 pm - 5:00 pmIllinois Compass 2g: The Essentials

        Nevada Lab

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    2. Thursday, March 5, 2015

      1. 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

        Darla Deardorff, Exec. Director, Assoc. of International Education Administrators


        2015 Annual Faculty Retreat -The Evolving University:Embracing Internationalization

        Illini Union Rooms A/B

  3. 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

    2. Thursday, March 12, 2015

      1. 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

        Elizabeth Morley and Graduate Students in Writing Studies


        Post Faculty Retreat Workshop: Find the Right Focus to Support Your Multilingual Writers

        428 Armory

      2. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmIllinois Compass 2g: Online Demonstration of Adaptive Release

        Online Blackboard Collaborate Session

    3. Friday, March 13, 2015

      1. 10:00 amManaging Collaborative Writing with Technology

        Illini Hall Rm 23

  4. Week of March 15, 2015

    1. Tuesday, March 17, 2015

      1. 2:30 pmThe New and Improved CITES Wiki, for New Users and Old (Online)
    2. Wednesday, March 18, 2015

      1. 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

        Cheelan 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

    3. Friday, March 20, 2015

      1. 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

        Kate Grim-Feinberg, Tanu Kohli, & Melissa Schoeplein


        Post Faculty Retreat Workshop: Creating a Classroom Culture with a Global & Interdisciplinary Student Population

        428 Armory

  5. Week of April 1, 2015

    1. Wednesday, April 1, 2015

      1. 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

        Daniel Scholes


        Using Research-Based Evidence to Inform Your Teaching Practices

        428 Armory Building

    2. Friday, April 3, 2015

      1. 9:30 am - 10:30 amIllinois Compass 2g: Using Respondus to Create, Move, and Manage Online Tests

        23 Illini Hall

      2. 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

        Kate Grim-Feinberg, Tanu Kohli, & Melissa Schoeplein


        Post Faculty Retreat Workshop: Global Perspectives on Talking about Racial & Ethnic Diversity in the Classroom

        428 Armory

  6. Week of April 5, 2015

    1. Friday, April 10, 2015

      1. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

        Derek Attig


        Being Fully in Charge of a Course as a Grad Student

        428 Armory Building

  7. Week of April 12, 2015

    1. Friday, April 17, 2015

      1. 10:00 amWikis and More: Collaborative Tools for Faculty Research, Service, and Teaching
  8. Week of May 3, 2015

    1. Thursday, May 7, 2015

      1. 10:00 amWikis and More: Collaborative Tools for Faculty Research, Service, and Teaching
  9. Week of May 24, 2015

    1. Tuesday, May 26, 2015

      1. 10:00 am - 11:00 amIllinois Compass 2g: The Basics Online

        Online Blackboard Collaborate Session


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