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 August 30, 2016

    1. Tuesday, August 30, 2016

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmJordan Branham
        Illinois Compass 2g: Key Features for Teaching Assistants & Graders - Tues Aug 30, 4 PM - 5 PM @ Armory Building, Room 428
        Room 428, Armory Building: 505 East Armory Avenue, Champaign, IL *Please remember to bring your laptop.*
  2. Week of September 1, 2016

    1. Thursday, September 1, 2016

      1. 1:00 pm - 2:30 pmBetsy Basch (DRES); Ann Fredricksen (DRES); Tina Rolfe (DRES)
        Effectively Working with Students with Disabilities
        Armory Building, room 428
    2. Friday, September 2, 2016

      1. 3:00 pm - 5:00 pmRick Hazlewood
        Illinois Compass 2g: The Essentials - Fri Sept 2, 3 PM - 5 PM @ Armory Building, Room 428
        Room 428, Armory Building: 505 East Armory Avenue, Champaign, IL *Please remember to bring your laptop.*
  3. Week of September 4, 2016

    1. Tuesday, September 6, 2016

      1. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmSara Benson, Copyright Librarian
        Copyright for Scholars
        Armory building, room 428
    2. Wednesday, September 7, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmJanet Sinn-Hanlon (Veterinary Medicine), Alan Craig (NCSA)
        Teaching with Technology Seminar Series: 3D Anatomy Modeling in Veterinary Medicine
        428 Armory Building (southwest corner of the building)
    3. Thursday, September 8, 2016

      1. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmRick Hazlewood
        Illinois Compass 2g: Test Making in Compass - Thurs Sept 8, 3 PM - 4 PM @ Armory Building, Room 428
        Room 428, Armory Building: 505 East Armory Avenue, Champaign, IL *Please remember to bring your laptop.*
    4. Friday, September 9, 2016

      1. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmJordan Branham
        Illinois Compass 2g: Key Features for Teaching Assistants & Graders - Fri Sept 9, 3 PM - 4 PM @ Armory Building, Room 428
        Room 428, Armory Building: 505 East Armory Avenue, Champaign, IL *Please remember to bring your laptop.*
  4. Week of September 11, 2016

    1. Monday, September 12, 2016

      1. 10:00 am - 11:30 amLucas Anderson
        Using Informal Early Feedback (IEF)
        Armory Building, room 428
    2. Wednesday, September 14, 2016

      1. 11:30 am - 1:00 pmCheelan Bo-Linn (CITL)
        Jr. Faculty Fall 2016 Seminar Series: #1: I wish I had known that earlier: Using Informal (IEF) and Formal (ICES) Feedback to Improve Teaching and Learning
        Room 428 Armory Buildling (Southwest corner of the building)
      2. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmTyler Pack
        Course Correction: Using Informal Early Feedback to Respond to Student Needs
        Armory Building, room 428
  5. Week of September 18, 2016

    1. Wednesday, September 21, 2016

      1. 11:30 am - 1:00 pmCheelan Bo-Linn (CITL)
        Jr. Faculty Fall 2016 Seminar Series: #2: Active Teaching = Active Learning: Strategies for Deep Learning and Retention
        Room 428 Armory Buildling (Southwest corner of the building)
  6. Week of September 25, 2016

    1. Tuesday, September 27, 2016

      1. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmDonovan Bisbee
        Distractions, Opportunities, and Orientations: Technology in the Classroom
        Armory Building, room 428
    2. Wednesday, September 28, 2016

      1. 11:30 am - 1:00 pmCheelan Bo-Linn (CITL)
        Jr. Faculty Fall 2016 Seminar Series: #3: “Opening the Classroom Door” – Opportunities to Observe Exemplary Teachers
        Room 428 Armory Buildling (Southwest corner of the building)
  7. Week of October 2, 2016

    1. Wednesday, October 5, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmKendall Furbee (Makergirl)
        Teaching with Technology Seminar Series: MakerGirl
        428 Armory Building (southwest corner of the building)
    2. Thursday, October 6, 2016

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:30 pmLucas Anderson
        Developing Your Teaching Philosophy Statement for a Faculty Job Search
        Armory Building, room 428
  8. Week of October 9, 2016

    1. Wednesday, October 12, 2016

      1. 11:30 am - 1:00 pmCheelan Bo-Linn (CITL)
        Jr. Faculty Fall 2016 Seminar Series: #4: Effective Questioning Strategies to Improve Student Engagement and Thinking
        Room 428 Armory Buildling (Southwest corner of the building)
  9. Week of October 16, 2016

    1. Monday, October 17, 2016

      1. 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmLucas Anderson
        Make 'Em Laugh (and you should): Using Humor in the Classroom
        Armory Building, room 428
    2. Wednesday, October 19, 2016

      1. 11:30 am - 1:00 pmCheelan Bo-Linn (CITL)
        Jr. Faculty Fall 2016 Seminar Series: #5: Creating a Promising Syllabus to Motivate Learning
        Room 428 Armory Buildling (Southwest corner of the building)
  10. Week of October 23, 2016

    1. Wednesday, October 26, 2016

      1. 11:30 am - 1:00 pmCheelan Bo-Linn (CITL)
        Jr. Faculty Fall 2016 Seminar Series: #6: Maximizing Learning Opportunities in a Multi-Cultural Classroom
        Room 428 Armory Buildling (Southwest corner of the building)
  11. Week of November 1, 2016

    1. Wednesday, November 2, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmAva Wolf (Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning)
        Teaching with Technology Seminar Series: Illinois Flexible Learning Experience
        428 Armory Building (southwest corner of the building)
      2. 3:30 pm - 5:00 pmKazem Alidoost
        Oh No! Dealing with Difficult Situations in the Classroom
        Armory Building, room 428
  12. Week of December 4, 2016

    1. Wednesday, December 7, 2016

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmThomas Bassett (Geography and GIS)
        Teaching with Technology Seminar Series: The Power of Maps
        428 Armory Building (southwest corner of the building)

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