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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 October 1, 2014

    1. Wednesday, October 1, 2014

      1. 11:30 am - 1:00 pmCheelan Bo-Linn
        Junior Faculty Seminar Series: Best Practices for Effective & Efficient Teaching - #1 "Using Informal Early Feedback (IEF) to Enhance Teaching and Learning
        Room 428 Armory Buildling
    2. Thursday, October 2, 2014

      1. 10:00 am   12:00 PMIllinois Compass 2g: Assessing Student Performance with Tests & Surveys, Oct. 2nd 10 am - 12:00
        Undergraduate Library, Upper NE corner, 1402 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL
      2. 12:00 pm - 1:30 pmJamie Nelson, CITES
        Effective i>clicker Questions to Promote Discussion
        428 Armory
  2. Week of October 5, 2014

    1. Tuesday, October 7, 2014

      1. 10:00 am - 12:00 pmIllinois Compass 2g: The Grade Center
        23 Illini Hall
      2. 11:00 am - 12:00 pmLucas Anderson
        An Overview of Course Design
        Room 428 Armory
      3. 12:30 pm - 1:30 pmLucas Anderson
        Writing Learning Objectives
        Room 428 Armory
    2. Wednesday, October 8, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmNancy Benson (Journalism) and Mike Bohlman (College of Media)
        Using Google Glass for Teaching (Teaching with Technology Brown Bag)
        428 Armory
      2. 1:30 pm - 2:30 pmIllinois Compass 2g: Using Respondus to Create, Move, and Manage Online Tests
        23 Illini Hall
    3. Friday, October 10, 2014

      1. 1:00 pm - 2:30 pmSandy Finley
        Basics for Grad Students: Writing Your Teaching Philosophy Statement
        428 Armory
  3. Week of October 12, 2014

    1. Tuesday, October 14, 2014

      1. 9:00 am - 10:00 am   10:00 amIllinois Compass 2g: Achievements
        23 Illini Hall
      2. 11:00 am - 12:00 pmSandy Finley
        Types of Assessments
        428 Armory
      3. 12:30 pm - 1:30 pmSandy Finley
        Using Grading Rubrics
        428 Armory
    2. Wednesday, October 15, 2014

      1. 11:30 am - 1:00 pmCheelan Bo-Linn
        Junior Faculty Seminar Series: Best Practices for Effective & Efficient Teaching - #2 "Active Teaching=Active Learning. Strategies for Deep Learning and Retention"
        Room 428 Armory Buildling
    3. Thursday, October 16, 2014

      1. 11:30 am - 1:00 pmCheelan Bo-Linn
        Junior Faculty Seminar Series: Best Practices for Effective & Efficient Teaching - #3 Writing a Teaching Philosophy Statement that Reflects Your Teaching"
        Room 428 Armory Buildling
      2. 3:00 pm - 4:30 pmKazem Alidoost
        Office Hours: Letting the Secret Out
        428 Armory
  4. 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
    3. Thursday, October 23, 2014

      1. 11:00 amAudrey Neville
        Providing Feedback to Students on Written Work
        428 Armory
  5. 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
    2. Wednesday, October 29, 2014

      1. 11:30 am - 1:00 pmCheelan Bo-Linn
        Junior Faculty Seminar Series: Best Practices for Effective & Efficient Teaching - #4 "Improving Testing and Grading of Student Learning"
        Room 428 Armory Buildling
  6. 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
    2. Friday, November 7, 2014

      1. 10:00 amWikis and More: Collaborative Tools for Faculty Research, Service, and Teaching
        23 Illini Hall
  7. Week of November 9, 2014

    1. Wednesday, November 12, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmRobb Lindgren (Education)
        Immersive and Embodied Technologies (Teaching with Technology Brown Bag)
        428 Armory
  8. Week of December 7, 2014

    1. Wednesday, December 10, 2014

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmPanel Presentation featuring Faculty and Staff
        Digital Badges for Teaching and Learning (Teaching with Technology Brown Bag)
        428 Armory
    2. Thursday, December 11, 2014

      1. 2:00 pmWikis and More: Collaborative Tools for Faculty Research, Service, and Teaching
        23 Illini Hall

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