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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 January 26, 2015

    1. Monday, January 26, 2015

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmIllinois Compass 2g: Blackboard Mobile Apps Features and Functionality
        23 Illini Hall
      2. 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmIllinois Compass 2g: Curbing Plagiarism with SafeAssign
        Nevada Lab
    2. Thursday, January 29, 2015

      1. 12:00 pm - 1:30 pmAudrey Neville
        Classroom Management
        428 Armory Building
    3. Friday, January 30, 2015

      1. 1:00 pm - 2:30 pmLucas Anderson
        Running Effective Discussions
        Room 428 Armory
  2. 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)
  3. 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
  4. Week of February 15, 2015

    1. Monday, February 16, 2015

      1. 3:00 pm - 4:30 pmKazem Alidoost
        Office Hours: Letting the Secret Out
        428 Armory Building
    2. 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
  5. 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. Thursday, February 26, 2015

      1. 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmSomashekar Viswanath
        Utilizing Different Teaching Styles for Effective Teaching
        428 Armory Building
  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 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
  8. 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

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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