Calendar of Events

April 2010

The following sessions are hosted and sponsored by a variety of teaching academies, colleges, and offices at the University of Illinois.

April 1
Creating Micro-Lectures for On-Demand Learning
Norma Scagnoli, College of Business
3:30 – 5:00 pm
428 Armory

April  5
Teaching to Multiple Learners: Creating an Inclusive Learning Environment
Lisa Cacho, Department of English, Latina/Latino Studies Program, Asian American Studies Program, Gender and Women's Studies Program
Karrie Shogren, Special Education
Moderators: Helen Neville, African American Studies, Educational Psychology
Amy Santos, College of Education  
10:00 - 11:30 am
Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Languages Building

April 7
Assignments and Exams that Promote Curiosity and Learning
Mary-Ann Winkelmes, Campus Programs on Teaching and Learning
12:00 – 1:30 pm
514 Illini Union Bookstore Building (807 S. Wright St, northeast entrance)

April 8
Using Rubrics for Effective Grading
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
23 Illini Hall

How to Train New Teaching Assistants
Gretchen Adams, Chemistry
2:00 – 3:00pm
428 Armory

April 15
Online Learning: The Basics
Dr. Marie Ciavarella, LAS Teaching Academy
9:00 am
Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Language Building

Empowering Student Creativity and Critical Thinking through the Inquiry Process
Cheelan Bo-Linn, CTE; Walt Hurley, Animal Sciences; Prasanta Kalita, Agricultural and Biological Engineering
3:30 – 5:00 pm
428 Armory

April 16
Graduate Education:  A Nostalgic Look Back, A Clear Look Ahead
Arden Bement, Director, National Science Foundation
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
1122 NCSA Auditorium (1205 W. Clark St., Urbana)

April 21
Using Pocket Camcorders in Teaching (brown bag lunch)
Jan Alsberg, CTE; Robert Baird, CITES; Jenica Roberts, Rhetoric
12:00 – 1:00 pm
23 Illini Hall

April 29
Student-Faculty Dialogue on Service Learning:
students from SOCW 199 Service Learning in Washington
3:00 – 5:00 pm
Heritage Room, ACES Library

April 30
Opportunities and Challenges of Online Learning
Chip Bruce, Graduate School of Library and Information Sciences;
Steven Ashby, School of Labor and Employment Relations
Moderator: Steve Helle, College of Media
12:00 - 1:00 pm
Room 126 Library & Information Sciences Building (501 E. Daniel)
[contact to participate online]