Calendar of Events

April 2011

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

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Faculty Mentoring Group
Faculty Writing Group   
Faculty Reading Group

March 31
Assignments that Promote Curiosity and Learning
Illinois Faculty Seminar
Mary-Ann Winkelmes
12:00 – 1:30 pm
514 Illini Union Bookstore Building
Please register here.

March 31, April 1
Classroom Management: Responding to Disruptive Students in and out of The Classroom
Scott Lewis, JD, National Center for Higher Education Risk Management
I Hotel and Conference Center, Technology Room
5:30 - 7:30 pm March 31;  or 9-11 am April 1, or 2-4 pm April 1 
Registration requested: mlcooper@illinois.edu

April 4
Applying for Research Grants
Lizanne DeStefano, Professor of Educational Psychology and Director, ISTEM Initiative
Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1st floor Foreign Languages Building
4:00 – 5:00 pm
Please register here.

April 4
Designing Effective Student Teams and Assignments
Cheelan Bo-Linn
428 Armory
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm  
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April 7
Learning Spaces Informal Group Gathering
23 Illini Hall
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

April 8
Service-Learning Course Design Clinic
Valeri Werpetinski
249 Armory Bldg
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  
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April 12
Undergraduate Research Symposium
Illini Union
9:30 am - 4:30 pm

April 12
Annual Foundation Philanthropy Seminar

Barbara Ford, Mortenson Distinguished Professor, University Library; Director of the Mortenson Center for International Library Programs
William Trent, Professor, Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, College of Education
Ruth Watkins, Harry E. Preble Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Illini Union room 407
10:00 - 11:30 am
Please register here.

April 12
Spice Up Your Teaching: Create Your Own Role-Playing Simulations
Tim Wedig, LAS Global Studies Program and Alexandru Balas, Political Science
Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1st Floor, Foreign Languages Building
2:00 - 4:00 pm 
RSVP to jpedro@illinois.edu by Friday, April 8

April 13
Engaging the Arts in Urbana Schools
Sam Smith, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Marcia Richards, Rebecca Cortright, & Barbara Sartain, Wiley Elementary School, Betty Allen, Rusty Clevenger, Cara Maurizi, & Christopher Fuller, Urbana Schools
428 Armory
12:00 – 1:30 pm
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April 14
Teaching and Learning with Technology Brown Bag: Wiki, Peer Editing and the Art of Historical Interpretation
23 Illini Hall
12:00 pm -1:00 pm

April 18
How Students Learn
Illinois Faculty Seminar
Mary-Ann Winkelmes
514 Illini Union Bookstore Building
9:00 – 10:30 am
Please register here.

April 20
How do you get undergraduates more involved in research?
Paul Diehl, Henning Larsen Professor of Political Science
Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1st Floor, Foreign Languages Building
12:00 - 1:00 pm
Please RSVP to jpedro@illinois.edu by Monday, April 18

April 21
Learning Spaces Informal Group Gathering
23 Illini Hall
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

April 27
Teaching and Learning with Technology Brown Bag: New Directions in Learning Management Software: Blackboard 9
23 Illini Hall
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

April 27
Service-Learning & Social Entrepreneurship Showcase
Business Instructional Facility Atrium
3:00 – 5:00 pm
Click here to register