Calendar of Events

April 2013

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

April 1-8
Faculty/instructors may request the 4-minute, online Transparency in Learning and Teaching Survey.
Find out which small teaching adjustments benefit your students most.

April 1
Creating a Teaching Philosophy Statement that Reflects Your Teaching (for faculty) Cheelan Bo-Linn and Laurie Kramer
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
ACES Library, Heritage Room

Best Practices for Teaching with the Blackboard Learn Mobile App
1:00 – 2:00 pm
23 Illini Hall

April 2
Envisioning the Future of Online Graduate Education in the 21st Century Research University
Mark Kamlet, Provost and Executive Vice President, Carnegie Mellon University
8:30 am – 4:45 pm
Alice Campbell Alumni Center
Registration

April 2
"The Research University in the World of the Future"
Norman Augustine, former CEO of Lockheed Martin
4:00 pm
Beckman Institute Auditorium, 405 North Matthews Avenue.

April 3
Learning and the MOOC: Educause Online Learning Initiative
11:00 am – 4:00 pm
DCL L410
Please RSVP online: http://go.illinois.edu/ELI_RSVP

Teaching and Technology Brown Bag: eText: The Future of the Textbook
Milind Basole and Yury Borukhovich
12:00 – 1:00 pm
23 Illini Hall

Wikis and more: Collaborative tools for Faculty research, service, and teaching
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
23 Illini Hall

Exploring Service-Learning: Teaching for Good
Katrina Olson, Valeri Werpetinski, and guest panelists
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Illini Union
Registration

April 4
Learning and the MOOC: Educause Online Learning Initiative
11:00 am – 4:00 pm
DCL L410
Please RSVP online: http://go.illinois.edu/ELI_RSVP

April 9
Illinois Compass 2g: The Essentials
1:00 – 3:00 pm
23 Illini Hall

April  10
What the Best Teachers at U of I Do
Geoff Herman, Brian Quick, Kirk Sanders, and Eric Snodgrass
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
142 Psychology Bldg., 603 East Daniel St.

April 11
Informal Group on Learning Spaces
9:00 – 10:00 am
23 Illini Hall

Syllabus Construction
Lucas Anderson
10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Armory 428
Click Here to Register

April 12
The Changing Nature of Higher Education and the Role of Sustainability in the Process
David Schejbal, is Dean of Continuing Education, Outreach and E-Learning, University of Wisconsin-Extension 
4:00 pm
Temple Buell Art Gallery, 111 Architecture Building

April 17

The Humanities-STEM Divide: A False Dichotomy
James A. Leach, Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities
10:30 - 11:30 am
Alice Campbell Alumni Center Ballroom

April 17

Teaching and Technology Brown Bag: The iPad in the History of Communication
Bonnie Mak and Julia Pollack (Library & Information Science)
12:00 - 1:00 pm
23 Illini Hall

April 19
Spring 2013 deadline for requesting individualized ICES forms

April 25
Informal Group on Learning Spaces
9:00 – 10:00 am
23 Illini Hall

April 26
Illinois Compass 2g: The Essentials
2:00 – 4:00 pm
23 Illini Hall

April 30
Service-Learning Showcase
5:00 – 6:30 pm
Illini Union B, C

May 2
Wikis and more: Collaborative tools for Faculty research, service, and teaching
2:00 – 4:00 pm
23 Illini Hall

May 13-15
Faculty Summer Institute
I-Hotel and Conference Center, 1900 South First St., Champaign
See schedule