Calendar of Events

February 2010

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

Feb 2, 4, 11, 16, 24        
Illinois Compass Workshops
CITES staff
10:00 am
23 Illini Hall

Feb 2 - April 26
Reading Groups:  Group Genius, the Creative Power of Collaboration

Feb 3
Teaching Statements and Evaluation of Teaching (for Associate Professors)
Dale Bauer, Professor of English and Chair, University Committee on Promotion and Tenure
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Languages Building

Feb 5
Center for Teaching Excellence Faculty Retreat
Keith Sawyer, Professor of Psychology and Education, Washington University, St. Louis
8:00 am – 2:30 pm
Illini Union Ballrooms A, B, C

Feb 10
Editing Your Teaching Statement
Marie Ciavarella, Associate Director, LAS Teaching Academy
Mary-Ann Winkelmes, Campus Coordinator for Programs on Teaching and Learning
9:00 - 10:30 am
I-STEM, Room 6,  704 S. Sixth Street (just south of Green Street)

Feb 12 - Feb 14
Text Encoding Initiative
Julia Flanders and Syd Bauman
8:30 am -
Graduate School of Library and Information Science

Feb 15
Mentoring Under-represented Students
Helen Neville, Professor of Educational Psychology and African American Studies
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Languages Building

Feb 17

Active Learning in an Online Organic Chemistry Course
Michael Evans, Research Advisor, Chemistry (The Moore group)
CITES staff
23 Illini Hall

Feb 17
Feedback that inspires and informs students       
Smith Music Bldg. Memorial Room (2nd floor)
11:30 am -12:45 pm
Laurie Hogin, Professor, Art and Design; and Sara Hook, Assoc. Professor, Dance Dept.

Feb 18
Mobilizing Higher Education for a Healthy, Just and Sustainable Society
Dr. Anthony Cortese, President, Second Nature
7:30 pm
Spurlock Auditorium

Feb 19
Building a Sustainable Learning Community: The Challenges and Opportunities of Sustainability for Scholarship and Learning
Dr. Tom Kelly, University of New Hampshire
Illini Union, Room A
12:00 pm

Feb 23
Large Lectures:  the HOT seat technique
Antoinette Burton, Professor and Chair, Department of History
Fred Hoxie, Swanlund Professor of History
Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Languages Building

Feb 25
Entrepreneurship and Graduate Education
Lee T. Todd, Jr., President of the University of Kentucky, Chair of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee for the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities
Illini Union Rooms A, B & C
1:30 – 5:00 p.m.