Calendar of Events

February 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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February 1
Interpreting ICES Results
Chris Migotsky, CTE
10:00 – 11:00 am
428 Armory
Registration requested:

February 2
Teaching with Iclickers
CITES staff
2:00 – 3:30 pm
23 Illini Hall

February 3
Wikis and more: Collaborative tools for Faculty research, service, and teaching
CITES staff
1:00 – 3:00 pm
23 Illini Hall

Feb 8    
Simulations Across the Curriculum
Tim Wedig and Alexandru Balas
9:00 - 10:30 am
Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1st Floor Foreign Languages Building
Registration requested:

February 9, 23
Teaching and Learning with Technology Brown Bag
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
23 Illini Hall

February 9
Teaching "Odyssey"

Cris Mayo (Odyssey Faculty Coordinator)
Professor James Barrett (History)
Professor Dale Bauer (English)
Professor Mark Leff (History)
Professor Cris Mayo (Education Policy Studies/ Gender and Women’s Studies)
Professor Spencer Schaffner (English/Writing Studies)
Michael Burns (Ph.D. Student, English/Writing Studies and Odyssey Project student coordinator)

4:00 p.m.
Humanities Lecture Hall, IPRH Building, 805 W Pennsylvania Ave.

February 10
Informal Group on Learning Spaces
Leslie Hammersmith
23 Illini Hall
9:00 - 10:00 am

February 10
Assessing Students’ Learning and Your Teaching
Illinois Faculty Seminar
Mary-Ann Winkelmes
12:00 noon – 1:30 pm
Illini Union Bookstore Building, room 514 (north east entrance, 807 S. Wright Street)

February 15
Achieving Tenure and Promotion
Richard Wheeler, Barbara Wilson, James Imlay, Billie Jean Theide, Harry Hilton
2:30 - 4:00 pm
210 Illini Union (General Lounge)

February 17
Applying for Research Grants
Lizanne DeStefano, Professor, Educational Psychology; Director, ISTEM Initiative
10:00 – 11:00 am
Lucy Ellis Lounge Foreign Languages Building

February 18
Annual Faculty Retreat
Therese Huston
8:30 am – 2:30pm  (Plenary session 9:00am)
Illini Union

February 23 Community Engagement through New-media Journalism
Eric Meyer, Department of Journalism
De-Centering the Instructor: Student-Led Service-Learning and What it Can Teach Us About Developing Service-Learning Curricula
Martha Webber, Center for Writing Studies & University of Illinois Alternative Spring Break
12:00-1:30 p.m.
 428 Armory Bldg
Registration requested:

March 2
Annual Graduate College Symposium on Graduate Education
The Internationalization of Graduate Education—a Two-Way Street: Promoting Productive Educational Experiences
Maresi Nerad, Director of the National Center for Innovation and Research in Graduate Education (CIRGE) at the University of Washington
1:00 pm
Illini Union B, C