Calendar of Events

March 2010

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

March 2
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)

March 3        
Encounters with E-Texts (brown bag)
Cathy Prendergast, Rhetoric
12:00 – 1:00 pm
23 Illini Hall

March 4
Promoting active learning in the classroom with Tablet PCs and Classroom
Joseph G. Tront, Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Virginia Tech
11: 15 – 12:50 pm
Business Instructional Facility 3007

Lecturing for Learning (Illinois Faculty Seminar)
Mary-Ann Winkelmes, Campus Coordinator for Programs on Teaching & Learning
12:00 - 1:00 pm
ISTEM Conference room, 704 South Sixth Street (just south of Green St.)

Establishing a Creative Baseline – 0 to 60 in a Foundation Design Course
Stephen Sears, Landscape Architecture
4:00 pm
428 Armory

March 5
Studio Thought – Teaching Strategies for Creative Thought and Critical Analysis
Laurie Hogin
12:00 – 1:30pm
428 Armory

March 9
Group Projects in Compass
10:00 – 11:30 am
23 Illini Hall

March 11
Compass Essentials
1:00 – 3:00 pm
23 Illini Hall

A Web-based Course in Scientific Reasoning
Alfred Hubler, Physics
3:00 – 4:30 pm
428 Armory

March 15 
Large Lectures and Powerpoint: Uses and Abuses
Ed Feser, Professor and Head, Urban Planning; Matt Thibeault, Assistant Professor,
School of Music
11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Conference Room, 115  Temple Buell Bldg
Register: (Bring a lunch.  Beverages provided)

March 17
Using cell phones to extend the learning environment
Scott Johnson, Illinois Online Network
12:00 – 1:00 pm
23 Illini Hall

March 18
Using ARTStor in Your Teaching
3:00 – 4:30 pm
Main Library, Room 314

March 19
Prezi: An Alternative to Powerpoint for Teaching and Presentations
10:00 am
Main Library, Room 314

March 29
Experiential Learning: Near, Far, and on a Shoe String
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Lucy Ellis Lounge, Foreign Languages Building
Laura Lawson, Landscape Architecture (on East St. Louis projects);
Nick Paulson, ACES (on Guatemalan Micro-Businesses); 
Bruce Branham, Crop Sciences (Local Foods at the Student-Managed Farm)
Laurie Kramer, College of ACES;
Amy Santos, College of Education, Special Education 

March 31
Situated Learning
Professor Jean Lave, University of California, Berkeley; Respondents Professor Nina Tarr, College of Law, Professor Janet Keller, Department of Anthropology
1:00 – 4:00 pm
ACES Library, Heritage Room