Calendar of Events

October 2012

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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October 1
Illinois Compass 2g: The Essentials
23 Illini Hall
2:00 – 4:00 pm

Chancellor’s Town Hall meeting: Visioning Future Excellence
Alice Campbell Alumni Center, Ballroom
livestream available at: http://go.illinois.edu/townhalloctober1
4:00 pm

October 3
Powerpoint and Beyond
9:00 – 10:30 am
23 Illini Hall
9:00 – 10:30 am

October 4
Evaluating and Improving Your Teaching (mid-course feedback and ICES evaluations)
Chris Migotsky, Interim Director, Center for Teaching Excellence
Illini Union Bookstore Building, room 514, 807 S Wright St., 5th floor
12:00 – 1:30 pm

October 5
Illinois Compass 2g: Discussions and other Interactive Tools
23 Illini Hall
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Using Classroom Assessment Techniques (CATs) in Large and Small Classes
428 Armory
12:00 – 1:30 pm

October 9
Compass 2g: The Essentials
23 Illini Hall
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Using Informal Early Feedback
428 Armory
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

October 10
Teaching with Technology Brown Bag: Lights! Camera! Research! Building an Infrastructure for Multimedia Student Learning
Karen Rodriguez, Ethnography of the University Initiative
23 Illini Hall
12:00 – 1:00 pm

October 11
Nutrition and Cognition Colloquium
Hawthorn Suites,White Oaks Ballroom, 101 Trade Center Drive, Champaign (Parking entrance on State Street)
Register at: https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/9677073
Download a copy of the schedule (pdf)
8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Informal Group on Learning Spaces ' Fall 2012 Series
23 Illini Hall
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Illinois Compass 2g: Managing your Moved Course Content
23 Illini Hall
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

October 13
Team-Based Learning regional workshop
Hilton Chicago O’Hare Airport
View registration (required) and program
8:00 am – 3:00 pm

October 15
Illinois Compass 2g: Using Respondus to Create, Move, and Manage Online Tests
23 Illini Hall
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Best Practices in Online and Blended Learning and Teaching
Robert Baird, Acting Associate Director, Academic Technology Services, (CITES), Assistant Professor, Media and Cinema
Glenda Morgan, E-Learning Strategist, Office of the Chief Information Officer
Illini Union Bookstore Building, room 514, 807 S Wright St., 5th floor
12:00 – 1:30 pm

Obtaining External Funding (for new faculty in Humanities and Social Sciences)
Janelle Weatherford, Director of the Office of Foundation Relations, and
Nancy Abelmann, Associate Vice Chancellor for Research
200 Swanlund
Registration required: kdfrazie@illinois.edu
12:00 – 1:00 pm

October 17
Preparing Your Teaching Package for Your Promotion and Tenure Dossier
Linda Smith,  Professor and Associate Dean for the Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Chair, (2010-2012) of the Campus Promotion &      Tenure Committee
College of Education, room 242
11:30 am - 1:00 pm  
RSVP:  rsantos@illinois.edu

October 17
Applying for National Institutes of Health Funding
1000 Micro and Nanotechnology Lab
12:00 – 1:00 pm

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

i>clickers: From Set-up to Effective Use
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
23 Illini Hall

October 18
"I Am Not Content: The Future of Education Must Come Today"
Curtis Bonk, Indiana University
Alice Campbell Alumni Center
12:00 - 1:00 pm

October 18
Obtaining External Funding (for new faculty in Humanities and Social Sciences)
Janelle Weatherford, Director of the Office of Foundation Relations, and
Nancy Abelmann, Associate Vice Chancellor for Research
200 Swanlund
Registration required: kdfrazie@illinois.edu
12:00 – 1:00 pm

October 19
Blended Learning: Instructional Design for Blended and Online Courses
23 Illini Hall
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

October 22
Graduate Student Voices: International Students Reflect on their Illinois Experience
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
428 Armory

Illinois Compass 2g: Managing your Moved Course Content
23 Illini Hall
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

October 23
Blended Learning: Facilitating Online Discussions
23 Illini Hall
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

October 24
Improving Your Test Questions: Exam Item Analysis
428 Armory
11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Teaching with Technology Brown Bag: The Amateur Video Hour: Home-grown Flicks for the Classroom
Walter Hurley, Animal Sciences
23 Illini Hall
12:00 – 1:00 pm

October 25
Informal Group on Learning Spaces ' Fall 2012 Series
23 Illini Hall
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Illinois Compass 2g: The Essentials
23 Illini Hall
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

October 29
Technology Can Help you Teach Large Classes
23 Illini Hall
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

October 30
Mentoring Graduate Students
Andrea Golato, Associate Dean, Graduate College, Associate Professor, Germanic Languages and Literature, and
Rebecca Bryant, Assistant Dean and Director of Career Services, Graduate College
Illini Union Bookstore Building, room 514, 807 S Wright St., 5th floor
12:00 – 1:30 pm

Creating Effective Student Teams and Assignments
428 Armory
3:00 – 5:00 pm