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MORNINGS WITH THE PROFESSORS – HYBRID CLASS

Start:
Friday, September 24th
2:30 pm
End:
Friday, November 5th
4:30 pm

A FORCE TO BE RECKONED WITH: AGRICULTURE IN CONTEMPORARY CHINA – HYBRID CLASS

Start:
Thursday, September 23rd
6:30 pm
End:
Thursday, October 14th
8:30 pm

A FORCE TO BE RECKONED WITH: AGRICULTURE IN CONTEMPORARY CHINA – HYBRID CLASS

Start:
Thursday, September 16th
6:30 pm
End:
Thursday, October 7th
8:30 pm

Events for September 2021

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Wednesday, September 1st

Are We Back to “Normal”? Geopolitics of the Post-Pandemic World

Date:
Wednesday, September 1st
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for the Fall 2021 International Seminar Series, A New Normal in a Global Context this semester.

Early Career Professional Development Circle

Date:
Wednesday, September 1st
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

CTLT’s Early-Career Faculty Circles offer faculty in their 1st through 4th years of service at ISU a combination of professional development and peer support. Join us for a series of lively conversations about teaching, surviving and thriving in the academy. No registration is required for these events. Sessions repeat each week, so choose to attend…

The Safe Zone Project for Instructors

Date:
Wednesday, September 1st
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Safe Zone Project is a nationally recognized open-source curriculum to promote the support and inclusion of LGBTQ+ individuals in educational settings at all levels. This workshop is based on that curriculum with a special focus on employing the principles of the Safe Zone Project as instructors, both in the classroom and in the design…

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Wednesday, September 1st
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free, drop-in writing assistance available weekly at Milner Library.

Thursday, September 2nd

Early Career Professional Development Circle

Date:
Thursday, September 2nd
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

CTLT’s Early-Career Faculty Circles offer faculty in their 1st through 4th years of service at ISU a combination of professional development and peer support. Join us for a series of lively conversations about teaching, surviving and thriving in the academy. No registration is required for these events. Sessions repeat each week, so choose to attend…

Omni CMS (OU Campus)

Date:
Thursday, September 2nd
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Learn how to use OU Campus, Illinois State's primary content management system for department and college websites. This training covers all the basic vocabulary of websites and goes over how to edit and publish content. You'll also learn how to request more complex website updates from the WEB staff, such as layout changes, adding pages,…

Tuesday, September 7th

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Tuesday, September 7th
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free, drop-in writing assistance available weekly at Milner Library.

Wednesday, September 8th

Paying for Three World Wars: The First, The Second, and COVID-19

Date:
Wednesday, September 8th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for the Fall 2021 International Seminar Series, A New Normal in a Global Context this semester.

Adobe Portfolio

Date:
Wednesday, September 8th
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Explore this easy-to-use portfolio website creation and management tool. Registration is required.

Reflecting on Teaching through Formative Feedback

Date:
Wednesday, September 8th
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Over the past several semesters, course instructors have had to reimagine their courses, learn and apply new teaching strategies, figure out new ways to develop relationships with students, and assess all aspects of their courses. Once again, teaching contexts will be changing as we return to in-person teaching. Course instructors have risen to this challenge…

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Wednesday, September 8th
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free, drop-in writing assistance available weekly at Milner Library.

Thursday, September 9th

ReggieNet: Rubrics

Date:
Thursday, September 9th
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Give your students the feedback they need to truly learn from their assignments and assessments. This workshop will introduce you to ReggieNet’s built-in Rubrics tool, show you how to construct rubrics and associate them with Assignments, Tests & Quizzes, and more. You’ll also see how students can view rubric-based feedback. Registration is required.

Friday, September 10th

Graduate School Series: Overview of What You Should Know Before Graduate School

Date:
Friday, September 10th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Graduate School Series prepares students from all academic majors for the graduate school application process.

Implicit Bias

Date:
Friday, September 10th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Implicit bias is our unconscious tendency to judge people based on past experiences. Even when we’re mindful of diversity and inclusion, it is hard for us to notice our implicit bias until we encounter the situations where it is activated. In this workshop, explore the nature of implicit bias and discover strategies to minimize bias…

Monday, September 13th

OneDrive: Getting Started

Date:
Monday, September 13th
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Take your projects on the go using Microsoft Office apps for iOS, Android, and Windows mobile devices through OneDrive, Microsoft’s cloud-based storage, free for members of the campus community. Learn how to share documents through OneDrive and discuss how to use this service within the boundaries of Illinois State data security policies and FERPA. Bring…

Microsoft Forms: Getting Started

Date:
Monday, September 13th
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Microsoft Forms is a quick, easy, mobile-friendly way to create sign-up forms, polls, and surveys. As part of Office 365, it is open to faculty, staff, and students. This one-hour workshop will get you started using forms, show you how to design questionnaires, export data, and use this powerful tool as a real-time way to…

Tuesday, September 14th

Adobe Spark

Date:
Tuesday, September 14th
Time:
9:00 am - 11:00 am

Create compelling media with Adobe Spark- a browser-based, mobile-friendly graphic design app. Discover how students can use this free tool to craft social media, web pages, and short videos as part of a presentation or other learning project. You’ll get a chance to practice with Spark, explore its different uses, and become aware of important…

ReggieNet: Assignments

Date:
Tuesday, September 14th
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Learn how to create, post, review, and grade assignments using the Assignments tool. After this hands-on workshop, you’ll feel confident about the basics and ready to consider more advance types of assignments. Registration is required.

Fall Internship Fair

Date:
Tuesday, September 14th
Time:
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Fall Internship Fair connects recruiters with students and alumni from all majors seeking internship opportunities.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Tuesday, September 14th
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free, drop-in writing assistance available weekly at Milner Library.

Wednesday, September 15th

ReggieNet: Lessons

Date:
Wednesday, September 15th
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Create engaging online lessons in your course through the Lessons tool. It allows you to arrange different kinds of content items in one place, providing your students with rich learning possibilities. In this hands-on workshop, you’ll learn how to create a basic lesson, incorporating instructional materials, learning activities, and assessments. Registration is required.

Connecting Science to Policy: Understanding the Global Implications of Climate Change

Date:
Wednesday, September 15th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for the Fall 2021 International Seminar Series, A New Normal in a Global Context this semester.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Wednesday, September 15th
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free, drop-in writing assistance available weekly at Milner Library.

Thursday, September 16th

Design Your Online Course (Self-Paced Workshop)

Date:
Thursday, September 16th

The Design Your Online Course workshop includes an overview of the Quality Matters™ Rubric and provides a framework for participants to design an online course plan. An integral element of the workshop is an exploration of the eight General Standards of the QM Rubric, focusing on learning objectives and overall course alignment. Participants will complete…

Teaching with Zoom

Date:
Thursday, September 16th
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Practice using Zoom, the university’s online conferencing platform, to facilitate learning. Learn how to set up virtual meetings, and explore useful tools like polls, break-out rooms, and more. You’ll also learn about the latest security updates and recommended practices to ensure a safe and productive synchronous learning environment. We’ll also review ways to mitigate equity…

Friday, September 17th

Graduate School Series: How to Pay for Graduate School

Date:
Friday, September 17th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Graduate School Series prepares students from all academic majors for the graduate school application process.

Creation of Whiteness

Date:
Friday, September 17th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

In this session, we will go back to the beginning of the nation and examine how systems of racial oppression are created. Registration is required by September 10. In CTLT’s Seeing White workshop and study group series, we will discuss the inceptions of racist-thoughts and system and how we are all unwittingly socialized into these…

Monday, September 20th

Microsoft Stream

Date:
Monday, September 20th
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Microsoft Stream is a new video hosting service, replacing Office 365 Video. It allows instructors to upload and share video content with their students through ReggieNet, websites, or direct links. Registration is required.

ReggieNet: Tests & Quizzes

Date:
Monday, September 20th
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Explore how to create assessments from scratch in the Tests & Quizzes tool or import them from other sources. You’ll get an overview of the different types of available questions, and how to adjust settings such as release and close dates, and how to give individual students more time to take a quiz. You’ll also…

Tuesday, September 21st

Nearpod

Date:
Tuesday, September 21st
Time:
9:00 am - 11:00 am

Get started using Nearpod, an interactive tool replacing classroom clickers at Illinois State. This one-hour workshop will give you a tour of the tool's basic features. It allows you to empower students, track attendance, distribute learning resources, and check the pulse of your class with ongoing formative assessments in many learning scenarios. Registration is required.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Tuesday, September 21st
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free, drop-in writing assistance available weekly at Milner Library.

Wednesday, September 22nd

Omni CMS (OU Campus)

Date:
Wednesday, September 22nd
Time:
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Learn how to use OU Campus, Illinois State's primary content management system for department and college websites. This training covers all the basic vocabulary of websites and goes over how to edit and publish content. You'll also learn how to request more complex website updates from the WEB staff, such as layout changes, adding pages,…

ReggieNet: Gradebook

Date:
Wednesday, September 22nd
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Get a hands-on tour of the ReggieNet Gradebook tool. Learn how to create items within the Gradebook or add them from other ReggieNet tools. You’ll tackle basic features like setting up grade categories, working with weighted categories, reordering your gradebook items, and viewing grading statistics. Registration is required.

The Biden Administration and the North Korean Nuclear Crisis

Date:
Wednesday, September 22nd
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for the Fall 2021 International Seminar Series, A New Normal in a Global Context this semester.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Wednesday, September 22nd
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free, drop-in writing assistance available weekly at Milner Library.

Thursday, September 23rd

Zoom: Breakout Rooms Clinic

Date:
Thursday, September 23rd
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Explore using Zoom’s breakout rooms feature to create group learning experiences during your live class session. Learn how to pre-assign students to specific breakout groups and discuss strategies for managing students’ experiences before, during, and after breakout room activities. This workshop will focus exclusively on this tool – for more general knowledge, consider the broader…

Foundations of College Teaching: Impact of Course Design

Date:
Thursday, September 23rd
Time:
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Most higher education instructors prepare a course by thinking about "content coverage." You know how that goes--Week 1, Chapter 1; Week 2, Chapter 2, and so on. This workshop provides an alternative to course design that makes it more likely that all of your students will be engaged in the course material the way you…

A Museum Without Walls: Photo Exhibitions and Civic Spectatorship

Date:
Thursday, September 23rd
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

Join John Louis Lucaites, Provost Professor of Rhetoric and English emeritus at Indiana University, via Zoom on Thursday, September 23, 2021 from 6 –7:15 P.M. CST for "A Museum Without Walls: Photo Exhibitions and Civic Spectatorship.” In this presentation, Lucaites explores the ways in which the landscape for the theory and practice of photography are changing by drawing upon Andre Malraux’s notion of “a museum without walls” as a lens through which to examine the contemporary display of photo exhibitions as they contribute to democratic politics.

ReggieCon Panel: “Under the Cottonwood Tree”

Date:
Thursday, September 23rd
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

ReggieCon will once again be hosting virtual panels during the 2021-2022 academic year. The first panel, “Under the Cottonwood Tree” will be held on September 23 from 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. via Zoom. There is no cost to attend. Those interested can join the Zoom webinar at the ReggieCon website. In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month,…

Friday, September 24th

Graduate School Series: Researching and Choosing Grad Schools, and Navigating the Application Process

Date:
Friday, September 24th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Graduate School Series prepares students from all academic majors for the graduate school application process.

The Equitable and Inclusive Syllabus

Date:
Friday, September 24th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Developing an equitable and inclusive syllabus is the first step for equitable and inclusive teaching. A syllabus is not a simple contract or information for your students. What is included or not included sends implicit and explicit messages to students about your value and commitment to equity, inclusion, and diversity. Registration is required.  In this…

Tuesday, September 28th

Applying the Quality Matters™ Rubric (Self-Paced Workshop)

Date:
Tuesday, September 28th

Learn about the Quality Matters™ Higher Education Rubric and how to use it to review an online course. This internationally recognized workshop includes hands-on activities designed to help you discover how to continuously improve an online course so that it meets research-based standards of high quality.   This version of the workshop is offered as a…

ReggieNet: Discussions

Date:
Tuesday, September 28th
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Create engaging class discussions. Learn how to automatically create discussion groups. You’ll also survey the different ways to grade discussions, including by topic or message. Registration is required.

Screencast-O-Matic Pro

Date:
Tuesday, September 28th
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Screencast-O-Matic is an inexpensive, web-based software that allows you to record and narrate videos from your desktop. This workshop explores how to use this screen-recording software to create material for a flipped, blended, or online course. Registration is required.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Tuesday, September 28th
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free, drop-in writing assistance available weekly at Milner Library.

Wednesday, September 29th

It’s Not Just About US: Right Wing Extremism in Global Perspective

Date:
Wednesday, September 29th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for the Fall 2021 International Seminar Series, A New Normal in a Global Context this semester.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Wednesday, September 29th
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free, drop-in writing assistance available weekly at Milner Library.