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Friday, November 1st

Privilege and Power

Date:
Friday, November 1st
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

How do privilege and power function through society, and how does it affect you, personally? By reflecting on this, you can identify strategies to become more inclusive in your teaching and in the workplace. This seminar will help you better understand your own multiple identities and the presence and absence of privileges based on your…

Admissions Tour Team celebrating 15 years

Date:
Friday, November 1st
Time:
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Tours, football, and reception in the new Admission space is all happening this weekend.

Saturday, November 2nd

International Gala Night 2019

Date:
Saturday, November 2nd
Time:
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The United International Association at Illinois State University invites you to attend a night of international food, music, and presentations hosted by Illinois State University's various international student organizations. When: 5:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday, November 2. Where: Brown Ballroom, Bone Student Center. Due to limited seating, an RSVP confirmation will be required for entry to this…

Sunday, November 3rd

Late-night Resume Reviews

Date:
Sunday, November 3rd
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Get ready for the Fall Education Fair with a resume review.

Monday, November 4th

OneNote: Introduction

Date:
Monday, November 4th
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Transform how you take and share notes with Microsoft OneNote. Unlike a word processor, OneNote allows you to easily include images, videos, and audio clips anywhere on the page. Organize information into virtual notebooks that can be shared across all your devices and with others. This workshop shows you the basic features of OneNote, how…

OUCampus

Date:
Monday, November 4th
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Learn how to update your unit’s website using OUCampus, Illinois State’s primary content management system. You will be given access to your website(s) and trained to add, edit, and publish content, including links and PDFs. You’ll also learn how to request more complex website updates from the WEB staff, such as photo and layout changes.…

ReggieNet: Gradebook Overview

Date:
Monday, November 4th
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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.

Reclaiming Conversation

Date:
Monday, November 4th
Time:
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join CTLT Director Claire Lamonica in reading and discussing Reclaiming Conversation by Sherry Turkel. Turkel's central argument is that we live in an age that enables, perhaps actively encourages, us to move our conversations into digital spaces, avoiding face-to-face conversations in personal, professional, and public spheres. We even, she suggests, lose the impetus to engage in…

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Monday, November 4th
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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

Late-night Resume Reviews

Date:
Monday, November 4th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Get ready for the Fall Education Fair with a resume review.

Late-night Resume Reviews

Date:
Monday, November 4th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Get ready for the Fall Education Fair with a resume review.

Tuesday, November 5th

Formstack for Beginners

Date:
Tuesday, November 5th
Time:
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Discover how to build and update forms using Formstack, Illinois State’s primary, non-research form creation tool. You will learn how to download forms submissions data and set up notifications. Completing this training is a prerequisite for using Formstack. Registration is required. (Please note: Qualtrics is the recommended survey platform for research. Learn more at About.IllinoisState.edu/SurveyOptions.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Tuesday, November 5th
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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

Wednesday, November 6th

ReggieNet: Rubrics

Date:
Wednesday, November 6th
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Rubrics, a long-requested feature in ReggieNet, are finally here! This workshop will introduce you to this new tool, show you how to construct rubrics and associate them with assignments, tests and quizzes, and more. You’ll also see how students can view rubric-based feedback. Registration is required.

Negotiating Your First Job

Date:
Wednesday, November 6th
Time:
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Get the confidence and skill you need to negotiate their first job offers.

Future Professors Development Circle

Date:
Wednesday, November 6th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Explore pedagogical issues, effective and disruptive teaching strategies, and gain confidence in your ability to teach at the college level. This professional development circle helps graduate students to teach in the academy, whether they are currently teaching, working as a teaching assistant, or considering teaching as a career path. Share teaching tips, tricks, and get…

International Seminar Series: “Impact of Chinese Trade Relations on Illinois and U.S. Agriculture”

Date:
Wednesday, November 6th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

From 2000 to 2017, U.S. agricultural exports to China increased eight-fold.  By 2017 China was the top export market for Illinois and American agriculture, accounting for 25% of Illinois agricultural exports and 16% of total U.S. agricultural exports.  A trade war was sparked between the two countries in March 2018 when the U.S. implemented steel…

Excel: Level 1

Date:
Wednesday, November 6th
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

An introduction to Microsoft Excel: Topics include basic features such as spreadsheet arrangement (rows, columns, and cells), entering, editing, and formatting data. Also learn about formulas and graph creation. Registration is required.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Wednesday, November 6th
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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

Friday, November 8th

Graduate School Open House

Date:
Friday, November 8th
Time:
9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Take your next step in your educational journey and learn about graduate education at Illinois State. Hear from campus leaders, meet with department representatives and current graduate students, eat on campus, tour the Quad - and take a selfie with Reggie Redbird! The best way to predict your future is to create it, so come see all the opportunities…

Monday, November 11th

Screencast-O-Matic Pro

Date:
Monday, November 11th
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 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 service to create material for a flipped, blended, or online course. Registration is required.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Monday, November 11th
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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

Late-night Resume Reviews

Date:
Monday, November 11th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Get ready for the Health Care Professions Fair with a resume review.

Tuesday, November 12th

Creating Articles for News.IllinoisState

Date:
Tuesday, November 12th
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn how to use the News.IllinoisState.edu content management system, powered by WordPress, to add news articles, tag them to feed to multiple locations (including your website), insert images, photo galleries, and more. This workshop is open to faculty and staff only. Registration is required.

Career Chats: Explore Your Paths & Navigate Your Future

Date:
Tuesday, November 12th
Time:
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Unsure about a major or career path? Attend Career Chats to explore your options with representatives from various industries.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Tuesday, November 12th
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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

Late-night Resume Reviews

Date:
Tuesday, November 12th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Get ready for Illinois State’s Health Care Professions Fair by attending Late-night Resume Reviews.

Wednesday, November 13th

Early-Career Faculty Development Circle

Date:
Wednesday, November 13th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

CTLT’s Early-Career Faculty Circles offer instructors in their first three years of service at Illinois State a combination of professional development and peer support. Join us for a series of lively conversations about surviving and thriving in the academy. Topics are based on chapters from Teaching What You Don’t Know by Therese Huston. Participants will receive…

International Seminar Series: “Parents’ Childbearing Decisions in the Era of the Two-Child Policy in Mainland China”

Date:
Wednesday, November 13th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Series Overview: The International Seminar Series offers the Illinois State campus and Bloomington-Normal communities weekly opportunities to learn about a wide range of international topics. Guest speakers are usually experts in their fields across a range of disciplines who cover a wide array of cultural, historical, political and social topics. Series events have become one…

Excel: Level 2

Date:
Wednesday, November 13th
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This course continues the basics of creating and modifying charts that began in Excel: Level 1. Also explore useful tools like filtering, which make viewing data accessible at a glance, and pivot tables to summarize values. Registration is required.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Wednesday, November 13th
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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

Late-night Resume Reviews

Date:
Wednesday, November 13th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Get ready for Illinois State’s Health Care Professions Fair by attending Late-night Resume Reviews.

Thursday, November 14th

Early-Career Faculty Development Circle

Date:
Thursday, November 14th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

CTLT’s Early-Career Faculty Circles offer instructors in their first three years of service at Illinois State a combination of professional development and peer support. Join us for a series of lively conversations about surviving and thriving in the academy. Topics are based on chapters from Teaching What You Don’t Know by Therese Huston. Participants will receive…

Late-night Resume Reviews

Date:
Thursday, November 14th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Get ready for Illinois State’s Health Care Professions Fair by attending Late-night Resume Reviews.

Monday, November 18th

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Monday, November 18th
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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

Tuesday, November 19th

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Tuesday, November 19th
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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

ROTC, Veterans and Military Connected Students Networking Dinner

Date:
Tuesday, November 19th
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Connect with employers and learn how market your military experience when searching for a job.

Wednesday, November 20th

Consul General Zhao Jian to speak on U.S.-China relations

Date:
Wednesday, November 20th
Time:
11:45 am - 1:00 pm

Zhao Jian, the consul general of the People’s Republic of China office in Chicago Zhao Jian, the consul general of the People’s Republic of China office in Chicago, will deliver the Fall 2019 International Seminar Series keynote at Illinois State University with a talk titled “U.S.-China Relations.” The talk, sponsored by the Office of International…

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Wednesday, November 20th
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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