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DUTCH ART OF THE 17TH CENTURY: BEYOND REMBRANDT AND VERMEER – HYBRID CLASS

Start:
Thursday, January 13th
7:30 pm
End:
Thursday, February 3rd
9:30 pm

Use Authentic Learning to Engage Students with the Research Process (for Graduate Students only)

Start:
Wednesday, January 5th
5:00 pm
End:
Tuesday, March 22nd
5:00 pm

Events for January 2022

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Monday, January 3rd

Nearpod

Date:
Monday, January 3rd
Time:
10:00 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.

ReggieNet: Getting Started

Date:
Monday, January 3rd
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

New to teaching at Illinois State? Or need a refresher on ReggieNet? This workshop packs a lot in just two hours: Learn how to upload your syllabus and other course materials, set-up emails, and create assignments. Get a quick tour of the online grade book function. Registration is required.

Tuesday, January 4th

ReggieNet: Gradebook Clinic

Date:
Tuesday, January 4th
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.

Microsoft Stream

Date:
Tuesday, January 4th
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 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. This brief introduction will get you started using the tool for the coming semester. Registration is required.

Wednesday, January 5th

2022 University-Wide Teaching & Learning Symposium

Date:
Wednesday, January 5th
Time:
9:00 am - 5:30 pm

Few things have illustrated the paramount importance of connections between students and instructors like the coronavirus pandemic. As we move into a new year, we hope to explore the interconnected strands of relationship-rich education, authentic learning, and authentic assessment. This year's Symposium theme asks: How can we encourage students to make human connections, with those…

Thursday, January 6th

A Beginner’s Guide to Accessibility for Your Classroom

Date:
Thursday, January 6th
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Build your own confidence and enhance your students’ learning experiences. Join experts from across campus to explore the basics of accessibility in digital spaces. They’ll showcase student perspectives while guiding you through best practices and common technologies available on our campus. Registration is required.

Zoom: Getting Started

Date:
Thursday, January 6th
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This special, one-hour session for Faculty Prep Week concentrates on the very basics of scheduling and hosting a Zoom meeting, with an emphasis on interacting with students. See how to schedule meetings through ReggieNet, manage waiting rooms, and create online office hours for several classes with a single recurring meeting. This workshop is ideal for…

Nearpod

Date:
Thursday, January 6th
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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.

ReggieNet: Getting Started

Date:
Thursday, January 6th
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

New to teaching at Illinois State? Or need a refresher on ReggieNet? This workshop packs a lot in just two hours: Learn how to upload your syllabus and other course materials, set-up emails, and create assignments. Get a quick tour of the online grade book function. Registration is required.

Friday, January 7th

Microsoft Stream

Date:
Friday, January 7th
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am

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. This brief introduction will get you started using the tool for the coming semester. Registration is required.

ReggieNet: Gradebook Clinic

Date:
Friday, January 7th
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 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.

Wednesday, January 12th

Omni CMS (OUCampus)

Date:
Wednesday, January 12th
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 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,…

Monday, January 17th

Applying the Quality Matters™ Rubric (Synchronous Workshop)

Date:
Monday, January 17th

The Quality Matters™ rubric is used to review the design of online and blended courses. This workshop is intended for a broad audience, including full- and part-time faculty, instructional designers, and administrators. It is particularly helpful to those new to Quality Matters or those considering the adoption of a quality assurance process for online and…

Tuesday, January 18th

Job Search Timeline, How to Obtain On-campus Employment and Career Fair Prep

Date:
Tuesday, January 18th
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Students will learn the job searching timeline of employer hiring.

Friday, January 21st

Implicit Bias

Date:
Friday, January 21st
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, January 24th

ReggieNet: Assignments

Date:
Monday, January 24th
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am

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.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Monday, January 24th
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Julia N. Visor Academic Center tutors are available for 30-minute appointments on a first come/first served basis. Spring 2022 January 24 through Friday, April 29th Milner Library Floor 5, Room 531B Mondays: 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays: 4-8 p.m. This program is a University College and Milner Library collaboration. For a full listing of additional support available…

Tuesday, January 25th

ReggieNet: Lessons

Date:
Tuesday, January 25th
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am

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.

InstaCareer

Date:
Tuesday, January 25th
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Get the inside scoop from actual employers on what to do before the fair to prepare, during and after a career fair.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Tuesday, January 25th
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Julia N. Visor Academic Center tutors are available for 30-minute appointments on a first come/first served basis. Spring 2022 January 24th through Friday, April 29th Milner Library Floor 5, Room 531B Mondays: 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays: 4-8 p.m. This program is a University College and Milner Library collaboration. For a full listing of additional support available…

The Green Screen: A Climate Change Film Series

Date:
Tuesday, January 25th
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The ISU Center for Math, Science and Technology and the ISU Office of Sustainability invite campus and community members to: "The Green Screen: A Climate Change Film Series."

Wednesday, January 26th

Mentoring Undergraduate Students Effectively (for Graduate Students)

Date:
Wednesday, January 26th

A challenge for any teaching assistant is to navigate what can be a somewhat fraught role: not being the instructor of a given course, and so not the final arbiter of a student's evaluation, while also having substantially more expertise than the undergraduate students they are working with. The goal of this learning community is…

ReggieNet: Rubrics

Date:
Wednesday, January 26th
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.

ISU Internationalization Overview: Spring 2022 International Seminar Series

Date:
Wednesday, January 26th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for the Spring 2022 International Seminar Series to learn more about Illinois State University's Internationalization and Globalization efforts.

Friday, January 28th

Maintaining White Supremacy

Date:
Friday, January 28th
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. This workshop meets on Friday, February 4th from 12:00-1:30pm but Registration is required by Friday, January 28th. In CTLT’s Seeing White workshop and study group series, we will discuss the inceptions of racist-thoughts…

Monday, January 31st

Improve Your Online Course

Date:
Monday, January 31st

Improve Your Online Course explores the Quality Matters™ rubric and provides a framework to improve the quality of online courses. It’s designed for anyone with an existing online course they want to include. Participants will use the QM Rubric to review their own online courses and develop a course improvement plan. The content is based…

ReggieNet: Tests and Quizzes

Date:
Monday, January 31st
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 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…

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Monday, January 31st
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Julia N. Visor Academic Center tutors are available for 30-minute appointments on a first come/first served basis. Spring 2022 January 24th through Friday, April 29th Milner Library Floor 5, Room 531B Mondays: 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays: 4-8 p.m. This program is a University College and Milner Library collaboration. For a full listing of additional support available…