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MORNINGS WITH THE PROFESSORS – VIRTUAL

Start:
Friday, April 9th
2:30 pm
End:
Friday, May 7th
4:00 pm

2021 Online University Research Symposium

Start:
Friday, April 9th
10:00 am
End:
Tuesday, May 11th
5:00 am

HISTORY AND COMPETITION IN THE HORN OF AFRICA – VIRTUAL

Start:
Thursday, April 8th
6:30 pm
End:
Thursday, April 29th
8:00 pm

MORNINGS WITH THE PROFESSORS – VIRTUAL

Start:
Friday, April 2nd
2:30 pm
End:
Friday, April 30th
4:00 pm

HISTORY AND COMPETITION IN THE HORN OF AFRICA – VIRTUAL

Start:
Thursday, April 1st
6:30 pm
End:
Thursday, April 22nd
8:00 pm

MORNINGS WITH THE PROFESSORS – VIRTUAL

Start:
Friday, March 26th
2:30 pm
End:
Friday, April 23rd
4:00 pm

Events for April 2021

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Thursday, April 1st

Early Career Professional Development Circle

Date:
Thursday, April 1st
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

CTLT's Early Career Faculty Circles offer faculty in their 1st, 2nd, or 3rd year of service at ISU a combination of professional development and peer support. Join us for a series of lively conversations about surviving and thriving in the academy. Early Career Faculty Circles are also part of the University Faculty Mentoring Network (UFMN).…

Photoshop: Tools

Date:
Thursday, April 1st
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Move beyond the very basics with this overview of tools and techniques you can use this image editor to accomplish easily. Registration is required.

Tuesday, April 6th

Adil Abdukeyim’s Thesis Defense

Date:
Tuesday, April 6th
Time:
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Adilijing Abdukeyim, Technology Quality Management and Analytics graduate student, will defend his thesis project, "Use of Discrete Event Simulation to Enhance Failure Mode & Effect Analysis (FMEA)" on Friday, April 16, via Zoom. 

Wednesday, April 7th

Pharmacotherapy for the Prevention and Treatment of COVID-19 (International Seminar Series)

Date:
Wednesday, April 7th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Dr. Spencer Durham, Associate Clinical Professor in the Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy will present Pharmacotherapy for the Prevention and Treatment of COVID-19 on Wednesday, April 7 from noon - 1:00 p.m. as part of the Illinois State University (ISU) International Seminar Series, a collaboration of the ISU Office of International Studies and Programs…

Adobe Portfolio

Date:
Wednesday, April 7th
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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

Thursday, April 8th

OneNote: Introduction

Date:
Thursday, April 8th
Time:
9:00 am - 10:30 am

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…

Friday, April 9th

Virtual Conversation on Social Justice and Mathematics

Date:
Friday, April 9th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The ISU Mathematics Education Club is excited to host two exceptional speakers, Dr. Shelly Jones and Dr. Lou Matthews, for a conversation on social justice in mathematics education on Friday, April 9, at Noon CST. This free event is open to anyone who is interested, including students, professors, and current math teachers and administrators. Click here to learn more and RSVP. RSVP is not required but appreciated.   Meet the speakers:    Dr. Shelly Jones earned…

Nada El Maliki Thesis Defense

Date:
Friday, April 9th
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Nada El Maliki is scheduled to defend her thesis project, "Perceptions, characteristics, and preferences of limited literacy Moroccan women: The feasibility of acquiring Darija literacy skills through e-learning"  on Friday, April 9, 2021, via Zoom

Monday, April 12th

ReggieNet: Gradebook

Date:
Monday, April 12th
Time:
10:00 am - 10:30 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.

Tuesday, April 13th

OneDrive: Getting Started

Date:
Tuesday, April 13th
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 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:
Tuesday, April 13th
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 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…

Exercising Empathy: Strengthening Our Ability to Empathize Effectively

Date:
Tuesday, April 13th
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

You’re invited to join us for Extending Empathy Project presentation "Exercising Empathy: Strengthening Our Ability to Empathize Effectively" presented by Dan Lannin, Ph.D., Department of Psychology, Illinois State University at 7 p.m. April 13, by Zoom.

Wednesday, April 14th

Seeds of Change, Sioux Chef Sean Sherman discussion on culinary uses of local plants

Date:
Wednesday, April 14th
Time:
10:00 am - 10:50 am

Illinois State’s Horticulture Center will host a discussion of the culinary uses and cultural meanings of local plants at 10 a.m. April 14 by Zoom.

COVID-19’s Impact on Education in India: A Case Study (International Seminar Series)

Date:
Wednesday, April 14th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Spring 2021 International Seminar Series will focus on  Covid 19: International Perspectives, with online seminars each Wednesday from noon - 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 14, 2021 features Thaddeus Herman, Ph.D. candidate in Education Policy, Organization, and Leadership - Global Studies in Education at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign who will be discussing his research…

Normal Food Summit with Chef Sean Sherman

Date:
Wednesday, April 14th
Time:
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

A panel discussion of Native American cuisine, sustainability, food justice, and food sovereignty will take place at 3:30 p.m. April 14 by Zoom.

Thursday, April 15th

OneNote: Class Notebooks

Date:
Thursday, April 15th
Time:
9:00 am - 10:30 am

This advanced workshop explores the Class Notebook feature and its integration with ReggieNet. Class Notebooks allow students to collaborate with their instructors and each other in secure sections. We’ll explore how Class Notebooks can be used to distribute assignments and build week-by-week lessons. We’ll also discuss limitations. Experience with the basics of OneNote is strongly…

Indigenous Cooking Demonstration with Sioux Chef Sean Sherman

Date:
Thursday, April 15th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

See Chef Sherman in action and cook along with recipes using local, indigenous foods at noon on April 15 by Zoom! The cooking demonstration will be followed by Q&A.

ReggieCon Panel: “Mutant and Proud: Diversity in the World of X-Men!”

Date:
Thursday, April 15th
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

ReggieCon will host the panel “Mutant and Proud:  Diversity in the World of X-Men!” from 7-8:30 p.m. April 15, via Zoom. There is no cost to attend. Those interested can join the Zoom webinar at the ReggieCon website. In celebration of Diversity Month, the panel will focus on the X-men comics. The suggested reading is God Loves/Man Kills,…

Chef Sean Sherman gives a talk on discovering, reviving, and reimagining Native cuisine

Date:
Thursday, April 15th
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Oglala Lakota Chef Sean Sherman concludes his two-day presentations with the talk, “The (R)evolution of Indigenous Food Systems of North America” at 7 p.m. April 15 by Zoom.

Tuesday, April 20th

Teaching with Zoom

Date:
Tuesday, April 20th
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 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…

Wednesday, April 21st

OUCampus

Date:
Wednesday, April 21st
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,…

Community Response – COVID-19 Times (International Seminar Series)

Date:
Wednesday, April 21st
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Dr. Carla Pohl of the Mennonite College of Nursing will speak to the community response to COVID-19 during the April 21 session of the International Seminar Series. Seminars take place every Wednesday from noon - 1:00 p.m. and provide experts from around the world sharing their insights on the pandemic. Events are open to the…

Thursday, April 22nd

Improve Your Website Content

Date:
Thursday, April 22nd
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am

You have a lot of important stuff to say on your website. Getting people to read your website can be a challenge. Walls of text, long sentences, and big words prevent users from finding the information you want them to know. This course teaches you simple tricks to turn your ice-cold website content into hot-fire…

Friday, April 23rd

Classroom Tech Tasting

Date:
Friday, April 23rd
Time:
11:00 am - 11:30 am

As we look forward to the fall semester back in the classroom, Learning Spaces and A/V Technologies (LSAVT) is hosting a Classroom Tech Tasting to demonstrate a couple of technologies that will be available to instructors. Two particular issues are being addressed in this session: For instructors having to deal with a "Suddenly Blended Classroom",…

Classroom Tech Tasting

Date:
Friday, April 23rd
Time:
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

As we look forward to the fall semester back in the classroom, Learning Spaces and A/V Technologies (LSAVT) is hosting a Classroom Tech Tasting to demonstrate a couple of technologies that will be available to instructors. Two particular issues are being addressed in this session: For instructors having to deal with a "Suddenly Blended Classroom",…

Monday, April 26th

Ed Tech Tasting

Date:
Monday, April 26th
Time:
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Get a little taste of four of ISU's newest educational technology tools (Nearpod, Padlet, Flipgrid, and Edpuzzle) at this faculty-led showcase. Your 10-minute tasting of each technology will include a brief description, pedagogical examples, resources/instructions for next steps, and a short QA session. Although these tools were introduced in the virtual classroom, these tools can…

Wednesday, April 28th

COVID-19: Managing Locally a Global Pandemic

Date:
Wednesday, April 28th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Spring 2021 International Seminar Series will focus on  Covid 19: International Perspectives, with online seminars each Wednesday from noon - 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 28 will feature Jessica McKnight, Administrator of the McLean County Health Department, and Laurie Round, Chief Nursing Officer of Carle BroMenn and Carle Eureka Hospitals discussing local management of the…

Friday, April 30th

20th Annual High School Research Symposium will be held virtually this year

Date:
Friday, April 30th
Time:
9:00 am - 11:30 am

Illinois State University (ISU) invites Illinois high school students to showcase their research projects at our annual research symposium taking place on April 30.