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Monday, January 6th

ReggieNet Gradebook Clinic

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

Explore how to set up and make the best use of ReggieNet’s Gradebook Tool—including new features introduced for the 2019-2020 semester. Learn how to use categories, weighted grades, and control what your students see when they check their grades. At the end of this one-hour workshop, you’ll leave prepared to use the Gradebook on your…

Tuesday, January 7th

ReggieNet: Getting Started

Date:
Tuesday, January 7th
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 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. Faculty Prep Week sessions do not require registration. Simply…

ReggieNet: Rubrics Clinic

Date:
Tuesday, January 7th
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Rubrics, a long-requested feature in ReggieNet, is finally here! This special clinic 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. Faculty Prep Week sessions do not require registration. Simply walk in,…

Wednesday, January 8th

Teaching and Learning Symposium

Date:
Wednesday, January 8th
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join the largest conversation of its kind on campus. The 2020 University-Wide Teaching & Learning Symposium will feature dozens of presentations, panel discussions, and posters from colleagues at Illinois State. The conference theme is Intentional Technologies: Reclaiming Our Spaces. This event is open to all Illinois State faculty, staff, and graduate students, and includes a…

Thursday, January 9th

ReggieNet: Rubrics Clinic

Date:
Thursday, January 9th
Time:
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Rubrics, a long-requested feature in ReggieNet, is finally here! This special clinic 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. Faculty Prep Week sessions do not require registration. Simply walk in,…

ReggieNet: Getting Started

Date:
Thursday, January 9th
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. Faculty Prep Week sessions do not require registration. Simply…

Friday, January 10th

ReggieNet Gradebook Clinic

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

Explore how to set up and make the best use of ReggieNet’s Gradebook Tool—including new features introduced for the 2019-2020 semester. Learn how to use categories, weighted grades, and control what your students see when they check their grades. At the end of this one-hour workshop, you’ll leave prepared to use the Gradebook on your…

Wednesday, January 15th

Future Professors Development Circle

Date:
Wednesday, January 15th
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…

Tuesday, January 21st

ReggieNet: Rubrics

Date:
Tuesday, January 21st
Time:
9:00 am - 10:00 am

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.

ReggieNet: Gradebook Clinic

Date:
Tuesday, January 21st
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This special, one-hour workshop prepares you to use the Gradebook tool in ReggieNet, Illinois State’s customized learning management system. Get hands-on experience creating gradebook entries, working with categories, and learn how to prepare your Gradebook for final grade submission at the end of the semester. You’ll leave prepared to use the Gradebook on your first…

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Tuesday, January 21st
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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

Wednesday, January 22nd

International Seminar Series: “Bridging Disciplines: Global Environments Past and Present”

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

Assistant Professor of Philosophy Eric Godoy, Illinois State University Assistant Professorof History Keith Pluymers, Illinois State University The International Seminar Series offers the Illinois State campus and Bloomington-Normal community weekly opportunities to learn about a variety of international topics from experts in a variety of fields. The theme for the Spring 2020 series is Local…

Early-Career Faculty Development Circle

Date:
Wednesday, January 22nd
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 Hitting Pause: 65 Lecture Breaks to Refresh and Reinforce Learning…

Create Documents Accessible to All Students

Date:
Wednesday, January 22nd
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Take a step-by-step approach to the creation of digital documents and other accessible content. You will leave this workshop with tips and tricks for creating emails, documents, and media that are universally designed for all students. Learn about basic formatting, images, color contrast, and the best way save PDFs files using Acrobat Pro. Bring your…

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Wednesday, January 22nd
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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

Thursday, January 23rd

Early-Career Faculty Development Circle

Date:
Thursday, January 23rd
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 Hitting Pause: 65 Lecture Breaks to Refresh and Reinforce Learning…

OUCampus

Date:
Thursday, January 23rd
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 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.…

Friday, January 24th

ReggieNet: Instructional Clinic

Date:
Friday, January 24th
Time:
9:00 am - 11:00 am

Discover the many teaching strategies available through ReggieNet, Illinois State University’s customized learning management system. This special clinic is designed for maximum flexibility—you drive the discussion and pick the topics you wish to explore. CTLT’s staff of instructional experts will then guide you with hands-on opportunities and plenty of examples. Topics include but are not…

Teaching with Zoom

Date:
Friday, January 24th
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

In this face-to-face workshop, you’ll 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 integration with ReggieNet and how to get your own free, “pro” account through the university. Registration is required.

Monday, January 27th

About.IllinoisState Websites for Faculty and Staff

Date:
Monday, January 27th
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Showcase your teaching, research, and service using the newly updated About.IllinoisState customized web pages. No additional software is required. This workshop is open to faculty and staff only. Registration is required.

ReggieNet: Instructional Clinic

Date:
Monday, January 27th
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Discover the many teaching strategies available through ReggieNet, Illinois State University’s customized learning management system. This special clinic is designed for maximum flexibility—you drive the discussion and pick the topics you wish to explore. CTLT’s staff of instructional experts will then guide you with hands-on opportunities and plenty of examples. Topics include but are not…

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Monday, January 27th
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Monday, January 27th
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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

Tuesday, January 28th

Creating Articles for News.IllinoisState

Date:
Tuesday, January 28th
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am

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.

ReggieNet: Gradebook Clinic

Date:
Tuesday, January 28th
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This special, one-hour workshop prepares you to use the Gradebook tool in ReggieNet, Illinois State’s customized learning management system. Get hands-on experience creating gradebook entries, working with categories, and learn how to prepare your Gradebook for final grade submission at the end of the semester. You’ll leave prepared to use the Gradebook on your first…

About.IllinoisState Websites for Faculty and Staff

Date:
Tuesday, January 28th
Time:
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Showcase your teaching, research, and service using the newly updated About.IllinoisState customized web pages. No additional software is required. This workshop is open to faculty and staff only. Registration is required.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Tuesday, January 28th
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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

Wednesday, January 29th

PowerPoint

Date:
Wednesday, January 29th
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Get an overview on this presentation software’s basic tools and functions. You will learn to work with text, images, slide layouts, backgrounds, slide transitions and more. This class is suitable for those who are entirely new to PowerPoint or for those who would like a refresher.

International Seminar Series: “The Living Moon: Observing Lunar Change from the Age of Exploration to the Space Age”

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

Dr. Dagomar DeGroot, Associate Professor in the Georgetown University Department of History will speak on "The Living Moon:  Observing Lunar Change from the Age of Exploration to the Space Age" at noon on Wednesday, January 19, 2020 in the Old Main Room of the Bone Student Center. This seminar is part of the  "Local and…

Future Professors Development Circle

Date:
Wednesday, January 29th
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…

ReggieNet: Rubrics

Date:
Wednesday, January 29th
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 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.

Drop-In Writing Assistance

Date:
Wednesday, January 29th
Time:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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

Thursday, January 30th

Formstack for Beginners

Date:
Thursday, January 30th
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.

Improve Your Website Content

Date:
Thursday, January 30th
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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 fire-hot…

Friday, January 31st

Implicit Bias

Date:
Friday, January 31st
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…

International Student Career Series: Entrepreneurial Insights, Start-up Best Practices, and Immigration Options for Entrepreneurs

Date:
Friday, January 31st
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Learn from a variety of experts how to start a new business in the United States.