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Monday, May 9th

Design Your Course

Date:
Monday, May 9th

Design Your Course will help you develop effective learning outcomes, engaging learning activities, assessments which properly align to your assignments, and a welcoming syllabus... all in time for the start of the academic year. It is intended to help pre-tenure and non-tenure track instructors develop effective teaching practices through research-based pedagogical inquiry. At the conclusion…

Thursday, May 12th

Omni CMS (OUCampus)

Date:
Thursday, May 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,…

Tuesday, May 17th

Reinvent Your Course for Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Access

Date:
Tuesday, May 17th
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Preparing students to live and work in our very complex world depends upon incorporating diverse content, curriculum, and perspectives in courses and being mindful of the diverse ways people communicate and learn. These ideas are central to the core value of Diversity and Inclusion in Illinois State’s strategic plan, Educate - Connect - Elevate. Faculty can…

Wednesday, May 18th

Making Course Materials More Affordable for Students

Date:
Wednesday, May 18th

The ever-increasing cost of textbooks is making it more challenging for college students to afford necessary class resources. While all students pursuing a college degree are affected by textbook costs, the impact is greater for some students than others. This workshop will examine the conditions that have led to the rising cost of materials and…

Safe Zone

Date:
Wednesday, May 18th
Time:
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

LGBTQ+ youth (including college students) are vastly more likely to suffer from mental health challenges, bullying, and domestic violence than their peers, and so it’s important that we make our classrooms an environment where all our students feel seen, heard, and respected, as well as places where they feel safe to express themselves. This is…

Thursday, May 19th

Community Partner Lunch and Learn

Date:
Thursday, May 19th
Time:
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Are you interested in incorporating civic engagement or service learning in your courses? CTLT and the Center for Civic Engagement can help you connect with some community partners. Join us for a lunch and meet representatives from agencies in town who would like to collaborate with ISU course instructors and students. At this event, community…

Monday, May 23rd

Using Digital Humanities Tools in the Classroom

Date:
Monday, May 23rd

Digital humanities projects can be simple or complex and can be incorporated into the classroom using a variety of tools. Attendees will learn how to plan and execute digital exhibits, digital mapping, and data visualization projects using tools that are relatively simple to teach and easy to incorporate into learning environments. The workshop will cover…

Plan a Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Project

Date:
Monday, May 23rd
Time:
9:00 am - 11:00 am

The scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) is a specialized form of inquiry into various aspects of teaching or learning. This workshop series will introduce participants to SoTL, review ways in which data can be collected and analyzed to better understand teaching and learning, and plan a mentored SoTL project. Participants should come to this…

Tuesday, May 24th

Empowering Instructors to Successfully Design Learning Activities with Adobe CC Tools

Date:
Tuesday, May 24th
Time:
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Adobe Creative Cloud is available to all Illinois State University students, faculty, and staff, and contains powerful tools that can be integrated into the classroom. In this workshop, we’ll explore four tools—Adobe Express, Portfolio, Rush, and XD—and identify ways in which they can be used to strengthen digital literacy, increase student engagement, and meet course…

Wednesday, May 25th

Beyond Talk: Innovative DEIA Practices for Creating and Sustaining Inclusive Learning Environments

Date:
Wednesday, May 25th
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Participants will engage in discussions around “active” diversity, equity, inclusion, and access strategies. Through a series of hands-on and collaborative activities, participants will reflect on their current DEIA practices, learn strategies for promoting cross-cultural understanding and mutual respect, and design an inclusion toolkit. The inclusion toolkit will consist of a combination of faculty created resources…