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March 2017

Design and Implement a Faculty-Lead Study Abroad Program

Date:
Thursday, March 2nd
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This workshop, facilitated by the Office of International Studies and Programs, will provide an overview of the study abroad process and its foundational concepts.

Cancelled: Clickers: Introduction

Date:
Thursday, March 2nd
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This session will explore the latest, cloud-based polling system from TurningPoint, the official vendor for campus.

Future Professors Development Circle

Date:
Friday, March 3rd
Time:
9:30 am - 10:30 pm

This professional development circle helps graduate students prepare for a career teaching in the academy.

ReggieNet: Gradebook

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

Get a brief review of the ReggieNet Gradebook 2 in this one hour workshop.

OneNote: Introduction

Date:
Tuesday, March 7th
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Transform how you take and share notes with Microsoft OneNote.

About.IllinoisState Websites for Faculty and Staff

Date:
Tuesday, March 7th
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Showcase your teaching, research, and service using your own, customized University web pages with About.IllinoisState!

Photoshop: Exploring Advanced Tools

Date:
Wednesday, March 8th
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Get an overview of the workflow of creating a single complex (but not too complex!) image.

Early Career Faculty Development Circle

Date:
Wednesday, March 8th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

CTLT’s Early-Career Faculty Circles offer faculty in their first, second, or third year of service at Illinois State a combination of professional development and peer support.

Cancelled: Select Survey

Date:
Wednesday, March 8th
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn how to create web-based surveys quickly and easily from your web browser.

Early Career Faculty Development Circle

Date:
Thursday, March 9th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

CTLT’s Early-Career Faculty Circles offer faculty in their first, second, or third year of service at Illinois State a combination of professional development and peer support.

Spring Institute: Collaboration: Theory and Practice in a Brand-New Teaching Space

Date:
Monday, March 13th
Time:
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Explore theories of collaborative and cooperative learning in Illinois State University’s newest teaching space, the Collaborative Learning Classroom, located in Milner Library.

Spring Institute: Applying the Quality Matters™ Rubric

Date:
Monday, March 13th
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Learn how to critically evaluate an online course using the Quality Matters™ Rubric.

Spring Institute: Overcome the Impostor Syndrome: It’s Not Just You

Date:
Tuesday, March 14th
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Explore the roots of the “impostor syndrome” and identify strategies to overcome it.

Spring Institute: Teaching with OneNote

Date:
Tuesday, March 14th
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Discover how to use OneNote to organize your teaching and centralize tasks such as attendance, lecture notes, and using rubrics.

Spring Institute: Diversity Issues in the College Classroom

Date:
Tuesday, March 14th
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Foster an inclusive learning environment, and work toward developing a more nuanced cultural understanding in your courses.

Spring Institute: Learning Activities and Assessment for the Flipped Classroom

Date:
Wednesday, March 15th
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

“Flipping” course content can help facilitate powerful, student-centered learning.

Spring Institute: Improve Your Online Course

Date:
Wednesday, March 15th
Time:
9:00 am - 1:00 pm

This half-day workshop is designed for anyone who has a blended or online course they have taught at least once–and intend to teach again.

Spring Institute: What’s New in ReggieNet?

Date:
Wednesday, March 15th
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This workshop will give you a tour of these enhancements, with particular emphasis on the new Gradebook, which will replace the current one in the 2017-2018 academic year.

Spring Institute: ReggieNet Lessons

Date:
Thursday, March 16th
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Discover how to easily create online instructional modules using the Lessons tool.

Spring Institute: The Teaching Hero

Date:
Thursday, March 16th
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

You’ll leave this workshop with a working familiarity with Joseph Campbell’s framework and ideas about how to apply it to your own professional and personal experiences

Spring Institute: What’s New in ReggieNet?

Date:
Friday, March 17th
Time:
9:00 am - 11:00 am

This workshop will give you a tour of these enhancements, with particular emphasis on the new Gradebook, which will replace the current one in the 2017-2018 academic year.

Respond to Challenging Moments and Foster Respectful Dialogues

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

Learn strategies that will help you intervene in harmful or toxic conversations in your classrooms and engage your students in dialogue that fosters an understanding of multiple perspectives.

Creating Articles for News.IllinoisState

Date:
Tuesday, March 21st
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn how to use the News.IllinoisState.edu content management system, powered by WordPres

Camtasia: Level 1

Date:
Wednesday, March 22nd
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn to use Camtasia, a screen-recording program that lets you narrate PowerPoint presentations, still images, or videos.

Early Career Faculty Development Circle

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

CTLT’s Early-Career Faculty Circles offer faculty in their first, second, or third year of service at Illinois State a combination of professional development and peer support.

Early Career Faculty Development Circle

Date:
Thursday, March 23rd
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

CTLT’s Early-Career Faculty Circles offer faculty in their first, second, or third year of service at Illinois State a combination of professional development and peer support.

Word: Creating Fillable Forms

Date:
Thursday, March 23rd
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Learn how to create simple digital forms in Microsoft Word.

Future Professors Development Circle

Date:
Friday, March 24th
Time:
9:30 am - 10:30 am

This professional development circle helps graduate students prepare for a career teaching in the academy.

Outlook

Date:
Monday, March 27th
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Get a tour of Outlook’s most important features, including mail organization, creating contact lists, scheduling meetings, and sending and receiving files.

Camtasia: Level 2

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

Learn about advanced features in Camtasia, including cursor effects and testing.

Introduction to ReggieNet – Part 1

Date:
Wednesday, March 29th
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Get a walkthrough of the ReggieNet interface and the basics of organizing your particular courses.

April 2017

Prezi

Date:
Monday, April 3rd
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Explore the fundamentals of this web-based alternative to PowerPoint.

Select Survey

Date:
Monday, April 3rd
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

Learn how to create web-based surveys quickly and easily from your web browser.

About.IllinoisState Websites for Faculty and Staff

Date:
Monday, April 3rd
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Showcase your teaching, research, and service using your own, customized University web pages with About.IllinoisState!

Excel: Level 1

Date:
Tuesday, April 4th
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

An introduction to Microsoft Excel.

Clickers: Introduction

Date:
Wednesday, April 5th
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Explore the latest, cloud-based polling system from TurningPoint, the official vendor for campus.

Introduction to ReggieNet-Part 2

Date:
Wednesday, April 5th
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Learn to create a variety of learning activities using built-in tools such as Forums, Tests & Quizzes, and Assignments.

OneDrive: Getting Started

Date:
Thursday, April 6th
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

Take projects on the go using Microsoft Office apps for iOS, Android, and Windows mobile devices through OneDrive

Illustrator: Part 1

Date:
Thursday, April 6th
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Get an introduction this vector graphics editor by Adobe Systems, including basic tools and concepts.

Future Professors Development Circle

Date:
Friday, April 7th
Time:
9:30 am - 10:30 am

This professional development circle helps graduate students prepare for a career teaching in the academy.

Screencast-O-Matic Pro

Date:
Monday, April 10th
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This workshop explores how to use this service to create material for a flipped, blended, or online course.

InDesign: Introduction

Date:
Tuesday, April 11th
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Get an introduction to this page layout editor, including a tour of basic tools.

Excel: Level 2

Date:
Tuesday, April 11th
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This course continues the basics of creating and modifying charts that began in Excel: Level 1.

Motivate All Students: Do They Feel Like They Belong?

Date:
Tuesday, April 11th
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Discover how your students’ sense of autonomy and belonging impacts their ability to learn in your course.

ReggieNet: Tests and Quizzes

Date:
Wednesday, April 12th
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This workshop takes a more in-depth exploration of the Assessment tools available in ReggieNet, including Tests & Quizzes, Assignments, and Drop Box.

Illustrator: Part 2

Date:
Thursday, April 13th
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Work with text and learn all about Illustrator's powerful type tools.

TEACH Talk: Virtual Reality

Date:
Friday, April 14th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Experiment with virtual reality and uncover how to adapt this exciting technology to a variety of learning situations.

Creating Articles for News.IllinoisState

Date:
Wednesday, April 19th
Time:
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Learn how to use the News.IllinoisState.edu content management system, powered by WordPress.

ReggieNet: Forums

Date:
Wednesday, April 19th
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Maximize your ability to communicate with students through Forums.

Illustrator: Part 3

Date:
Thursday, April 20th
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Get an overview of Illustrator’s Pen Tool, the principal tool for drawing complex shapes in this popular program.

SoftChalk Create

Date:
Monday, April 24th
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn to create interactive learning games such as customizable flashcards, image labeling, matching games, crosswords and more.

ReggieNet: Lessons

Date:
Wednesday, April 26th
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Discover how to easily create online instructional modules using the Lessons tool.

May 2017

OneDrive: Getting Started

Date:
Monday, May 1st
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Take projects on the go using Microsoft Office apps for iOS, Android, and Windows mobile devices through OneDrive.

ReggieNet: Gradebook

Date:
Tuesday, May 2nd
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Get a brief review of the ReggieNet Gradebook 2 in this one-hour workshop.

Going Global with Your Course

Date:
Tuesday, May 16th
Time:
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Learn about common approaches for creating global courses and tools that can help you design or redesign your course.

Design Your Course

Date:
Thursday, May 18th
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Engage in a rigorous but rewarding design process as you prepare to teach a new course for the next academic year.

(Re)Design Your Course for Civic Engagement

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

Explore ways to promote active learning experiences and assessment through which students can gain an understanding of civic engagement as a lifelong responsibility.

July 2017

Reinvent Your Course for Diversity

Date:
Tuesday, July 11th
Time:
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Incorporate strategies that create a culturally inclusive classroom climate, while facilitating conversations that challenge students’ ethnic and cultural assumptions, into your teaching.