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Center for Teaching, Learning and Technology

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Upcoming Public Events

April 2020

Cancelled: Creating Classroom Culture for International Students’ Success

Date:
Friday, April 10th
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Creating an open, respectful community is key to helping all students, especially international students, experience deep, powerful learning. In this workshop, you’ll discuss many of the issues international students face in the classroom. Learn to facilitate the development of both student to student and student to teacher relationships. You’ll leave this workshop understanding how to negotiate power and distance in relationships to create a truly effective learning environment. Registration is required. This workshop falls under the AAC&U High-Impact Educational Practice of Diversity/Global Learning.

Cancelled: SoftChalk Create

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

Looking for a creative, new way to engage students? SoftChalk can help! This program lets you easily create engaging, interactive web lessons. You will learn to create interactive learning games such as customizable flashcards, image labeling, matching games, crosswords and more. SoftChalk Lessons are easily imported into ReggieNet.

Cancelled: ReggieNet: Instructional Clinic

Date:
Thursday, April 16th
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 limited to: communication through ReggieNet (the Email, Messages, and Announcements tools), fostering discussions through the Forums tool, using the Lessons tool, the Assignments and Tests…

Cancelled: About.IllinoisState Websites for Faculty and Staff

Date:
Thursday, April 16th
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 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.

Cancelled: ReggieNet: Gradebook Clinic

Date:
Monday, April 20th
Time:
9:00 am - 10:00 am

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 day of classes. No stipend is offered for this workshop. Registration is required.

Cancelled: ReggieNet: Rubrics

Date:
Tuesday, April 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.

Cancelled: Formstack for Beginners

Date:
Thursday, April 23rd
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.

Cancelled: OUCampus

Date:
Thursday, April 23rd
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 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. Registration is required.

Cancelled: Screencast-O-Matic Pro

Date:
Thursday, April 23rd
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Screencast-O-Matic is inexpensive, web-based software that allows you to record and narrate videos from your desktop. This workshop explores how to use this service to create material for a flipped, blended, or online course.

Cancelled: Improve Your Website Content

Date:
Monday, April 27th
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 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 hot-fire content that’s easy to read, conversational, and not so blah. Registration is required.

Cancelled: ReggieNet: Instructional Clinic

Date:
Tuesday, April 28th
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 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 limited to: communication through ReggieNet (the Email, Messages, and Announcements tools), fostering discussions through the Forums tool, using the Lessons tool, the Assignments and Tests…