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Instructional Technology and Development Center

Location:
Instructional Technology and Development Center 301 S. Main Street
Normal, IL
Phone:
(309) 438-2542
Website:
http://ctlt.illinoisstate.edu/

The Instructional Technology and Development Center is home to the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Technology.

The Instructional Technology & Development Center (ITDC) was once the Redbird IGA Foodliner and a University museum. This building was acquired in 1987 and was formerly called Instructional Technology Services (ITS).

Upcoming Events

March 2017

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.

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.

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.