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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

February 2017

ReggieNet: Forums

Date:
Tuesday, February 21st
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Prerequisite: Introduction to ReggieNet

Photoshop: Selection

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

Learn more about advanced selection tools in PhotoShop!

Early Career Faculty Development Circle

Date:
Wednesday, February 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, February 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.

SoftChalk Create

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

SoftChalk lets you easily create engaging, interactive web lessons, and are easily imported into ReggieNet!

Respond to Challenging Moments and Foster Respectful Dialogues

Date:
Monday, February 27th
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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.

ReggieNet: Lessons

Date:
Tuesday, February 28th
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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

Motivate All Students: Do They Want to Succeed?

Date:
Tuesday, February 28th
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

This session explores how to create a learning environment that answers your students’ often-unspoken question, “Why should I care?”

March 2017

Photoshop: Adjustment Layers

Date:
Wednesday, March 1st
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This session will give you an overview of the use of powerful Adjustment Layers in Photoshop, a relatively easy-to-learn tool used to create powerful effects.

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.

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.

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.

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: 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.

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.

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.