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Upcoming Public Events

December 2020

Adobe Portfolio

Date:
Wednesday, December 2nd
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Explore this easy-to-use portfolio website creation and management tool. Registration is required.

Screencast-O-Matic Pro

Date:
Thursday, December 3rd
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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

January 2021

Nearpod: Getting Started

Date:
Monday, January 4th 2021
Time:
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Get started using Nearpod, an interactive tool replacing classroom clickers at Illinois State. This one-hour workshop will give you a tour of the tool’s basic features. It allows you to empower students, track attendance, distribute learning resources, and check the pulse of your class with ongoing formative assessments in many learning scenarios. Registration is required.

ReggieNet: Gradebook Clinic

Date:
Monday, January 4th 2021
Time:
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Get a hands-on tour of the ReggieNet Gradebook tool. Learn how to create items within the Gradebook or add them from other ReggieNet tools. You’ll tackle basic features like setting up grade categories, working with weighted categories, reordering your gradebook items, and viewing grading statistics. Registration is required.

ReggieNet: Getting Started

Date:
Tuesday, January 5th 2021
Time:
9:00 am - 11:00 am

New to teaching at Illinois State? Or need a refresher on ReggieNet? This workshop packs a lot in just two hours: Learn how to upload your syllabus and other course materials, set-up emails, and create assignments. Get a quick tour of the online grade book function. Registration is required.

Zoom: Breakout Rooms Clinic

Date:
Tuesday, January 5th 2021
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Explore using Zoom’s breakout rooms feature to create group learning experiences during your live class session. Learn how to pre-assign students to specific breakout groups and discuss strategies for managing students’ experiences before, during, and after breakout room activities. This workshop will focus exclusively on this tool – for more general knowledge, consider the broader Teaching with Zoom workshop. Registration is required.

Microsoft Stream

Date:
Tuesday, January 5th 2021
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Microsoft Stream is a new video hosting service, replacing Office 365 Video. It allows instructors to upload and share video content with their students through ReggieNet, websites, or direct links. This brief introduction will get you started using the tool for the coming semester. Registration is required.

University-Wide Teaching and Learning Symposium

Date:
Wednesday, January 6th 2021
Time:
8:30 am - 4:00 pm

This year’s theme, Civic Engagement in Extraordinary Times, examines one of Illinois State University’s core values in an era of unprecedented pressure on our social, political, and educational lives. What roles should institutions of higher education play in their communities? How are we as an institution encouraging students to become informed, engaged, and responsible members of a community? And how have recent social and political events shaped our views of civic engagement and how to incorporate it into Illinois State…

ReggieNet: Rubrics

Date:
Thursday, January 7th 2021
Time:
10:00 am - 10:30 am

Give your students the feedback they need to truly learn from their assignments and assessments. This workshop will introduce you to ReggieNet’s built-in Rubrics tool, show you how to construct rubrics and associate them with Assignments, Tests & Quizzes, and more. You’ll also see how students can view rubric-based feedback. Registration is required.

Nearpod: Getting Started

Date:
Thursday, January 7th 2021
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Get started using Nearpod, an interactive tool replacing classroom clickers at Illinois State. This one-hour workshop will give you a tour of the tool’s basic features. It allows you to empower students, track attendance, distribute learning resources, and check the pulse of your class with ongoing formative assessments in many learning scenarios. Registration is required.

ReggieNet: Getting Started

Date:
Thursday, January 7th 2021
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

New to teaching at Illinois State? Or need a refresher on ReggieNet? This workshop packs a lot in just two hours: Learn how to upload your syllabus and other course materials, set-up emails, and create assignments. Get a quick tour of the online grade book function. Registration is required.

ReggieNet: Gradebook Clinic

Date:
Friday, January 8th 2021
Time:
10:00 am - 10:30 am

Get a hands-on tour of the ReggieNet Gradebook tool. Learn how to create items within the Gradebook or add them from other ReggieNet tools. You’ll tackle basic features like setting up grade categories, working with weighted categories, reordering your gradebook items, and viewing grading statistics. Registration is required.

Microsoft Stream

Date:
Friday, January 8th 2021
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Microsoft Stream is a new video hosting service, replacing Office 365 Video. It allows instructors to upload and share video content with their students through ReggieNet, websites, or direct links. This brief introduction will get you started using the tool for the coming semester. Registration is required.

Teaching with Zoom

Date:
Friday, January 8th 2021
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Practice using Zoom, the university’s online conferencing platform, to facilitate learning. Learn how to set up virtual meetings, and explore useful tools like polls, break-out rooms, and more. You’ll also learn about the latest security updates and recommended practices to ensure a safe and productive synchronous learning environment. We’ll also review ways to mitigate equity issues for students with connectivity or internet access issues. This workshop is designed for faculty and staff who are using Zoom for advanced learning. For…