CITL INNOVATION SPACES at the ARMORY
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Location:
151A Armory Building
505 E. Armory Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820
(next to Einstein Bros. Bagels)

Hours:
Tuesday 10-4
Wednesday 10-4

By Appointment (contact below)

Contact:
Jamie Nelson
jamien@illinois.edu

Important Dates  

Time:
1:00 PM–2:00 PM Tuesday Apr 24, 2018
Location:

Armory Building Room 156 conference room G

Description:

Get immediate one-on-one assistance with the Compass 2g Grade Center.

Sponsor:

Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning/Technology Services

Event Source: CITL Calendar

Time:
2:00 PM–4:00 PM Wednesday Apr 25, 2018
Location:

Armory Building Room 428

Description:

Want to check that your grade center is calculating correctly? How does Compass calculate the grades? Please attend this workshop and see.

Website: Link
Sponsor:

Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning/Technology Services

Event Source: CITL Calendar

Time:
9:00 AM–10:00 AM Thursday Apr 26, 2018
Location:

Armory Building Room 156 conference room G

Description:

Get immediate one-on-one assistance with the Compass 2g Grade Center.

Sponsor:

Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning/Technology Services

Event Source: CITL Calendar

Time:
11:00 AM–12:00 PM Thursday Apr 26, 2018
Speaker:

Jamie Nelson and Lisette Chapa

Location:

Innovation Studio/VR Lab - Armory Room 172/173

Description:

The Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning (through the Armory Innovation Spaces) is hosting a variety of hands-on emerging technology topics for beginners. Workshops are open to everyone. (Note: workshops can count towards the Certificate in Teaching-Enhanced Technology, but may require a short reflection paper.)

All workshops are free and scheduled to last one hour. Participation requirements are listed, below.

360° Cameras and Virtual Reality with GoPro Fusion and HTC Vive – Thursday, April 26th at 11am at the Innovation Studio/VR Lab (172/173 Armory)

  • Learn to capture 360 spherical images and videos. From this content, create your own virtual reality experiences. Participants, in groups, will record a 360° video which we then experience in an HTC Vive virtual reality headset.
  • Requirements: none
Website: Link
Cost: Free
Sponsor:

Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning

Event Source: CITL Calendar

Time:
1:00 PM–2:00 PM Thursday Apr 26, 2018
Location:

Armory Building Room 428

Description:

In this hands-on workshop participants will practice building and organizing content within the Illinois Compass 2g environment, including teaching tools and the Grade Center. The workshop facilitator will also provide examples of best practices drawn from research on teaching and learning in both online and face-to-face settings.

Website: Link
Sponsor:

Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning

Event Source: CITL Calendar

TechHub

Join us at the TechHub for an introductory hands-on exploration of the latest technologies impacting teaching and learning including virtual reality, 3D printing, digital inking, 360 photography, gaming, and more! We are open to everyone - students, faculty, staff, and the public.

TechHub is an immersive and engaging environment housing a variety of technology exhibits that allow visitors to explore, learn, and share how innovative technologies can be used to transform formal and informal education.

Technology on Display

Space Features

  • 79" 4K display with wireless presentation and video conferencing
  • 106" Whiteboard
  • 12 person seating capacity
  • 2 Workstations
  • 2 Worktables

Course/Group Visits

TechHub tours (and programming) are available for courses, visiting scholars, student organizations, and public groups. Please contact us for more information about setting up a tour.

Events

Throughout the year the TechHub will highlight a variety of technologies with applications in education. In addition, a variety of other special events provide opportunities for attendees to learn more about new technologies with the potential to transform education. These events may include TED talks, technology exploration sessions, presentation feedback, gaming events, seasonal activities, partner information talks, and Pecha Kucha style engagements.

If you have a topic that you'd like to present to an open campus audience, please let us know, we'd be happy to discuss hosting you.