G8B Foreign Languages Building
This course will show you how to run the most common bivariate statistical analyses in R. Topics covered include:
CITL Data Analytics
Cheelan Bo-Linn (CITL)
Room 428 Armory Buildling (Southwest corner of the building)
Junior Faculty Seminar Series: Best Practices to Improve Student Learning
Come join this learning community by participating in this specially designed seminar series for junior faculty, though all are welcomed to participate. We'll share strategies and best practices for effective and efficient teaching. There will be great conversations, handouts, and lunch! Since each session builds on each other, we hope you will be able to attend all the meetings.
Session 6: What We Know About Visual Learning & Thinking Applied to PowerPoint Presentations and More
As we have increasingly moved from blackboard to PowerPoint slides, it is essential to examine our slides to see if they enhance or detract from our students learning and comprehension. When a PP deck is horribly designed, it can ruin our presentation. It is difficult enough for our students to see visually ineffective, confusing slides and then have their instructors read off the slides! What strategies can we use to ensure that our PP slides and other multimedia are effective tools that do not interfere with the message?
Neuroscience and cognitive research have discovered how our brains process auditory and visual information, visual imagery being more easily remembered than some other forms of information. Join this session to learn more about visual learning and thinking and how to apply that research to our teaching.
Wed, Sept. 20, 2017 Session 1: “I wish I had known that earlier”: Using Informal (IEF) and Formal (ICES) Feedback to Improve Teaching and Learning
Wed, Sept. 27, 2017 Session 2: Active Teaching à Active Learning: Strategies for Deep Learning and Retention
Wed, Oct. 4, 2017 Session 3: Improving Our Testing and Grading of Student Achievement
Wed, Oct. 11, 2017 Session 4: Supporting Our Students to Think Critically and Problem-Solve Creatively
Wed, Oct. 18, 2017 Session 5: Best Practices from Face-to-Face Courses to Online Courses
Wed, Nov. 1, 2017 Session 6: What We Know About Visual Learning Applied to PowerPoint Presentations and More….
Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning (CITL)
Armory Building room 428
Armory Building, room 428
Most students are able to meet your expectations, if they are willing to work hard. In this workshop, Lucas will introduce you to a research-based theory of motivation, and guide you towards finding some motivational levers you could use to help your students achieve their best.
Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning
Armory Building 428 (M-T); Education Building 166 (W)
Interested in offering an online course but not sure where to start? Want to learn how to build lecture videos or how to assess your online students? Need some help with the basic tools of Moodle or Compass?
CITL’s Create Your Own Online Course Workshop is designed to help you identify what is involved in creating an online course, help you get started, and provide resources for getting additional help.
The format of this workshop is flexible to your needs and availability. The entire workshop runs Monday through Wednesday, November 13-15, from 9:00 AM to noon each day. On Monday and Tuesday, the workshop will be held in 428 Armory.
You’re welcome to sign-up for all three mornings of the workshop (9 hours in total) in order to have an intensive experience, covering all of the bases. Alternatively, you can also pick and choose which topics are of interest to you and attend just for those sessions. Attendees of the workshop will also have access to an “office hours” after the Fall Break for a one-on-one consultation with experts from CITL.
The workshop is open to all Illinois faculty, staff, eLearning Professionals, and TAs. The workshop is free of charge, but we do ask you to indicate via the RSVP form which days you will attend (even if you plan to only stay for 30 minutes). Contact Katie Glaze (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have questions.
Download the tentative agenda or RSVP now!
The Innovation Studio is a new CITL collaborative learning space aimed at transforming the undergraduate educational experience. With a large video wall and interactive touchable, the room will function as a student-centered, high-tech ideation and visualization space as well as a 25-person classroom for three select courses per term.
The Innovation Studio has been designed to collect and analyze data about student learning in collaborative, project-based environments. We look forward to partnering with interested faculty to design and develop research initiatives aimed at understanding how students learn through peer interaction, self-directed exploration, and purposeful metacognitive reflection.
Fall 2017 Events