Teaching in Flexible Classrooms
Collaborative Classroom
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Important Dates  

Time:
10:00 AM–11:00 AM Wednesday Dec 20, 2017
Location:

Room 2404 Digital Computer Lab

Description:

Please attend if you have questions about your grading, your final grades being calculated correctly, grade scales displaying correctly, or how to download the final grades.

Cost: Free
Sponsor:

Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning/Technology Services

Event Source: CITL Calendar

Time:
10:00 AM–11:00 AM Friday Dec 22, 2017
Location:

Room 156G Armory Building

Description:

Please attend if you have questions about your grading, your final grades being calculated correctly, grade scales displaying correctly, or how to download the final grades.

Cost: Free
Sponsor:

Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning/Technology Services

Event Source: CITL Calendar

Time:
10:00 AM–11:00 AM Wednesday Jan 3, 2018
Speaker:

Dan Hahn

Location:

online

Description:

Attend this live orientation online to learn how to set up and use Blackboard Collaborate Ultra from within your Illinois Compass 2g course. Preview and practice using common features, ask questions and test your hardware so you can be prepared to teach online with Collaborate Ultra. 

Registration is encouraged but not required.  

Join the session by following the link below. You can also join this room at any time to test your hardware and preview the interface. 

http://go.illinois.edu/collaborientation

Website: Link
Cost: Free
Sponsor:

Technology Services

Event Source: CITL Calendar

Time:
1:30 PM–2:30 PM Thursday Jan 4, 2018
Location:

Room 428 Armory Building

Description:

Tests  - Come learn how to create online tests that can be automatically graded and learn some of the best practices for giving online quizzes and tests.

Cost: Free, but registration required
Sponsor:

Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning/Technology Services

Event Source: CITL Calendar

Time:
3:00 PM–4:00 PM Friday Jan 5, 2018
Location:

Room 428 Armory Building

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
Cost: Free
Sponsor:

Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning

Event Source: CITL Calendar

NEW WAYS OF TEACHING. NEW WAYS OF LEARNING.

DISCOVER iFLEX CLASSROOMS

iFLEX stands for Illinois Flexible Learning EXperience, a new kind of classroom with reconfigurable furniture, multiple writing surfaces, and enhanced technologies. iFLEX classrooms are in high demand by faculty whose courses and teaching methods emphasize collaborative learning activities and a heavy reliance on digital media and audio-visual technologies. More information:  

SUPPORT FOR TEACHING IN FLEXIBLE CLASSROOMS

CITL staff has years of experience supporting good teaching practices in all classroom settings. Our workshops, faculty forums, digital resources, and lunch-hour learning sessions can help you make the most of your iFLEX teaching experience. Learn how to manage collaborative activities, use newer classroom technologies, and create fun and engaging experiences for your students. We’ll even come to your classroom to help you try something new! Check the Calendar or click on Learn More to request a one-to-one consultation or customized workshop for your department.

DEPARTMENT PRESENTATIONS & FACULTY COHORTS

CITL offers short presentations highlighting research on flexible classrooms, and leads faculty cohorts through visioning and course redesign sessions in preparation for teaching in flexible classrooms. Click on Learn More to request a department presentation on iFLEX, or a customized series for your faculty.

ASSISTANCE WITH CLASSROOM RENOVATION PROJECTS

CITL serves as a liaison between department leaders, campus units, and designers to assist with classroom renovations for department and general assignment classrooms. Our extensive expertise helps departments successfully navigate the classroom design process to ensure that faculty needs are considered, and best teaching practices are supported throughout the project.