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Important Dates  

Time:
11:00 AM–12:00 PM Wednesday May 30, 2018
Speaker:

Justin York (CITL), Katherine Jo (CITL), Lucas Anderson (CITL)

Location:

Armory building, room 428

Description:

Does speaking in front of students make you nervous and self-conscious? Are you worried that your nerves could get in the way of your being an effective teacher? If you are like many people who feel anxious about public speaking and teaching students you barely know, then join us for this fun and practical workshop series. Through various exercises, we'll help you become more comfortable in your various instructional roles as "the teacher" and let your best self come through naturally when running a class and interacting with students. 

 

Part I will focus on the voice and breathing, Part II will focus on posture and movement, and Part III will focus on thinking quickly in front of the class.

 

Space is limited, so register soon!  Be sure also to register for Part II of the series, to take place June 6, and Part III to take place June 13!

Cost: Free, but registration required
Sponsor:

Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning

Event Source: CITL Calendar

Time:
11:00 AM–12:00 PM Wednesday Jun 6, 2018
Speaker:

Justin York (CITL), Katherine Jo (CITL), Lucas Anderson (CITL)

Location:

Armory building, room 428

Description:

Does speaking in front of students make you nervous and self-conscious? Are you worried that your nerves could get in the way of your being an effective teacher? If you are like many people who feel anxious about public speaking and teaching students you barely know, then join us for this fun and practical workshop series. Through various exercises, we'll help you become more comfortable in your various instructional roles as "the teacher" and let your best self come through naturally when running a class and interacting with students. 

 

Part I will focus on the voice and breathing, Part II will focus on posture and movement, and Part III will focus on thinking quickly in front of the class.

 

Space is limited, so register soon!  Be sure also to register for Part I of the series, to take place May 30, and Part III to take place June 13!

Cost: Free, but registration required
Sponsor:

Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning

Event Source: CITL Calendar

Time:
11:00 AM–12:00 PM Wednesday Jun 13, 2018
Speaker:

Justin York (CITL), Katherine Jo (CITL), Lucas Anderson (CITL)

Location:

Armory building, room 428

Description:

 

Does speaking in front of students make you nervous and self-conscious? Are you worried that your nerves could get in the way of your being an effective teacher? If you are like many people who feel anxious about public speaking and teaching students you barely know, then join us for this fun and practical workshop series. Through various exercises, we'll help you become more comfortable in your various instructional roles as "the teacher" and let your best self come through naturally when running a class and interacting with students. 

 

Part I will focus on the voice and breathing, Part II will focus on posture and movement, and Part III will focus on thinking quickly in front of the class.

 

Space is limited, so register soon!  Be sure also to register for Part I of the series, to take place May 30, and Part II to take place June 6!

 

Cost: Free, but registration required
Sponsor:

Center for Innovation in Teaching & 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.