CITL Calendar

Instructor Workshops and Teaching Sessions

CITL is dedicated to promoting, enhancing, and assessing teaching effectiveness and student learning. We assist faculty, academic units, and teaching assistants in improving instruction. In addition to the events listed below, we are always available for individual consultations or special activities within a department or college. Most of the workshops count toward CITL certificate program continuing education credit. Please check back often to see what events have been added.

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Important Dates  

Time:
11:00 AM–12:00 PM Friday Apr 19, 2019
Speaker:

Jamie Nelson and Megan Rushing

Location:

TechHub - Armory Room 151A

Description:

CITL Innovation Spaces are hosting a variety of hands-on emerging technology topics for beginners. Workshops are open to everyone. (Note: This workshop counts towards the Certificate in Technology-Enhanced Teaching.)

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

Virtual Reality and 360° Cameras with HTC Vive, Oculus Go, phone-based viewers, flat screens, and GoPro Fusion – Friday, April 19th at 11am at the TechHub (151A Armory)

  • Learn the many ways to dive into the world of virtual reality. Get hands on action with HTC Vive, Oculus GO, and Virtual Reality through a smartphone.
  • 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
  • Register below:
Website: Link
Cost: Free
Sponsor:

Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning

Event Source: CITL Calendar

Time:
2:00 PM–3:00 PM Friday Apr 19, 2019
Speaker:

Judith Pintar - iSchool

Location:

Armory Room 172 - Innovation Studio

Description:

Dexter is a free chatbot platform that uses the RiveScript, an easy to learn AI scripting language. It allows users to quickly create chatbots for multiple uses, including both web and hand-held interfaces as well as Alexa apps. In this presentation, you'll learn the basics of RiveScript, how to create an account in Dexter in which to develop and deploy a chatbot by the end of the session.

Sponsor:

The Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning

Event Source: CITL Calendar

Time:
1:00 PM–5:30 PM Friday Apr 26, 2019
Location:

Business Instructional Facility, Deloitte Auditorium  515 E. Gregory Drive, Champaign IL 61820

Description:

Competitive video gaming has become big business and is the fastest growing sport world-wide.  The purpose of this summit is to highlight educational and research opportunities around e-sports, and to explore opportunities for making e-sports a varsity sport on our campus. There will be research focused panels, discussion on the business of esports, and interactive displays.

 

Program

1:30 pm                      Welcome and Overview of Summit

1:45 pm                      Keynote Address:

2:15 pm                      The Student Perspective                    

3:00 pm                      The Faculty Perspective

3:45 pm                      Break

4:00 pm                      The Business of Esports                            

5:00 pm                      Varsity Esports

6:00 pm                      Concluding Remarks and Call to Action

 

Networking reception with interactive displays directly following

Business Instructional Facility Atrium

Website: Link
Sponsor:

Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning / GIES College of Business

Event Source: CITL Calendar

Time:
3:00 PM–5:30 PM Friday Apr 26, 2019
Location:

Armory Room 172 - Innovation Studio

Description:

The Illini Gadget Garage is a collaborative repair center that assists consumers with troubleshooting and minor repairs for personally-owned electronics and small appliances. Join us to learn how to fix your own devices during this free Pop-In Repair Clinic offered in CITL’s Innovation Studio (Armory 172).

 

Interested in scheduling an individual consult with Illini Gadget Garage staff, please email jwentwor@illinois.edu

Sponsor:

The Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning

Event Source: CITL Calendar