Create Your Own Online Course Workshop Begins
CITL will be hosting the “Create Your Own Online Course” workshop on October 9–11 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. each day. This is open to faculty, staff, eLearning Professionals, and TAs who want to learn best practices for creating an online course. The workshop is free of charge. You can attend in-person, or there will be an option to join remotely via a Zoom web-conferencing session. This is a particularly good opportunity for anyone interested in earningthe Certificate in Technology-Enhanced Teaching.PleaseRSVP for the workshopby Friday, October 4.
Interested in Active Learning Classrooms?
Are you interested in active learning, or teaching in anIFLEX interactive classroom? We’re working on new programming for grad instructors and TAs who want toexplore a variety of easy teaching strategies, with and without technology, and the chance to earn a teaching certificate.If you want to know more, drop us a line atCITL-Learningspaces@mx.illinois.edu. We’ll keep you posted about upcoming events, from workshops to our upcoming Halloween Meet & Greet (and yes, there will be candy!)
Adobe Discovery Day is October 11
Did you know that Adobe Creative Cloud is available to all University of Illinois faculty and staff for free? October 11th, 2019 is Adobe Discovery Day on campus. Stop in at multiple locations where trained staff will be available to help you register for access to some of the best applications available for productivity and collaboration. Visithttp://go.illinois.edu/AdobeCCfor details.
This Learning LifePhotography Competition
Will the winner of the 2019 University of IllinoisThis Learning LifePhotography Competition be one of your students? The Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning invites all students on campus to submit images to the contest. Submissions accepted throughNovember 27. Announcement of winners and awardsDecember 13, Courtyard Café, Illini Union.$250 Grand prize! Thanks to our category sponsors for award categories: Scholarly Commons “Becoming a Researcher,” GIES College of Business, “Learning by Doing.” College of Applied Health Sciences “Learning With Health Technology,” and Illinois Climate Action Plan, “Campus Sustainability.” We want to see what learning looks like through your students’ eyes! Encourage your students to sharpen their visual communication skills, get prizes and recognition, and create a great personal image that will stand out from the crowd.
Click here for more information about the contest.
TA Reading Groups Starting for Fall
How do the best college teachers teach? Find out by reading Ken Bain'sWhat the Best College Teachers Doalong with fellow TAs and a CITL facilitator. Meetings will be arranged to fit your schedule and participation will count towards the teaching certificates.Sign up for a reading group by following this link- you will be matched up with other TAs and a facilitator with similar availability.