CITL Teaching and Learning News: November 22, 2019

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Last Call for Photo Competition Entries

Will the winner ofthe 2019 University of IllinoisThis Learning LifePhotography Competitionbe 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 value 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.

Writing Across the Curriculum TA Seminar Nominations

The Center for Writing Studies will be offering a two-day introductory Writing Across the Curriculum TA seminar on January 16 and 17. This professional development seminar is a great way for TAs to learn more about teaching writing and responding to writing. Participants also receive a stipend for attending. If you're working with TAs who are teaching or will be teaching Advanced Composition, you may nominate them for participation in the seminar by emailing their names, contact information (emails), and the course(s) they will be teaching. For full consideration please send your nominations to Debbie Carrier ( byDecember 2. We will consider applications after this deadline on a case-by-case basis. Teaching assistants may also nominate themselves. To learn more about WAC seminars, please see theWAC Seminar Webpage.