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Time:
1:00 PM–2:00 PM Tuesday Apr 24, 2018
Location:

Armory Building Room 156 conference room G

Description:

Get immediate one-on-one assistance with the Compass 2g Grade Center.

Sponsor:

Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning/Technology Services

Event Source: CITL Calendar

Time:
2:00 PM–4:00 PM Wednesday Apr 25, 2018
Location:

Armory Building Room 428

Description:

Want to check that your grade center is calculating correctly? How does Compass calculate the grades? Please attend this workshop and see.

Website: Link
Sponsor:

Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning/Technology Services

Event Source: CITL Calendar

Time:
9:00 AM–10:00 AM Thursday Apr 26, 2018
Location:

Armory Building Room 156 conference room G

Description:

Get immediate one-on-one assistance with the Compass 2g Grade Center.

Sponsor:

Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning/Technology Services

Event Source: CITL Calendar

Time:
11:00 AM–12:00 PM Thursday Apr 26, 2018
Speaker:

Jamie Nelson and Lisette Chapa

Location:

Innovation Studio/VR Lab - Armory Room 172/173

Description:

The Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning (through the Armory Innovation Spaces) is hosting a variety of hands-on emerging technology topics for beginners. Workshops are open to everyone. (Note: workshops can count towards the Certificate in Teaching-Enhanced Technology, but may require a short reflection paper.)

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

360° Cameras and Virtual Reality with GoPro Fusion and HTC Vive – Thursday, April 26th at 11am at the Innovation Studio/VR Lab (172/173 Armory)

  • 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
Website: Link
Cost: Free
Sponsor:

Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning

Event Source: CITL Calendar

Time:
1:00 PM–2:00 PM Thursday Apr 26, 2018
Location:

Armory Building Room 428

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
Sponsor:

Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning

Event Source: CITL Calendar

Come and explore CITL's new Armory Innovation Spaces designed to foster discovery, innovation, and problem solving to help transform learning across campus. Whether you're faculty looking to reinvent your course, a student group interested in sharing your expertise, or an individual exploring new technologies - our spaces are open to all. 

The Armory Innovation Spaces include the Illinois Innovation Studio, a 25 seat interactive, visualization space; the Illinois Innovation TechHub, a technology exploration and experimentation space; the Virtual Reality Lab, for research and design of immersive educational experiences; and the Illinois Innovation Classroom, a one-of-a-kind, mixed-seating iFlex classroom for up to 45 students.

Stop by the Armory Innovation Spaces today to explore an emerging technology, try out the interactive video wall, tour a new flexible classroom, or immerse yourself in a virtual experience.

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Get involved

The Armory Innovation Spaces offer unique opportunities for everyone to get involved in transforming teaching and learning at the University of Illinois. Here are just a few ideas.

Faculty: Work with our consultants to explore an emerging technology or re-imagine your teaching. Share your passion in our Teaching Innovations Seminar Series. Partner with us on project-based activities or let CITL serve as your client for real-world learning opportunities. Schedule your course or class session in one of our new Armory Innovation Spaces.

Students: Explore the latest technologies in our hands-on, interactive exhibits. Schedule a virtual reality experience. Collaborate with your teammates on project-based work in a high-tech ideation space. Practice your presentation skills at open mic night or share your expertise through student led workshops.

Campus Units: Reach more students with a sponsored exhibit in the TechHub. Join the consortium of open-access spaces on campus for cross promotion and referrals.

Corporate Partners: Increase exposure to your latest products through a featured exhibit or in-kind donation. Sponsor a showcase event to highlight the educational impact of your products and services. Work with us to gather student input and feedback.

We'd love to hear your ideas! Contact us using the Get Involved button, below.
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See more information about events, partnerships and opportunities on the Armory Innovation Spaces Blog