CITL INNOVATION SPACES
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Location:
151A Armory Building
505 E. Armory Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820
(next to Einstein Bros. Bagels)

Open Hours (when class is in session):
Tuesday 10-4
Wednesday 10-4

Or by Appointment (contact below)

Contact:
Jamie Nelson
jamien@illinois.edu

Important Dates  

Time:
2:00 PM Monday Nov 26, 2018
Speaker:

Curt Donelson

Location:

Armory Room 172

Description:

A hands-on exploration of the development process to create a simple Alexa skill and how to deploy to a device. We will build the skill together in the Alexa Development Console and use an Amazon Echo Dot to deploy it. We'll also discuss a current pilot with the Residence Halls that involves custom-made Amazon Alexa Skills here on campus.

Sponsor:

Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning

Event Source: CITL Calendar

Time:
10:00 AM–11:00 AM Tuesday Nov 27, 2018
Speaker:

Jamie Nelson and Lisette Chapa

Location:

TechHub - Armory Room 151A

Description:

CITL Innovation Spaces is 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 with HTC Vive, Oculus Go, phone-based viewers, and flat screens – Tuesday, November 27th at 10am 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.
  • Requirements: none
Website: Link
Cost: Free
Sponsor:

Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning

Event Source: CITL Calendar

Time:
3:00 PM–4:30 PM Thursday Nov 29, 2018
Speaker:

Kazem Alidoost (CITL Graduate Affiliate)

Location:

Armory building, room 428

Description:

In this workshop, we will begin by discussing resources that are available to TAs who are dealing with difficult situations. We will then ask the TAs how they would deal with these difficult situations themselves and identify the pros and cons of these approaches.

 

This is a TA-to-TA workshop, designed for TAs and offered by one of CITL's Graduate Affiliates

 

This workshop counts towards the Graduate Teacher Certificate or the Certificate in Foundations of Teaching.

Cost: Free, but registration required
Sponsor:

Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning

Event Source: CITL Calendar

Time:
All Day
Location: Illinois Farm Economics Summit
Description: Illinois Farm Economics Summit
Website: Link
Sponsor:

Dept of Agricultural and Consumer Economics

Event Source: CITL Calendar

Time:
All Day
Location:

Wohlers Hall

Description:

TA orientation

Website: Link
Sponsor:

CITL

Event Source: CITL Calendar

TechHub

Join us at the TechHub for an introductory hands-on exploration of the latest technologies impacting teaching and learning including virtual reality, 3D printing, digital inking, 360 photography, gaming, and more! We are open to everyone - students, faculty, staff, and the public.

TechHub is an immersive and engaging environment housing a variety of technology exhibits that allow visitors to explore, learn, and share how innovative technologies can be used to transform formal and informal education.

Technology on Display

Space Features

  • 79" 4K display with wireless presentation and video conferencing
  • 106" Whiteboard
  • 12 person seating capacity
  • 2 Workstations
  • 2 Worktables

Course/Group Visits

TechHub tours (and programming) are available for courses, visiting scholars, student organizations, and public groups. Please contact us for more information about setting up a tour.

Events

Throughout the year the TechHub will highlight a variety of technologies with applications in education. In addition, a variety of other special events provide opportunities for attendees to learn more about new technologies with the potential to transform education. These events may include TED talks, technology exploration sessions, presentation feedback, gaming events, seasonal activities, partner information talks, and Pecha Kucha style engagements.

If you have a topic that you'd like to present to an open campus audience, please let us know, we'd be happy to discuss hosting you.