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Important Dates  

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

Illinois Innovation Studio

The Innovation Studio is a new CITL collaborative learning space aimed at transforming the undergraduate educational experience. With a large video wall and interactive touchable, the room will function as a student-centered, high-tech ideation and visualization space as well as a 25-person classroom for three select courses per term.

The Innovation Studio has been designed to collect and analyze data about student learning in collaborative, project-based environments. We look forward to partnering with interested faculty to design and develop research initiatives aimed at understanding how students learn through peer interaction, self-directed exploration, and purposeful metacognitive reflection.

Space Features

  • Six-screen, multitouch video wall with wireless presentation capabilities
  • 55-inch interactive touch table
  • Ceiling mounted remote controlled IP cameras
  • Video recording and archiving capabilities
  • Three large worktables with power and video wall connectivity
  • Three BYOD workstations with 40 inch monitors
  • iPad charging station with 10 iPads for in-class use
  • Individual storage lockers for short-term student use