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Time:
11:00 AM–1:00 PM Wednesday Dec 12, 2018
Location:

ACES library, room 305

Description:

CITL's Information and Support Team will be onsite to provide assistance and consultation for instructors on topics related to Compass grade center issues. We are happy to consult on non gradebook matters relating to CITL services, as well.

Sponsor:

Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning, Information and Support Team

Event Source: CITL Calendar

Time:
11:00 AM–1:00 PM Friday Dec 14, 2018
Location:

Grainger Engineering Library, room 040D

Description:

CITL's Information and Support Team will be onsite to provide assistance and consultation for instructors on topics related to Compass grade center issues. We are happy to consult on non gradebook matters relating to CITL services, as well.

Sponsor:

Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning, Information and Support Team

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

Time:
All Day
Location:

Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

Description:

Workshops, performances, college auditions, and exhibits geared toward Illinois high school students

Website: Link
Sponsor:

Illinois Theatre Association

Event Source: CITL Calendar

Illinois Compass 2g

Illinois Compass 2g (powered by Blackboard Learn) is a learning management system that offers a secure environment in which to share content, create and turn in assignments, keep track of grades, and run a variety of analytics. Illinois Compass 2g enhances the learning experience for students and instructors alike by improving the ease of content delivery, grading, and managing course materials.      

Content Delivery - Students can access readings, lecture notes, videos, and so much more via Illinois Compass 2g.  All course content can be access through one system, simplifying delivery for the instructor.  Integration with McGraw-Hill, Kaltura, Pearson’s and other commercial content providers streamlines delivery and access for students and instructors.

Student Assessment - Illinois Compass 2g possesses built-in tools for the delivery of assignments, tests, and surveys, as well as self and peer assessment. Tests have 17 different question formats and instructors can benefit using statistical analysis of results. Assignments can be assessed anonymously and allow for individual or group submission of assignments.

Grading - Grading of tests is effortless with automatic grading of single-answer choices.  A number of tools permit dynamic feedback for papers and other assignments while delivery of grades to students is immediate. The Grade Center possesses powerful management tools and calculated columns that enhance the options for grading assignments.

Outside the Classroom - Discussion boards, blogs, group collaboration, and many more tools allow the learning experience to be expanded beyond the walls of the traditional classroom.  Students can respond to other students’ posts in the forums of a discussion board or easily collaborate with group members on a project using tools within Compass 2g. Grading is seamless for the instructor, and tools such as Announcements enable simplified communication outside of the classroom.

Online Courses -  Integration with tools such as Blackboard Collaborate make Illinois Compass 2g the anchor for online course delivery, acting as the portal for a virtual classroom and the means to course content delivery and assessmen

The Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning offers Compass 2g workshops on a regular basis. Check the list of all upcoming workshops and events on our training and professsional development calendar.