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For questions or information, please contact:

Lucas Anderson
Specialist in Education
Center for Innovation in
Teaching & Learning
(217) 300-4408

Important Dates  

11:00 AM–12:00 PM Friday Apr 19, 2019

Jamie Nelson and Megan Rushing


TechHub - Armory Room 151A


CITL Innovation Spaces are 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 and 360° Cameras with HTC Vive, Oculus Go, phone-based viewers, flat screens, and GoPro Fusion – Friday, April 19th at 11am 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.
  • 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
  • Register below:
Website: Link
Cost: Free

Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning

Event Source: CITL Calendar

2:00 PM–3:00 PM Friday Apr 19, 2019

Judith Pintar - iSchool


Armory Room 172 - Innovation Studio


Dexter is a free chatbot platform that uses the RiveScript, an easy to learn AI scripting language. It allows users to quickly create chatbots for multiple uses, including both web and hand-held interfaces as well as Alexa apps. In this presentation, you'll learn the basics of RiveScript, how to create an account in Dexter in which to develop and deploy a chatbot by the end of the session.


The Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning

Event Source: CITL Calendar

1:00 PM–5:30 PM Friday Apr 26, 2019

Business Instructional Facility, Deloitte Auditorium  515 E. Gregory Drive, Champaign IL 61820


Competitive video gaming has become big business and is the fastest growing sport world-wide.  The purpose of this summit is to highlight educational and research opportunities around e-sports, and to explore opportunities for making e-sports a varsity sport on our campus. There will be research focused panels, discussion on the business of esports, and interactive displays.



1:30 pm                      Welcome and Overview of Summit

1:45 pm                      Keynote Address:

2:15 pm                      The Student Perspective                    

3:00 pm                      The Faculty Perspective

3:45 pm                      Break

4:00 pm                      The Business of Esports                            

5:00 pm                      Varsity Esports

6:00 pm                      Concluding Remarks and Call to Action


Networking reception with interactive displays directly following

Business Instructional Facility Atrium

Website: Link

Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning / GIES College of Business

Event Source: CITL Calendar

Teaching Certificates

The CITL Teaching Certificate Program is designed to meet the professional development needs and interests of all teachers—faculty, academic professionals, and graduate students—at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Which certificate is right for you?

Graduate Teacher CertificateFor teaching assistants who teach at least two semesters at Illinois.

Certificate in Foundations of TeachingFor graduate students who have limited teaching experience at Illinois.

Teacher Scholar CertificateFor teachers (faculty, APs, and TAs) who teach at least three semesters at Illinois.

Certificate in Technology-Enhanced Teaching: For teachers (faculty, APs, and TAs) who teach at least one semester while investigating an educational technology.

Citizen Scholar CertificateFor teachers (faculty, APs, and TAs)who have the opportunity to teach a service-learning course. 

Check out a list of winners from the 2018 Celebration of College Teaching.