All events are held at the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Technology’s facilities in the Instructional Technology and Development Center unless otherwise noted. If you need a special accommodation to fully participate in an event, please call the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Technology main desk at (309) 438-2542.
Excel: Level 2
Monday, November 14 • 9 a.m. to noon
This course continues the basics of creating and modifying charts that began in Excel: Level 1. Also explore useful tools like filtering, which make viewing data accessible at a glance, and pivot tables to summarize values. Registration is required.
Wednesday, November 16 • 9 a.m. to noon
Discover how to easily create online instructional modules using the Lessons tool. This powerful tool allows you to integrate resources from across your ReggieNet site (Tests & Quizzes, Assignments, and Forums) into online lessons. Design lessons that require students to complete goals before they can proceed to the next stage. You will also learn how to integrate multimedia content. This course will also briefly discuss organizing content in other ReggieNet features, such as the Resources and Web Content tools. Prerequisite: Introduction to ReggieNet. Registration is required.
About.IllinoisState Websites for Faculty and Staff
Wednesday, November 16 • 11 a.m. to noon
107 Stevenson Hall
Showcase your teaching, research, and service using your own customized University Web pages. About.IllinoisState is a browser-based way to create Web pages. No additional software is required. This workshop is open to faculty and staff only. Registration is required.
Thursday, November 17 • 10 to 11 a.m.
Get a basic understanding of Select Survey, an online survey and form development tool. You will learn how to quickly and easily create Web-based surveys from your Web browser. This survey software allows you to easily deploy surveys and view real-time results as responses are received. This workshop is open to faculty, administrators, and staff only. Registration is required.
Future Professors Development Circle
Friday, November 18 • 10 to 11 a.m.
Explore pedagogical issues, effective and disruptive teaching strategies, and gain confidence in your ability to teach at the college level. This professional development circle helps graduate students to teach in the academy, whether they are currently teaching, working as a teaching assistant, or considering teaching as a career path. Share teaching tips, tricks, and get support from other future professors. Although the topic of each meeting will be based on chapters in the award-winning book What the Best College Teachers Do (Harvard University Press, 2004), there are no “required” readings. Sessions are open to all graduate students currently teaching or planning to teach in the future, and no registration is necessary.