Technology Services Calendar

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Monday, June 17, 2024

Tuesday, June 18, 2024

    • All Day
    • Specific Time and Location TBD

    Participants will read James Lang's Small Teaching and will workshop applications of its materials for use in participants' current and future classrooms. *This workshop counts towards completion of any of CITL's Teaching Certificates. To learn more about our Teaching Certificate program please visit https://go.illinois.edu/teaching_certificates.

    • 9:00 am - 4:15 pm   Tuesday

    This program provides new employees at the Urbana campus of the University of Illinois an overview of IT services that are critical to success on campus. Attendees can register for one, two, or more of the scheduled sessions. Offered at no cost to faculty/staff/students of the University of Illinois. New and current employees are invited to attend.

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    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks, 60 Hazelwood Drive

    Join us on Tuesday, June 18 from 12:00 to 1:00 PM for our 2024 Professional Development Series in the EnterpriseWorks Atrium.

    • 1:00 - 2:00 pm
    • Armory Building, Room 182

    We'll kick off the summer course design series with an overview of backward design, a simple course design method that will help you ensure proper alignment of objectives, assessments, and activities within your course. We'll also investigate Fink's Taxonomy of Significant Learning, which can help make your course a truly significant learning experience for your students.

    • 2:15 - 3:15 pm
    • Armory Building, Room 182

    This workshop focuses on the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework as a means for making design choices that ensure that all students are able to meet course and developmental goals. We will discuss concepts such as the hidden curriculum, multiple means of engagement, representation, and expression/action, and student autonomy.

Thursday, June 20, 2024

    • All Day
    • Specific Time and Location TBD

    Participants will read James Lang's Small Teaching and will workshop applications of its materials for use in participants' current and future classrooms. *This workshop counts towards completion of any of CITL's Teaching Certificates. To learn more about our Teaching Certificate program please visit https://go.illinois.edu/teaching_certificates.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Thur morning
    • 330 Armory or online

    In this 2-hour InDesign workshop, participants will learn how to create a two-page InDesign brochure from scratch, import graphics, and manipulate basic text and text frames. No prior knowledge of InDesign is required. Offered in-person or online. Pre-registration required

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Thur afternoon
    • 330 Armory or online

    In this 2-hour instructor-led workshop, participants will learn how to use Adobe Express (Adobe's online design tool) to create social media posts, customize photos, create a flyer and use the new Generative AI tools. No prior knowledge of Adobe Express is required. Pre-registration required.

    • 1:00 - 2:00 pm
    • Armory Building, Room 182

    Learning objectives are the basis of any good course. Your students, after all, are supposed to learn new knowledge or skills after completing your course. In this workshop, you’ll (1) explore key elements to help craft effective learning objectives and (2) practice crafting learning objectives using Bloom’s Taxonomy at the appropriate level.

    • 2:15 - 3:15 pm
    • Armory Building, Room 182

    This workshop focuses on developing assessments designed to help students achieve the learning objectives of your class. We'll examine different types of assessments and consider their strengths and downsides in the context of your course. Attendees will develop sample assessments that are appropriate for their learning objectives, with a focus on long-term learning goals

  • EnterpriseWorks Tour Graphic
    • 3:30 - 4:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks, 60 Hazelwood Drive, Champaign

    Want to learn more about entrepreneurship opportunities throughout EnterpriseWorks? Starting promptly at 3:30 PM, join us for tours through the EnterpriseWorks incubator to gain an understanding of the different resources EnterpriseWorks has to offer.

  • Houlihans
    • 6:00 - 8:00 pm
    • 1902 S. First St, Champaign, IL, 61820

    Join the Research Park at Houlihan's for Patio Play on Thursdays this spring and summer. Enjoy live music and drink specials from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.

Friday, June 21, 2024

Monday, June 24, 2024

Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Wednesday, June 26, 2024

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    • 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks Atrium, 60 Hazelwood Drive, Champaign

    Assemble your teams! Join us on Wednesday, June 26 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM for the Research Park Hackathon. This one-day hackathon is a team competition open to anyone working for an organization in the Research Park. This is an exciting and fast-paced event where teams can create together.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Wed morning
    • 330 Armory or online

    This 2-hour Outlook Calendar workshop, participants will learn to schedule & edit appointments; work with calendar labels and tasks displayed on the Calendar. We will schedule with the Scheduling Assistant, practice scheduling a conference room, and discuss scheduling Online Meetings, and discuss calendar permissions.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Wed afternoon
    • 330 Armory

    Join us in a hybrid session where we will discuss best practices for setting up a Teams online meeting as well as joining the meeting. We'll cover the capabilities of meetings in Teams in addition to requirements and planning considerations for Teams. This session is aimed for beginner users of Teams. Pre-registration required.

Thursday, June 27, 2024

Friday, June 28, 2024

    • 10:00 - 10:55 am   Fri morning

    We have many options for scheduling online meetings these days. We will use Outlook for a central place to keep track of several kinds of online meetings and to make sure we have reminders. We will look at recommendations for scheduling with Zoom and Teams. We will go over helpful tips for each platform, including scheduling as a delegate. Prereq: Outlook Calendar workshop

Monday, July 1, 2024

Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Thursday, July 4, 2024

Monday, July 8, 2024

Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Wednesday, July 10, 2024

Thursday, July 11, 2024

Friday, July 12, 2024

Monday, July 15, 2024

Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Thursday, July 18, 2024

Friday, July 19, 2024

Monday, July 22, 2024

Tuesday, July 23, 2024

Thursday, July 25, 2024

Tuesday, July 30, 2024

    • 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks Lot, 60 Hazelwood Drive

    Join us on Tuesday, July 30 for the Research Park Blood Drive from 10:00am to 1:30pm in the EnterpriseWorks Lot.

Thursday, August 1, 2024

Friday, August 2, 2024

    • 9:00 - 10:00 am
    • EnterpriseWorks, 60 Hazelwood Drive

    Startup companies and their employees who work within the EnterpriseWorks building are invited to join us for networking and breakfast from 9 to 10 AM on the first Friday of every month. 

Thursday, August 8, 2024

Friday, August 9, 2024

Thursday, August 15, 2024

Friday, August 16, 2024

Wednesday, August 21, 2024

Thursday, August 29, 2024

Friday, September 6, 2024

    • 9:00 - 10:00 am
    • EnterpriseWorks, 60 Hazelwood Drive

    Startup companies and their employees who work within the EnterpriseWorks building are invited to join us for networking and breakfast from 9 to 10 AM on the first Friday of every month. 

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks, 60 Hazelwood Drive

    Join the Data Science User Group on Friday, September 6 from 12:00 to 1:00 PM. The user group aims to build a community of interest around data science to foster learning, collaboration, and networking.

Thursday, September 12, 2024

    • 8:00 - 9:30 am
    • Illinois Conference Center (1900 South First Street, Champaign)

    Research Park and the Champaign County Economic Development Corporation invite you to join us for AgTech Breakfast from 8:00-9:30 AM on Thursday, September 12, 2024 at the Illinois Conference Center.

Friday, September 13, 2024

Friday, September 20, 2024

Thursday, September 26, 2024

Friday, October 4, 2024

    • 9:00 - 10:00 am
    • EnterpriseWorks, 60 Hazelwood Drive

    Startup companies and their employees who work within the EnterpriseWorks building are invited to join us for networking and breakfast from 9 to 10 AM on the first Friday of every month. 

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks, 60 Hazelwood Drive

    Join the Data Science User Group on Friday, October 4 from 12:00 to 1:00 PM. The user group aims to build a community of interest around data science to foster learning, collaboration, and networking.

Friday, October 11, 2024

Friday, October 18, 2024

Thursday, October 24, 2024

Friday, November 1, 2024

    • 9:00 - 10:00 am
    • EnterpriseWorks, 60 Hazelwood Drive

    Startup companies and their employees who work within the EnterpriseWorks building are invited to join us for networking and breakfast from 9 to 10 AM on the first Friday of every month. 

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks, 60 Hazelwood Drive

    Join the Data Science User Group on Friday, November 1 from 12:00 to 1:00 PM. The user group aims to build a community of interest around data science to foster learning, collaboration, and networking.

Friday, November 8, 2024

Friday, November 15, 2024

Wednesday, December 4, 2024

    • 8:00 - 9:30 am
    • Illinois Conference Center (1900 South First Street, Champaign)

    Research Park and the Champaign County Economic Development Corporation invite you to join us for AgTech Breakfast from 8:00-9:30 AM on Wednesday, December 4 at the Illinois Conference Center.

Friday, December 6, 2024

    • 9:00 - 10:00 am
    • EnterpriseWorks, 60 Hazelwood Drive

    Startup companies and their employees who work within the EnterpriseWorks building are invited to join us for networking and breakfast from 9 to 10 AM on the first Friday of every month. 

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • EnterpriseWorks, 60 Hazelwood Drive

    Join the Data Science User Group on Friday, December 6 from 12:00 to 1:00 PM. The user group aims to build a community of interest around data science to foster learning, collaboration, and networking.

Friday, December 13, 2024

Friday, December 20, 2024