Illinois Remote Calendar

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Tuesday, February 7, 2023

    • 9:00 - 10:00 am   Tu 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 Skype for Business, Zoom and Microsoft Teams. Link sent if registered by 8 am.

    • 10:00 - 11:00 am   Tues. morning

    In this 1-hour online course, you will learn about conditional formatting of data in Microsoft Excel. Topics will also include applying special formatting to numbers.

    • 10:00 - 11:30 am

    Most teachers get evaluated by their students at the end of the course by implementing ICES. But by then, it is too late to make changes that will make a difference for your current students. Come to this workshop to learn how to design, implement, and interpret Informal Early Feedback (IEF) to improve the class experience for everyone.

    • 1:00 - 2:00 pm   Tues afternoon

    In this 1 hour short course you will learn how to work with Excel Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts. Topics will include learning how to create a Pivot Table; rearrange and then format the data; set filters including the use of Slicers and Timelines; and finally creating a Pivot Chart of the data in the Pivot Table. This workshop is aimed at beginner users of Pivot Tables.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   Tu afternoon

    In this 2-hour online 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. Link sent if registered by noon

    • 6:30 - 8:00 pm
    • Women's Resources Center - 616 E Green St, Suite #202, Champaign IL 61820

Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Thursday, February 9, 2023

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Tues. afternoon

    This two-hour online session will introduce you to Access, Microsoft's relational database application. Attendees will take a tour of the objects in an Access database, including tables, queries, forms, and reports.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Tu afternoon

    During this two hour session, we will go over the basics of the Photoshop interface and some resources on how to continue learning features. Instructor will work through a beginner tutorial, editing a photo and share resources. Q & A to follow. Register by noon to get the link sent for the session.

Wednesday, February 15, 2023

    • 10:00 - 11:00 am   Wed morning

    Microsoft Teams is a communications platform available through MS Office 365. During this two-hour live online workshop, we will focus on the Teams experience from a team member’s perspective. Topics will include learning how to navigate Teams ; communicating in Teams (including chat); setting and managing notifications of Team activity. Link sent if registered by noon.

    • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
    • Room 182, Armory Building (east side of the building)

    Does your Teaching Philosophy Statement uniquely capture your thoughtfulness and commitment to teaching and learning? Does it address the latest proposed revisions to Comm #9 for P&T? Join this interactive workshop to begin creating or revising your reflective teaching statement.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Wed. afternoon

    In this short online course you will learn how to use some of the data analysis features and tools using Excel. Topics will include learning how to subtotal a list of data; set up data validation rules; use Goal Seek, Solver, and Scenarios and basic data tables.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   W afternoon

    In this two-hour live Photoshop session, we will cover working with selections in preparation to edit images. Register by 8 am to get meeting link sent.  

Thursday, February 16, 2023

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Thurs. morning

    In this 2 hr online workshop, participants will learn how to create and work with Access tables. We will create a table using application parts and also from scratch.  We will create a primary key and start entering data. We will work with fields in a table from adding, deleting, re-arranging to setting field properties. Finish up using lookup fields and calculated fields

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Th afternoon

    In this two-hour live Photoshop session, we will cover working with layers and learn to edit in a non-destructive way. Register by 8 am to get meeting link sent.  

Tuesday, February 21, 2023

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Tues afternoon

    In this 2-hour online course, you will become familiar with the Excel's interface. Topics will also include entering, editing, and formatting data in a worksheet, performing basic formulas, printing and using Help.

Wednesday, February 22, 2023

Thursday, February 23, 2023

Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Thursday, March 2, 2023

Friday, March 3, 2023

    • 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
    • Illini Union

    The goals for the Annual Faculty Retreat are to build on our collective knowledge about teaching and learning, to share innovative ideas and approaches, and to promote partnerships within and beyond the campus community.

Tuesday, March 7, 2023

Wednesday, March 8, 2023

Thursday, March 9, 2023

Thursday, March 16, 2023

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

    • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

    CITL's Master Course in Online Teaching (MCOT) is a deep dive into online teaching strategies. We will explore the following topics: • Designing Your Online Course • Developing Your Learning Community • Adapting Best Teaching Practices to Your Online Course • Motivating Your Students to Excel MCOT on Canvas is a synchronous cohort experience.

Thursday, March 23, 2023

Monday, March 27, 2023

    • 3:00 - 4:00 pm
    • Room 428, Armory Building

    The use of humor is effective in motivating students, relieving anxiety, and building rapport. It is also awesome. We’ll talk about why you should bring humor into your class, the types of humor available to you, the types of humor to avoid, and more! Absolutely no giraffes or harmonicas permitted!!

Wednesday, March 29, 2023

    • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

    CITL's Master Course in Online Teaching (MCOT) is a deep dive into online teaching strategies. We will explore the following topics: • Designing Your Online Course • Developing Your Learning Community • Adapting Best Teaching Practices to Your Online Course • Motivating Your Students to Excel MCOT on Canvas is a synchronous cohort experience.

Thursday, March 30, 2023

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    • 5:00 - 6:00 pm

    Designing a new course or redesigning an existing one can seem like a long and winding journey. Principles of good course design can provide you with a roadmap to chart your course and know that you are on the right path. Join our interactive workshop where we will explore best practices in course design and perhaps spark your interest to explore these topics more deeply.

Tuesday, April 4, 2023

Wednesday, April 5, 2023

    • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

    CITL's Master Course in Online Teaching (MCOT) is a deep dive into online teaching strategies. We will explore the following topics: • Designing Your Online Course • Developing Your Learning Community • Adapting Best Teaching Practices to Your Online Course • Motivating Your Students to Excel MCOT on Canvas is a synchronous cohort experience.

Thursday, April 6, 2023

Monday, April 10, 2023

    • 5:00 - 6:00 pm

    Have you ever asked your students a question then been surprised by the impact it had or didn’t have? The questions we ask our students have subtle and profound effects on their learning and engagement. Come join us as we dissect the types of questions instructors ask their students and learn what’s packed inside that serves to promote or undermine effective teaching strat

Wednesday, April 12, 2023

    • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

    CITL's Master Course in Online Teaching (MCOT) is a deep dive into online teaching strategies. We will explore the following topics: • Designing Your Online Course • Developing Your Learning Community • Adapting Best Teaching Practices to Your Online Course • Motivating Your Students to Excel MCOT on Canvas is a synchronous cohort experience.

Thursday, April 13, 2023

Thursday, April 20, 2023

Thursday, April 27, 2023

Thursday, May 4, 2023

Thursday, May 11, 2023

Tuesday, May 23, 2023

    • All Day
    • I Hotel and Conference Center (virtual option available)

    FSI: At the Intersection of Teaching, Learning, and Technology is an annual conference that brings educators and instructional-technology professionals together each May at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. The conference features keynote presentations, networking, and hands-on training on the use of

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

    • All Day
    • I Hotel and Conference Center (virtual option available)

    FSI: At the Intersection of Teaching, Learning, and Technology is an annual conference that brings educators and instructional-technology professionals together each May at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. The conference features keynote presentations, networking, and hands-on training on the use of