Illinois Remote Calendar

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Monday, October 31, 2022

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

    • 9:00 - 10:00 am   Tues. morning

    Join us in a one-hour online session to learn about the basic features of Zoom. This session is aimed for first time or beginner users. Register by 8 am to get meeting link sent.

    • 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • 1212 W. Nevada St., Urbana, IL 61801

    In partnership with La Casa Cultural Latina and the Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center (BNAACC), the WRC offers walk-in confidential advising services at each center throughout the year.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Tu afternoon
    • L410 Digital Computer Lab, 1304 W Springfield, Urbana

    In this two-hour live Photoshop session, we will cover working with selections in preparation to edit images.  

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   Tues afternoon
    • L410 Digital Computer Lab, 1304 W Springfield, Urbana

    In this two-hour live Photoshop session, we will cover working with layers and learn to edit in a non-destructive way.  

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

    • 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • 1212 W. Nevada St., Urbana, IL 61801

    In partnership with La Casa Cultural Latina and the Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center (BNAACC), the WRC offers walk-in confidential advising services at each center throughout the year.

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Room 182, Armory Building

    You want students to remember your course material. Maybe remembering the material is good for its own sake, or maybe remembering is mostly a pre-requisite for doing something more complicated, like applying or evaluating the material. In this workshop, we'll explore the basics of learning and memory, and identify what we can do to help our students learn and remember.

    • 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, November 3, 2022

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Thurs. morning
    • Digital Computer Lab 1304 W. Springfield Ave., Urbana, IL Rm L410 (lower level)

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

    • 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
    • 1203 W. Nevada St., Urbana, IL 61801

    In partnership with La Casa Cultural Latina and the Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center (BNAACC), the WRC offers walk-in confidential advising services at each center throughout the year.

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    CITL's Instructional Support Team is hosting office hours to answer any questions you have about using Canvas and to provide support for your course.  Join us between 11am and noon on Thursdays on zoom, at https://illinois.zoom.us/j/87259297204?pwd=ZE1IN05NeXhlODcxY2ZYcUtsL3JEZz09.  

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm

    The Art of Socially Just Leadership Education -- V. S. Chunoo (Agricultural Leadership, Education & Communication) will describe how he teaches toward pro-social learning outcomes using a leadership learning model rooted in cultural relevance and campus climate. This interactive Zoom session will include examples and stories from his teaching and research.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Thurs. afternoon
    • Digital Computer Lab 1304 W. Springfield Ave., Urbana, IL Rm L410 (lower level)

    In this 2 hr in person class, 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

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Th afternoon

    This 2 hour Outlook Calendar live 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. Link sent if registered by 8 am

Monday, November 7, 2022

    • 2:00 - 6:00 pm
    • 1203 W. Nevada St., Urbana, IL 61801

    In partnership with La Casa Cultural Latina and the Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center (BNAACC), the WRC offers walk-in confidential advising services at each center throughout the year.

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

    • 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • 1212 W. Nevada St., Urbana, IL 61801

    In partnership with La Casa Cultural Latina and the Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center (BNAACC), the WRC offers walk-in confidential advising services at each center throughout the year.

Wednesday, November 9, 2022

    • 10:00 - 11:00 am   W 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.

    • 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • 1212 W. Nevada St., Urbana, IL 61801

    In partnership with La Casa Cultural Latina and the Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center (BNAACC), the WRC offers walk-in confidential advising services at each center throughout the year.

    • 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.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Wed. afternoon

    In this 2-hour online workshop we will explore the whole set of features for managing information in Excel tables. These features make all the typical tabular manipulations—sorting, filtering, analyzing, and formatting, easier than ever.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   W afternoon
    • L410 Digital Computer Lab, 1304 W Springfield, Urbana

    In this 2-hour course, we will spend time adjusting images in Photoshop, using Adjustment Layers, and explore several kinds of image adjustments. We will also explore image editing in a non-destructive method.  

Thursday, November 10, 2022

    • 9:00 - 10:00 am   Thurs. morning
    • Digital Computer Lab 1304 W. Springfield Ave., Urbana, IL Rm L410 (lower level)

    In this 1 hour in person class, you will learn how to work with Excel Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts. Topics 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.

    • 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
    • 1203 W. Nevada St., Urbana, IL 61801

    In partnership with La Casa Cultural Latina and the Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center (BNAACC), the WRC offers walk-in confidential advising services at each center throughout the year.

    • 10:00 - 11:00 am   Thurs. morning
    • Digital Computer Lab 1304 W. Springfield Ave., Urbana, IL Rm L410 (lower level)

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

    • 10:00 - 11:00 am

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Teaching students the conventions of academic writing pose unique pedagogical considerations. In this workshop, attendees will learn process-based approaches about writing instruction that translate to multiple genres of writing across disciplines. Attendees will learn strategies to maximize student learning by learning how to provide thematic feedback on student writing.

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    CITL's Instructional Support Team is hosting office hours to answer any questions you have about using Canvas and to provide support for your course.  Join us between 11am and noon on Thursdays on zoom, at https://illinois.zoom.us/j/87259297204?pwd=ZE1IN05NeXhlODcxY2ZYcUtsL3JEZz09.  

    • 2:00 - 3:00 pm   Tue afternoon

    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.

Friday, November 11, 2022

Monday, November 14, 2022

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Tues. morning

    In this 2-hour online workshop we will explore the Word interface while we type text on a page, fix spelling errors, change spacing and page margins, and save our work. We will practice navigating the document; select text to make revisions; and move text by cutting and pasting. Formatting tools will be next, where we will learn how to emphasize text.

    • 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • 1212 W. Nevada St., Urbana, IL 61801

    In partnership with La Casa Cultural Latina and the Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center (BNAACC), the WRC offers walk-in confidential advising services at each center throughout the year.

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

    In this 2-hour online workshop we will explore the mail merge features in Word including working with various data sources such as Excel and Access; working with rules; and creating and printing labels. We will also take a look at email merges using Outlook.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   Tu afternoon
    • Digital Computer Lab, 1304 W Springfield Ave, Urbana, IL (Rm L410) lower level

    In this two-hour Illustrator session, we will go over recommended resources and tutorials, then participants will be introduced to the user interface while creating a vector graphic logo. This workshop is in-person, instructor led.

    • 3:00 - 4:00 pm

    • 7:00 - 8:30 pm
    • Women's Resources Center

    Each month, the WRC will introduce a new self-care strategy survivors may find useful in healing, or an opportunity for connection around a shared struggle. Survivors often feel alone and isolated. Survivor Strategies will create space for survivors to build community and support in their healing process. Confidential Advisors available at all Survivor Strategies events.

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

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

    In this 2-hour online course learn how to create and work with Access forms. Create a new form using the form wizard and explore layout and design view. Add and modify form controls including a calculated control and lookup control.

    • 10:00 - 11:55 am   W morning

    In this 2-hour workshop, participants will learn the basics of using the drawing tools in Adobe Illustrator CC, including how to use the Pencil and Curvature tools, how to edit paths. Then we will look at layers, including how to create, edit, and organize content. We will also learn the basics of transforming and editing artwork in Adobe Illustrator.

    • 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • 1212 W. Nevada St., Urbana, IL 61801

    In partnership with La Casa Cultural Latina and the Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center (BNAACC), the WRC offers walk-in confidential advising services at each center throughout the year.

    • 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.

    • 2:00 - 3:00 pm   Tues afternoon

    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 include learning how to navigate Teams ; communicating with others in Teams (including chat); setting and managing notifications of Team activity. Link sent if registered by 8

Thursday, November 17, 2022

    • 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
    • 1203 W. Nevada St., Urbana, IL 61801

    In partnership with La Casa Cultural Latina and the Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center (BNAACC), the WRC offers walk-in confidential advising services at each center throughout the year.

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm   Thurs. morning
    • L410 Digital Computer Lab 1304 W. Springfield Ave., Urbana

    In this 2-hour in-person session, we will work with graphics in Microsoft Word. Topics covered will include learning how to add pictures and online images in a Word document; work with shapes; format, resize, move and crop images, and finish with creating and modifying an organization chart.

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    CITL's Instructional Support Team is hosting office hours to answer any questions you have about using Canvas and to provide support for your course.  Join us between 11am and noon on Thursdays on zoom, at https://illinois.zoom.us/j/87259297204?pwd=ZE1IN05NeXhlODcxY2ZYcUtsL3JEZz09.  

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

    What is engaged pedagogy? Can education be exciting? What can teachers do to work towards more inclusive classrooms? This interactive workshop will introduce some of the pedagogical interventions of bell hooks. Attendees will have a chance to reflect on their teaching priorities and explore ways to reshape learning environments and empower students.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Thurs. afternoon
    • L410 Digital Computer Lab 1304 W. Springfield Ave., Urbana

    In this 2-hr in person 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.

Monday, November 21, 2022

    • 2:00 - 6:00 pm
    • 1203 W. Nevada St., Urbana, IL 61801

    In partnership with La Casa Cultural Latina and the Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center (BNAACC), the WRC offers walk-in confidential advising services at each center throughout the year.

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

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

    Have you been asked to put together a PowerPoint presentation, but you're not sure how to start? Participate in this 2-hr online course and learn the basics, including how to create slides and put content in them. We will also learn how to format and custom design the slides.

    • 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • 1212 W. Nevada St., Urbana, IL 61801

    In partnership with La Casa Cultural Latina and the Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center (BNAACC), the WRC offers walk-in confidential advising services at each center throughout the year.

Wednesday, November 23, 2022

    • 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • 1212 W. Nevada St., Urbana, IL 61801

    In partnership with La Casa Cultural Latina and the Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center (BNAACC), the WRC offers walk-in confidential advising services at each center throughout the year.

Thursday, November 24, 2022

    • 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
    • 1203 W. Nevada St., Urbana, IL 61801

    In partnership with La Casa Cultural Latina and the Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center (BNAACC), the WRC offers walk-in confidential advising services at each center throughout the year.

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    CITL's Instructional Support Team is hosting office hours to answer any questions you have about using Canvas and to provide support for your course.  Join us between 11am and noon on Thursdays on zoom, at https://illinois.zoom.us/j/87259297204?pwd=ZE1IN05NeXhlODcxY2ZYcUtsL3JEZz09.  

Monday, November 28, 2022

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

    • 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • 1212 W. Nevada St., Urbana, IL 61801

    In partnership with La Casa Cultural Latina and the Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center (BNAACC), the WRC offers walk-in confidential advising services at each center throughout the year.

    • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
    • 182 Armory Building

    Learning communities are a powerful way for people to come together to achieve common learning goals. However, fostering conditions that promote productive social knowledge construction can be daunting to even the most experienced facilitators. Please join us as we discuss effective ways to establish and grow valuable learning communities.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm   Tu afternoon
    • L410 Digital Computer Lab, 1304 W Springfield, Urbana

    n this 2-hour in-person, instructor led short course you will learn how to specific features and tips on managing email more efficiently from conversation view to rules to pre-sort messages and moving folders around.

    • 4:00 - 5:00 pm

    Basic guidance for writing evaluation survey questions that get the kind of information you need. We'll cover current best practices in question wording and response categories, plus some tips and tricks that will blow your mind. This workshop counts towards the Technology-Enhanced Teaching Certificate.

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Wed. morning

    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.

    • 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • 1212 W. Nevada St., Urbana, IL 61801

    In partnership with La Casa Cultural Latina and the Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center (BNAACC), the WRC offers walk-in confidential advising services at each center throughout the year.

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm   Wed. morning

    Join us in a one-hour online session to explore some advanced features of Zoom. Features covered will include breakout rooms, setting a virtual background, recording, and more. Link sent if registered by 8 am.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   Wed. afternoon
    • online

    In this 2-hour online course you will learn how to add, divide, multiply, and subtract by entering formulas into Excel worksheets. Other topics will include an exploration of just a few of the hundreds of functions available in Excel. We will learn how to find a specific function, as well as how to get help while entering arguments.

    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm   W afternoon
    • L410 Digital Computer Lab, 1304 W Springfield, Urbana

    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.

Thursday, December 1, 2022

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am   Th morning

    Join us in a live, online session using OneNote 365 where we will discuss the structure of notebooks, practice putting data into them, and explore the interconnectivity of Microsoft applications with OneNote. This session is aimed for beginner users of OneNote. Link sent if registered by 8 am

    • 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
    • 1203 W. Nevada St., Urbana, IL 61801

    In partnership with La Casa Cultural Latina and the Bruce D. Nesbitt African American Cultural Center (BNAACC), the WRC offers walk-in confidential advising services at each center throughout the year.

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    CITL's Instructional Support Team is hosting office hours to answer any questions you have about using Canvas and to provide support for your course.  Join us between 11am and noon on Thursdays on zoom, at https://illinois.zoom.us/j/87259297204?pwd=ZE1IN05NeXhlODcxY2ZYcUtsL3JEZz09.  

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm

    The Hybrid Classroom: The Best of Both Worlds, or the Worst? -- Aimee Barbeau and Eric Larson (Gies College of Business) will describe the role of social context in the classroom and discuss their findings on the relationship between autonomy and satisfaction, as well as the need for instructors to consider not just individual students but the whole classroom environment.