Graduate College Student Events Calendar
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Most of us rely on visual content and resources in the classroom and online, but how can we be sure our classes are engaging and accessible for students with visual disabilities? In this fun and interactive workshop we’ll explore the benefits of universal design to improve student learning, and work in groups to modify common course materials and make them more accessible.
Discover a broad range of career options!
An introduction to the basic use of the iClicker and an introduction to how to incorporate the iClicker into the pedagogy of a course -- it's much more than just an attendance tracking tool!
Learn how to start a successful industry and nonprofit job search.
In this workshop, participants will be review active learning and it's benefits. Participants will then explore a number of active learning techniques. Finally, participants will plan how to incorporate these techniques into their teaching.
FREE coffee and treats. You're invited to bring a friend, stop by and take a break!
With the rise of Virtual/Augmented reality experiences and 360 cameras many consumer level tools are becoming available to work with audio in an immersive, object-based context. The most accessible and widely adapted of these tools is Ambisonic Audio.
Learn to navigate complex projects successfully.
Spark is a suite of free, cloud-based applications that allow you to easily incorporate multimodal assignments within your course. Whether you want students to work with text and imagery, build their own webpages or create a simple video, Adobe Spark removes the learning curve and tech support typically required. Registration required, bring your own device.
Using copyrighted materials in class? Using copyrighted materials in research? If the answer to one or both of these questions is “yes” then this workshop is for you. Come and discuss how to use materials in your courses and research in a lawful manner.
Discover a broad range of career options!
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!!
Create effective job application materials that highlight your skills.
The Illini Gadget Garage is a collaborative repair center that assists consumers with troubleshooting and minor repairs for personally-owned electronics and small appliances. Join us to learn how to fix your own devices during this free Pop-In Repair Clinic offered in CITL’s Innovation Studio (Armory 172).
Five-person teams will get a crash course in Adobe XD, a user experience design application, to help you quickly and easily create simple interactive prototypes! Teams will use Adobe XD to be victorious in the tournament, advance career opportunities, and put some gift card cred in their pocket.
Are you experiencing stress in grad school? You’re not alone.
Learn what interviews are like in industry and the nonprofit sector.
Stay on track! Learn how to submit your thesis.
What is this thing you’re supposed to include in your application? Some institutions call it a teaching philosophy, some a teaching statement, others a teaching philosophy statement. Come to this workshop to begin the process of identifying your teaching philosophy, deciding which parts of it belong in your statement, and avoiding common mistakes.
Dr. Andrew Wilson, a teaching associate at the University of Illinois Laboratory High School, will demonstrate some of the approaches that he has developed in his own courses and discuss the practical application of Design and VR-inflected pedagogy in the humanities.
Feeling stressed, confused, or isolated about landing a job? Don't do it alone!
Learn how to maximize the relationship and problem-solve challenges.
Having one or more portfolios focused on learning can give students a huge advantage in understanding their learning style and retaining access to the evidence of their learning while at the University of Illinois. In this workshop we will introduce you to Digication, an ePortfolio tool provided free to all faculty, staff and students, and discuss some ways to think about
Want to know more about career paths: working with data?
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.)