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Upcoming Public Events

January 2020

PowerPoint

Date:
Wednesday, January 29th
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Get an overview on this presentation software’s basic tools and functions. You will learn to work with text, images, slide layouts, backgrounds, slide transitions and more. This class is suitable for those who are entirely new to PowerPoint or for those who would like a refresher.

Future Professors Development Circle

Date:
Wednesday, January 29th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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. This semester, topics each meeting will be based on chapters in the book, Hitting Pause: 65 Lecture Breaks to Refresh…

Formstack for Beginners

Date:
Thursday, January 30th
Time:
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Discover how to build and update forms using Formstack, Illinois State’s primary, non-research form creation tool. You will learn how to download forms submissions data and set up notifications. Completing this training is a prerequisite for using Formstack. Registration is required.

Implicit Bias

Date:
Friday, January 31st
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Implicit bias is our unconscious tendency to judge people based on past experiences. Even when we’re mindful of diversity and inclusion, it is hard for us to notice our implicit bias until we encounter the situations where it is activated. In this workshop, explore the nature of implicit bias and discover strategies to minimize bias in the classroom and in the workplace. Participants are welcome to bring a lunch to this discussion. Registration is required. CTLT’s Foundations of Diversity seminars…

February 2020

Mental Health First Aid

Date:
Monday, February 3rd
Time:
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Mental health issues are the fourth largest reason students leave Illinois State University.  In fact, you are more likely to encounter someone in an emotional or mental crisis than someone having a heart attack.  Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. During this two-day training, you will learn the ALGEE five-step action plan to offer initial help to people with the signs and symptoms of a…

ReggieNet: Instructional Clinic

Date:
Tuesday, February 4th
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Discover the many teaching strategies available through ReggieNet, Illinois State University’s customized learning management system. This special clinic is designed for maximum flexibility—you drive the discussion and pick the topics you wish to explore. CTLT’s staff of instructional experts will then guide you with hands-on opportunities and plenty of examples. Topics include but are not limited to: communication through ReggieNet (the Email, Messages, and Announcements tools), fostering discussions through the Forums tool, using the Lessons tool, the Assignments and Tests…

Create Universally Designed PowerPoints

Date:
Wednesday, February 5th
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop will show how to leverage PowerPoint to create universally designed course materials so that students may experience all your lessons have to offer. Attendees will learn to choose appropriate templates, add alt text to images, and utilize best practices for audio and video content as well as charts and graphs. Registration is required. Note: Participants should already be comfortable using PowerPoint before attending this workshop. For workshops covering PowerPoint basics, visit CTLT’s Technology Short Courses page.

Early-Career Faculty Development Circle

Date:
Wednesday, February 5th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

CTLT’s Early-Career Faculty Circles offer instructors in their first three years of service at Illinois State a combination of professional development and peer support. Join us for a series of lively conversations about surviving and thriving in the academy. Topics are based on chapters from Hitting Pause: 65 Lecture Breaks to Refresh and Reinforce Learning by Gail Taylor Rice. Participants will receive a copy of the book and an executive summary of each chapter. Come to either the Wednesday or…

Early-Career Faculty Development Circle

Date:
Thursday, February 6th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

CTLT’s Early-Career Faculty Circles offer instructors in their first three years of service at Illinois State a combination of professional development and peer support. Join us for a series of lively conversations about surviving and thriving in the academy. Topics are based on chapters from Hitting Pause: 65 Lecture Breaks to Refresh and Reinforce Learning by Gail Taylor Rice. Participants will receive a copy of the book and an executive summary of each chapter. Come to either the Wednesday or…

Photoshop: Getting Started

Date:
Thursday, February 6th
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Get an overview of the digital image editing program, including a walkthrough of basic tools and concepts. Learn to works with raster graphics, using the tools and commands available in Photoshop, as well as the various ways you can save your work for a website or for printing. This class finishes with a lesson on how to professionally color correct an image.

OUCampus

Date:
Monday, February 10th
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Learn how to update your unit’s website using OUCampus, Illinois State’s primary content management system. You will be given access to your website(s) and trained to add, edit, and publish content, including links and PDFs. You’ll also learn how to request more complex website updates from the WEB staff, such as photo and layout changes. Registration is required.

Excel: Level 2

Date:
Tuesday, February 11th
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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.

Adobe Spark

Date:
Tuesday, February 11th
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Create compelling media with Adobe Spark-- a browser-based, mobile-friendly graphic design app. Discover how students can use this free tool to craft social media, web pages, and short videos as part of a presentation or other learning project. You’ll get a chance to practice with Spark, explore its different uses, and become aware of important considerations in terms of accessibility. Registration is required.

Future Professors Development Circle

Date:
Wednesday, February 12th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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. This semester, topics each meeting will be based on chapters in the book, Hitting Pause: 65 Lecture Breaks to Refresh…

Respond to Challenging Moments and Foster Meaningful Dialogue

Date:
Wednesday, February 12th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Learn strategies that will help you intervene in harmful or toxic conversations in your classrooms and engage your students in dialogue that fosters an understanding of multiple perspectives. You’ll get a chance to practice with colleagues and identify campus resources to draw upon. Illinois State is committed to ensuring that all students can learn in an environment that is safe, inclusive, and includes the expectation that students act in a mutually respectful manner towards each other. This workshop falls under…

Respond to Challenging Moments and Foster Meaningful Dialogue

Date:
Wednesday, February 12th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Learn strategies that will help you intervene in harmful or toxic conversations in your classrooms and engage your students in dialogue that fosters an understanding of multiple perspectives. You’ll get a chance to practice with colleagues and identify campus resources to draw upon. Illinois State is committed to ensuring that all students can learn in an environment that is safe, inclusive, and includes the expectation that students act in a mutually respectful manner towards each other. This workshop falls under…

Photoshop: 3 Ways to Change a Photo

Date:
Thursday, February 13th
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

When it comes down to it, there are only 3 ways to change a photo in Photoshop: general changes that affect the whole photo, changes via selection, and changes made using a brush-metaphor tool. We'll be exploring all three. As far as brushes go, we'll be spending a good amount of time learning how to use the Clone Stamp and Healing Brush tools.

Formstack for Beginners

Date:
Monday, February 17th
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Discover how to build and update forms using Formstack, Illinois State’s primary, non-research form creation tool. You will learn how to download forms submissions data and set up notifications. Completing this training is a prerequisite for using Formstack. Registration is required.

OneNote: Introduction

Date:
Tuesday, February 18th
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Transform how you take and share notes with Microsoft OneNote. Unlike a word processor, OneNote allows you to easily include images, videos, and audio clips anywhere on the page. Organize information into virtual notebooks that can be shared across all your devices and with others. This workshop shows you the basic features of OneNote, how to navigate the interface, and how to synchronize OneNote across mobile devices.

ReggieNet: Instructional Clinic

Date:
Wednesday, February 19th
Time:
9:00 am - 11:00 am

Discover the many teaching strategies available through ReggieNet, Illinois State University’s customized learning management system. This special clinic is designed for maximum flexibility—you drive the discussion and pick the topics you wish to explore. CTLT’s staff of instructional experts will then guide you with hands-on opportunities and plenty of examples. Topics include but are not limited to: communication through ReggieNet (the Email, Messages, and Announcements tools), fostering discussions through the Forums tool, using the Lessons tool, the Assignments and Tests…

Early-Career Faculty Development Circle

Date:
Wednesday, February 19th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

CTLT’s Early-Career Faculty Circles offer instructors in their first three years of service at Illinois State a combination of professional development and peer support. Join us for a series of lively conversations about surviving and thriving in the academy. Topics are based on chapters from Hitting Pause: 65 Lecture Breaks to Refresh and Reinforce Learning by Gail Taylor Rice. Participants will receive a copy of the book and an executive summary of each chapter. Come to either the Wednesday or…

Microsoft Forms: Getting Started

Date:
Thursday, February 20th
Time:
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Microsoft Forms is a quick, easy, mobile-friendly way to create sign-up forms, polls, and surveys. As part of Office 365, it is open to faculty, staff, and students. This one-hour workshop will get you started using forms, show you how to design questionnaires, export data, and use this powerful tool as a real-time way to poll an audience.

OneDrive: Getting Started

Date:
Thursday, February 20th
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Take your projects on the go using Microsoft Office apps for iOS, Android, and Windows mobile devices through OneDrive, Microsoft’s cloud-based storage, free for members of the campus community. Learn how to share documents through OneDrive and discuss how to use this service within the boundaries of Illinois State data security policies and FERPA. Bring your smartphone or tablet with you to get the most out of this workshop.

Early-Career Faculty Development Circle

Date:
Thursday, February 20th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

CTLT’s Early-Career Faculty Circles offer instructors in their first three years of service at Illinois State a combination of professional development and peer support. Join us for a series of lively conversations about surviving and thriving in the academy. Topics are based on chapters from Hitting Pause: 65 Lecture Breaks to Refresh and Reinforce Learning by Gail Taylor Rice. Participants will receive a copy of the book and an executive summary of each chapter. Come to either the Wednesday or…

Photoshop: Layers

Date:
Thursday, February 20th
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This workshop covers how to manipulate, re-order, and merge layers. The session will also give you an overview of how to combine elements from different pictures to create a new composition.

Adobe Premiere Rush

Date:
Tuesday, February 25th
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Discover the power of this easy-to-use video editing tool! Adobe Premiere Rush distills its more full-featured cousin into an agile, intuitive app for both desktop and mobile devices. Learn the basics of cutting, color correcting, and adding text to your videos, as well as how to save and upload files to share with your class. Registration is required.

Future Professors Development Circle

Date:
Wednesday, February 26th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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. This semester, topics each meeting will be based on chapters in the book, Hitting Pause: 65 Lecture Breaks to Refresh…

Photoshop: Selections

Date:
Thursday, February 27th
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Look at how to make harder selections using Photoshop’s more advanced selection tools.

Microaggression

Date:
Friday, February 28th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Microaggressions are small acts with potentially big effects—little behaviors that communicate hostile or derogatory slights towards a person or a group of people. These acts may be intentional or unintentional. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to identify microaggressions and explore the role they play on our campus. You’ll leave this seminar with a better understanding of the psychological impact these types of communications can have on others and how best to respond when a microaggression occurs. Participants are welcome…

March 2020

About.IllinoisState Websites for Faculty and Staff

Date:
Monday, March 2nd
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Showcase your teaching, research, and service using the newly updated About.IllinoisState customized web pages. No additional software is required. This workshop is open to faculty and staff only. Registration is required.

Screencast-O-Matic Pro

Date:
Wednesday, March 4th
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Screencast-O-Matic is inexpensive, web-based software that allows you to record and narrate videos from your desktop. This workshop explores how to use this service to create material for a flipped, blended, or online course.

Early-Career Faculty Development Circle

Date:
Wednesday, March 4th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

CTLT’s Early-Career Faculty Circles offer instructors in their first three years of service at Illinois State a combination of professional development and peer support. Join us for a series of lively conversations about surviving and thriving in the academy. Topics are based on chapters from Hitting Pause: 65 Lecture Breaks to Refresh and Reinforce Learning by Gail Taylor Rice. Participants will receive a copy of the book and an executive summary of each chapter. Come to either the Wednesday or…

ReggieNet: Instructional Clinic

Date:
Thursday, March 5th
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Discover the many teaching strategies available through ReggieNet, Illinois State University’s customized learning management system. This special clinic is designed for maximum flexibility—you drive the discussion and pick the topics you wish to explore. CTLT’s staff of instructional experts will then guide you with hands-on opportunities and plenty of examples. Topics include but are not limited to: communication through ReggieNet (the Email, Messages, and Announcements tools), fostering discussions through the Forums tool, using the Lessons tool, the Assignments and Tests…

Early-Career Faculty Development Circle

Date:
Thursday, March 5th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

CTLT’s Early-Career Faculty Circles offer instructors in their first three years of service at Illinois State a combination of professional development and peer support. Join us for a series of lively conversations about surviving and thriving in the academy. Topics are based on chapters from Hitting Pause: 65 Lecture Breaks to Refresh and Reinforce Learning by Gail Taylor Rice. Participants will receive a copy of the book and an executive summary of each chapter. Come to either the Wednesday or…

Photoshop: Adjustment Layers

Date:
Thursday, March 5th
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This session will give you an overview of the use of powerful Adjustment Layers in Photoshop, a relatively easy-to-learn tool used to create powerful effects. Half of this session will be spent colorizing a black-and-white photo, and the rest looking at techniques used by professional photo editors.

Creating Articles for News.IllinoisState

Date:
Tuesday, March 10th
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn how to use the news-test.illinoisstate.edu content management system, powered by WordPress, to add news articles, tag them to feed to multiple locations (including your website), insert images, photo galleries, and more. This workshop is open to faculty and staff only.

OUCampus

Date:
Tuesday, March 17th
Time:
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Learn how to update your unit’s website using OUCampus, Illinois State’s primary content management system. You will be given access to your website(s) and trained to add, edit, and publish content, including links and PDFs. You’ll also learn how to request more complex website updates from the WEB staff, such as photo and layout changes. Registration is required.

Close Captioning Your Videos

Date:
Wednesday, March 18th
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Discover how to create closed-captioned course videos using Screencast-O-Matic and YouTube.  Attendees will also learn how to share those videos on ReggieNet through the Office 365 video channel.  There will be a time for Q & A at the end of the workshop. Note: Participants should already be comfortable using Screencast-O-Matic before attending this workshop. Registration is required. Note: Participants should already be comfortable using Screencast-O-Matic Pro before attending this workshop. For workshops covering Screencast-O-Matic basics, visit CTLT’s Technology Short…

Early-Career Faculty Development Circle

Date:
Wednesday, March 18th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

CTLT’s Early-Career Faculty Circles offer instructors in their first three years of service at Illinois State a combination of professional development and peer support. Join us for a series of lively conversations about surviving and thriving in the academy. Topics are based on chapters from Hitting Pause: 65 Lecture Breaks to Refresh and Reinforce Learning by Gail Taylor Rice. Participants will receive a copy of the book and an executive summary of each chapter. Come to either the Wednesday or…

ReggieNet: Instructional Clinic

Date:
Wednesday, March 18th
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Discover the many teaching strategies available through ReggieNet, Illinois State University’s customized learning management system. This special clinic is designed for maximum flexibility—you drive the discussion and pick the topics you wish to explore. CTLT’s staff of instructional experts will then guide you with hands-on opportunities and plenty of examples. Topics include but are not limited to: communication through ReggieNet (the Email, Messages, and Announcements tools), fostering discussions through the Forums tool, using the Lessons tool, the Assignments and Tests…

Early-Career Faculty Development Circle

Date:
Thursday, March 19th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

CTLT’s Early-Career Faculty Circles offer instructors in their first three years of service at Illinois State a combination of professional development and peer support. Join us for a series of lively conversations about surviving and thriving in the academy. Topics are based on chapters from Hitting Pause: 65 Lecture Breaks to Refresh and Reinforce Learning by Gail Taylor Rice. Participants will receive a copy of the book and an executive summary of each chapter. Come to either the Wednesday or…

Privilege and Power

Date:
Friday, March 20th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

How do privilege and power function through society, and how does it affect you, personally? By reflecting on this, you can identify strategies to become more inclusive in your teaching and in the workplace. This seminar will help you better understand your own multiple identities and the presence and absence of privileges based on your identities. By the end of the workshop, you will be able to analyze how privilege and power exist and function in U.S. culture and how…

Teaching with Zoom

Date:
Monday, March 23rd
Time:
10:00 am - 11:30 am

In this face-to-face workshop, you’ll practice using Zoom, the university’s online conferencing platform, to facilitate learning. Learn how to set up virtual meetings, and explore useful tools like polls, break-out rooms, and more. You’ll also learn about integration with ReggieNet and how to get your own free, “pro” account through the university. Registration is required.

Formstack for Beginners

Date:
Wednesday, March 25th
Time:
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Discover how to build and update forms using Formstack, Illinois State’s primary, non-research form creation tool. You will learn how to download forms submissions data and set up notifications. Completing this training is a prerequisite for using Formstack. Registration is required.

Future Professors Development Circle

Date:
Wednesday, March 25th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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. This semester, topics each meeting will be based on chapters in the book, Hitting Pause: 65 Lecture Breaks to Refresh…

Microsoft Forms: Getting Started

Date:
Wednesday, March 25th
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Microsoft Forms is a quick, easy, mobile-friendly way to create sign-up forms, polls, and surveys. As part of Office 365, it is open to faculty, staff, and students. This one-hour workshop will get you started using forms, show you how to design questionnaires, export data, and use this powerful tool as a real-time way to poll an audience.

OneDrive: Getting Started

Date:
Wednesday, March 25th
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Take your projects on the go using Microsoft Office apps for iOS, Android, and Windows mobile devices through OneDrive, Microsoft’s cloud-based storage, free for members of the campus community. Learn how to share documents through OneDrive and discuss how to use this service within the boundaries of Illinois State data security policies and FERPA. Bring your smartphone or tablet with you to get the most out of this workshop.

Illustrator: Making a Flyer

Date:
Thursday, March 26th
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Adobe’s vector graphics editor is a companion to Photoshop. In this workshop, you’ll learn basic features by creating a flyer for an event. Learn how to manipulate text and images to create stunning handouts or posters for print or digital distribution. Registration is required.

OneNote: Introduction

Date:
Thursday, March 26th
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Transform how you take and share notes with Microsoft OneNote. Unlike a word processor, OneNote allows you to easily include images, videos, and audio clips anywhere on the page. Organize information into virtual notebooks that can be shared across all your devices and with others. This workshop shows you the basic features of OneNote, how to navigate the interface, and how to synchronize OneNote across mobile devices.

InDesign: Introduction

Date:
Tuesday, March 31st
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Get an introduction to this page layout editor, including a tour of basic tools. Learn to place and move graphics and text to create an aesthetically pleasing format for printing.

April 2020

ReggieNet: Instructional Clinic

Date:
Wednesday, April 1st
Time:
9:00 am - 11:00 am

Discover the many teaching strategies available through ReggieNet, Illinois State University’s customized learning management system. This special clinic is designed for maximum flexibility—you drive the discussion and pick the topics you wish to explore. CTLT’s staff of instructional experts will then guide you with hands-on opportunities and plenty of examples. Topics include but are not limited to: communication through ReggieNet (the Email, Messages, and Announcements tools), fostering discussions through the Forums tool, using the Lessons tool, the Assignments and Tests…

Provide Meaningful Feedback to International Student Writers

Date:
Friday, April 3rd
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Explore how to effectively work with the multilingual writers found in diverse college classrooms. In this workshop, we will discuss optimal ways to respond to second language writers in order to help international students to gain skills to succeed in the United States. Participants will also leave the workshop with ideas and resources for meaningful writing tasks and effective feedback strategies that they can develop and implement in their classrooms. Registration is required. This workshop falls under the AAC&U High-Impact…

Creating Classroom Culture for International Students’ Success

Date:
Friday, April 10th
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Creating an open, respectful community is key to helping all students, especially international students, experience deep, powerful learning. In this workshop, you’ll discuss many of the issues international students face in the classroom. Learn to facilitate the development of both student to student and student to teacher relationships. You’ll leave this workshop understanding how to negotiate power and distance in relationships to create a truly effective learning environment. Registration is required. This workshop falls under the AAC&U High-Impact Educational Practice of Diversity/Global Learning.

SoftChalk Create

Date:
Wednesday, April 15th
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Looking for a creative, new way to engage students? SoftChalk can help! This program lets you easily create engaging, interactive web lessons. You will learn to create interactive learning games such as customizable flashcards, image labeling, matching games, crosswords and more. SoftChalk Lessons are easily imported into ReggieNet.

ReggieNet: Instructional Clinic

Date:
Thursday, April 16th
Time:
9:00 am - 11:00 am

Discover the many teaching strategies available through ReggieNet, Illinois State University’s customized learning management system. This special clinic is designed for maximum flexibility—you drive the discussion and pick the topics you wish to explore. CTLT’s staff of instructional experts will then guide you with hands-on opportunities and plenty of examples. Topics include but are not limited to: communication through ReggieNet (the Email, Messages, and Announcements tools), fostering discussions through the Forums tool, using the Lessons tool, the Assignments and Tests…

About.IllinoisState Websites for Faculty and Staff

Date:
Thursday, April 16th
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Showcase your teaching, research, and service using the newly updated About.IllinoisState customized web pages. No additional software is required. This workshop is open to faculty and staff only. Registration is required.

ReggieNet: Gradebook Clinic

Date:
Monday, April 20th
Time:
9:00 am - 10:00 am

This special, one-hour workshop prepares you to use the Gradebook tool in ReggieNet, Illinois State’s customized learning management system. Get hands-on experience creating gradebook entries, working with categories, and learn how to prepare your Gradebook for final grade submission at the end of the semester. You’ll leave prepared to use the Gradebook on your first day of classes. No stipend is offered for this workshop. Registration is required.

ReggieNet: Rubrics

Date:
Tuesday, April 21st
Time:
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Rubrics, a long-requested feature in ReggieNet, are finally here! This workshop will introduce you to this new tool, show you how to construct rubrics and associate them with assignments, tests and quizzes, and more. You’ll also see how students can view rubric-based feedback. Registration is required.

Formstack for Beginners

Date:
Thursday, April 23rd
Time:
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Discover how to build and update forms using Formstack, Illinois State’s primary, non-research form creation tool. You will learn how to download forms submissions data and set up notifications. Completing this training is a prerequisite for using Formstack. Registration is required.

OUCampus

Date:
Thursday, April 23rd
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn how to update your unit’s website using OUCampus, Illinois State’s primary content management system. You will be given access to your website(s) and trained to add, edit, and publish content, including links and PDFs. You’ll also learn how to request more complex website updates from the WEB staff, such as photo and layout changes. Registration is required.

Screencast-O-Matic Pro

Date:
Thursday, April 23rd
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Screencast-O-Matic is inexpensive, web-based software that allows you to record and narrate videos from your desktop. This workshop explores how to use this service to create material for a flipped, blended, or online course.

ReggieNet: Instructional Clinic

Date:
Tuesday, April 28th
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Discover the many teaching strategies available through ReggieNet, Illinois State University’s customized learning management system. This special clinic is designed for maximum flexibility—you drive the discussion and pick the topics you wish to explore. CTLT’s staff of instructional experts will then guide you with hands-on opportunities and plenty of examples. Topics include but are not limited to: communication through ReggieNet (the Email, Messages, and Announcements tools), fostering discussions through the Forums tool, using the Lessons tool, the Assignments and Tests…