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Thursday, August 4th

ReggieNet: Getting Started

Date:
Thursday, August 4th
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

New to teaching at Illinois State? Or need a refresher on ReggieNet? This workshop packs a lot in just two hours: Learn how to upload your syllabus and other course materials, set-up emails, and create assignments. Get a quick tour of the online grade book function.  Registration is required.

Tuesday, August 9th

New Faculty Milner Library Orientation

Date:
Tuesday, August 9th
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Milner Library orientation is divided into two parts. The first part is an asynchronous online introduction that covers the basics of Milner Library such as general floor layout, navigating the library’s website, your library specific accounts, and an overview of databases. The second part an in-person session focused on your teaching and research needs.…

New Faculty Technology Orientation

Date:
Tuesday, August 9th
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

This event, hosted by the Center for Integrated Professional Development, is designed to help you learn the ins and outs of university-specific technologies. The orientation will cover various technology-related topics, including My Illinois State, ULID activation, the learning management system, ReggieNet, and information about personal server space. Bring your questions and your 9-digit University ID…

Thursday, August 11th

Omni CMS (OU Campus)

Date:
Thursday, August 11th
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Learn how to use OU Campus, Illinois State's primary content management system for department and college websites. This training covers all the basic vocabulary of websites and goes over how to edit and publish content. You'll also learn how to request more complex website updates from the WEB staff, such as layout changes, adding pages,…

Monday, August 15th

ReggieNet: Getting Started

Date:
Monday, August 15th
Time:
9:00 am - 11:00 am

New to teaching at Illinois State? Or need a refresher on ReggieNet? This workshop packs a lot in just two hours: Learn how to upload your syllabus and other course materials, set-up emails, and create assignments. Get a quick tour of the online grade book function.  Registration is required.

Nearpod

Date:
Monday, August 15th
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Get started using Nearpod, an interactive tool replacing classroom clickers at Illinois State. This one-hour workshop will give you a tour of the tool's basic features. It allows you to empower students, track attendance, distribute learning resources, and check the pulse of your class with ongoing formative assessments in many learning scenarios. Registration is required.

Welcome to ISU

Date:
Monday, August 15th
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Illinois State University’s New Faculty Orientation is designed to acquaint new faculty with the campus’ mission of creating an equitable and inclusive learning environment where faculty and students are successful. The afternoon will begin with a welcome from Provost Aondover Tarhule. Staff from the Center for Integrated Professional Development will facilitate an introduction to teaching…

Tuesday, August 16th

ReggieNet: Gradebook

Date:
Tuesday, August 16th
Time:
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Get a hands-on tour of the ReggieNet Gradebook tool. Learn how to create items within the Gradebook or add them from other ReggieNet tools. You’ll tackle basic features like setting up grade categories, working with weighted categories, reordering your gradebook items, and viewing grading statistics. Registration is required.

New Faculty Technology Orientation

Date:
Tuesday, August 16th
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This event, hosted by the Center for Integrated Professional Development, is designed to help you learn the ins and outs of university-specific technologies. The orientation will cover various technology-related topics, including My Illinois State, ULID activation, the learning management system, ReggieNet, and information about personal server space. Bring your questions and your 9-digit University ID…

New Faculty Milner Library Orientation

Date:
Tuesday, August 16th
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

The Milner Library orientation is divided into two parts. The first part is an asynchronous online introduction that covers the basics of Milner Library such as general floor layout, navigating the library’s website, your library specific accounts, and an overview of databases. The second part an in-person session focused on your teaching and research needs.…

Wednesday, August 17th

Microsoft Stream

Date:
Wednesday, August 17th
Time:
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Microsoft Stream is a new video hosting service, replacing Office 365 Video. It allows instructors to upload and share video content with their students through ReggieNet, websites, or direct links. Registration is required.

Equity in the College Classroom

Date:
Wednesday, August 17th
Time:
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Inclusive learning and teaching refer to the ways in which pedagogy, curricula, and assessment are designed and delivered to engage students in learning that is meaningful, relevant, and accessible to all. In this session, we will hear from a panel of students and discuss how we can integrate practices into our teaching so that students…

Getting Started with Your Research at ISU

Date:
Wednesday, August 17th
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Faculty who started at ISU between fall 2019 and fall 2022 are invited to join this informational session about research. This interactive workshop will be led by Craig McLauchlan, Associate Vice President for Research, along with Jason Wagoner, Senior Director of Research and Sponsored Programs. You will have the opportunity to discuss what makes a…

Thursday, August 18th

Getting to Know Digital Accessibility

Date:
Thursday, August 18th
Time:
9:00 am - 10:00 am

This session will provide participants with vital institutional knowledge related to supporting students with disabilities in higher education using accessible course content. The presenters will help the participants develop an understanding of what accessible content entails. Registration is required.

You Can Work at ISU: A Student Hiring Event

Date:
Thursday, August 18th
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Students learn about and apply for part-time positions available at Illinois State University.

ReggieNet: Getting Started

Date:
Thursday, August 18th
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

New to teaching at Illinois State? Or need a refresher on ReggieNet? This workshop packs a lot in just two hours: Learn how to upload your syllabus and other course materials, set-up emails, and create assignments. Get a quick tour of the online grade book function.  Registration is required.

Padlet: Introduction

Date:
Thursday, August 18th
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Padlet is a web-based program that allows you to organize content for viewing in multiple layouts, including website, bulletin board, blog, or portfolio. In this one-hour introduction, you’ll learn how to setup these interactive digital spaces to increase engagement with your students. You’ll also learn how to request access to Illinois State’s fully licensed version…

Teaching with Adobe

Date:
Thursday, August 18th
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Adobe Creative Cloud is available to all Illinois State University students, faculty, and staff, and contains powerful tools that can be integrated into your courses. This special short course will introduce you to several tools, included within the Creative Cloud, such Express, Portfolio, and Rush, and you’ll explore which ones fit your teaching needs. This…

Friday, August 19th

Teaching with Zoom

Date:
Friday, August 19th
Time:
9:00 am - 10:30 am

Facilitate learning using Zoom, the University’s online conferencing platform. Learn how to set up virtual meetings, and explore useful tools like polls, break-out rooms, and new features like whiteboards and apps. You’ll learn about recommended practices to ensure a safe and productive synchronous learning environment and discuss ways to mitigate equity issues for students with…

Microsoft Stream

Date:
Friday, August 19th
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Microsoft Stream is a new video hosting service, replacing Office 365 Video. It allows instructors to upload and share video content with their students through ReggieNet, websites, or direct links. Registration is required.

ReggieNet: Gradebook

Date:
Friday, August 19th
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Get a hands-on tour of the ReggieNet Gradebook tool. Learn how to create items within the Gradebook or add them from other ReggieNet tools. You’ll tackle basic features like setting up grade categories, working with weighted categories, reordering your gradebook items, and viewing grading statistics. Registration is required.

Thursday, August 25th

Microsoft Stream

Date:
Thursday, August 25th
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Microsoft Stream is a new video hosting service, replacing Office 365 Video. It allows instructors to upload and share video content with their students through ReggieNet, websites, or direct links. Registration is required.

Monday, August 29th

ReggieNet: Assignments

Date:
Monday, August 29th
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Learn how to create, post, review, and grade assignments using the Assignments tool. After this hands-on workshop, you’ll feel confident about the basics and ready to consider more advance types of assignments. Registration is required.

Tuesday, August 30th

Padlet: Introduction

Date:
Tuesday, August 30th
Time:
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Padlet is a web-based program that allows you to organize content for viewing in multiple layouts, including website, bulletin board, blog, or portfolio. In this one-hour introduction, you’ll learn how to setup these interactive digital spaces to increase engagement with your students. You’ll also learn how to request access to Illinois State’s fully licensed version…

ReggieNet: Lessons

Date:
Tuesday, August 30th
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Create engaging online lessons in your course through the Lessons tool. It allows you to arrange different kinds of content items in one place, providing your students with rich learning possibilities. In this hands-on workshop, you’ll learn how to create a basic lesson, incorporating instructional materials, learning activities, and assessments. Registration is required.

Wednesday, August 31st

Nearpod

Date:
Wednesday, August 31st
Time:
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Get started using Nearpod, an interactive tool replacing classroom clickers at Illinois State. This one-hour workshop will give you a tour of the tool's basic features. It allows you to empower students, track attendance, distribute learning resources, and check the pulse of your class with ongoing formative assessments in many learning scenarios. Registration is required.

ReggieNet: Discussions

Date:
Wednesday, August 31st
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Create engaging class discussions. Learn how to automatically create discussion groups. You’ll also survey the different ways to grade discussions, including by topic or message. Registration is required.