All workshops are open to any faculty member, of any rank, and teaching assistants. Lunch is usually provided. We are always looking for feedback and suggestions for new workshops, so please contact us with any ideas you may have.
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Spring 2018 Schedule
Friday, February 2nd
|Friday, March 2nd
Thursday - Saturday, April 5th - 7th
|Friday, April 13th|
|Friday, May 4th
Friday, February 2nd, 12-1pm (#3057 Lincoln Hall)
Facilitator: Dan Steward
An interactive workshop during which participants determine their own teaching styles using various questionnaires and other tools. BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) as some of these tools are online.
Facilitators: Ava Wolf, Judith Pintar
Ava Wolf and Judith Pintar will be our "guides on the side" as we explore the teaching and learning opportunities in iFLEX classrooms. Participants will engage in various small group activities so that we actually experience the Illinois Flexible Learning Experience, and we will learn about the experiences of Dr. Pintar's students with iFLEX. #182 Armory offers both analog and digital technology: Participants are encouraged to "BYOD" (Bring Your Own Device) so that you can play with the display technology in the room.
Thursday, April 5, through Saturday, April 7 (Armory)
The Playful by Design group is organizing a Symposium in April to explore and celebrate games, gaming, and the importance of play in education. All are welcome. The LAS Teaching Academy is looking for interested teachers (both faculty and graduate students) to share experiences with games in the classroom (or online) in a roundtable presentation. Please contact Dan Steward if you are interested.
Friday, April 13th, 12-1pm (English Building Atrium)
Facilitator: Dan Steward
We will gather for reflection and discussion about experiences at the Playful by Design Symposium, and consider various ways to incorporate games and play into our courses and curriculum.
Friday, May 4th, 12-1pm (#182 Armory)
Facilitator: Jim Wentworth and Jamie Nelson
Jim Wentworth and Jamie Nelson (CITL) will give us an overview of the spaces and equipment available for working with virtual reality (VR) technologies here at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Several of our faculty colleagues will then share their VR content, ideas and experiences. Rosalba Hernandez (from the School of Social Work) will discuss "The Hope of VR Technology: Testing a Well-being Intervention in Hemodialysis Patients." Cory Pettijohn and Max Christie (from the Department of Geology and School of Earth, Society & Environment) will share virtual field trips to some national parks, ocean dives, and other panoramic experiences.
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