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Faculty Workshops

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.

Please review the catelogue of our workshop videos on Media Space Illinois


Spring 2017 Schedule

(All will take place from 12 - 1pm in room 304 of the English Building)

Friday, February 3rd

Friday, March 3rd
Friday, April 7th
Student Reflections Panel
Friday, May 5th
Student Assesmentsments with Open-Ended Questions


Video Games in the Classroom

Friday, February 3rd 12 - 1pm, 304 English Building

Facilitator: Jodi Byrd


It is often difficult to integrate new technologies into the classroom, especially one that is generally considered entertainment. Professor Jodi Byrd (with a link to your bio) will discuss the challenges and benefits of using video game technology in the classroom. Whether you have no experience, or have implemented video games in a classroom setting, join the conversation.


Student Assessments with Closed-Ended Questions

Friday, March 3rd 12 - 1-pm, 304 English Building

Facilitators: TBD