Entries from Library Learning tagged with 'Event'

Microlecture Workshop

Haven’t heard about the microlecture? The term is becoming quite popular among educators, especially those in large lecture classes. Essentially, what it boils down to is a video clip, about a minute or two in length, in which the instructor...

Help for Super-Sized Classes

It’s daunting enough to be in front of a classroom on some days, and even worse to be in one where you aren’t sure your voice will carry to the back row. The CITES Academic Technology Services and the Center...

Teaching Toss - Assessment

Our next Teaching Toss is this Thursday, May 21, 12-1, in Library 428 on the topic of assessment. Susan Avery will facilitate the discussion based on her experiences as a participants in the Institute for Information Literacy Assessment Immersion program....

Rudy Leon - FSI Session: Social Bookmarking & RSS for Teaching and Research

Each year the University of Illinois hosts the Faculty Summer Institute (FSI) a week-long workshop for faculty, administrators, and others around the state "involved in the application of Web-based technologies to the teaching and learning process and in the planning,...

Workshop on Assignments

Assignments and Exams that Promote Curiosity and Learning Monday, April 13, 3:00-4:30 (LIS 131) Assignments and exams are a necessary part of education that we have come to take for granted, largely because they provide the basis for a student's...

Workshop on How Students Learn

How Students Learn: Implications for Advising and Reference Thursday, April 9, 3:00-4:30 (LIS 131) Research in the fields of education, neurobiology and psychology informs our understanding of how students learn. Yet there is a gap between what we know about...

Teaching Toss

The User Education Committee invites you to our first of what are planned to be twice/semester gatherings: The Teaching Toss. We'll meet in Library 428 on November 18, 12n-1p. Our theme this time is active learning. And, what is The...

Teaching & Learning with Technology Open House

I'm very excited to be working on the campus Teaching & Learning with Technology Open House. Over a year ago, Leslie Hammersmith in CITES Educational Technologies and I were brainstorming ways to communicate with faculty the range of services and...