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EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative Annual Conference Virtual Meeting

Center for Innovation In Teaching and Learning (CITL) and Campus Information Technologies and Educational Services (CITES) invite our colleagues to attend the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative Annual Conference Virtual Meeting: EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative Annual Conference Virtual Meeting DATE: February 9-11, 2015 … Continue reading

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Teaching Wirelessly with Tablets

Jamie Nelson, CITES Academic Technology Services Spring 2015 Michael Koerner: “Teaching wirelessly with a tablet is for me!” Introduction: Technology in the classroom is nothing new. A good #2 pencil and a decent notebook always have been, and remain, excellent technologies. … Continue reading

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Announcing the Illinois Emerging Tech Report

Introducing the Illinois Emerging Tech Report Inspired by the annual Horizon Report published by the New Media Consortium and EDUCAUSE, the Illinois Emerging Tech Report collects examples of emerging technologies in use on the Champaign-Urbana campus, with an emphasis on … Continue reading

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Illinois Emerging Technology Report – Sample

The Illinois Emerging Technology Report is now available in eText format. It’s a free download to all University of Illinois Faculty, Staff, and Students! To get yours, go to: http://go.illinois.edu/ietr Upon successful transaction (again, it’s free), your access to the … Continue reading

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Bb Grader App Now Available

CITES Academic Technology Services announces the release of a Grader App for Illinois Compass 2g. The “Bb (Blackboard) Grader App” provides instructors and those with grader privileges with a mobile solution for reviewing, providing feedback, and grading students’ Illinois Compass 2g Assignments. … Continue reading

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EDUCAUSE Learning Institute (ELI) Fall 2014 Focus Session

Re-Imagining Learning Spaces: Design, Technology, and Assessment When: October 28 and 29, 11 AM – 2:30 PM (Central Time) Where: 2405 Siebel Center Please RSVP by visiting:  https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/7566590 We plan to offer light refreshments. Description Join us to exchange ideas … Continue reading

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Using a Wiki to make Group Work Easier (New, Improved “No Markup” Edition)

I have some exceptionally good news: the CITES Wiki service received a major upgrade this semester (Fall 2014). One big change was that Wiki Markup has been done away with. * This old posting has been updated, to show how … Continue reading

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Blackboard Mobile App for Illinois Compass 2g

We would like to take the opportunity to remind you of the availability of the Blackboard Mobile Learn app. This app is a free download for faculty, students, and staff for use with Illinois Compass 2g.  All users of the Illinois … Continue reading

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Controlling the layout of pages on the new, improved CITES Wiki

Big news! In August, CITES rolled out a new version of our campus wiki service. Some things have changed, some things are easier. This is a quick (surprisingly simple) primer on how to take charge of the layout of your … Continue reading

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Flipping the Classroom with Roger Freedman

Join us for a presentation on “Flipping the Classroom” with Roger Freedman! What: “Flipping the Classroom (and what to do in the classroom once you’ve flipped)” Who: Roger A. Freedman, Lecturer in Physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara. … Continue reading

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