Category Archives: ATS News

CL Cole – Innovative Teaching With Technology Faculty Partner

CL Cole, Professor, Media & Cinema Studies, Gender & Women’s Studies Teaching with Technology Topic: Web Media Creation, Multimedia Best Practices, Student Projects, Back Pocket Media Primary Goal: Integrate new media formats into student presentations by demonstrating best practices for audio and … Continue reading

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Shawna Naidu – Innovative Academic Technology Partner

Shawna Naidu, MCB Honors Coordinator and Academic Advisor, School of Molecular and Cellular Biology Academic Technology Topic: Annotation, Electronic Forms, Tablet Computing Primary Goal: To streamline the process of the Biology Summer Registration Program through the use of PDF annotation of student planning schedules … Continue reading

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Flexible Learning Spaces Seminar – Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 9:45am-3pm

Do you want to make your teaching more active and engaging? Are you interested in how the physical design and setup of a room affects teaching and learning? Would you like to see some next-generation classroom furniture and technology while … Continue reading

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Scholarly Commons Open House – Thursday, October 3rd, 2013, 1-5pm

We love the Scholarly Commons at the University Library!  They are a great resource to faculty and researchers on campus. Several of our own CITES ATS staff regularly present workshops as a part of their Savvy Researcher series. We’ll be at … Continue reading

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eText – a better, accessible, electronic course content delivery platform

Today, September 25, is Inclusive Illinois Day at the University of Illinois. All across campus, faculty, staff and students are celebrating the University’s commitment to diversity, accessibility and inclusivity. At CITES, making our services accessible to everyone is not just … Continue reading

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Teaching with Technology Brown Bag Series Begins September 25

The Teaching with Technology Brown Bag Series has a long and excellent history of featuring award-winning faculty from across the disciplines discussing how they are successfully integrating technology with their courses and teaching strategies. Sponsored by The Center for Innovation … Continue reading

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Planned Outage for Illinois Compass 2g

Dear Compass 2g Users, We want to inform you that the Compass 2g service ( is going to be unavailable to all users including students from 5 AM to 9 AM on Friday, September 13. During this maintenance period, CITES … Continue reading

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Welcome Back Tech

Welcome to new instructors, staff, and students, and welcome back to all familiar faces! It’s that time again–to buy school supplies, and procrastinate on writing (and grading) papers, and, of course, to go to class. While we all settle into … Continue reading

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Inline Grading for Assignments Now Available in Illinois Compass 2g

On June 19, 2013, the inline grading function was added to Illinois Compass 2g. This function allows an instructor to grade directly within the Grade Center rather than needing to download assignments, grade or add comments, and then upload them … Continue reading

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Smarter Building Technology Symposium – 4.24.13

Are you interested in integrating AV and IT? Do you have a commitment to sustainable technology? Do you think analytics are the coolest thing since David Tennant’s Doctor? If you answered “YES!” to any of the above, then the Smarter … Continue reading

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