Category Archives: ATS News

Using a wiki to make group work easier

When you think “wiki” do you automatically think “Wikipedia”?  It wouldn’t be surprising, but the wiki technology has many uses besides the free online encyclopedia.  Wikis can assist with collaborative work in the classroom in a number of ways.  This … Continue reading

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Smithsonian 3D Modeling/Imaging Webcast

Smithsonian X 3D, an event showcasing how 3D scanning and image-based modeling technologies will transform the work of the Smithsonian and research institutions worldwide, will be webcast live at the Media Commons (top floor of the Undergraduate Library). Please join … Continue reading

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Announcing the Illinois Emerging Tech Report

Inspired by the annual Horizon Report, the Illinois Emerging Tech Report collects examples of local emerging technologies on the Illinois campus and reports on them every spring semester.  As we develop our first-ever Report, we will be seeking input from … Continue reading

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John Toenjes – Innovative Teaching With Technology Faculty Partner

John Toenjes, Associate Professor, Music Director, Dance Teaching with Technology Topic: Tablet Computing Primary Goal: To use tablet technologies in the service of creating new forms of performance expression. Synopsis: Dance 362, Dance Technology, offered in Spring 2013, invited students … Continue reading

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The Content Collection in an Illinois Compass 2g course space You can find the word “content” three or four places in a course space. This article aims to help you understand how the content collection works, the differences between the … Continue reading

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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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