Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning (CITL)

**NEW - ONLINE** Leveraging Engagement Strategies and Social Interaction to Foster Community

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Have you experienced challenges with minimal participation in your class discussions, students doing the...

6/16, 12 PM
Virtual Event
**ONLINE** Improving Student Engagement with Blackboard

Wednesday, June 23, 2021 from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM Discover how utilizing tools within Blackboard Learn Ultra can encourage meaningful engagement among...

6/23, 9 AM
Virtual Event
**NEW - ONLINE** Re-energize Your Teaching: Encouraging Active Learning and Using Creative Assessments

Wednesday, June 23, 2021 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM In this open discussion forum, participants should come prepared to share their challenges and their...

6/23, 12 PM
Virtual Event
**NEW - ONLINE** Best Practices for Creating, Sharing and Storing Multimedia

Wednesday, June 30, 2021 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Join us for an engaging discussion on best practices for creating, sharing and storing media content. In...

6/30, 12 PM
Virtual Event
**NEW - ONLINE** Connecting Faculty and Students with Teaching and Learning Support

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM NIU has a variety of support offices that can assist faculty with teaching and technical needs. Join our...

7/14, 1 PM
Virtual Event
**NEW - ONLINE** Strategies for Rejuvenating Yourself and Your Teaching

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Stop, breathe and tell yourself, “I can do this.” As we look towards the fall, CITL and the Employee...

7/21, 10 AM
Virtual Event
**NEW - ONLINE** Aligning Academic Technologies with Your Learning Objectives

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Innovative technology can boost participation, connectedness, and help learner achieve your course goals....

7/28, 1 PM
Virtual Event
Fall 2021 Teaching Effectiveness Institute - Small Teaching with James Lang

Friday, August 13, 2021 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM While large and complex teaching innovations can be exciting and effective, research from the learning...

Fall 2021 Teaching Effectiveness Institute - Teaching Distracted Learners with James Lang

Friday, August 13, 2021 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM We frequently express concerns about the distractibility of our students, but our real focus should be on...