Mar 01, 2017

 

Professional Development

D2L BRIGHTSPACE REGIONAL CONFERENCE IN CHAMPAIGN
The D2L regional conference, Brightspace Illinois Connection, will be held from 9 a.m. to 2:20 p.m. (CST) Friday, April 7, at Parkland College in Champaign. Brightspace Illinois Connection is your opportunity to connect with peers and D2L staff, exchange product feedback, share effective practices, and network with other users. Brightspace Connection will showcase teaching and learning within Brightspace, and sessions will feature topics such as effective practices in instructional design, technology integration and administrative management. This event is sponsored by D2L and attendance is free for EIU faculty and staff. Please go here to register. Questions? Contact Julie Lockett at jalockett@eiu.edu.

JULIE A. LOCKETT, Director, Center for Online Learning
Posted: Feb 28, 2017


WHAM KEYNOTE SPEAKER OFFERS FACULTY WORKSHOP
WHAM keynote speaker, Carmen Kynard, will offer a faculty workshop at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 8, in Doudna 2040. She will share her expertise in Writing, Race and the College Classroom in a hands-on workshop.

Please go here to register for the workshop.

Go here to see more information about Kynard and her work.

Women Studies (WST) is co-sponsoring this workshop with Faculty Development and Making Excellence Inclusive (MEI). For more information, contact Jeannie Ludlow at jludlow@eiu.edu.

CATHERINE POLYDORE, Counseling and Student Development
Posted: Feb 28, 2017


FY18 REDDEN GRANT APPLICATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED
The EIU Foundation is accepting applications for instructional development grants from the Redden Fund for the Improvement of Undergraduate Instruction. Awards are limited to a maximum of $1,500. Applications are available online here (EIU Foundation website). Applications can be found under the "News and Information" section.

Faculty may apply for more than one Redden Grant. A hard copy of the completed application must be submitted to department chairs by May 12, 2017. If you have questions or concerns, please contact April Marchuk at 581-7380 or at amarchuk@eiu.edu.

NANCY R ZYTKA, EIU Foundation
Posted: Feb 21, 2017


CALL FOR STUDY ABROAD PROGRAM PROPOSALS
The Office of Study Abroad has opened its annual call for faculty-led program proposals. Any faculty member interested in developing and leading a program during calendar year 2018 (spring break, summer, other) is welcome to submit a proposal here. The deadline for submission is March 31, 2017. Questions can be directed to Kurt Olausen at krolausen@eiu.edu, or 581-3390.

KURT R. OLAUSEN, Office of Study Abroad
Posted: Jan 17, 2017





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