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EIU Faculty Development and Innovation Center

Upcoming Workshops

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Pre-Fall Faculty Forum: August 10-12, 2021

The Faculty Development and Innovation Center is pleased to host the Pre-Fall Faculty Forum, 2021! These sessions are intended to spark course planning and design for the start of the academic year and will feature sessions on:

  • Student engagement and motivation techniques
  • New features for D2L
  • Welcoming students to your online environment
  • Classroom instructional technology tutorials
  • Assessment strategies

Dr. Michael Gillespie, Director of the FDIC will also host a Welcome Back Faculty Forum on Tuesday August 10 from 12 noon to 3pm at the Campus Pond Pavilion to help faculty reconnect after a period of dislocation, to discuss fall classroom guidance and the UPI/VPAA Memorandum of Understanding, and other interesting and innovative plans from your Faculty Development and Innovation Center.

Open Enrollment, Self-Select Meeting Time

Webinar:  Zoom Your Way

Facilitator: Julie Lockett
Location: Online (Zoom)

Want to know more about conducting Zoom meetings and using Zoom features? What about integrating Zoom in D2L for class meetings? Zoom Your Way is a one-on-one training session for EIU faculty and staff. The session is customized to meet your needs. You schedule the Zoom Your Way session at a time convenient for you. You select the Zoom topics you want to learn more about. After registration, you will receive an email with a link to schedule your session. You must use that link to schedule a meeting time convenient for you.

Topics include:

  • Scheduling Zoom meetings
  • Customizing the Zoom settings in your EIU Zoom account
  • Hosting a Zoom meeting (includes audio, video, participants, and chat)
  • Screen Sharing and Annotations (includes the whiteboard, sharing a PowerPoint and other screen sharing options)
  • Polling
  • Breakout Rooms
  • Recording options
  • Integrating Zoom in D2L
  • Attendance reports for Zoom meetings

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Contact Information

Dr. Michael Gillespie, Director, FDIC

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Julie Lockett, Director of Learning Innovation

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Dr. Lu Ding,
Instructional Designer

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Faculty Development and Innovation Center

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