2023-24 Faculty Centered Events

All sessions are Friday from 12 - 1 pm

Spring 2023 Faculty Centered Events

All sessions are Friday from 12 - 1 pm

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ION offers several professional certificates for educators facilitated by experienced practitioners in the field.

Spring Meetup Opportunities

Faculty Summer Institute (FSI)

May 23-24, Faculty Summer Institute, IHotel and Conference Center, Champaign - We will develop some plans to connect for everyone that can come to FSI this year.

ChatGPT Discussions

You are all invited to join us at UIS for a series on ChatGPT. All sessions will be on Thursdays at 1 pm. All sessions will use the same Zoom link.

UIS Information on ChatGPT and AI Tools

  • January 19 Let's Explore ChatGPT Recording
  • February 2 How do we talk to our students about ChatGPT?
  • February 9 Open discussion on ChatGPT - come to share or listen
  • February 16 How can ChatGPT be used in my class?
  • February 23 Implications of ChatGPT beyond education
  • March 2 What problems may be created by ChatGPT and can we control or limit them?
  • March 9 GPT's Role as a Search Engine - Join Ray Schroeder was postponed to April 6.
  • March 23 AI Uses for Marketing - Join Cameron Ireland, Coordinator of Marketing and Graphic Design for CETL, IECC
  • March 27 - 11 am (note the different time and date) - Architecture, Applications, and Opportunities - Join Yanhui Guo, Xiaoqing Li and Liang Kong from UIS
  • April 6 GPT's Role as a Search Engine - Join Ray Schroeder as we explore other uses for novel Artificial Intelligence Systems - Postponed - we will let you know when it has been rescheduled

Past Sessions

Previous Spring 2023 Sessions

Field Trip to Richland Community College


March 22, 10AM - 2PM CST - SAVE THE DATE
As mentioned on a few of our previous calls, visiting other colleges and Centers for Teaching and Learning can be of great value, and Teena and Kona at RCC in Decatur, IL will host a tour of their amazing facilities on March 22. RSVP to Teena Zindel-McWilliams tzindel@richland.edu if you plan to attend.  We will continue with these visits in the summer with another field trip to Illinois Central College - more details to follow soon.


Fall 2022 Sessions