Spring 2023 Faculty Centered Events

All sessions are Friday from 12 - 1 pm

ION Professional eLearning Programs
ION offers several professional certificates
for educators facilitated by experienced
practitioners in the field.
Master Online Teacher
Digital Accessibility for Educators
Open Educational Resources for Instruction
Master Online Leader & Administrator

Spring Meetup Opportunities

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.

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 https://uis.zoom.us/j/86464913933

  • 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 as we explore other uses for novel Artificial Intelligence Systems - Postponed - we will let you know when it has been reschduled
  • 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

Past Sessions

Fall 2022 Sessions