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Illinois State University
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Faculty Prep Week • August 14 -18, 2017

Stop by our offices and let us help you prepare for the Fall 2017 semester, including help with the new Gradebook in ReggieNet. Our specialists will be on hand for walk-in workshops and one-on-one consultations (by appointment), all designed to get you ready to teach! We offer:

Parking is limited around our building, so please consider walking. We recommend that you plan to arrive a few minutes early.

ReggieNet Logo Support

ReggieNet: Gradebook Clinic

  • Monday, August 14 • 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • Tuesday, August 15 • 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
  • Wednesday, August 16 • 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Thursday, August 17 • 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Friday, August 18 • 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Students and instructors will use a new Gradebook in ReggieNet starting in the fall of 2017. This tool offers new features and a new, more “spreadsheet-like” experience for instructors. Join us for this one-hour workshop, where you’ll learn the ins and outs of this updated resource through hands-on experience. You’ll leave prepared to use the new Gradebook on your first day of classes. These special Faculty Prep Week sessions do not require registration. Simply walk in, sit down at a computer, and start learning! We recommend that you plan to arrive a few minutes early. Parking is limited around our building, so please consider walking.

If you are brand-new to using ReggieNet, consider attending one of the “Getting Started with ReggieNet workshops” instead (which will include a look at the new Gradebook tool).

Getting Started with ReggieNet

  • Tuesday, August 15 • 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Wednesday, August 16 • 10 a.m. to noon
  • Thursday, August 17 • 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • Friday, August 18 • noon to 2 p.m.

This brief workshop shows you all the basics of ReggieNet. Learn how to upload your syllabus and other course materials, set-up emails, and create assignments. Get a quick tour of the online grade book function. These special Faculty Prep Week sessions do not require registration. Simply walk in, sit down at a computer, and start learning! We recommend that you plan to arrive a few minutes early. Parking is limited around our building, so please consider walking.

ReggieNet Consultations, Phone & Email Support

Get face-to-face, hands-on advice from one of our ReggieNet faculty support specialists. Call (309) 438-2542 to schedule a one-on-one appointment. Our support staff also provides assistance by phone and email. Call (309) 438-2542 or email CTLT@ilstu.edu.

Clickers Logo Support

Clickers: Introduction

  • Tuesday, August 15 • 9 a.m. to noon
  • Wednesday, August 16 • 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Thursday, August 17 • 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Clickers are audience response devices which allow instructors to poll a face-to-face class in real time, displaying the results, and engaging students in their learning. Responses can be recorded and incorporated into grades in ReggieNet. You will explore the latest, cloud-based polling system from TurningPoint, the official vendor for campus. These special Faculty Prep Week sessions do not require registration. Simply walk in, sit down at a computer, and start learning! We recommend that you plan to arrive a few minutes early. Parking is limited around our building, so please consider walking.

Instructional Support*

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Let our staff help you discover what steps you can take to improve your teaching. During Faculty Prep Week, our coordinators can help you polish your syllabus, refocus your teaching methods, and evaluate your test design. You can email our coordinators with short questions, or you (or your department) might consider one of the following:

  • Consultation Hours: Individual faculty members and instructors can request consultations with one of our consultants. Topics include: instructional design and strategies, diversity, assessment, group work, student writing and in-class presentation. Call (309) 438-2542 to schedule an appointment.

  • Workshop by Request: Need a customized workshop on a particular topic? Departments can request training sessions tailored to its needs. To see a list of potential workshops, or make a request for a workshop, visit our Workshops by Request page.


*Please note: Availability for instructional support will be limited on Monday, August 14th. Many members of our team will be at the New Faculty Orientation


If you need a special accommodation to fully participate in a CTLT event or service, please contact our front desk at (309) 438-2542.

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