Illinois Online Network – Your Online Teaching Faculty Training Service

  • Scott B. Johnson, UA – University Academic Programs and Services

Discover the Illinois Online Network Master Online Teacher certificate in this session. The MOT is a non-credit certificate comprising six eight-week courses. Courses needed to complete the MOT are offered every term: January, March, June, August, and October. Many more courses run once or twice yearly as electives and supplements.

Use: Online Use, Combination Use | Experience Level: Beginner, Intermediate

Librarians & Instructors: Collaborating in Blackboard for Student Success

  • Annie Armstrong, UIC Library
  • Cathy Lantz, UIC Library
  • Rebecca Raszewski, Library of the Health Sciences Chicago
  • Michael Wawzenek, UIC Library

Today’s students often arrive at college lacking an awareness of research tools and resources appropriate for conducting academic research. This poster will demonstrate several  options for incorporating library and research support into Blackboard course sites, from linking to relevant research tools and tutorials to adding librarians as course builders to facillitate greater communication between students and subject librarians.

Use: Online Use | Experience Level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Using a web-based student response tool to engage students

  • Valerie S. Prater, Biomedical & Health Information Sciences, College of Applied Health Sciences

Presenter will share experience using the Poll Everywhere web-based student response application to promote active learning through student engagement and to encourage student reflection on course material. Examples from classroom-based (blended) and online courses at undergraduate and post-baccalaureate levels included. Literature references provided. Participants invited to use mobile phones to respond to a poll during the poster session.

Use: In Class Use, Online Use, Combination Use | Experience Level: Beginner, Intermediate