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A podcast exploring topics about teaching and professional development for faculty members and instructors at Illinois State University. The show is produced by the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Technology. Find out more at CTLT.IllinoisState.edu.

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A podcast exploring topics about teaching and professional development for faculty members and instructors at Illinois State University. The show is produced by the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Technology. Find out more at CTLT.IllinoisState.edu.

    Ep. 060: Instructional Design for Future Faculty

    Ep. 060: Instructional Design for Future Faculty

    Dr. Julie-Ann McFann returns to our podcast, this time to discuss a special summer-long professional development opportunity for Illinois State graduate students. Learn how Instructional Design for Future Faculty helps to prepare the next generation of university level instructors by exploring course design, teaching portfolios, and more.

    • 12 min
    Ep. 059: Keep Calm and Carry Online

    Ep. 059: Keep Calm and Carry Online

    It's week one of completely online teaching at Illinois State University in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Claire and Jim reflect on this extraordinary shift in teaching and learning. They discuss how the new reality has forced us all to be "life-long learners" and how to carry on that example to our students. Plus, they briefly rundown the extensive support available to faculty and students at Illinois State.

    • 16 min
    Ep. 058: Conferencing with Confidence

    Ep. 058: Conferencing with Confidence

    Conferences can be an important part of one's growth as a college teacher... or even as a professional developer. Conferences can also be expensive. How do you get the most developmental bang for your buck? In this episode, Claire and Jim brainstorm ways to optimize the conference experience (in Jim's case, it's actually going). Claire shares how she plans ahead for big gatherings. Plus, learn Claire's evil plan to put Jim off his diet on their next trip to Atlanta.

    • 16 min
    Ep. 057: The Importance of Midterm Grades

    Ep. 057: The Importance of Midterm Grades

    Reporting midterm grades may seem like just more paperwork, but it can be vital to our students' success. In this brief episode, Claire and Jim unpack the uncertainty students sometimes have about their grades and kick around some strategies for giving meaningful feedback… even when you haven't accumulated many points yet in the semester.

    • 14 min
    Ep. 056: Let's Talk... Moving

    Ep. 056: Let's Talk... Moving

    We take a break from teaching tips and expert advice to talk about the next big change coming to the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Technology. Find out what our move to Williams Hall... and, eventually, to destinations beyond... means for Illinois State instructors.

    • 8 min
    Ep. 055: New Student Technology Training

    Ep. 055: New Student Technology Training

    We're excited to be joined by Stacy Ramsey, Associate Director for Enrollment Management at Illinois State, about a new program to help ease students into the their complex digital life on campus.

    • 13 min

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Highly recommend to teachers of any age

While this podcast is designed for university faculty, I often recommend this to many of my PreK-12 grade peers. Good teaching has many of the same elements regardless of age. I find their episodes to be a mixture of reminding me of best practices, new content and resources.

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