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The NIU College of Education’s Summer Literacy Conference will take place from Tuesday, June 14, through Friday, June 17, at NIU-Naperville. “Reading and Writing in the Digital Age” will cover: Teaching reading and writing with digital texts and tools Supporting students’ literacy needs in 1:1 environments Addressing issues of technological equity and diverse learners Registration...
NIU’s College of Education will host “Transforming Learning Space with Low Cost High Impact Instructional Technology” – the 2016 Learn-IT Conference – Saturday, May 7, in the Learning Center of Gabel Hall. The conference will provide in-service teachers from the northern Illinois area P-12 school districts a day full of workshops and training activities to...
A Braille notetaker
All are welcome Thursday, March 26, to join the NIU College of Education for a spring tradition: the Community Learning Series. During this semester’s “Innovation in the Classroom” discussion, a panel of NIU alumni will share their experiences in introducing innovative teaching methods and ideas into their classrooms. Topics include literacy, special education and technology...
Saundra McGuire
Northern Illinois University’s 2013 Teaching Effectiveness Institute will start with the traditional – the first day is devoted to strategies on motivating students and convincing them to focus on learning rather than grades – before racing to modern times with sessions on optimizing the digital classroom. What’s more, the day of digital talk will take...
Logo of SLATE: Supporting Learning and Technology in Education/Celebrating 10 Years: “Build it Better”
NIU will host the 10th annual SLATE Conference Thursday, Oct. 11, and Friday, Oct. 12, at NIU-Naperville. Over the past nine years, more than 2,500 people representing almost 120 unique institutions from the Midwest, across the country and around the world have attended the SLATE Conference. This conference invites all faculty, teaching staff, system administrators,...
Kendall Thu
Northern Illinois University invites the public to an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12, at the newly renovated and high-tech Fay-Cooper Cole Hall. Located in the heart of the NIU campus, the 1960s-era building has been transformed into a modern educational setting that university officials believe will be looked to as...
Cole Hall exterior
With the spring semester beginning today, NIU unveiled a new crown jewel on campus — the renovated and super-high-tech Fay-Cooper Cole Hall. What had been one of the university’s most outdated facilities is now among the most forward-thinking. The 1960s-era building, located at the heart of campus, has been transformed into a collaborative-learning setting that...
Media Services will offer training Monday, Jan. 9, in the audio-visual systems at Cole Hall. Cole 106 SCALE UP classroom: 10 a.m. to noon. Cole 100 auditorium: 1 to 3 p.m. These sessions are open to all faculty and will be conducted by Sound, Inc., the audiovisual subcontractor who built the rooms. NIU Media Services...
Photo of classroom with whiteboard technology
Media Services is offering training on using the audiovisual equipment in Provost-sponsored smart classrooms. Both new and returning instructors should benefit from these brief seminars. The seminars will include information about any recent changes to the equipment in the rooms. Wednesday, Aug. 17, Graham Hall 333, 8 a.m. to noon; DuSable Hall 348, 1 to...
A photographer from the New York Times Magazine came to campus last month to shoot pictures of some of the artifacts found in the NIU College of Education‘s Blackwell History of Education Museum. Editors at the magazine spotted the artifacts on the Blackwell website and asked Richard Casey, director of the college’s Learning Center, to ship...