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Did You Know? UofI Was First to Launch Computer-Assisted Learning!

It was 1960 when computer scientists at the University of Illinois launched the first generalized computer-assisted instruction program. They called it PLATO (Programmed Logic for Automatic Teaching Operations), and it ran on UofI’s ILLIAC computer.

Instructor Resources for Summer Online Teaching

Instructor Resources for Summer Online Teaching

When COVID-19 had us all staying home in mid-March, instructors had to move spring semester classes online. Considering this unexpected and abrupt change, chances are you have experienced challenges ranging from lack of…

Stay Safe! Don't Get Scammed During COVID-19

Stay Safe! Don't Get Scammed During COVID-19

Along with the COVID-19 measures that require us to work, teach and learn remotely, we’ve seen a spike in online service usage and communications. Experts warn that cybercriminal activity (including online and phone…

Illustration of people with headsets connecting to Webex and Zoom Online Collaboration Tools

Online Meetings with Webex & Now...Zoom!

Dear Instructors and Staff, As you transition your work and/or teaching online and look to use web conferencing tools, we want to ensure you that you have the support and information you need…

Tools for teaching and learning remotely include Blackboard Learn and Blackboard Collaborate

Webinars & Resources for Online Teaching & Learning

Dear Instructors, With classes migrating to online or alternate mechanisms by March 30th, we are keeping you informed of several services, tools and resources that support teaching and learning remotely at this time.…