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5 Tips to Transition to Online Teaching by Hannah Huber

I taught online for several semesters during my PhD work and remember being new to online teaching. The biggest challenge I faced was developing a strategy for getting started and building my course material…

Summer of Learning

Linkedin Learning - Summer of Learning

Use this summer to polish up your skills or even learn some new ones. LinkedIn Learning has courses that can help you gain a new skill, sharpen up those soft skills, or help…

Ally File Transformer

Easily Convert Files with Blackboard Ally File Transformer

Greetings Remote Learners! Have you ever accessed a file that was difficult to read, or you wish came in a different format? Now you can download alternative formats directly from your Blackboard course.…

Week 5: Social Engineering

Social Engineering is the most influential type of cyber attack. Unlike more technical and involved attacks, social engineering attacks are easier to perform and more successful. Humans are the weakest link. We react…

Learn with PRIDE

Learn with PRIDE

At UIC, we celebrate inclusion and promote diversity. This Pride Month, we feature LinkedIn Learning’s engaging and empowering courses that can help you become a better ally and inclusive leader. Learn how to create…

Teaching Online

LinkedIn Learning Resources for Teaching Online

These past several weeks, COVID-19 has disrupted University operations and forced instructors to abruptly move courses online. During these times of uncertainty, it is crucial to be flexible and adaptable, especially in the…


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…