TEACHING IN THE INNOVATIVE LEARNING CLASSROOM BUILDING
Interested in Teaching in the Innovative Learning Classroom Building?
For instructors interested in teaching in the Innovative Learning Classroom Building, please contact your department’s Room Scheduling Officer who can assist with course scheduling and requesting room reservations.
Already Teaching in the Innovative Learning Classroom Building?
Following are helpful resources for instructors who are already teaching in or transitioning to teaching in the Innovative Learning Classroom Building.
- ILCB QuickStart Guide Canvas Course - this course includes a background about the building and the rationale for building it, building information, classroom information, policies and procedures, information about faculty development, and other support information. You will be provided with a link to this course below and directions for enrolling in it. https://cte.catalog.instructure.com/courses/innovative-learning-classroom-building-quickstart-guide
- Teaching in the ILCB Canvas course - this course includes modules designed by the ILCB Faculty Fellows and the Project Management team. The modules feature content that will walk you through the development of an action plan for teaching in your new innovative learning space(s). https://cte.catalog.instructure.com/courses/teaching-in-the-ilcb-creating-your-action-plan
- The links shown above will take you to the course enrollment page in the Continuing and Professional Education Catalog. From there, follow these instructions.
- Click on the link provided to the course and log in.
- Visit your email account and verify your email for the CPE system.
- Complete the enrollment form and submit.Click on Enroll.
- QuickStart Guide to Supplement Canvas Module
- Touch Panel Guide and accompanying Tech Demo PowerPoint
- Exam Coordination Guide
- Secure Exam Printing app and Guide - 21print.tamu.edu
- ILCB 6’ Exam Table Request Form - https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdl7vMuSTseHXeauHKI_lR5th6a47d2Pj2CnmUYDdnbJDRW2Q/viewform
- ILCB Classroom Seating Charts
Available Classroom Resources
- HDMI adapter - Each of the classrooms has a lectern/podium that provides a desktop computer. However, if you are interested in bringing your own device (BYOD), you will need to ensure that your device either has an HDMI port or an HDMI adapter.
- Dry erase markers/eraser - We cannot guarantee that dry erase markers or erasers will be in every room. We recommend that you bring your own. Consider adding dry erase markers as a required item on your syllabus - If you plan to have your students write on the whiteboards in the classrooms, we recommend adding a course equipment requirement to bring a four-pack of dry erase markers with an eraser to each class.
- Facilities - To report any building-related issues, request access, or make reservations. please contact Building Proctor, Brandy Cobbs by email at email@example.com or by phone at 979-845-0105. For after hours issues, please contact 979-845-5802
- Technology - Instructional Media Services (IMS) strives to enhance the classroom teaching experience for the faculty and students through the use of multimedia equipment in the Registrar Maintained Classrooms at TAMU. Our role is to provide consistency, based on the most common multimedia equipment needs, throughout classrooms at TAMU so that the faculty and students can feel comfortable with the technology provided. In order to fulfill this task, IMS installs computers and multimedia equipment, as well as maintains, develops, programs, and refines the equipment and systems under their control. For additional inquires or assistance, please visit the ILCB Media Center in Room 312 or contact them by phone at 979-845-0094 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Faculty Development - The Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) supports Texas A&M University’s educational mission by forging partnerships to inspire and sustain faculty, student, and organizational transformation through innovative, dynamic, and inclusive learning design guided by evidence-based practices. In addition, the CTE supports curriculum focused teaching and learning. Examples include, but are not limited to: course design, student engagement, universal design in learning, difficult dialogues, preparing to teach in today's classroom, curriculum redesign, course assessments, etc. For faculty development opportunities or additional inquiries, email email@example.com.
- Digital Learning Environments - The Office for Academic Innovation (OAI) is committed to inspiring innovation in line with Texas A&M University’s strategic focus on transformational teaching and learning. We seek to impact student learning by creating: pathways for improved student retention in an era of digitally-native students; pathways for delivery supported by the diverse education technology landscape; and pathways for enrollment that are designed to be accessible to students across the state of Texas, nation and world. The Office for Academic Innovation supports Texas A&M University’s state-of-the-art digital learning environment through Canvas, Zoom, and a growing collection of third-party tools, all of which can be leveraged from the classrooms in the Innovative Learning Classroom Building. We encourage you to explore our on-demand resources, live training opportunities, and support channels for all of your digital learning environment needs. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for additional inquires.