Illinois Compass 2g Training Resources for Instructors

Take advantage of the training and consultation services outlined below to get started using Illinois Compass 2g today.

Learn with your colleagues

Hands-On Workshops
The Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning (CITL) offers a variety of hands-on workshops to help you use the Illinois Compass 2g service effectively. We highly recommend the “2g Essentials” workshop, which provides a comprehensive overview of the tools available within Illinois Compass 2g.

Check the CITL training calendar to learn more about training opportunities: go.illinois.edu/citlcalendar.

Teaching with Technology Brown Bag Series
This free and lively forum features instructors and staff discussing their use of new and emerging technologies in the service of teaching and learning. All events take place in 23 Illini Hall from noon until 1pm. Refreshments served. 

Learn from consultants

CITL consultants are available for one-on-one appointments to help you learn how to tailor the Illinois Compass 2g service to meet your needs. Consultants can quickly assess your teaching and learning goals and suggest proven strategies and practices to facilitate and enhance how you employ technology in your teaching. 

Schedule an appointment with a CITL consultant by filling out this form: go.illinois.edu/citlconsultrequest.

Learn on your own

Lynda.com is widely recognized as the industry leader in online learning; their library contains over 1,200 courses and 73,000 tutorials organized by subject, software, and instructor. Students, faculty, and staff at the University of Illinois have free access to Lynda.com courses. Taught by industry experts, these videos will be available 24/7 to accommodate your busy schedule and to allow you to learn at your own pace.

Log into Lynda.com and seach for "Blackboard Learn" to view related video tutorials: go.illinois.edu/lynda.

Blackboard Learn powers Illinois Compass 2g. Blackboard's On Demand Learning Center includes short, interactive video lessons and documentation designed to get you familiar with a feature in 15 minutes or less.

Watch Blackboard Learn videos on using Compass 2g: https://en-us.help.blackboard.com/Learn/Reference/Blackboard_Learn_Videos/Instructor_Videos.