ION | Illinois Online Network

About ION

ION's Mission

Illinois Online Network is a faculty development initiative that provides comprehensive professional development opportunities in the area of online teaching and learning to faculty and staff from higher education institutions in Illinois and beyond. Learn More...

ION's Services

ION has been recognized for its contributions to developing faculty who not only are skilled, competent online instructors, but also take great pride and satisfaction in what they are accomplishing through their online teaching. Learn More...

History

Since its inception, ION has provided a number of different professional development opportunities to over 2000 individual faculty members throughout the state, and now all forty-three ION member institutions are offering online courses, with many offering complete degrees online. Learn More...

ION's Scope

While ION presents workshops throughout Illinois and at conferences across the USA, our online courses reach the entire world. We also conduct training seminars for international institutions. Learn More...

 

Staff

Illinois Online Network staff provides training and consultation to faculty and staff at ION-member institutions who want to incorporate web-based technologies into their instruction. ION has computer-assisted instruction specialists to help you through the decision and implementation process of your project. Learn More...

Administration

ION is administered by the University of Illinois on behalf of the Illinois Board of Higher Education. Learn More...

Steering Committee

ION relies on the guidance of its Steering Committee to implement its comprehensive approach to faculty and staff development. Learn More...

ION Research (Too Old)

JALN Article
In the summer of 2003, ION published a research paper on an overview of the evaluation of our program that led to the title of exemplary faculty development program by the SLOAN-Consortium
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2001 Program Impact Survey
A program survey was performed in the fall of 2001 and included a 14 question online survey
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