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Saturday, January 5, 2013

 

Jan 5

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Spring Learning Week (Times and Locations TBA)
Calendar: cal4
Details:
Schedule/Registration at:
http://zen.pvc.maricopa.edu/eol/

 

Jan 5

9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Canvas Basics (Q152)
Calendar: cal4
Details:
Creating a brand new class or migrating an existing course can be a daunting task for new, as well as experienced, instructors. Getting some basic training will help. There is a philosophical difference between Blackboard and Canvas as a learning management system. Understanding these differences will support you as you lay out your course. If you only plan to use Canvas for uploading your syllabus, announcements, and grades, this workshop is for you.

Register at:
http://zen.pvc.maricopa.edu/eol/

 

Jan 5

9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Ready, Set, Go (New Adjunct Faculty Orientation Part II) (Q120)
Calendar: cal4
Details:
Special session for new adjunct faculty! You have just been hired. Now what? Teaching and learning techniques for a great start to your semester.

Schedule/Registration at:
http://zen.pvc.maricopa.edu/eol/

 

Jan 5

11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Canvas Advanced (Q152)
Calendar: cal4
Details:
Canvas advanced session will focus on using the LMS (Learning Management System) tools to create one module. The module will incorporate effective course design and layout using the most effective technology resources to enhance and engage the students within the LMS. If you plan to use more advanced features, this workshop is for you. Canvas Advanced does not fullfill the requirement for developing a new hybrid/online course.

Register at:
http://zen.pvc.maricopa.edu/eol/

 

Monday, January 7, 2013

 

Jan 7

9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Preparing to Teach Online or Hybrid Parts I & II (Q130)
Calendar: cal4
Details:
You will learn the mechanics of working in Canvas with the emphasis on instructional design; embedding your Syllabus, Orientation Assignment, Course Calendar, and Building Community in your course. This workshop has two-parts and fulfills part of the requirements for developing an online or in a hybrid format. Homework is involved and set up in a hybrid format. *Note: Lunch will be provided. Register for Parts I and II.

Register at:
http://zen.pvc.maricopa.edu/eol/

 

Jan 7

1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Learning Centered College Session (Q120B)
Calendar: cal4
Details:
This session will focus on new students and how they experience us within the first three weeks. We will hear from students in a new video entitled "Students Speak Are We Listening" and conversation will follow.

Register at:
http://zen.pvc.maricopa.edu/eol/

 

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

 

Jan 8

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Spring Learning Week Continues
Calendar: cal4
Details:
Schedule/Registration at:
http://zen.pvc.maricopa.edu/eol/

 

Jan 8

10 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Conversations to Improve General Education Learning (Q120A&B)
Calendar: cal4
Details:
This session will focus on assessment strategies at PVCC.
Register at:
http://zen.pvc.maricopa.edu/eol/

 

Jan 8

1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Canvas Basics (Q130)
Calendar: cal4
Details:
Creating a brand new class or migrating an existing course can be a daunting task for new, as well as experienced, instructors. Getting some basic training will help. There is a philosophical difference between Blackboard and Canvas as a learning management system. Understanding these differences will support you as you lay out your course. If you only plan to use Canvas for uploading your syllabus, announcements, and grades, this workshop is for you.

Register at:
http://zen.pvc.maricopa.edu/eol/

 

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

 

Jan 9

9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Course Design Parts I & II (Q130)
Calendar: cal4
Details:
Although courses may vary in size, subject matter and level, a systematic process will help you plan and structure your course to effectively reach desired instructional goals. An effective course design begins with asking questions in order to understand who your students are, deciding what you want them to learn, determining how you will measure whether students are learning, and planning activities, assignments and materials that are favorable to student learning. If you want to use Canvas, and all its features, this course is for you. This workshop has two-parts and fulfills part of the requirements for developing an online or in a hybrid format. Homework is involved and set up in a hybrid format. *Note: Register for Part 1 and Part 2. *Note: Lunch will be provided.

Register at:
http://zen.pvc.maricopa.edu/eol/

 

Thursday, January 10, 2013

 

Jan 10

5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

New Adjunct Faculty Orientation (Part I) (Q120A&B)
Calendar: cal4
Details:
See Ready Set Go on Jan 5 or Jan11 for Part II.

Schedule/Registration at:
http://zen.pvc.maricopa.edu/eol/

 

Friday, January 11, 2013

 

Jan 11

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Spring Learning Week (Times and Locations TBA)
Calendar: cal4
Details:
Schedule/Registration at:
http://zen.pvc.maricopa.edu/eol/

 

Jan 11

9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Canvas Basics (Q130)
Calendar: cal4
Details:
Creating a brand new class or migrating an existing course can be a daunting task for new, as well as experienced, instructors. Getting some basic training will help. There is a philosophical difference between Blackboard and Canvas as a learning management system. Understanding these differences will support you as you lay out your course. If you only plan to use Canvas for uploading your syllabus, announcements, and grades, this workshop is for you.

Register at:
http://zen.pvc.maricopa.edu/eol/

 

Jan 11

12:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Ready, Set, Go (New Adjunct Faculty Orientation Part II) (Q120)
Calendar: cal4
Details:
Special session for new adjunct faculty! You have just been hired. Now what? Teaching and learning techniques for a great start to your semester.

Schedule/Registration at:
http://zen.pvc.maricopa.edu/eol/

 

Saturday, January 12, 2013

 

Jan 12

9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Canvas Basics (Q130)
Calendar: cal4
Details:
Creating a brand new class or migrating an existing course can be a daunting task for new, as well as experienced, instructors. Getting some basic training will help. There is a philosophical difference between Blackboard and Canvas as a learning management system. Understanding these differences will support you as you lay out your course. If you only plan to use Canvas for uploading your syllabus, announcements, and grades, this workshop is for you.

Register at:
http://zen.pvc.maricopa.edu/eol/

 

Jan 12

11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Canvas Advanced (Q130)
Calendar: cal4
Details:
Canvas advanced session will focus on using the LMS (Learning Management System) tools to create one module. The module will incorporate effective course design and layout using the most effective technology resources to enhance and engage the students within the LMS. If you plan to use more advanced features, this workshop is for you. Canvas Advanced does not fullfill the requirement for developing a new hybrid/online course.

Register at:
http://zen.pvc.maricopa.edu/eol/

 

Friday, January 18, 2013

 

Jan 18

1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Canvas Basics (Q130)
Calendar: cal4
Details:
Creating a brand new class or migrating an existing course can be a daunting task for new, as well as experienced, instructors. Getting some basic training will help. There is a philosophical difference between Blackboard and Canvas as a learning management system. Understanding these differences will support you as you lay out your course. If you only plan to use Canvas for uploading your syllabus, announcements, and grades, this workshop is for you.

Register at:
http://www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/tech_training/

 

Friday, January 25, 2013

 

Jan 25

1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Canvas Basics (Q130)
Calendar: cal4
Details:
Creating a brand new class or migrating an existing course can be a daunting task for new, as well as experienced, instructors. Getting some basic training will help. There is a philosophical difference between Blackboard and Canvas as a learning management system. Understanding these differences will support you as you lay out your course. If you only plan to use Canvas for uploading your syllabus, announcements, and grades, this workshop is for you.

Register at:
http://www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/tech_training/

 

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

 

Jan 29

9 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Canvas - Communication Strategies- Conversations, Discussions, & Announcements (Q130)
Calendar: cal4
Details:
Participants will learn how to customize Notifications, create threaded Discussions, compose, organize and filter Conversations, and create Announcements. Prerequisite: Canvas Basics

Register at:
http://www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/tech_training/

 

Jan 29

10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Canvas - Open Lab (Q130)
Calendar: cal4
Details:
This Open Lab provides face-to-face technical support for Canvas users that have completed the Canvas Basic training. Drop in for a quick question or stay for the whole session.

Register at:
http://www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/tech_training/

 

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

 

Jan 30

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Canvas Assignments (Q130)
Calendar: cal4
Details:
Participants will learn the different assignment types, create assignment groups, assignment grading options, and assignment submission types. Prerequisite: Canvas Basics

Register at:
http://www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/tech_training/

 

Jan 30

2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Canvas - Open Lab (Q130)
Calendar: cal4
Details:
This Open Lab provides face-to-face technical support for Canvas users that have completed the Canvas Basic training. Drop in for a quick question or stay for the whole session.

Register at:
http://www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/tech_training/

 

Thursday, January 31, 2013

 

Jan 31

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Canvas - Gradebook and Speedgrader (Q130)
Calendar: cal4
Details:
Participants will learn how to build the Gradebook by creating assignments, establishing assignment group structures, using Canvas grading features, weighting grades, and exploration of SpeedGrader and Rubrics. Prerequisite: Canvas Basics

Register at:
http://www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/tech_training/

 

Jan 31

12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Canvas - Open Lab (Q130)
Calendar: cal4
Details:
This Open Lab provides face-to-face technical support for Canvas users that have completed the Canvas Basic training. Drop in for a quick question or stay for the whole session.

Register at:
http://www2.pvc.maricopa.edu/tech_training/


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