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Tuesday, February 26, 2013

 

Feb 26

2 p.m. - 6:20 p.m.

The Power of the Instructor's Word (Q120B)
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Each participant will be introduced to an overview of the importance of understanding and being intentional with feedback words and actions to increase student learning and engagement. Each participant will be able to explain the influence that words and actions have on increasing and encouraging learning or on disrupting and extinguishing learning and engagement.

Register online: http://mcli.maricopa.edu/node/1829

 

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

 

Feb 27

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.

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

 

Feb 27

3 p.m. - 4 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/index.php

 

Feb 27

4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Open Lab - Canvas (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/index.php

 

Thursday, February 28, 2013

 

Feb 28

8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

CPR/AED (Heartsaver), Q120B
Calendar: cal4
Details:
Register at:
https://hr.dist.maricopa.edu/psp/employeeAccess/?cmd=login

For registration instructions:
http://www.maricopa.edu/employees/divisions/hr/files/development/train.enroll.pdf

 

Feb 28

1 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

CPR/AED (Heartsaver), Q120B
Calendar: cal4
Details:
Register at:
https://hr.dist.maricopa.edu/psp/employeeAccess/?cmd=login

For registration instructions:
http://www.maricopa.edu/employees/divisions/hr/files/development/train.enroll.pdf

 

Friday, March 1, 2013

 

Mar 1

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

The EDGE Adjunct Faculty Spring 2013 Program (Q120B)
Calendar: cal4
Details:
The EDGE Program is a professional learning community for new PVCC (first three years of teaching experience at PVCC)and veteran Adjunct Faculty members. This hybrid program utilizes the Getting Results online course with a variety of supplemental materials made available through the Blackboard Learning Management System. Recognizing that this program can benefit the veteran adjunct faculty member as well, we also encourage your participation! The EDGE program meets on 4 Fridays: Feb 15, March 1, 22 and April 19, 2013. 9:30 am - 1:00 pm. You will need to attend all four sessions. Must be teaching Spring 2013 Semester.

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

 

Mar 1

1 p.m. - 5 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.

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

 

Saturday, March 2, 2013

 

Mar 2

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. This is a Saturday session.

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


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