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February 2017
Free

Canvas Boot Camp Orientation

February 20 - June 8
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Do you want to learn how to set up your courses in Canvas in one day? Then register for Canvas Boot Camp, and attend all five sessions: Online Orientation (1 hour): This is an online introductory video that will be required prior to attending the Boot Camp face-to-face sessions. In this session, we will share with you the Do list, Do not do list, and what we are going to do and address during the training camp. At the end…

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June 2017
Free

Introduction to Teaching with Canvas

June 19 - November 30
Introduction to Teaching with Canvas

Interested in learning all about the Instructure Canvas learning management system? This fully online self-paced workshop will discuss in depth the various teaching tools available through Canvas. This workshop is valued at thirty hours of PD credit, and must be completed by 8 PM on Thursday, November 30, 2017. To register for this workshop use the reservation module at the bottom of the page.

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Free

Canvas Lite

June 19 @ 8:00 AM - November 30 @ 8:00 PM
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Looking to build your course in Canvas from scratch, but not sure how to get started? This self-paced online workshop will lead you through the hands-on process of creating a simple course setup for distribution of handouts and other content. If you are brand new to Canvas, or brand new to using a learning management system of any sort, this workshop should get you up and running fast. To register for this workshop, please use the reservation module at the…

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August 2017
Free

Building Basic PowerPoint Presentations

August 14 @ 8:00 AM - November 30 @ 8:00 PM
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In this workshop you will craft a presentation while learning PowerPoint skills such as importing content from other presentations, embedding video files and setting them to auto-play, converting a textual list of Smart Art, and integrating a variety of source materials into a single presentation style. This workshop is intended for those with little or no previous PowerPoint experience. To register for this workshop, please use the reservation module at the bottom of the page. This workshop is valued at…

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Free

Animation in PowerPoint

August 14 @ 8:00 AM - November 30 @ 8:00 PM
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One of the strengths of PowerPoint is its ability to animate objects. This workshop will explore animation in depth. We will animate a sample presentation, with focus on the skills of using appearance, emphasis, and disappearance effects. To register for this workshop, please use the reservation module at the bottom of the page. This workshop is valued at two hours of PD credit, and must be completed by 8 PM on Thursday, November 30, 2017.

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Free

Generating Video from PowerPoint Slides

August 14 @ 8:00 AM - November 30 @ 8:00 PM
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In this online workshop you will create a video from a PowerPoint presentation using the tools built into PowerPoint. The presentation and script will be provided for you to narrate during the workshop. We will discuss methods of making the video available to your students, including methods of adding closed captioning to your video. To register for this workshop, please use the reservation module at the bottom of the page. This workshop is valued at two hours of PD credit,…

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Free

Introduction to Palomar Online Education Training (POET)

August 17 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Whether you are new to teaching online or looking for new approaches, the POET series guides you through the process by offering methods, techniques, tools, checklists, and best practices for delivering an effective online course. POET focuses on the pedagogy of online learning, not how to use Blackboard or Canvas. The face-to-face orientation will get you started, and then you will complete four modules online: Online Learning, Using Canvas Tools (or other management systems), Effective Design, and Course Management. You…

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How to Make a Video for Your Lesson Plan

August 17 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Universal Design principles for curriculum development recommended giving all individuals new methods to Access Materials, Manipulate Materials, and Submit Materials. This workshop will teach you how to use EdPuzzle to make any video for your lesson, crop a video, narrate it with your own voice, insert questions at any time, and embed it in your LMS course materials. With EdPuzzle, you can now crop any YouTube, Khan Academy, LearnZillion, Vimeo or other videos.

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Best Practices for Images on the Web

August 17 @ 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Do you use Photoshop? What size should that photo be? Do you have permission to use that photo at all? This workshop will explore pixel resolution, RGB/CMYK colorspace, creative commons, tagging for accessibility, and other best practices for image manipulation, photo editing, and usage on the Web.

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Academic Technology Resources Center Updates

August 17 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

What's new at ATRC? Participants will be treated to a preview of new technology and tools available for Fall 2017 as well as a "sneak preview" of the training offered during the Fall semester.

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Getting Started with SiteImprove

August 18 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Do you want to improve your website? Learn how to use the SiteImprove dashboard to quickly identify errors and issues in your website. Items like accessibility problems, misspellings, broken links and much more are presented in a report snapshot. Attendees will get a live demonstration and hands-on training in the how to identify and address issues and errors in SiteImprove reports.

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Academic Technology Resources Center Updates

August 18 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

What's new at ATRC? Participants will be treated to a preview of new technology and tools available for Fall 2017 as well as a "sneak preview" of the training offered during the Fall semester.

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Canvas Transition

August 18 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

California Community Colleges are currently facing compelling reasons to adopt a new Learning Management System (LMS). This session will lay out our Canvas transition plan that will take place during 2017.

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September 2017
Free

External Tools in Canvas

September 13 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

In this session you will learn some of the newly available tools to improve learning course content and communication with your students. Our goal is to establish the culture for the streaming service that we are expecting on campus soon. You will learn how you can add video and audio to your classes. You will also see how to use new procedures for the library video data bases in your Canvas courses. To register for this workshop, please use the…

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Free

Getting Started with WordPress

September 13 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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A WordPress site hosted by Palomar College is the easiest path to a good website. How to obtain and manage a WordPress site for individuals, departments, and other programs will be discussed. If you have ever wanted a website but worry that you do not have the technical skills to create and manage one this workshop is for you. To register for this workshop, please use the reservation module at the bottom of the page.

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Getting Started with SiteImprove

September 19 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Do you want to improve your website? Learn how to use the SiteImprove dashboard to quickly identify errors and issues in your website. Items like accessibility problems, misspellings, broken links and much more are presented in a report snapshot. Attendees will get a live demonstration and hands-on training in the how to identify and address issues and errors in SiteImprove reports.

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Free

Teaching Online: Understanding Learning Styles

September 20 @ 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Learning styles are a way to help improve quality of learning. By understanding students’ learning styles you can adjust the online teaching processes and techniques. This workshop will help you better understand learning styles and how to match different Canvas tools to those styles to maximize student engagement. The Seven Learning Styles are: Visual: images and video, Aural: audio/video, Verbal: words, Physical: simulation, Logical: reasoning, Social: collaboration, and Solitary: self-study. To register for this workshop, please use the reservation module…

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Free

Canvas Transition

September 27 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

California Community Colleges are currently facing compelling reasons to adopt a new Learning Management System (LMS). This session will lay out our Canvas transition plan that will take place during 2017. To register for this workshop, please use the reservation module at the bottom of the page.

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October 2017
Free

Teaching Online: Assessing Quality of Online Class

October 6 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Are we sufficiently addressing questions about the quality of online course design? We shall use rubrics and standards related to the quality of online courses (i.e., Quality Matters). In this workshop you will learn how to assess the quality of online classes using formative evaluation techniques. To register for this workshop, please use the reservation module at the bottom of the page.

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Free

The Use of Technology in the Classroom

October 11 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This workshop will cover the theoretical basis for the use of different technologies in the classroom. A classroom demo will be conducted in one of our typical classrooms. To register for this workshop, please use the reservation module at the bottom of the page.

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Free

Audio/Video Conferencing and Collaboration Tools

October 18 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

To scaffold learning we require learners to interact with the content, the teacher and each other. This workshop will address the needs of audio/video conferencing for communication in online and hybrid classes. You will learn the technical skills of using Blackboard Collaborate/ Zoom from CCC ConferNow. To register for this workshop, please use the reservation module at the bottom of the page.

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November 2017
Free

Google Drive and Microsoft OneDrive in the Classroom

November 8 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

This workshop will teach you how to use online apps for your classes. The two most commonly used online office apps, Google Drive and Microsoft OneDrive, will be introduced. To register for this workshop, please use the reservation module at the bottom of the page.

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Free

How to Make a Video for Your Lesson Plan

November 15 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Universal Design principles for curriculum development recommended giving all individuals new methods to Access Materials, Manipulate Materials, and Submit Materials. This workshop will teach you how to use EdPuzzle to make any video for your lesson, crop a video, narrate it with your own voice, insert questions at any time, and embed it in your LMS course materials. With EdPuzzle, you can now crop any YouTube, Khan Academy, LearnZillion, Vimeo or other videos. To register for this workshop, please use…

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Free

Canvas Transition

November 22 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

California Community Colleges are currently facing compelling reasons to adopt a new Learning Management System (LMS). This session will lay out our Canvas transition plan that will take place during 2017. To register for this workshop, please use the reservation module at the bottom of the page.

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Free

Canvas Transition

November 27 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

California Community Colleges are currently facing compelling reasons to adopt a new Learning Management System (LMS). This session will lay out our Canvas transition plan that will take place during 2017. To register for this workshop, please use the reservation module at the bottom of the page.

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