Loading Workshops
Find Workshops

Event Views Navigation

Upcoming Workshops

Workshops List Navigation

December 2017

Introduction to Teaching with Canvas

December 18, 2017 - May 26, 2018
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. To register for this workshop use the Professional Development 3PD system. This workshop is valued at thirty hours of PD credit.

Find out more »

Building Basic PowerPoint Presentations

December 18, 2017 @ 12:00 AM - May 26, 2018 @ 12:00 AM
Microsoft PowerPoint Icon

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 Professional Development 3PD system. This workshop is valued at two hours of PD…

Find out more »

Animation in PowerPoint

December 18, 2017 @ 12:00 AM - May 26, 2018 @ 12:00 AM
Microsoft PowerPoint Icon

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 Professional Development 3PD system. This workshop is valued at two hours of PD credit.

Find out more »

Generating Video from PowerPoint Slides

December 18, 2017 @ 12:00 AM - May 26, 2018 @ 12:00 AM
Microsoft PowerPoint Icon

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 Professional Development 3PD system. This workshop is valued at two hours of PD credit.

Find out more »

Canvas Lite

December 18, 2017 @ 12:00 AM - May 26, 2018 @ 12:00 AM
Canvas Logo

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 Professional Development 3PD system.…

Find out more »
April 2018

Success & Retention in Online Courses

April 19 - April 21

The flexibility of online learning attracts many students who already are facing many challenges. What strategies can we incorporate to keep our courses relevant and appealing to increase motivation and student success? Let’s review existing research and data from Palomar College and other regional colleges, make recommendations at the college level, and explore practices within our various disciplines for improving online class retention. In this online workshop, you will leave with a list of specific retention techniques you can use…

Find out more »

Quick Demo: Home Pages

April 24 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Canvas Logo

Join Tera Lisicky during this quick demo. You will learn many ways in which you can create a useful homepage within Canvas; leveraging the Pages, Course Links, and Images for efficiency. Join in on the fun! Objectives: Participants who attend the demo will learn more about: Pages Course Links Images ...and more…

Find out more »

Getting Started with Siteimprove

April 26 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 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.

Find out more »
May 2018

Quick Demo: Canvas Accessibility

May 2 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Canvas Logo

Let’s talk about accessibility within our Canvas courses, focusing on the knowledge you'll need to make your course both technically accessible and usable to a broad range of students. We’ll cover how to use online tools within Canvas to create accessible resources and retrofit existing resources. We'll also focus on the accessible use of HTML, table headers, and long descriptions.

Find out more »

Online Authentication Strategies

May 8 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Are your students in your online class participating and submitting graded assignments? How can we meet Accreditation and other standards as faculty members? After reviewing the standards and requirements, participants will discuss their practices and identify practical solutions.

Find out more »

Quick Demo: Grades in Canvas

May 10 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Canvas Logo

Join Tera Lisicky during this quick demo. You will learn many ways in which you can manage your grades within Canvas; leveraging the SpeedGrader and Rubrics for efficiency. Join in on the fun! Objectives: Participants who attend the demo will learn more about: Rubrics SpeedGrader What-if Tool Assignment Groups Weight ...and more...

Find out more »

Quick Demo: Quizzes

May 25 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Canvas Logo

Join Tera Lisicky during this quick demo. You will learn many ways in which you can manage your quizzes (and tests) within Canvas; leveraging the Quizzes tool for efficiency. Join in on the fun! Objectives: Participants who attend the demo will learn more about: Quizzes Quiz Moderation Question Banks Quiz Question Types ...and more…

Find out more »
+ Export Events