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January 2018

Making Your Website Accessible

January 19, 2018 @ 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Learn how to make the content of a WordPress site accessible to people with disabilities.

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Making Your Website Accessible

January 19, 2018 @ 2:15 PM - 3:45 PM

Learn how to make the content of a WordPress site accessible to people with disabilities.

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Canvas REALY Lite

January 25, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Looking to build your course in Canvas from scratch, but not sure how to get started? This 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.

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Canvas REALY Lite

January 25, 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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Looking to build your course in Canvas from scratch, but not sure how to get started? This 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.

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Canvas Quick Demo: Grades in Canvas

January 25, 2018 @ 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
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Join Tera Lisicky, our new Instructional Design Coordinator, 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...

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February 2018

Introduction to Palomar Online Education Training (POET)

February 9, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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 Canvas. The face-to-face orientation will get you started, and then you will complete four modules online: Online Learning, Using Canvas Tools, Effective Design, and Course Management. You will earn a Certificate of Completion…

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Quick Demo: Course Communication

February 13, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Join Tera Lisicky during this quick demo. You will learn many ways in which you can navigate within Canvas; leveraging the Course Navigation Menu for efficiency. Join in on the fun! Objectives: Participants who attend the demo will learn more about: Course Navigation Menu Home Page Modules Pages Assignments Quizzes Grades …and more…

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Getting Started with Siteimprove

February 14, 2018 @ 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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Using Proctorio on Canvas Quizzes

February 20, 2018 @ 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
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Proctorio is an automated remote proctoring service integrated into Palomar's Canvas learning management system. In this workshop we will examine several common use scenarios for proctoring, and experience what students go through at various levels of proctoring while taking quizzes.

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Using Proctorio on Canvas Quizzes

February 21, 2018 @ 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
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Proctorio is an automated remote proctoring service integrated into Palomar's Canvas learning management system. In this workshop we will examine several common use scenarios for proctoring, and experience what students go through at various levels of proctoring while taking quizzes.

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Quick Demo: Modules

February 28, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Join Tera Lisicky during this quick demo. You will learn many ways in which you can structure your course within Canvas; leveraging Modules for efficiency. Join in on the fun! Objectives: Participants who attend the demo will learn more about: Modules Date Availability Requirements ...and more…

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March 2018

Getting Started with WordPress

March 1, 2018 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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.

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Quick Demo: Content Pages

March 8, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Join Tera Lisicky during this quick demo. You will learn many ways in which you can organize content within Canvas; leveraging Pages for efficiency. Join in on the fun! Objectives: Participants who attend the demo will learn more about: Pages Course Links Images Files Embedding Content ...and more…

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Quick Demo: Assignments

March 16, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Join Tera Lisicky during this quick demo. You will learn many ways in which you can assign items to your students within Canvas; leveraging Assignments for efficiency. Join in on the fun! Objectives: Participants who attend the demo will learn more about: Assignments Assignment Index Assignment Settings Assignment Groups ...and more…

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April 2018

Online Orientation: Canvas Tutorials

April 2, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

In this session you will learn about the Palomar College Online Orientation, which is available for all online courses. It includes engaging, interactive multimedia tutorials and resources designed to address the real challenges encountered by both new and experienced online students, as well as a diagnostic tools that offers remediation. Students will receive a badge for completion.

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Quick Demo: Group Work

April 5, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Join Tera Lisicky during this quick demo. You will learn many ways in which you can manage Groups within Canvas; leveraging Group Assignments for efficiency. Join in on the fun! Objectives: Participants who attend the demo will learn more about: Group Discussions Group Assignments ...and more…

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Best Practices for Images on the Web

April 5, 2018 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 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 color space, creative commons, tagging for accessibility, and other best practices for image manipulation, photo editing, and usage on the Web.

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Compare and Contrast: Best Practices for Online Learning (OEI and Palomar)

April 11, 2018 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Palomar College has been implementing the "Online Course Best Practices Checklist" since 2009. This checklist provides a roadmap for developing a high quality course. More recently the Online Education Initiative (OEI) Course Design Rubric (Rubric) established standards relating to course design, interaction and collaboration, assessment, learner support, and accessibility in order to ensure the provision of a high quality learning environment that promotes student success and conforms to existing regulations from @ONE, the CCC Distance Education Coordinator’s group, the Academic…

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Quick Demo: Dates in Canvas

April 16, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Join Tera Lisicky during this quick demo. You will learn many ways in which you can manage dates within Canvas; leveraging the Calendar for efficiency. Join in on the fun! Objectives: Participants who attend the demo will learn more about: Calendar Assignment Settings Module Settings ...and more…

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Plugging into WordPress: How to Use SiteOrigin’s Page Builder

April 19, 2018 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

What if you could create elegant page layouts with background images, sliders, and stylish text, and no HTML required? Did you know that Palomar's WordPress network houses one of the most versatile WordPress page-building plugins available? ! In this workshop, you will have the opportunity to learn the ins and outs of SiteOrigin's powerful Page Builder plug-in. We will cover key builder elements such as rows, widgets; learn about cloning pages with the import/export tools; and much more. Come and…

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Quick Demo: Home Pages

April 24, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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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…

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Getting Started with Siteimprove

April 26, 2018 @ 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. View the Siteimprove training page. Complete the Siteimprove Interest Form.

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May 2018

Quick Demo: Canvas Accessibility

May 2, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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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.

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Online Authentication Strategies

May 8, 2018 @ 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.

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Quick Demo: Grades in Canvas

May 10, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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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...

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Quick Demo: Quizzes

May 25, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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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…

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Best Practices for Images on the Web

May 31, 2018 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 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 color space, creative commons, tagging for accessibility, and other best practices for image manipulation, photo editing, and usage on the Web.

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August 2018

Using Proctorio on Canvas Quizzes

August 13, 2018 @ 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Proctorio logo of interlocking rectangles

Proctorio is an automated remote proctoring service integrated into Palomar's Canvas learning management system. In this workshop we will examine several common use scenarios for proctoring, and experience what students go through at various levels of proctoring while taking quizzes.

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Canvas Content with Style

August 14, 2018 @ 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
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Want to spruce up the pages in your Canvas course? Want text to wrap around a picture? Want to push that picture to the right side of the screen? Want to make the links on your page stand out, as menus or buttons? Want to do all of this without compromising the accessibility of your content? This workshop will give you the skills to add bells and whistles to your content, without violating accessibility requirements. Specific topics covered include: Recognizing…

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Using Proctorio on Canvas Quizzes

August 15, 2018 @ 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Proctorio logo of interlocking rectangles

Proctorio is an automated remote proctoring service integrated into Palomar's Canvas learning management system. In this workshop we will examine several common use scenarios for proctoring, and experience what students go through at various levels of proctoring while taking quizzes.

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Canvas Course Launch Checklist

August 16, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 12:20 PM
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Ready to use Canvas with your students? Want to be sure you've resolved any issues BEFORE making the course live for your students? During this workshop we will go over the common pitfalls when launching a Canvas course, to ensure you won't get trapped.

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Canvas Course Launch Checklist

August 16, 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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Ready to use Canvas with your students? Want to be sure you've resolved any issues BEFORE making the course live for your students? During this workshop we will go over the common pitfalls when launching a Canvas course, to ensure you won't get trapped.

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September 2018

Getting Started with WordPress

September 6, 2018 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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.

Find out more »

Plugging into WordPress: How to Use SiteOrigin’s Page Builder

September 13, 2018 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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What if you could create elegant page layouts with background images, sliders, and stylish text, and no HTML required? Did you know that Palomar's WordPress network houses one of the most versatile WordPress page-building plugins available? ! In this workshop, you will have the opportunity to learn the ins and outs of SiteOrigin's powerful Page Builder plug-in. We will cover key builder elements such as rows, widgets; learn about cloning pages with the import/export tools; and much more. Come and…

Find out more »

Getting Started with Siteimprove

September 25, 2018 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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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 how to identify and address issues and errors in Siteimprove reports. Please contact Kelly Helming (khelming@palomar.edu) to arrange for your Siteimprove account to be created before the workshop date.

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November 2018

Getting Started with Siteimprove

November 14, 2018 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
logo for SiteImprove

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 how to identify and address issues and errors in Siteimprove reports. Please contact Kelly Helming (khelming@palomar.edu) to arrange for your Siteimprove account to be created before the workshop date.

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