Center for Teaching and Learning

Workshops

Invest in yourself! This is your time for Professional Development! Open to ALL Employees - Adjunct Faculty, Residential Faculty, and Staff.

To register for a workshop, click Login in the upper right or at the bottom of the page to login using your MEID and MEID password.

CAFÉ Credit approved event. FPG approved Faculty Professional Growth approved event.

*Notice: Event enrollments will not be available 24 hours prior to the start of the event.

Adjunct Faculty Online Orientation
Facilitator(s): Online
Location: Online

Six modules of resources for all adjuncts whether you're brand new to EMCC or just have some questions.  You can also earn a badge!  From "The 411" to more detailed information, this resource will make your semester much smoother.

Effective Course Design
Facilitator(s): Online
Location: Online

This is a self-paced course for faculty course developers who are interested in earning the Effective Course Design Badge. It will guide you in developing a course that aligns with and meets the high standards of Quality Matters.

Teach Online with Canvas
Facilitator(s): Online
Location: Online

Four online modules will be provided to enable faculty (residential and adjunct) to learn the basics of the new LMS. EMCC faculty, adept in technology, will be able to use this self-paced workshop proficient with Canvas system.

May

Discussion Bored: How to effectively design online discussion assignments
Date: Wed, May 26, 2021
1:00PM to 2:00PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Online

Discussion assignments hold the potential to engage students and instructors alike in recalling, synthesizing, and making sense of course material in their own lives. However discussion assignments often come off as a dry, pedantic excercise for all involved. What are the secrets to designing engaging discussion assignments? Learn new ideas and share what's working for you.

Unlimited spaces available

June

Drafting Your Course-level Learning Outcomes (CLOs)
Date: Wed, Jun 2, 2021
1:00PM to 2:00PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Online

Establishing course-level learning outcomes (CLOs) is the first step in assessing what you care most about your students learning in your classroom. In this training learn the basic rules and resources for drafting your CLOs, including time to brainstorm and share ideas with the group.

Unlimited spaces available
Mastering Your Camera Phone
Date: Thu, Jun 3, 2021
2:00PM to 3:00PM
Facilitator(s): Dan Reichstein
Location: Online

Many of us have phones that are capable of recording HD video. In this workshop, we will explore best methods of video capturing, recording inside vs. recording outside, and how to transfer your video files from your cellphone to a laptop for future editing.

Unlimited spaces available
Integrating Your CLOs into Canvas
Date: Wed, Jun 9, 2021
1:00PM to 2:00PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Online

So you have course-level learning outcomes (CLOs)- now what? Learn how to easily yet meaningfully assess these through assignments in Canvas, and how to set it up so that the data is collected meaningfully.

Unlimited spaces available
Basics of Mindfulness Meditation
Date: Mon, Jun 14, 2021
2:00PM to 2:30PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Online
Unlimited spaces available
Copyright and Fair Use when Creating Videos
Date: Tue, Jun 15, 2021
12:00PM to 1:00PM
Facilitator(s): Dan Reichstein
Location: Online

Knowledge of copyright and fair use is critical when developing video content. In this workshop we will discuss your rights to media content, what is defined as educational fair use of content, and where to find assets that are available without attribution also known as Creative Commons.

Unlimited spaces available
Intro to Adobe Acrobat
Date: Wed, Jun 16, 2021
11:00AM to 12:00PM
Facilitator(s): Najmah Muhammad
Location: Online

Learn the basics of Adobe Acrobat. We'll go over creating, editing, and combining files.

Unlimited spaces available
Engaging Students Online
Date: Thu, Jun 17, 2021
3:00PM to 4:00PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Online

Engaging with students in-person is one thing- engaging with students in the online environment can feel entirely different. Yet there are deliberate design choices instructors can make in their online (or online-enhanced) classes that can improve the odds of genuine engagement. Learn tips that you can use in your own classrooms and share what's working for you.

Unlimited spaces available
Discussion Bored: How to effectively design online discussion assignments
Date: Tue, Jun 22, 2021
1:00PM to 2:00PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Online

Discussion assignments hold the potential to engage students and instructors alike in recalling, synthesizing, and making sense of course material in their own lives. However discussion assignments often come off as a dry, pedantic excercise for all involved. What are the secrets to designing engaging discussion assignments? Learn new ideas and share what's working for you.

Unlimited spaces available
Focus Journaling
Date: Wed, Jun 23, 2021
2:00PM to 3:00PM
Facilitator(s): Deborah Cotton
Location: Online

Has work and home become one in the same? Do you find yourself not being able to navigate through both? This session was designed with you in mind. Journaling with a Focus!

Unlimited spaces available
Managing Your YouTube Channel
Date: Wed, Jun 23, 2021
3:00PM to 4:00PM
Facilitator(s): Dan Reichstein
Location: Online

Did you know that you have a YouTube channel connected to your Maricopa email? In this workshop we will cover how to login to YouTube, the steps to upload video content, methods for optimizing the automatic closed-captioning tool and how to share/embed videos into Canvas.

Unlimited spaces available

July

Intro to Video Editing with OpenShot
Date: Wed, Jul 7, 2021
12:00PM to 1:00PM
Facilitator(s): Dan Reichstein
Location: Online

Video editing can be a powerful tool for creating your own custom presentations. In this workshop we will explore the open source video editor, OpenShot. We will cover the process on how to import video clips, organize their playback order in the timeline, and export the finshed product as an edited video file.

Unlimited spaces available
Webex Basics
Date: Tue, Jul 13, 2021
11:00AM to 12:00PM
Facilitator(s): Chris Wacaser
Location: Online

Overview of the major functions of webex

Unlimited spaces available
Learn and Go Concepts: Designing a Video Title Card in PowerPoint
Date: Tue, Jul 13, 2021
2:00PM to 3:00PM
Facilitator(s): Dan Reichstein
Location: Online

You can design stunning video title cards using the tools in Microsoft PowerPoint. In this workshop we will use the templates in PowerPoint to create custom video titles. We will then export the slide as a picture that can be edited to play at the beginning of your video presentation.

Unlimited spaces available
Google Suite Overview
Date: Wed, Jul 14, 2021
11:00AM to 12:00PM
Facilitator(s): Najmah Muhammad
Location: Online

Learn about the different Google products and how it can be your tool for success in the workplace or classroom.

Unlimited spaces available
Learn and Go Concepts: Adding Royalty-free Music to Your Video
Date: Wed, Jul 21, 2021
3:00PM to 4:00PM
Facilitator(s): Dan Reichstein
Location: Online

Adding music to your videos can make for a more engaging presentation. There are several royalty-free music resources you can use to energize your videos. We will show you how to identify these royalty-free music tracks and how to edit the music into a video using OpenShot video editor.

Unlimited spaces available
Intro to Video Editing with OpenShot
Date: Tue, Jul 27, 2021
2:00PM to 3:00PM
Facilitator(s): Dan Reichstein
Location: Online

Video editing can be a powerful tool for creating your own custom presentations. In this workshop we will explore the open source video editor, OpenShot. We will cover the process on how to import video clips, organize their playback order in the timeline, and export the finshed product as an edited video file.

Unlimited spaces available

August

Closed-captioning for Videos
Date: Wed, Aug 4, 2021
2:00PM to 3:00PM
Facilitator(s): Dan Reichstein
Location: Online

Are you looking to use of the closed-captioning tools available in YouTube and Amara.org? 
This workshop will provide the necessary steps to make your online videos ADA compliant. We will also have a Q&A session to allow attendees to ask questions or troubleshoot issues with the available closed-captioning methods. A video example will be provided for practice.

Unlimited spaces available
Webex Basics
Date: Thu, Aug 5, 2021
11:00AM to 12:00PM
Facilitator(s): Chris Wacaser
Location: Online

Overview of the major functions of webex

Unlimited spaces available
Webex Basics
Date: Tue, Aug 10, 2021
11:00AM to 12:00PM
Facilitator(s): Chris Wacaser
Location: Online

Overview of the major functions of webex

Unlimited spaces available
Webex Basics
Date: Thu, Aug 12, 2021
11:00AM to 12:00PM
Facilitator(s): Chris Wacaser
Location: Online

Overview of the major functions of webex

Unlimited spaces available
Basics of Mindfulness Meditation
Date: Tue, Aug 24, 2021
2:00PM to 2:30PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Online

Mindfulness research shows that a regular meditation practice can lead to less stress, more clarity, and greater resilience. Learn the basics of mindfulness practices and try out a short meditation.

Unlimited spaces available
Canvas Mobile
Date: Wed, Aug 25, 2021
11:00AM to 12:00PM
Facilitator(s): Najmah Muhammad
Location: Online

Come learn how student and faculty can access courses using the Canvas mobile app. The app gives you access to notifications, calendars, and more.

Unlimited spaces available
Learn and Go Concepts: Video Trimming and File Organization
Date: Thu, Aug 26, 2021
2:00PM to 3:00PM
Facilitator(s): Dan Reichstein
Location: Online

When recording video content on a mobile phone, there is often the option to trim the video's start and stop points. This can help to elimate unnecessary content and to cut down on editing time. When you import the media file from a phone or device, it is a good practice to label the file a relevant name to keep your content organized.

Unlimited spaces available

September

Discussion Bored: How to effectively design online discussion assignments
Date: Thu, Sep 2, 2021
1:00PM to 2:00PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Online

Discussion assignments hold the potential to engage students and instructors alike in recalling, synthesizing, and making sense of course material in their own lives. However discussion assignments often come off as a dry, pedantic excercise for all involved. What are the secrets to designing engaging discussion assignments? Learn new ideas and share what's working for you.

Unlimited spaces available
Drafting Your Course-level Learning Outcomes (CLOs)
Date: Tue, Sep 7, 2021
1:00PM to 2:00PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Online

Establishing course-level learning outcomes (CLOs) is the first step in assessing what you care most about your students learning in your classroom.  In this training learn the basic rules and resources for drafting your CLOs, including time to brainstorm and share ideas with the group.

Unlimited spaces available
Turn Your Class or Department into a TEAM with a Discord Server: Game On!
Date: Wed, Sep 8, 2021
1:00PM to 2:00PM
Facilitator(s): Jim Heinrich
Location: Online

By using Discord, the fastest growing messaging platform, you can give students or work buddies  a place to relax, chat, generate ideas, have meetings, or work on projects. It's not a replacement for Canvas or WebEx or Zoom or any apps used for academic or work-related purposes. No, it's a hangout place where people can easily meet up, get to know each other, and share in ways that turn individuals into a team. In this workshop, you will learn to create, design, and populate your very own Discord server. Bring your laptop. GAME ON!  Check it out HERE!

Unlimited spaces available
How to 4DX (Part 1 of 2)
Date: Wed, Sep 8, 2021
1:00PM to 2:00PM
Facilitator(s): Minerva Pargas, Chad Galligan
Location: Online

The Four Disciplines of Execution (4DX) is a powerful tool for organizations to achieve their wildest important goals in the midst of the day-to-day whirlwind.  Come learn about the Four Disciplines and how we are implementing the process at EMCC.

Unlimited spaces available
Padlet: Learning That Sticks
Date: Thu, Sep 9, 2021
1:00PM to 2:00PM
Facilitator(s): Joel Arthur, Kelly Loucy
Location: Online

Learn how you can use Padlet, an online, "cloud based" technology tool free to students, to do formative assessment with your students. This can be applied to multiple disciplines in a multitude of activities, from anonymous brainstorming to homework discussions to chapter reviews. This tool offers a variety of templates that makes it so quick and easy to use it can even be created on the spot. This workshop will demonstrate how two faculty members are using Padlet. There will be an opportunity for participants to experiment with Padlet.

Unlimited spaces available
Data Literacy - Student Success Dashboard Overview
Date: Mon, Sep 13, 2021
1:00PM to 2:00PM
Facilitator(s): John Snelling
Location: Online

This session would orient participants to the EMCC GetData Center and provide an overview of the type of information available. We’ll also take a brief review on how to access and navigate the various dashboards.

Unlimited spaces available
Lessons Learned in Online Asynchronous Teaching
Date: Tue, Sep 14, 2021
1:00PM to 2:00PM
Facilitator(s): Christina Van
Location: Online

Dr. Van has been teaching online for over a decade, and in that time she has refined her approach to designing and teaching asynchronous classes with a focus on high student engagement. Come learn some tips and engage in conversation about the art and practice of teaching students online.

Unlimited spaces available
Intro to Video Editing with OpenShot
Date: Wed, Sep 15, 2021
12:00PM to 1:00PM
Facilitator(s): Dan Reichstein
Location: Online

Video editing can be a powerful tool for creating your own custom presentations. In this workshop we will explore the open source video editor, OpenShot. We will cover the process on how to import video clips, organize their playback order in the timeline, and export the finshed product as an edited video file.

Unlimited spaces available
How to 4DX (Part 2 of 2)
Date: Wed, Sep 15, 2021
1:00PM to 2:00PM
Facilitator(s): Minerva Pargas, Chad Galligan
Location: Online

In the second part of this workshop, we will focus on developing and refining the 4DX plan for your area. Join us for a good conversation as we share examples of 4DX in action from around the college. (Note: You are encouraged but not required to complete Part 1 of this series to take Part 2)

Unlimited spaces available

Nothing Scheduled

June

Drafting Your Course-level Learning Outcomes (CLOs)
Date: Wed, Jun 2, 2021
1:00PM to 2:00PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Online

Establishing course-level learning outcomes (CLOs) is the first step in assessing what you care most about your students learning in your classroom. In this training learn the basic rules and resources for drafting your CLOs, including time to brainstorm and share ideas with the group.

Unlimited spaces available
Integrating Your CLOs into Canvas
Date: Wed, Jun 9, 2021
1:00PM to 2:00PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Online

So you have course-level learning outcomes (CLOs)- now what? Learn how to easily yet meaningfully assess these through assignments in Canvas, and how to set it up so that the data is collected meaningfully.

Unlimited spaces available

September

Drafting Your Course-level Learning Outcomes (CLOs)
Date: Tue, Sep 7, 2021
1:00PM to 2:00PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Online

Establishing course-level learning outcomes (CLOs) is the first step in assessing what you care most about your students learning in your classroom.  In this training learn the basic rules and resources for drafting your CLOs, including time to brainstorm and share ideas with the group.

Unlimited spaces available
Teach Online with Canvas
Facilitator(s): Online
Location: Online

Four online modules will be provided to enable faculty (residential and adjunct) to learn the basics of the new LMS. EMCC faculty, adept in technology, will be able to use this self-paced workshop proficient with Canvas system.

Unlimited spaces available Register here
Effective Course Design
Facilitator(s): Online
Location: Online

This is a self-paced course for faculty course developers who are interested in earning the Effective Course Design Badge. It will guide you in developing a course that aligns with and meets the high standards of Quality Matters.

Unlimited spaces available Register here
Adjunct Faculty Online Orientation
Facilitator(s): Online
Location: Online

Six modules of resources for all adjuncts whether you're brand new to EMCC or just have some questions.  You can also earn a badge!  From "The 411" to more detailed information, this resource will make your semester much smoother.

Unlimited spaces available Register here

Nothing Scheduled

Nothing Scheduled

June

Basics of Mindfulness Meditation
Date: Mon, Jun 14, 2021
2:00PM to 2:30PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Online
Unlimited spaces available
Focus Journaling
Date: Wed, Jun 23, 2021
2:00PM to 3:00PM
Facilitator(s): Deborah Cotton
Location: Online

Has work and home become one in the same? Do you find yourself not being able to navigate through both? This session was designed with you in mind. Journaling with a Focus!

Unlimited spaces available

August

Basics of Mindfulness Meditation
Date: Tue, Aug 24, 2021
2:00PM to 2:30PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Online

Mindfulness research shows that a regular meditation practice can lead to less stress, more clarity, and greater resilience. Learn the basics of mindfulness practices and try out a short meditation.

Unlimited spaces available

Nothing Scheduled

May

Discussion Bored: How to effectively design online discussion assignments
Date: Wed, May 26, 2021
1:00PM to 2:00PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Online

Discussion assignments hold the potential to engage students and instructors alike in recalling, synthesizing, and making sense of course material in their own lives. However discussion assignments often come off as a dry, pedantic excercise for all involved. What are the secrets to designing engaging discussion assignments? Learn new ideas and share what's working for you.

Unlimited spaces available

June

Engaging Students Online
Date: Thu, Jun 17, 2021
3:00PM to 4:00PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Online

Engaging with students in-person is one thing- engaging with students in the online environment can feel entirely different. Yet there are deliberate design choices instructors can make in their online (or online-enhanced) classes that can improve the odds of genuine engagement. Learn tips that you can use in your own classrooms and share what's working for you.

Unlimited spaces available
Discussion Bored: How to effectively design online discussion assignments
Date: Tue, Jun 22, 2021
1:00PM to 2:00PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Online

Discussion assignments hold the potential to engage students and instructors alike in recalling, synthesizing, and making sense of course material in their own lives. However discussion assignments often come off as a dry, pedantic excercise for all involved. What are the secrets to designing engaging discussion assignments? Learn new ideas and share what's working for you.

Unlimited spaces available

September

Discussion Bored: How to effectively design online discussion assignments
Date: Thu, Sep 2, 2021
1:00PM to 2:00PM
Facilitator(s): Erik Huntsinger
Location: Online

Discussion assignments hold the potential to engage students and instructors alike in recalling, synthesizing, and making sense of course material in their own lives. However discussion assignments often come off as a dry, pedantic excercise for all involved. What are the secrets to designing engaging discussion assignments? Learn new ideas and share what's working for you.

Unlimited spaces available
Padlet: Learning That Sticks
Date: Thu, Sep 9, 2021
1:00PM to 2:00PM
Facilitator(s): Joel Arthur, Kelly Loucy
Location: Online

Learn how you can use Padlet, an online, "cloud based" technology tool free to students, to do formative assessment with your students. This can be applied to multiple disciplines in a multitude of activities, from anonymous brainstorming to homework discussions to chapter reviews. This tool offers a variety of templates that makes it so quick and easy to use it can even be created on the spot. This workshop will demonstrate how two faculty members are using Padlet. There will be an opportunity for participants to experiment with Padlet.

Unlimited spaces available
Lessons Learned in Online Asynchronous Teaching
Date: Tue, Sep 14, 2021
1:00PM to 2:00PM
Facilitator(s): Christina Van
Location: Online

Dr. Van has been teaching online for over a decade, and in that time she has refined her approach to designing and teaching asynchronous classes with a focus on high student engagement. Come learn some tips and engage in conversation about the art and practice of teaching students online.

Unlimited spaces available

June

Mastering Your Camera Phone
Date: Thu, Jun 3, 2021
2:00PM to 3:00PM
Facilitator(s): Dan Reichstein
Location: Online

Many of us have phones that are capable of recording HD video. In this workshop, we will explore best methods of video capturing, recording inside vs. recording outside, and how to transfer your video files from your cellphone to a laptop for future editing.

Unlimited spaces available
Copyright and Fair Use when Creating Videos
Date: Tue, Jun 15, 2021
12:00PM to 1:00PM
Facilitator(s): Dan Reichstein
Location: Online

Knowledge of copyright and fair use is critical when developing video content. In this workshop we will discuss your rights to media content, what is defined as educational fair use of content, and where to find assets that are available without attribution also known as Creative Commons.

Unlimited spaces available
Intro to Adobe Acrobat
Date: Wed, Jun 16, 2021
11:00AM to 12:00PM
Facilitator(s): Najmah Muhammad
Location: Online

Learn the basics of Adobe Acrobat. We'll go over creating, editing, and combining files.

Unlimited spaces available
Managing Your YouTube Channel
Date: Wed, Jun 23, 2021
3:00PM to 4:00PM
Facilitator(s): Dan Reichstein
Location: Online

Did you know that you have a YouTube channel connected to your Maricopa email? In this workshop we will cover how to login to YouTube, the steps to upload video content, methods for optimizing the automatic closed-captioning tool and how to share/embed videos into Canvas.

Unlimited spaces available

July

Intro to Video Editing with OpenShot
Date: Wed, Jul 7, 2021
12:00PM to 1:00PM
Facilitator(s): Dan Reichstein
Location: Online

Video editing can be a powerful tool for creating your own custom presentations. In this workshop we will explore the open source video editor, OpenShot. We will cover the process on how to import video clips, organize their playback order in the timeline, and export the finshed product as an edited video file.

Unlimited spaces available
Webex Basics
Date: Tue, Jul 13, 2021
11:00AM to 12:00PM
Facilitator(s): Chris Wacaser
Location: Online

Overview of the major functions of webex

Unlimited spaces available
Learn and Go Concepts: Designing a Video Title Card in PowerPoint
Date: Tue, Jul 13, 2021
2:00PM to 3:00PM
Facilitator(s): Dan Reichstein
Location: Online

You can design stunning video title cards using the tools in Microsoft PowerPoint. In this workshop we will use the templates in PowerPoint to create custom video titles. We will then export the slide as a picture that can be edited to play at the beginning of your video presentation.

Unlimited spaces available
Google Suite Overview
Date: Wed, Jul 14, 2021
11:00AM to 12:00PM
Facilitator(s): Najmah Muhammad
Location: Online

Learn about the different Google products and how it can be your tool for success in the workplace or classroom.

Unlimited spaces available
Learn and Go Concepts: Adding Royalty-free Music to Your Video
Date: Wed, Jul 21, 2021
3:00PM to 4:00PM
Facilitator(s): Dan Reichstein
Location: Online

Adding music to your videos can make for a more engaging presentation. There are several royalty-free music resources you can use to energize your videos. We will show you how to identify these royalty-free music tracks and how to edit the music into a video using OpenShot video editor.

Unlimited spaces available
Intro to Video Editing with OpenShot
Date: Tue, Jul 27, 2021
2:00PM to 3:00PM
Facilitator(s): Dan Reichstein
Location: Online

Video editing can be a powerful tool for creating your own custom presentations. In this workshop we will explore the open source video editor, OpenShot. We will cover the process on how to import video clips, organize their playback order in the timeline, and export the finshed product as an edited video file.

Unlimited spaces available

August

Closed-captioning for Videos
Date: Wed, Aug 4, 2021
2:00PM to 3:00PM
Facilitator(s): Dan Reichstein
Location: Online

Are you looking to use of the closed-captioning tools available in YouTube and Amara.org? 
This workshop will provide the necessary steps to make your online videos ADA compliant. We will also have a Q&A session to allow attendees to ask questions or troubleshoot issues with the available closed-captioning methods. A video example will be provided for practice.

Unlimited spaces available
Webex Basics
Date: Thu, Aug 5, 2021
11:00AM to 12:00PM
Facilitator(s): Chris Wacaser
Location: Online

Overview of the major functions of webex

Unlimited spaces available
Webex Basics
Date: Tue, Aug 10, 2021
11:00AM to 12:00PM
Facilitator(s): Chris Wacaser
Location: Online

Overview of the major functions of webex

Unlimited spaces available
Webex Basics
Date: Thu, Aug 12, 2021
11:00AM to 12:00PM
Facilitator(s): Chris Wacaser
Location: Online

Overview of the major functions of webex

Unlimited spaces available
Canvas Mobile
Date: Wed, Aug 25, 2021
11:00AM to 12:00PM
Facilitator(s): Najmah Muhammad
Location: Online

Come learn how student and faculty can access courses using the Canvas mobile app. The app gives you access to notifications, calendars, and more.

Unlimited spaces available
Learn and Go Concepts: Video Trimming and File Organization
Date: Thu, Aug 26, 2021
2:00PM to 3:00PM
Facilitator(s): Dan Reichstein
Location: Online

When recording video content on a mobile phone, there is often the option to trim the video's start and stop points. This can help to elimate unnecessary content and to cut down on editing time. When you import the media file from a phone or device, it is a good practice to label the file a relevant name to keep your content organized.

Unlimited spaces available

September

Turn Your Class or Department into a TEAM with a Discord Server: Game On!
Date: Wed, Sep 8, 2021
1:00PM to 2:00PM
Facilitator(s): Jim Heinrich
Location: Online

By using Discord, the fastest growing messaging platform, you can give students or work buddies  a place to relax, chat, generate ideas, have meetings, or work on projects. It's not a replacement for Canvas or WebEx or Zoom or any apps used for academic or work-related purposes. No, it's a hangout place where people can easily meet up, get to know each other, and share in ways that turn individuals into a team. In this workshop, you will learn to create, design, and populate your very own Discord server. Bring your laptop. GAME ON!  Check it out HERE!

Unlimited spaces available
Padlet: Learning That Sticks
Date: Thu, Sep 9, 2021
1:00PM to 2:00PM
Facilitator(s): Joel Arthur, Kelly Loucy
Location: Online

Learn how you can use Padlet, an online, "cloud based" technology tool free to students, to do formative assessment with your students. This can be applied to multiple disciplines in a multitude of activities, from anonymous brainstorming to homework discussions to chapter reviews. This tool offers a variety of templates that makes it so quick and easy to use it can even be created on the spot. This workshop will demonstrate how two faculty members are using Padlet. There will be an opportunity for participants to experiment with Padlet.

Unlimited spaces available
Intro to Video Editing with OpenShot
Date: Wed, Sep 15, 2021
12:00PM to 1:00PM
Facilitator(s): Dan Reichstein
Location: Online

Video editing can be a powerful tool for creating your own custom presentations. In this workshop we will explore the open source video editor, OpenShot. We will cover the process on how to import video clips, organize their playback order in the timeline, and export the finshed product as an edited video file.

Unlimited spaces available