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 Catalog of DE Professional Development Workshops

EDUCATION 

Copyright and Fair Use in a Digital World 

Delivery: Campus 1 hr. 

Learn about the legal, social, and ethical issues to consider when delivering content online including recent changes to the copyright law and fair use of digital content; student privacy; accessibility; and alternate resources for media content. 

Teaching Strategies & Technology in a Flipped Classroom 

Delivery: Campus 1 hr. 

Learn about effective teaching strategies for a flipped classroom, including information about campus and external resources to develop original content that you can share with your students 

Teaching and Learning in a Mobile Environment 

Delivery: Campus 1 hr. 

Learn about mobile applications instructors can use as part of their teaching and learning strategy.  We will look at Bb Mobile Learn, Bb Grader, and Office 365 mobile applications. 

Making Digital Content Accessible 

Delivery: Campus 1.5 hr. 

Don’t be intimated by the process of creating ADA compliant material.  Bring a document and learn how easy it is to create an accessible word and PDF file.  We’ll look at how to use Word Styles. Also learn how to use Camtasia Relay and Office Mix to record your desktop and voice to create an accessible video you can share with your learner. 

Instructional Design Effective Practices  

Delivery: Campus 1.5 hr. 

Learn and discuss adult learning theory and how to translate the theory into practice for designing your course and material. 

Transitioning to Technology-enhanced teaching 

Delivery: Campus 1 hr. 

Interested in using more technology as part of your teaching strategy but don’t know where to begin?  This workshop is a discussion of the process and planning to include technology in your classroom.  We will share effective practices and examine presentation, organizational, communication, and collaboration technology tools that help to enhance teaching and learning. 

 

SNAPSHOTS: LEARNING HOW TO USE BLACKBOARD 

Blackboard Snapshot 101: Getting Ready for the Semester 

Delivery: Campus 2 hr. 

Learn how to get your blackboard course shell ready for the semester, including copying course content from previous semesters, making your course available, and adding simple content to your course.  This workshop is focused on faculty who have little to no experience using the Blackboard LMS 

BlackboardSnapshot 201: Intermediate Bb Users 

Delivery: Campus 2 hr. 

Learn about some advanced features and tools available in Blackboard, including communication, assessment, and reporting tools.  This workshop is focused on faculty who have prior experience using Blackboard for managing their courses. 

Snapshot: Blackboard – Assessment Tools 

Delivery: Campus 2 hr. 

Learn how to create and deploy assignments and tests/ in Blackboard as well as review test analytics. Learn how to use Blackboard’s interactive rubrics feature that will help you evaluate student work consistently and objectively. 

Snapshot: Blackboard – Grade Center  

Delivery: Campus  2 hr. 

Learn how to manage your Blackboard Grade Center, including creating and managing items, weighing graded items, and downloading your gradebook 

Turnintin Complete: OriginalityCheck, Grademark, and PeerMark 

Delivery: Campus 2 hr. 

The workshop will give you an overview of Turnitin’s interface, assignment deployment and submission through Blackboard and website, including interpreting the Originality Report, and using Quickmarks 

 

EXTENDING THE WORKPLACE WITH TECHNOLOGY 

Using Skype, CCC Confer & 3C Media 

Delivery: Campus 1.5 hr. 

Looking for a way to meet online? Skype or CCC Confer lets you collaborate virtually through the web or desktop application. In this workshop, you will learn how to schedule, conduct, and record an online webinar or meeting using Skype or CCC Confer.  Learn how to use 3C Media to share your CCC Confer recordings. 

Introduction to Office 365 

Delivery: Campus 1 hr. 

Microsoft Office 365 allows you to create an online office with Office Web Apps and cloud-based versions of Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote. Learn how to access your online 365 account and quick tips to creating and sharing documents.  Improve your productivity! 

 

PROJECT-BASED LEARNING 

PowerPoint 

Delivery: Campus 2 separate 1 hour sessions 

In the first session learn about creating better and more effective PowerPoint presentations. In the second session show what you have learned using your new and improved PowerPoint presentations. 

 

WordPress 

Delivery: Campus 2 separate 1 hour sessions 

In the first session find out about WordPress and it features. In the second session show what you have learned by creating your own WordPress site.  

Workshop Calendar

CRAFTON HILLS WORKSHOPS 

Date 

Location 

Time 

Workshop 

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 

CHC –  

LRC 110 

By Appointment 

 

Open Lab 

Thursday, January 28, 2016 

CHC –  

LRC 110 

12:00pm-2:00pm 

Blackboard Snapshot 101 

3:00pm-4:00pm 

Instructional Design Effective Practices 

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 

 

CHC –  

LRC 110 

10:00am-12:00pm 

Blackboard Snapshot 201 

2:00pm-3:30pm 

Using Skype CCC Confer & 3C Media 

Thursday, February 11, 2016 

CHC –  

LRC 110 

12:00pm-2:00pm 

Blackboard Grade Center 

3:00pm-4:00pm 

Teaching Strategies & Technology in a Flipped Classroom 

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 

 

CHC –  

LRC 110 

10:00am-12:00pm 

Blackboard-Assessment Tools 

2:00pm-3:00pm 

PowerPoint Project Session 1 

Thursday, February 25, 2016 

CHC –  

LRC 110 

12:00pm-2:00pm 

Turnitin 

3:00pm-4:00pm 

Office 365  

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 

 

CHC –  

LRC 110 

10:00-11:00am 

Teaching and Learning in a Mobile Environment  

2:00pm-3:00pm 

PowerPoint Project 

Session 2 

Thursday, March 10, 2016 

CHC –  

LRC 110 

12:00pm-1:00pm 

Open Education 

3:00pm-4:00pm 

Copyright and Fair Use 

Wednesday, March 23,2016 

CHC –  

LRC 110 

10:00am-12:00pm 

Blackboard101 

2:00pm-3:00pm 

Instructional Design Effective Practices 

 

Thursday, March 31, 2016 

 

CHC –  

LRC 110 

12:00pm-1:30pm 

Using Skype CCC Confer & 3C Media 

3:00pm-4:00pm 

WordPress Project Session 1 

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 

CHC –  

LRC 110 

10:00am-11:30am 

Making Digital Content Accessible 

2:00pm-3:00pm 

Teaching Strategies & Technology in a Flipped Classroom 

Thursday, April 14, 2016 

CHC –  

LRC 110 

12:00pm-1:00pm 

Teaching and Learning in a Mobile Environment 

3:00pm-4:00pm 

WordPress Project Session 2 

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 

CHC –  

LRC 110 

10:00am-12:00pm 

Blackboard Grade Center 

2:00pm-4:00pm 

Turnitin 

Thursday, April 28, 2015 

CHC –  

LRC 110 

12:00pm-2:00pm 

Blackboard Assessment 

3:00pm-4:30pm 

Making Digital Content Accessible 

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 

CHC –  

LRC 110 

11:00am-12:00pm 

Open Education 

2:00pm-3:00pm 

Copyright and Fair Use 

Thursday, May 12, 2016 

CHC –  

LRC 110 

12:00pm-2:00pm 

Blackboard Snapshot 201 

3:00pm-4:00pm 

Office 365 

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 

CHC –  

LRC 110 

By Appointment 

Open Lab 

 


  

VALLEY COLLEGE WORKSHOPS 

Date 

Location 

Time 

Workshop 

Thursday, January 21, 2016 

SBVC –  

LA 208 

By appointment 

Open Lab 

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 

SBVC –  

LA 208 

10:00am-12:00pm 

Blackboard Snapshot 101 

2:00pm-3:00pm 

Instructional Design Effective Practices 

Thursday, February 4, 2016 

SBVC –  

LA 208 

12:00pm-2:00pm 

Blackboard Snapshot 201 

3:00pm-4:30pm 

Using Skype CCC Confer & 3C Media 

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 

SBVC –  

LA 208 

10:00am-12:00pm 

Blackboard Grade Center 

2:00pm-3:00pm 

Teaching Strategies & Technology in a Flipped Classroom 

Thursday, February 18, 2016 

SBVC –  

LA 208 

12:00pm-2:00pm 

Blackboard-Assessment Tools 

3:00pm-4:00pm 

PowerPoint Session 1 

Wednesday, February 24, 2016 

SBVC –  

LA 208 

10:00am-12:00pm 

Turnitin 

2:00pm-3:00pm 

Office 365  

Thursday, March 3, 2016 

SBVC –  

LA 208 

1:00pm-2:00pm 

Teaching and Learning in a Mobile Environment  

3:00pm-4:00pm 

PowerPoint Project Session 2 

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 

SBVC –  

LA 208 

11:00am-12:00pm 

Open Education 

2:00pm-3:00pm 

Copyright and Fair Use 

Thursday, March 24, 2016 

SBVC –  

LA 208 

10:00am-12:00pm 

Blackboard101 

3:00pm-4:30pm 

Instructional Design Effective Practices 

 

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 

SBVC –  

LA 208 

10:00am-11:30pm 

Using Skype CCC Confer & 3C Media 

2:00pm-3:00pm 

WordPress Project Session 1 

Thursday, April 7, 2016 

SBVC –  

LA 208 

12:00pm-1:30pm 

Making Digital Content Accessible 

3:00pm-4:00pm 

Teaching Strategies & Technology in a Flipped Classroom 

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 

SBVC –  

LA 208 

12:00pm-1:00pm 

Teaching and Learning in a Mobile Environment  

2:00pm-3:00pm 

WordPress Project Session 2 

Thursday, April 21, 2016 

SBVC –  

LA 208 

10:00am-12:00pm 

Blackboard Grade Center 

2:00pm-4:00pm 

Turnitin 

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 

SBVC –  

LA 208 

10:00am-12:00pm 

Blackboard Assessment 

2:00pm-3:30pm 

Making Digital Content Accessible 

Thursday, May 5, 2016 

SBVC –  

LA 208 

11:00-12:00pm 

Open Education 

2:00-3:00pm 

Copyright and Fair Use 

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 

SBVC –  

LA 208 

10:00am-12:00pm 

Blackboard Snapshot 201 

2:00pm-3:00pm 

Office 365 

Thursday, May 19, 2016  

SBVC –  

LA 208 

By appointment 

Open Lab