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March 27, 2017
Book Discussion: The Mindful Nation
7L02A

12:00 - 1:00 PM

Join us for our Spring brown-bag book read! These four sessions are devoted to a discussion and practice based on Congressman Tim Ryan’s book Mindful Nation. We will spend the first half-hour discussing various chapters from the book, and the last 30 minutes will be spent practicing mindfulness meditation techniques. 

Week 1: Chapters 1 & 2
Week 2: Chapters 3 & 4
Week 3: Chapters 5 & 6
Week 4: Chapters 7 & 8

Watch Congressman Ryan’s message to Sinclair Community College with his perspective of the importance of mindfulness.
here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OvkA3u1Gg_4

Registrants will receive a confirmation email with a calendar file attached for the March 27 session in conference room 7L02D. The CTL will send Outlook appointments for the remaining three sessions on April 3, 10 and 17, 12-1pm in Room 7L21.

March 28, 2017
Veterans in the Classroom
2334

12:00 - 1:30 PM

How do Veteran Services, Counseling Services and the Sinclair Cares teams work together to support Veterans in the classroom. What are some behaviors faculty might encounter when working with veterans? What are Sinclair policies and processes that faculty and staff should be aware of when working with veterans in college?  These questions and more will be answered at this brown-bag session.

April 7, 2017
A7P - Awards Tool in eLearn
7L05

3:00 - 4:00 PM

The awards tool which includes badges and certificates is meant to reinforce, reward, and recognize student success, achievement, and accomplishments. Many students need awards in their interaction with the course as a sense of accomplishment. They also desire them for pride and to show progress, as well as to see where they stand in terms of course completion. Faculty can use awards to customize their course path and recognize student success. In this workshop, discover the Awards tool in eLearn and how to create and issue awards to students.

April 10, 2017
A10A - Teaching with eLearn
5213

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

This introduction to "eLearn", Sinclair's new learning management system, powered by D2L, will provide users with an overview of the key components required to successfully teach and manage a course. The workshop will highlight terminology, user interface, general navigation, basic tools, communication as well as demonstrate the management of modules and topics, calendar events, communication, dropboxes, discussions, quizzes, and grades. Learn the skills you need to teach, manage, and assess your students with eLearn.

April 12, 2017
A12A - eLearn: Dropbox, Discussions and Content Building Tools
5213

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

This eLearn workshop, is a hands on workshop introducing participants to eLearn’s Dropbox and Discussion and Content Building Tools.  Participants will learn how to create Dropboxes and Discussions, set and change the various tool settings and restrictions, assess submissions and connect the tools to the gradebook. Participants will also learn how to build content in their eLearn course shells utilizing Drag and Drop, the HTML editor. Each participant will practice creating a dropbox and discussion in the content area of their personal eLearn demo course.

April 14, 2017
A14A - Screen Capture: Versions and Value
7L21

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Using screen capture software: the who, what, where, when and how. Learn about the different types of screen capturing and the levels of tools and capabilities many capturing software provides. Be willing to experiment, brainstorm and share experiences.

April 14, 2017
What's with the Green Dots on Campus?
Basement, Stage Area

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Learn about the Green Dot prevention program that addresses personal, power-based violence (e.g. bullying, sexual assault, domestic, violence, stalking, etc). Green Dot equips students, faculty and staff to recognize warning signs, develop intervention options, and proactively change cultural norms. The Green Dot program is a first step in a long term, comprehensive primary prevention strategy on campus and within our community. As a nationally recognized program that is supported by rigorous research, the Green Dot program has reduced violence. Please help make our college a Green Dot campus.

April 14, 2017
A14P - Gradebook in eLearn
7L05

1:00 - 4:00 PM

This hands-on introduction to the eLearn gradebook will walk you through the steps to setup a gradebook, enter and manage your grades. You will learn to use the Setup Wizard, the difference between different grading systems such as Points vs Weighted, creating grade Items and categories, connecting grade items to dropboxes or quizzes, adjusting grade calculations, releasing final grades, and managing your view or the student view.

April 21, 2017
Take out the Boring, put in the BAM: Building Top Notch Power Points and taking them to the next level using Adobe Presenter
7L21

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Tired of the same old PowerPoint presentations? Wondering how to make your PowerPoint go beyond boring ‘click and talk’ bullet points into something that’s engaging and even interactive?  In this workshop you’ll learn how to create PowerPoint presentations that pop. Get tips on things that always work and how to avoid common mistakes when creating a presentation. Learn to use some newer features to give even old presentations a new polish. But wait! That’s not all! This workshop also shows you how to take your newly polished PowerPoint to the next level with Adobe Presenter – the PowerPoint plugin that allows you to easily add audio, video and even quizzes to your PowerPoint and make it all available to students with a simple URL link.

April 21, 2017
How to Develop a Successful New Program
3241

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Do you feel that your department should be offering a new program that would benefit the community, but the task of creating one is too daunting to contemplate? We will discuss the process of identifying the need for a new degree or certificate, help you to identify the potential stakeholders, develop a needs-assessment survey, and surround yourself with the right people who are as passionate as you about creating new opportunities for our students. 

April 21, 2017
A21P - Active Shooter Response Training
7L21

3:30 - 4:30 PM

Sinclair's Lt. Michael Coss will present Sinclair specific information on how you can respond in the event of an active shooter situation.

April 24, 2017
A24A - Teaching with eLearn
5213

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

This introduction to "eLearn", Sinclair's new learning management system, powered by D2L, will provide users with an overview of the key components required to successfully teach and manage a course. The workshop will highlight terminology, user interface, general navigation, basic tools, communication as well as demonstrate the management of modules and topics, calendar events, communication, dropboxes, discussions, quizzes, and grades.  Learn the skills you need to teach, manage, and assess your students with eLearn.

April 26, 2017
A26A - eLearn: Dropbox, Discussions and Content Building TOols
5213

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

This eLearn workshop, is a hands on workshop introducing participants to eLearn’s Dropbox and Discussion and Content Building Tools.  Participants will learn how to create Dropboxes and Discussions, set and change the various tool settings and restrictions, assess submissions and connect the tools to the gradebook. Participants will also learn how to build content in their eLearn course shells utilizing Drag and Drop, the HTML editor. Each participant will practice creating a dropbox and discussion in the content area of their personal eLearn demo course.

April 28, 2017
A28A - Adobe Presenter: Introduction
11-322

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Learn how to create dynamic and engaging on-demand presentations and e-leaning with Adobe® Presenter. Presenter uses PowerPoint as a base to rapidly create high-impact Adobe® Flash presentations and e-Learning enhancements. With just a few clicks, transform basic presentations into engaging Flash® multimedia experiences. All Presenter authoring functions in PowerPoint can be reached using the Presenter menu.

April 28, 2017
A28P - Gradebook in eLearn
7L05

1:00 - 4:00 PM

This hands-on introduction to the eLearn gradebook will walk you through the steps to setup a gradebook, enter and manage your grades. You will learn to use the Setup Wizard, the difference between different grading systems such as Points vs Weighted, creating grade Items and categories, connecting grade items to dropboxes or quizzes, adjusting grade calculations, releasing final grades, and managing your view or the student view.

May 2, 2017
Y2A - Open Educational Resources Module
11-322

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

What are Open Educational Resources (OER)? How do you find them and how do you know what you can do with a resource you find? This workshop will introduce you to the basics of OER, OER licensing, where you can find them and how can you use what you find.

May 11, 2017
Rubrics in eLearn: Why, When & How
7L09

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The use of rubrics provides instructors and students with consistent criteria for evaluation. This workshop will explore why rubrics are helpful, when they can be used, and how to create within eLearn. We will also practice creating and linking a rubric to an assignment in eLearn.

PREREQUISITE: Basic eLearn knowledge and usage