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June 30, 2016
U30A - eLearn: Content Building Tools
7L09

9:00 - 11:00 AM

This eLearn workshop, is a hands on workshop introducing participants to eLearn’s Content tools.  Participants will learn how to build content in their eLearn course shells utilizing Drag and Drop, the HTML editor, Manage Files and more.  Each participant will practice creating content in their personal eLearn demo course.

July 1, 2016
L1A - Adobe Connect Pro 101: Learn the Basics of Using this Web Conference Software
7L09

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Workshop participants will learn the basics of the Adobe Connect Pro Web Conference System. Learn how to communicate in real time with audio, video and chat tools. Learn to work as a group using the whiteboard. Share applications, documents and files. Collaborate in real-time with students and colleagues via the Internet from anywhere. Quickly connect with learners to foster active learning utilizing Connect’s robust e-learning tools.

July 6, 2016
L6A - eLearn: Dropbox and Discussions
7L09

9:00 - 11:00 PM

This eLearn workshop, is a hands on workshop introducing participants to eLearn’s Dropbox and Discussion 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. Each participant will practice creating a dropbox and discussion in their personal eLearn demo course.

July 8, 2016
L8A - Teaching with eLearn
7L09

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.

July 12, 2016
L12A - Gradebook in eLearn
7L09

9:00 AM - 12:00 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.

July 12, 2016
L12P - Navigating the Electronic Faculty Performance Review for Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty
5224

1:00 - 4:00 PM

Are you looking for assistance and understanding of the FPR electronic process and the electronic form? An overview of the guidelines for the FPR will be provided. Each faculty member will have time to work on his or her FPR during the workshop. Activities for Critical Performance Areas (CPA) will be explored. Through collaboration faculty will identify additional activities for the CPAs. Ratings and expected activities will be explained.

July 14, 2016
L14A - eLearn Content Building Tools
7L09

9:00 - 11:00 AM

This eLearn workshop, is a hands on workshop introducing participants to eLearn’s Content tools.  Participants will learn how to build content in their eLearn course shells utilizing Drag and Drop, the HTML editor, Manage Files and more.  Each participant will practice creating content in their personal eLearn demo course.

July 15, 2016
L15A - Cloud Based Collaborative Office Tools
7L09

9:00 - 10:25 AM

Most people know and use Google Search and YouTube. But what about Google’s lesser known tools like Google Docs, Google Earth and Microsoft OneDrive. In this workshop learn how you can use these tools in a collaborative setting. 

July 15, 2016
L15A - Introduction to Social Bookmarking
7L09

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

In this workshop learn about the Web 2.0 tool, Social Bookmarking.  Discover simple ways you can use Social Bookmarking to engage your students, share resources and enable your students to develop a real sense of ownership in their learning. Imagine having access to your apps and data from any network device.

July 21, 2016
L21A - Teaching with eLearn
3213

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.

July 22, 2016
L22A - Screen Capture: Versions and Value
7L21

9:00 - 11:00 AM

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.

July 26, 2016
L26A - eLearn: Dropbox and Discussions
3213

9:00 - 11:00 AM

This eLearn workshop, is a hands on workshop introducing participants to eLearn’s Dropbox and Discussion 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. Each participant will practice creating a dropbox and discussion in their personal eLearn demo course.

July 27, 2016
L27A - ePortfolio Training
7L09

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Faculty will:

  • Learn what ePortfolio is and how to access it
  • Learn how and why you might use it in the classroom setting
  • Use eLearn to create artifacts and reflections
  • See how students view ePortfolio from their perspective
  • Learn how to assess ePortfolio materials and submissions
July 28, 2016
L28A - Replace Boring with BAM: Building Top Notch PowerPoints Using Adobe Presenter
3213

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.

July 29, 2016
L29A - Gradebook in eLearn
3213

9:00 AM - 12:00 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.

July 29, 2016
L29A - Open Educational Resources Module
7L09

9:30 - 11:30 AM

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.

July 29, 2016
L29A - Clickers: Using a Personal Response System
7L21

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

You’ve seen them in conferences. They’ve been used in seminars. Now you too can take part in a basic overview of the use of personal response systems (clickers) in the classroom. PRS are often used in classrooms for quick polls, tests, or surveys during a MS PowerPoint presentation where the feedback is recorded and presented live. The response system software is flexible enough to be used with other programs and mobile enough to be used in different locations.