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March 3, 2017
M3P - REACH Out: A Dialogue
7L21

12:00 - 1:00 PM

Based on a session held at REACH, facilitators are providing a space for community dialogue about connection and trustbuilding. Join us (even if you are not at the REACH seminar) for true sustained dialogue about how all can engage with each other and build a genuine interaction. Bring your lunch if you like! 

Light snacks provided.

March 6, 2017
M6A - Teaching with eLearn
5212

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.

March 8, 2017
M8A - eLearn: Dropbox, Discussions and Content Building Tools
5212

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.

March 13, 2017
M13P - Teaching Syllabus Tool (eSyllabus)
7L09

1:00 - 2:30 PM

In this workshop learn how to link the new "Teaching Syllabus Tool" to eLearn courses. The external access link to the Teaching Syllabus Tool application is added to the eLearn course shell by selecting the Add Content and the create Link content Item under the Lessons Tab. Then current eLearn course data is passed to the Syllabus application based on the name and details of the specific eLearn course, syllabus fields will be pre-filled/pre-populated with relevant course. personal and other course information.

**Note: When creating the Teaching eSyllabus using the syllabus application process there are several options: Either create the syllabus from a Teaching Syllabus Tool template or using a previously created syllabus from a course coordinator or other faculty member to start from.

March 15, 2017
M15A - Open Educational Resources Module
5213

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.

March 16, 2017
M16A - Gradebook in eLearn
5343

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.

March 16, 2017
M16P - Active Shooter Response Training
2334

3:30 - 4:30 PM

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

March 17, 2017
M17A - ePortfolios
6241

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Register and attend this workshop to:

  • 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
March 22, 2017
M22P - Book Discussion of The Culturally Inclusive Educator
7L21

5:30 - 7:00 PM

Become a Change Agent: Faculty and staff can become a Change Agent at Sinclair by reading and participating in two book reads and discussions. The second book is Dena Samuels', The Culturally Inclusive Educator: Preparing for a Multicultural World.

March 23, 2017
M23P - Book Discussion of The Culturally Inclusive Educator
7L21

3:00 - 4:30 PM

Become a Change Agent: Faculty and staff can become a Change Agent at Sinclair by reading and participating in two book reads and discussions. The second book is Dena Samuels', The Culturally Inclusive Educator: Preparing for a Multicultural World.

March 24, 2017
M24A - Adobe Captivate: Introduction
7L21

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Get a basic overview of Adobe Captivate and how to create software simulation demonstrations, training and assessments. Learn to use the edit view and the library window to add enhancements to tailor your project to your needs. Explore and be creative using the insert options such as: adding a variety of different types of slides, bu

ttons, captions, rollovers, zoom areas, images, text animation, and more. Import, record and edit audio. Learn where to begin to create an assessment that your students can use to self evaluate. This workshop will begin with an overview of Captivate and allow time for you to create a short Captivate movie.

March 24, 2017
Rubrics in eLearn: Why, When & How
5213

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

March 24, 2017
M24P - REACH Out: A Dialogue
7L21

12:00 - 1:00 PM

Based on a session held at REACH, facilitators are providing a space for community dialogue about connection and trustbuilding. Join us (even if you were not at the REACH seminar) for true sustained dialogue about how all can engage with each other and build a genuine interaction. Bring your lunch if you like! 

Light snacks provided.

March 24, 2017
Don't Fear the LOR!
7L05

1:00 - 3:00 PM

eLearn's Learning Object Repository (LOR) is the storage system for course content. It is an integral part of eLearn's Dev Shell - Master - Teaching Shell structure. This workshop provides background and practice in what content can be published to the LOR, how to maintain it, and how to bring it from the LOR into courses.

PREREQUISITE: This workshop is only open to course coordinators responsible for maintaining course content across the eLearn structure. Participants will need to email Jennifer Davis at jennifer.davis@sinclair.edu which course dev shell they want to use for this workshop so permissions can be adjusted prior to the workshop.

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 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
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 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.