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January 16, 2015
PowerPoint 2013: Presentations that Impact Your Classroom
14-108

1:00 - 4:00 PM

Interested in learning how to create meaningful PowerPoint presentations that will aid in your students remembering the content you introduce in your courses? This session will provide you with tips for creating presentations in PowerPoint that positively impact students in remembering concepts.

January 21, 2015
Teaching with eLearn - J21A
14-114

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.

January 22, 2015
Teaching with eLearn - J22P
14-114

1:00 - 4:00 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.

January 23, 2015
Teaching with eLearn - J23A
14-114

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.

January 23, 2015
Teaching with eLearn - J23P
14-114

1:00 - 4:00 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.

January 26, 2015
Brown Bag: In"cell"vility and Cell Phone Etiquette in the Classroom
2334

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Faculty are invited to bring your lunch and let's discuss cell phone use in the classroom. This faculty member believes the cell phone is a distraction and impedes learning. Please join the discussion with your opinions and possible solutions to the problem.

January 28, 2015
Teaching with eLearn - J28A
14-114

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.

January 29, 2015
Teaching with eLearn - J29P
14-114

1:00 - 4:00 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.

January 30, 2015
Teaching with eLearn - J30A
14-114

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.

January 30, 2015
Teaching with eLearn - J30P
14-114

1:00 - 4:00 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.

January 30, 2015
Outlook 2013: Tips to Get You Out of Your Inbox and Into Your Classroom
14-108

1:00 - 4:00 PM

In this session you’ll learn tips and tricks that will make you the master of your inbox and calendar, including:
•   Track activities for your FPR, and list them together with one click.
•   Minimize search time by using folders and rules.
•   Manage and share calendars with colleagues and delegates.
•   Create a reminder to act on an email or task with one click.

January 30, 2015
Just Breathe: Yoga and Meditation for Faculty and Staff
2334

1:00 - 4:00 PM

This is a workshop for both faculty and staff. It will focus on cultivating mindfulness, breath control, and a strong sense of connection and calmness. It will begin with engaged discussion and specific Pranayama (breath control) techniques. Participants will be led in meditation and focused visualization. Then participants will experience an hour of traditional style, gentle Yoga, with stretching, breathing, and deep relaxation. The workshop will conclude with mindful journaling and reflections. Participants will learn how to stretch, center and be mindful before classes, meetings, etc. They will be encouraged to learn new ways to breathe and techniques to calm in stressful situations, as well as meditative practices they can do anywhere at anytime. This workshop is open to all, no matter what physical level, as all of the yoga can also be done sitting in a chair and with adaptations. Faculty and Staff who feel overwhelmed and stressed as well as those that would like to learn more about the traditional path of Yoga and meditation will benefit from this workshop. Participants will be required to sign a release of liability form.

February 4, 2015
Conversion from ANGEL to D2L: Learn the Clean-Up Process and Tasks
14-114

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

This workshop will discuss the steps to clean-up and prepare your course for teaching in eLearn after the conversion. Learn about organizing content, insert images, grades setup wizard (categories and grade items), enter grades, final grades calculation, instructor/student views, exporting grades to a spreadsheet and submitting final grades.

**Note: it's important to understand how to navigate and basic eLearn  tools before attending this workshop. if not, please make sure to register and attend a "Teaching with eLearn" workshop.

February 4, 2015
Quiz-Taking as a Learning Strategy
2334

2:30 - 3:30 PM

While instructors have long used tests and quizzes to assess what students have learned, new research finds that frequent quizzing with feedback can boost student learning. In this workshop, you will learn how to turn quizzes into a day of learning through using a team-based learning approach to quiz-taking.

February 5, 2015
Teaching with eLearn - F05P
14-114

1:00 - 4:00 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.

February 6, 2015
Conversion from ANGEL to D2L: Learn the Clean-Up Process and Tasks - F06A
14-114

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

This workshop will discuss the steps to clean-up and prepare your course for teaching in eLearn after the conversion. Learn about organizing content, insert images, grades setup wizard (categories and grade items), enter grades, final grades calculation, instructor/student views, exporting grades to a spreadsheet and submitting final grades.

**Note: it's important to understand how to navigate and basic eLearn  tools before attending this workshop. if not, please make sure to register and attend a "Teaching with eLearn" workshop.

February 6, 2015
Teaching with eLearn - F06P
14-114

1:00 - 4:00 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.

February 6, 2015
Excel 2013: Crunch Your Classroom Numbers Quickly
14-108

1:00 - 4:00 PM

In this 3-hour, hands-on workshop, learn how to use Excel to speed up and increase the accuracy of many classroom tasks. Learn how to import grades quickly and easily into Angel, and how to determine letter grades from final scores for an entire class in minutes. You’ll see how to calculate all of your weekly due dates for the semester in seconds.

February 6, 2015
Empathetic Pedagogy
14-006

2:00 - 3:30 PM

 

February 11, 2015
Conversion from ANGEL to D2L: Learn the Clean-Up Process and Tasks - F11P
14-114

1:00 - 4:00 PM

This workshop will discuss the steps to clean-up and prepare your course for teaching in eLearn after the conversion. Learn about organizing content, insert images, grades setup wizard (categories and grade items), enter grades, final grades calculation, instructor/student views, exporting grades to a spreadsheet and submitting final grades.

**Note: it's important to understand how to navigate and basic eLearn  tools before attending this workshop. if not, please make sure to register and attend a "Teaching with eLearn" workshop.

February 12, 2015
Teaching with eLearn - F12P
14-114

1:00 - 4:00 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.

February 12, 2015
High Impact Humanities
14-107

3:30 - 4:30 PM

This presentation is for faculty teaching literature, modern languages, humanities, music, theater, fine arts, design, and the social sciences. Faculty will learn about the positive contributions of NEH programs for teaching and learning. A panel of four faculty members from art, history, and English will discuss their own experience with NEH seminars and workshops and the beneficial effects on student engagement and motivation. We will also discuss the Community College Humanities Association and what it can offer humanities faculty.

February 13, 2015
Teaching with eLearn - F13A
14-114

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.

February 13, 2015
Conversion from ANGEL to D2L: Learn the Clean-Up Process and Tasks - F13P
14-114

1:00 - 4:00 PM

This workshop will discuss the steps to clean-up and prepare your course for teaching in eLearn after the conversion. Learn about organizing content, insert images, grades setup wizard (categories and grade items), enter grades, final grades calculation, instructor/student views, exporting grades to a spreadsheet and submitting final grades.

**Note: it's important to understand how to navigate and basic eLearn tools before attending this workshop. if not, please make sure to register and attend a "Teaching with eLearn" workshop.

February 13, 2015
eLearn Event
14-130

1:00 - 2:00 PM

Presented by the eLearning Division

Topics: Flipped Classroom, Angel to eLearn Updates and Technology in the Classroom

Followed by an Open House in 14-000

February 18, 2015
Teaching with eLearn - F18A
14-114

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.

February 19, 2015
Conversion from ANGEL to D2L: Learn the Clean-Up Process and Tasks - F19P
14-114

1:00 - 4:00 PM

This workshop will discuss the steps to clean-up and prepare your course for teaching in eLearn after the conversion. Learn about organizing content, insert images, grades setup wizard (categories and grade items), enter grades, final grades calculation, instructor/student views, exporting grades to a spreadsheet and submitting final grades.

**Note: it's important to understand how to navigate and basic eLearn tools before attending this workshop. if not, please make sure to register and attend a "Teaching with eLearn" workshop.

February 19, 2015
Book Discussion: Understanding White Privilege
2334

3:30 - 5:00 PM

Become a Change Agent: Faculty and staff can begin to become a Change Agent at Sinclair by reading and participating in a discussion about Frances Kendall's book, Understanding White Privilege: Creating Pathways to Authentic Relationships Across Race. Contact the CTL office to borrow a copy of the book.

February 20, 2015
Teaching with eLearn - F20A
14-114

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.

February 20, 2015
Teaching with eLearn - F20P
14-114

1:00 - 4:00 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.

February 20, 2015
Word 2013: Hassle-Free MLA Formatting, Citations, and Works Cited
14-108

1:00 - 4:00 PM

Learn the easy to use tools for creating citations and bibliographies in Word. Need to change writing styles? It's one-click away. We'll cover the essentials of creating citations, bibliographies, margins, and other formatting requirements of your favorite writing style.

February 24, 2015
Service Learing in YOUR Course: Encouraging Affective, Cognitive and Behavioral Learning in the Community
14-108

3:00 - 4:30 PM

Service learning provides Sinclair students with the opportunity to discover, explore, and evaluate what they learn in the classroom with their experiences in the community. This workshop will provide participants with the tools necessary to create service learning projects for a variety of different courses. Participants will learn how to structure a service project relevant to their course, design assessment tools to gauge student learning, and understand how to work with community partners for service learning success.

February 25, 2015
Teaching with eLearn - F25A
14-114

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.

February 25, 2015
Book Discussion: Understanding White Privilege
2334

5:00 - 6:30 PM

Become a Change Agent: Faculty and staff can begin to become a Change Agent at Sinclair by reading and participating in a discussion about Frances Kendall's book, Understanding White Privilege: Creating Pathways to Authentic Relationships Across Race. Contact the CTL office to borrow a copy of the book.

February 26, 2015
Conversion from ANGEL to D2L: Learn the Clean-Up Process and Tasks - F26P
14-114

1:00 - 4:00 PM

This workshop will discuss the steps to clean-up and prepare your course for teaching in eLearn after the conversion. Learn about organizing content, insert images, grades setup wizard (categories and grade items), enter grades, final grades calculation, instructor/student views, exporting grades to a spreadsheet and submitting final grades.

**Note: it's important to understand how to navigate and basic eLearn tools before attending this workshop. if not, please make sure to register and attend a "Teaching with eLearn" workshop.

February 27, 2015
Teaching with eLearn - F27A
14-114

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.

February 27, 2015
Conversion from ANGEL to D2L: Learn the Clean-Up Process and Tasks - F27P
14-114

1:00 - 4:00 PM

This workshop will discuss the steps to clean-up and prepare your course for teaching in eLearn after the conversion. Learn about organizing content, insert images, grades setup wizard (categories and grade items), enter grades, final grades calculation, instructor/student views, exporting grades to a spreadsheet and submitting final grades.

**Note: it's important to understand how to navigate and basic eLearn  tools before attending this workshop. if not, please make sure to register and attend a "Teaching with eLearn" workshop.

March 19, 2015
Book Discussion: Driving Change through Diversity and Globalization
2334

3:30 - 5:00 PM

Become a Change Agent: Faculty and staff can begin to become a Change Agent at Sinclair by reading and participating in a discussion about James Anderson's book, Driving Change Through Diversity and Globalization. Please contact the CTL office to borrow a copy of the book.

March 20, 2015
OneDrive: Access and Edit Files from Anywhere
14-108

1:00 - 4:00 PM

Do you or your students need a file and it’s on another computer? Do you need to edit a Microsoft Office file but don’t have the program at home? Are you tired of remembering and keeping track of your flash drives? Need a free solution to all these problems? The answer is OneDrive, a no cost tool from Microsoft. Learn how to set up an account, create, upload, and edit files, and learn about the free app for your smartphone in our 3 hour hands-on workshop.

March 20, 2015
The Mayhem of Teaching: Mistakes, Miscues and Misunderstandings
2334

2:00 - 4:00 PM

The road to teaching excellence is often a lonely and difficult journey. Research on college teachers, especially community college teachers, indicates that faculty often work alone and rarely discuss the perils and problems of teaching with colleagues. In this workshop, Katherine R. Rowell, Ph.D., Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning at Sinclair Community College and the 2005 CASE/CARNEGIE Community College Faculty of Year. will share personal stories of lessons learned after twenty years in the college classroom. She will also present research and findings on developing as a community college teacher. As part of this workshop, faculty will have an opportunity to share their struggles and dilemmas with teaching as well as take steps to develop a teaching portfolio. All participants will receive a teaching journal and folder with materials to assist with the mayhem of teaching.

March 25, 2015
Book Discussion: Driving Change through Diversity and Globalization
2334

5:00 - 6:30 PM

Become a Change Agent: Faculty and staff can begin to become a Change Agent at Sinclair by reading and participating in a discussion about James Anderson's book, Driving Change Through Diversity and Globalization. Please contact the CTL office to borrow a copy of the book.

April 3, 2015
OneNote 2013: Get Organized!
14-108

1:00 - 4:00 PM

Learn how to create electronic notebooks as well as integrate text, drawings and web links using Microsoft OneNote. OneNote can be used to organize daily tasks and can also be shared with family, friends and colleagues to get things done quickly. Files can also be saved to the cloud for quick access with an Internet connection.

April 7, 2015
The Impact of Hate
2334

2:00 - 4:00 PM

Campus Pride founder, Shane Windmeyer, will conduct a workshop to help faculty become advocates for a hate-free campus. This workshop will help to create a foundation of understanding surrounding hate crimes, to explore an individual’s awareness of prejudice and to motivate individuals to make a difference fighting bias and hate within their campus community. Participants are “dared” to fight the roots of hatred in specific, individual ways.

May 5, 2015
SCC 1101: Orientation to Teaching the First-Year Course
14-108

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Interested in learning more about SCC 1101, the First-Year Experience course? Want to teach this course? Then this presentation is for you! Please join us as we discuss the history of FY courses including the one at Sinclair, the data about these courses and their effectiveness at promoting student success, and specifics about SCC 1101 (i.e. course content, purpose and goals, etc...).

8/1/14 - 5/1/15
Angel Training I - Basics ONLINE

NOTE: Sinclair network User ID and email address are required for participation in this training course.

This self-paced online course provides the opportunity to learn basic ANGEL LMS course management system functions and tools anytime, anyplace and at your own pace. The course design provides a variety of learning activities and assessments resulting in ANGEL LMS Basic Certification.

8/1/14 - 5/29/15
Angel Training II - Intermediate ONLINE

NOTE: Sinclair network User ID and email address are required for participation in this training course.

This self-paced online course provides the opportunity to learn basic ANGEL LMS course management system functions and tools anytime, anyplace and at your own pace. The course design provides a variety of learning activities and assessments resulting in ANGEL LMS Intermediate Certification.

10/2/14 - 12/31/14
Educating for Life Online Course
12/15/14 - 6/1/15
Angel Training III - Advanced ONLINE

NOTE: Sinclair network User ID and email address are required for participation in this training course.

This self-paced online course provides the opportunity to learn ANGEL LMS course management system functions and tools anytime, anyplace and at your own pace. The course design provides a variety of learning activities and assessments resulting in ANGEL LMS Advanced Certification.