Jul
7
Mon
Summer Reading Group
Jul 7 @ 10:00 am – Aug 1 @ 11:00 am

Join Dr. Gabrielle Orsi of the Office of Innovations in Teaching and Learning for this fully online training on the art of teaching. This training will be held via a Canvas course with a weekly web conference. Some of the weekly web conferences will feature a guest speaker. We will read and discuss together the book McKeachie’s Teaching Tips, 14th edition (2013). The book will be supplied to course participants. Course objectives include:

  • Building an online community with colleagues
  • Discussing new teaching tips and ideas from the text, each other, and the guest presenters
  • Reflecting upon our own teaching styles and what we would like to incorporate into our craft
  • Having an opportunity to sample various technologies used or mentioned in this course and consider using them in your own teaching

Total completion time is estimated to be approximately 20 hours. Please register for this training via WebAdvisor to obtain access to the Canvas course.

We suggest as well that you visit this webpage ahead of time to check your browser and ensure sure it’s ready for use with Blackboard Collaborate webconferencing. If you are not familiar with Blackboard Collaborate, then we suggest that you watch this 7-minute Participant Orientation tutorial video.

Instructors

Gabrielle Orsi

WebAdvisor Registration Information
14/SU TRN901 CS65 (SYN: 86111)

Registration
Please register for this training via WebAdvisor.
Problems registering? Check out our Registration Video Tutorial or contact the IT Department’s Service Desk for help registering with WebAdvisor at 970-947-8438 or 866-642-0495.

Jul
8
Tue
Poetry for Fun & Profit! @ Leadville Campus
Jul 8 @ 1:30 pm – Jul 29 @ 3:30 pm

Unleash your inner bard and create poetry using writing prompts and exercises designed to let your imagination run wild. Sample traditional poetic forms and works by established poets; dabble in performance poetry; learn about publishing and paying poetry markets; and have fun writing!

Taught by Lynda LaRocca

Jul
15
Tue
Poetry for Fun & Profit! @ Leadville Campus
Jul 15 @ 1:30 pm – Aug 5 @ 3:30 pm

Unleash your inner bard and create poetry using writing prompts and exercises designed to let your imagination run wild. Sample traditional poetic forms and works by established poets; dabble in performance poetry; learn about publishing and paying poetry markets; and have fun writing!

Taught by Lynda LaRocca

Jul
22
Tue
Poetry for Fun & Profit! @ Leadville Campus
Jul 22 @ 1:30 pm – Aug 12 @ 3:30 pm

Unleash your inner bard and create poetry using writing prompts and exercises designed to let your imagination run wild. Sample traditional poetic forms and works by established poets; dabble in performance poetry; learn about publishing and paying poetry markets; and have fun writing!

Taught by Lynda LaRocca

Math For Nurses @ Glenwood Springs
Jul 22 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description

This class provides practice in the common mathematical calculations required in the nursing profession. Meets Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7/22-7/31. Cost: $105; Refund: 7/18.

Syn# 84403
Cost $105
Go to WebAdvisor Continuing Education to search (use the Syn #) and register and pay for class.
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Jul
23
Wed
“Young and Old Alike” with Sarah Schmidt @ Ice Age Discovery Center at the Snowmass Village Mall
Jul 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

depiction of an extinct wooly mammothIn October 2010 excavators working at the Ziegler Reservoir in Snowmass Village made an astonishing discovery. The site was the final resting place of 41 different kinds of Ice Age animals including mammoths, mastodons, giant bison and more. It is one of the most significant discoveries in North America. Bring the kids and learn more about the discovery!

Please join us for the Summer 2014 Speaker Series:

Wednesday, July 23, 6:00 p.m.

Young and Old Alike with Sarah Schmidt
Join Sarah Schmidt for an evening of hands-on, family-oriented activities while exploring the process of excavation at the Zeigler site.

The Ice Age Discovery Center is located on the Snowmass Village Mall. Parking is provided in lots 4, 5, 8 and 9.

These events are free and open to the public.

Jul
26
Sat
CPR for Professionals @ Glenwood Springs
Jul 26 @ 8:00 am – 4:50 pm
Class Description

Meets the requirements for American Red Cross, Professional Rescuer CPR or American Heart, Association Basic Life Support for those who, work in emergency services, health care, and other, professional areas. Material presented in the course is basic patient assessment, basic, airway management, rescue breathing, and CPR for infant, child, and adult patients. American Heart Association materials are used. Text required and must be purchased. Cost: one-half credit hour of tuition.

Syn# 83032
Go to WebAdvisor Continuing Education to search (use the Syn #) and register and pay for class.
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When Ice Ruled Leadville @ Leadville Campus
Jul 26 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Photo of VInce Matthews

Dr. Vince Matthews, one of the top experts in the field of geology, is leading this one-day workshop. Participants will never look at this region’s scenic beauty the same way after this day of studying it first-hand. Leadville’s spectacular scenery reflects a time when ice covered and formed much of the landscape. It was a time of valleys filled with thousands of feet of ice; of 600-foot-deep lakes forming, then catastrophically emptying in a day.

Participants will learn to read the signs of this classic glacial terrain in the field. Generations of geologists all over America have studied Turquoise Lake in their classrooms. Now you can study its marvels first hand. Follow the glacially dammed lake from Malta to Buena Vista. Experience periglacial features such as patterned ground, rock glaciers, and sackungen.

Jul
29
Tue
Poetry for Fun & Profit! @ Leadville Campus
Jul 29 @ 1:30 pm – Aug 19 @ 3:30 pm

Unleash your inner bard and create poetry using writing prompts and exercises designed to let your imagination run wild. Sample traditional poetic forms and works by established poets; dabble in performance poetry; learn about publishing and paying poetry markets; and have fun writing!

Taught by Lynda LaRocca

Jul
30
Wed
“Walk on the Wild Side” with Garry Zabel @ Ice Age Discovery Center at the Snowmass Village Mall
Jul 30 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

depiction of an extinct wooly mammothIn October 2010 excavators working at the Ziegler Reservoir in Snowmass Village made an astonishing discovery. The site was the final resting place of 41 different kinds of Ice Age animals including mammoths, mastodons, giant bison and more. It is one of the most significant discoveries in North America. Bring the kids and learn more about the discovery!

Please join us for the Summer 2014 Speaker Series:

Wednesday, July 30, 4:30 p.m.

Walk on the Wild Side with Garry Zabel
Discussion at the Ice Age Discovery Center from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Later, 5:30 to 7 p.m., there will be a hike up the Rim Trail above the reservoir for a glaciology/geology walking lecture. Come prepared to hike and provide your own transportation to the trailhead.

The Ice Age Discovery Center is located on the Snowmass Village Mall. Parking is provided in lots 4, 5, 8 and 9.

These events are free and open to the public.