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
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
25
Fri
Welding for Fun @ Rifle
Jul 25 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Class Description

Create a welding project in our state-of-the-art lab at Rifle HighSchool. This is an introductory workshop; no previous welding experience is required. You will have a choice of making a piece of garden art or a wine rack. Students must wear leather boots or shoes and long denim pants. Additional safety gear will be provided. On Friday, class hours are 5:30 p – 8:30p. On Saturday, class hours are 8:00a – 5:00p with a one hour break for lunch.

Syn# 83810
Cost $65
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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
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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.

Aug
6
Wed
“How to Get a Date (on a fossil)” with Sandy Jackson @ Ice Age Discovery Center at the Snowmass Village Mall
Aug 6 @ 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, Aug. 6, 6:00 p.m.

“How to Get a Date” with Sandy Jackson

CMC Adjunct Faculty Member Sandy Jackson will discuss the dating techniques used to determine the ages of fossil remains from the Ziegler Reservoir 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.

Aug
7
Thu
Cooking with Fresh Herbs @ Glenwood Springs
Aug 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Class Description

Some people regard them as weeds. Truth is, herbs have played a major role throughout the centuries in cooking, personal health care and much, much more. Proper use of fresh herbs in your cooking can be the nuance that sets your cooking apart from the rest; all the while being your secret weapon to feeling better and healthier. Louie and Tammy Girardot will teach you about the handling, storing and use of fresh herbs as a way to enhance your cooking and consequently, your health. Let’s use herbs! Cost: $43; Refund: 8/5.

Syn# 83758
Cost $43
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Aug
9
Sat
Digital Photography Workshop @ Glenwood Springs
Aug 9 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Class Description

Learn how to use your digital camera, including the technical aspects of good photography as well as the aesthetic aspects of creating quality images with impact. This workshop starts in the classroom with a three-hour instruction on photography, followed by a three-hour field trip. Please come prepared with your camera, camera user’s manual, appropriate clothing, and walking shoes. The field trip will be a the Hanging Lake rest area on I-70. A picnic lunch is provided. After the field trip, a feedback review and slideshow of the photos in the classroom is also provided. Cost: $95.

Syn# 83884
Cost $95
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Aug
13
Wed
NEW FACULTY ORIENTATION @ ROARING FORK CAMPUS
Aug 13 @ 8:00 am – Aug 14 @ 5:00 pm
“Bringing Back Ice Age Beasts” with Tom Cardomone @ Ice Age Discovery Center at the Snowmass Village Mall
Aug 13 @ 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, Aug. 13, 6:00 p.m.

“Bringing Back Ice Age Beasts: Can We Really Clone a Mastodon?” with Tom Cardomone

Serious scientists in North America, Korea and Siberia have sequenced the DNA of Wooly Mammoths and some are restoring the grassy mammoth steppe ecosystems once widespread during the Ice Age. After all, once cloned, they’ll need a place to live. Could Colorado’s wildlife once again include mammoths, mastodons, giant-horned bison, huge short-face bear and other magnificent mammals that actually roamed the mountains and plains quite recently? The critical steps from cloning, to de-extinction, to re-wilding are challenging, and our discussion will be enlightening.

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.