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
13
Sun
Gluten-Free Baking @ Battle Mountain High School
Jul 13 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Class Description

You’ve been asking and now here it is! Come learn tips and techniques for using gluten-free flours in your baked goods. 07/13/2014 – 07/13/2014, Course # CUA-901-VE03, Syn # 83712.

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Jul
14
Mon
Summit Animation and Robotics Camp @ CMC Breckenridge
Jul 14 @ 8:30 am – Jul 18 @ 12:30 pm

CMC Summer Institute - Animation and Robotics Camp
WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
Students trace the history, development, and influence of automation and robotics as they learn about mechanical systems, energy transfer, machine automation, and computer control systems. Students use the VEX Robotics® platform to design, build, and program real-world objects such as traffic lights, toll booths, and robotic arms.

GENERAL INFORMATION:
Dates: July 14, 2014 to July 18, 2014
Time: 8:30am to 12:30pm
Enrollment capped at 15 students
Daily Lunch, Snacks and Drinks provided.
Tuition: $245
Syn Number: 85021
ELIGIBILITY:
Students must be 14 years old by July 1, 2014.

Aileen Frick Workshop – Mixed Media Collage @ Colorado Mountain College in Edwards
Jul 14 @ 9:00 am – Jul 15 @ 3:00 pm

Aileen Frick has a unique technique when it comes to her approach to collage and painting. Her innovative sense of style brings mixed media collage to

A painting of a woman by artist Aileen Frick.

Chicago artist Aileen Frick has a unique technique when it comes to her approach to collage and painting.

another level taking the observer into a world of textures and colors with a contemporary visual composition. “Mixed media collage has been my focus since 2007. As for subject matter, I find my inspiration in life. My paintings attempt to capture that energy of that brief moment of time. It varies from portrait, to landscape, to cityscape, and in essence is my personal connection to that time.”

Using paint, newspaper, magazines and other inked papers this Chicago artist will show you her process of bring the pieces together to create works of intimacy and amazing composition.

Aileen Frick Workshop Mixed Media Collage

July 14 & 15 (Monday/Tuesday) 9 am – 3 pm

Learn the process of mixed media collage painting through demonstrations, dialog and hands-on creating in this two-day workshop.      $100.00

Class SYN # 86085

Call 970-569-2933 for more information.

 

Click here for a supply list. Aileen Frick Mixed Media Collage Supply List


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TESL to Adult Learners @ Carbondale
Jul 14 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Class Description

Introduces the development and implementation of a program to teach English to adults whose first language is not English. Topics will range widely from assessment and placement to the theories behind language acquisition. Students will also cover a wide variety of methodologies, both group and individualized, that are aimed at teaching the non-English speaker the written and verbal skills necessary to successfully function in the United States. This course was designed to meet Colorado Literacy Instruction Authorization requirements. This hybrid course combines set days for face-to-face classroom instruction with online learning activities. Students must have basic computer skills and high-speed access to the Internet. Class meets in Carbondale on 7/18, 7/25 and 8/1. Required course for the Adult Basic Education Authorization. Text required. Cost: three credit hours of tuition.

Syn# 84560
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Fruit Cobblers @ Breckenridge
Jul 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Class Description

Short & Sweet classes, within Vera Dawson

Jul
15
Tue
Adobe Photoshop CS6 Fundamentals I @ CMC in Aspen
Jul 15 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Class Description

Designed for those with some previous Photoshop experience who want to go more in-depth with Photoshop features. Not a beginning-level course. Learn more about the tool box, layers, making selections, color corrections, cropping, rotating, resizing and printing images.

Syn# 82858
Cost $75

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HTML and CSS @ Carbondale
Jul 15 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Class Description

Learn HTML and CSS for building and editing websites. Cover tags, DIVs and Firebug. Meets Tuesdays, 7/15 and 7/22. Cost: $90; Refund: 7/11.

Syn# 83539
Cost $90
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Summer Pasta Favorites @ Breckenridge
Jul 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description

Pasta dishes can be a simple and delicious meal option for all seasons. Enjoy an evening preparing a variety of light and seasonal pasta dishes including Linguini with Asparagus and Pine Nuts, Fettuccini with Sun Dried Tomato Pesto, Angel Hair Pasta with Lemon, Shrimp and Garlic and finish with a refreshing seasonal gelato.

Syn# 83023
Cost $44

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Buon Viaggio – Travel Italian
Jul 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm
Class Description

Italian geared for travelers. Familiarity with basic Italian recommended.

Syn# 84053
Cost $49


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