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
24
Thu
First Aid/CPR/AED/BBP in Grand Jct @ WCCC in Grand Jct
Jul 24 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Bordeaux @ Breckenridge
Jul 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description

Visit Bordeaux, one of France

Jul
25
Fri
Using Quickbooks Pro III @ CMC in Aspen
Jul 25 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Class Description

Explore more advanced functions using QuickBooks Pro software. Topics include recording and paying sales tax, payroll, and payroll taxes. Prerequisite: Basic computer skills, QuickBooks II, or instructor approval.

Syn# 82853
Cost $75

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Collaborate Web Conferencing
Jul 25 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Haven’t tried Blackboard Collaborate yet? This is CMC’s standard college-wide webconferencing tool. It’s an amazing way to communicate real-time with your students online, enabling you to hold online office hours, study sessions, class meetings, and more. You can chat (type), speak with audio to the class, use a webcam to transmit your video to the group, show a PowerPoint, webpage, video, draw together on a whiteboard. You can also record the whole session with just a click, and paste the link to the recording in your Canvas course for students who missed the session or for students who would like to review it. We will discuss:

  • Creating a session
  • Session settings
  • Optional components such as microphones, headsets, webcams, digital stylus/tablet
  • Browser security settings and other issues when connecting to a session
  • Hand raising and using emoticons for feedback and engagement
  • Polling; responding to a poll question
  • Chat
  • Using the whiteboard inside your session
  • Presenting a slideshow
  • Adjusting your audio and video settings
  • Desktop and application sharing, leading a webtour
  • Recording a session for students to view later
  • Online tutorials and resources to teach participants how to use Collaborate

NOTE: Elluminate Live! is now called “Collaborate”. CMC is exclusively using the newest version. This session will be held online. You will be emailed the information you’ll need to join the session after you register.

Prerequisite
Before our session, you will need to watch this 7-minute Participant Orientation tutorial video. We also recommend that you visit this webpage with your preferred browser. It will check to make sure your browser is ready for Blackboard Collaborate.

Required equipment
This is a live online course, so you will need a computer with highspeed internet access. You will also need computer speakers (built-in or separate) or a headset to hear the instructor and group.

Suggested equipment
Microphone (or headset with microphone): If you have a microphone, you can speak to the group.
Webcam: If you have a webcam, you can transmit your video to the group.

Instructor
Michelle Lefebvre

Datatel  ID#
14/SU TRN901 CS77 (SYN: 86210)

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.

Leveraging Collaborate Web Conferencing
Jul 25 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am

Join CMC instructor Michelle Lefebvre for this live webinar on great ways to get the most out of this web conferencing tool! We will address possible uses for teaching, lecture capture, conferences, office hours, and more advanced features of CMC’s standard web conferencing tool, including:

  • Recording a session for students to view later
  • Desktop sharing
  • Tools to use during office hours with students or meetings with colleagues
  • And more!

NOTE: Elluminate Live! is now called “Collaborate”. CMC is exclusively using the newest version. This session will be held online. You will be emailed the information you’ll need to join the session after you register.

Prerequisite
Before our session, you will need to watch this 7-minute Participant Orientation tutorial video. We also recommend that you visit this webpage with your preferred browser. It will check to make sure your browser is ready for Blackboard Collaborate.

Required equipment
This is a live online course, so you will need a computer with highspeed internet access. You will also need computer speakers (built-in or separate) or a headset to hear the instructor and group.

Suggested equipment
Microphone (or headset with microphone): If you have a microphone, you can speak to the group.
Webcam: If you have a webcam, you can transmit your video to the group.

Instructor
Michelle Lefebvre

Datatel  ID#
14/SU TRN901 CS76 (SYN: 86209)

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.

Hot Off the Grill: Indian @ Battle Mountain High School
Jul 25 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Class Description

Uncover your grill and discover the flavors of India. Just because you don’t have a traditional chula or tandoor doesn’t mean you can’t cook with Indian flare. You will learn recipes for chicken vindaloo, curried cauliflower/spinach, and ginger shrimp tikka pita. 07/25/2014 – 07/25/2014, Course # CUA-901-VE06, Syn # 83056.

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Paris Bistro @ Breckenridge
Jul 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description

Spend an evening in Paris gazing at the Eiffel Tower as we learn to prepare Leeks Vinaigrette, Pommes Frites, Ratatouille, Chicken Fricasse with Tarragon and Mushrooms, Potage Escargot and topping it all off with a delicious Tarte au Pruneaux.

Syn# 82999
Cost $44

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Jul
26
Sat
Intermediate Mac @ Edwards
Jul 26 @ 8:30 am – 2:30 pm
Class Description

If you already have a working knowledge of your Mac and OS X (Mavericks), and you want to take it to the next level, then this class is perfect for you. You will explore the App Store where you can download apps that extend the functionality of your Mac with the hundreds of free and paid options. You will also learn about Mac’s iLife and iWork suites. Finally, you will examine iCloud and other services to take your computing and storage on the road. Basic computer skills required. 07/26/2014 – 07/26/2014, Course # CIS-901-VE13, Syn # 83204.

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Jul
27
Sun
Cake Walk1-2-3 @ Battle Mountain High School
Jul 27 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Class Description

Week 1: Cake baking. Week 2: Frostings and fillings. Week 3: Putting it all together. Join Chef Felicia for this three-step class and take home one delicious cake. 07/27/2014 – 08/10/2014, Course # CUA-901-VE07, Syn # 83717.

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