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
21
Mon
Summit Summer Technology Institute @ CMC Breckenridge
Jul 21 @ 9:00 am – Jul 25 @ 5:00 pm

CMC Summer Technology Institute
What is the Colorado Mountain College Summer Technology Institute?

The Colorado Mountain College Summer Technology Institute is a week-long, technology-packed learning adventure. Institute students will learn about the technical, creative, and business aspects of technology. Students will work in the new CMC Computer Lab, accessing state of the art hardware and computer applications and work with experienced instructors who are professionals at the forefront of their fields. Students will learn web site development, digital photography, e-commerce shopping carts, Photoshop, video production and editing, and more. At the end of the week, teams of students will apply and present all of their new skills in the form of a final team capstone project.

Institute Mission
The mission of the Colorado Mountain College Summer Technology Institute is to provide participants with an opportunity to experience the dynamic, multi-faceted worlds of technology in a week-long enrichment institute.

What to Expect

  • An Extraordinary Learning Adventure
  • Lot of Hands-on Projects Using State of the Art Computer Labs
  • Four Fantastic Instructors: Small Student-to-Instructor Ratio
  • Technology Teamwork Adventures
  • Colorado Mountain College Summer Technology Institute Swag
  • Fun! The Best Week of Your Summer

General Information

  • Summer Technology Institute 2014 Flyer
  • Institute 2014 Dates: 07-21-2014 to 07-25-2014
  • Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Daily Lunch, Snacks, and Drinks Provided
  • Tuition: $495
  • Enrollment: 15 Students

Registration & Tuition Information

Jul
24
Thu
First Aid/CPR/AED/BBP in Grand Jct @ WCCC in Grand Jct
Jul 24 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Accuplacer Testing @ CMC Dillon
Jul 24 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Accuplacer is used as an assessment tool for college readiness and placement into mathematics, reading and English classes.
The fee is $10 per subject (3 subjects total) and is non-refundable.
Payment is due before testing.
You must have an application on file prior to testing.
Please bring your picture ID and college ID number.
Cell phones and beepers must be turned off and out of sight upon entering the testing center.
Only one retest per subject per semester is allowed.
Students must wait a minimum of one week to retake a test.
Testing at Dillon is in room 11.

Jul
25
Fri
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.

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.
Find Your CE Class & Register

Jul
28
Mon
Fall Registration begins at 8 am @ CMC Summit, Breckenridge and Dillon
Jul 28 all-day

Fall registration begins at 8 am.

First Year Engineering Course @ CMC Breckenridge
Jul 28 @ 8:30 am – Aug 8 @ 12:30 pm

First Year Engineering Course
WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
This college engineering course will help students learn about engineering design process, apply math, science and engineering standards to hands-on problems, use Autodesk Inventor, a 3D modeling software, and document their work using an engineering notebook. The curriculum used for the course is provided by Project Lead the Way, the nation’s leading provider of engineering curriculum for students.

GENERAL INFORMATION:
Dates: Monday, July 28th – Aug 8th, 2014
Time: 8:30am to 12:30pm
Enrollment capped at 20 students
3 credit class
Course code EGG-140 #83334
ELIGIBILITY:
Students must be 16 years old.
All students must fill out CMC application for this class.
If student is under 17, they must complete the underage process to register for this class.

Jul
29
Tue
Accuplacer Testing @ CMC Dillon
Jul 29 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Accuplacer is used as an assessment tool for college readiness and placement into mathematics, reading and English classes.
The fee is $10 per subject (3 subjects total) and is non-refundable.
Payment is due before testing.
You must have an application on file prior to testing.
Please bring your picture ID and college ID number.
Cell phones and beepers must be turned off and out of sight upon entering the testing center.
Only one retest per subject per semester is allowed.
Students must wait a minimum of one week to retake a test.
Testing at Dillon is in room 11.