November – December 2013

Nov
20
Wed
Soups IV/Cooking @ Breckenridge-Dillon
Nov 20 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Class Description

This class will focus on hearty winter favorites. Prepare favorites such as Chili Rojo, Roast Pork Green Chili, Lamb and Black Bean Chili, New Orleans Seafood Gumbo, Shrimp and Sausage Jambalaya and High Country Buffalo Stroganoff.

Syn# 78366
Cost $42

Go to WebAdvisor Continuing Education to search (use the Syn #) and register and pay for class.”

Nov
21
Thu
Revit for Small-Firm Work Environments 11/22-11/23
Nov 21 @ 6:00 am – 10:00 am

Introducing Revit into a small firm can be swift, painless, and highly effective. This course is designed to identify the essential items required to make a smooth transition and get a small firm up and running quickly. Class meets F, 11/22 from 1p-5p and Sa, 11/23, from 9a-4p.

Bavaria/Cooking @ Breckenridge-Dillon
Nov 21 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Class Description

Enjoy an alpine meal while learning to prepare German classics including Gemischter Salad, Spaetzel, Wiener Schnitzel, Beef Rouladen, Braised Red Cabbage and flaky Apple Strudel.

Syn# 78328
Cost $42

Go to WebAdvisor Continuing Education to search (use the Syn #) and register and pay for class.”

Nov
22
Fri
Collaborate Web Conferencing Program
Nov 22 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Haven’t tried Collaborate, formerly known as Elluminate Live!, yet? It’s an amazing way to communicate real-time with your students online. Think of the possibilities—online office hours, study sessions, class meetings…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 online 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
  • Possible uses for teaching, lecture capture, conferences, office hours…

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.

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

WebAdvisor Registration Information
13/FA TRN901 CS87 (SYN: 80177)

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.

Universal Design & Accessibility Webinar

Nov 22 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

In this live webinar we will address universal design and accessibility issues. How can you make your online course and course materials welcoming to all students? We will share some technology tips that faculty and other content producers can use for documents, videos and podcasts they post online. These techniques can help make the items more accessible for students with visual or auditory challenges. This session will include:

  • OCR (Optical Character Recognition)
  • ALT Text (alternative text)
  • Text formatting
  • General Web Design / Online Course Design Tips
  • Overview of screenreaders and VoiceOver programs
  • Tips for videos and podcasts
  • Tips regarding presentations

This webinar will be held via a Collaborate web conference. Click here for the link to join the web conference; this link will be active starting 30 minutes prior to the start of the webinar. We recommend that you join the webinar early to check your audiovisual settings. We also recommend that you visit this webpage with the browser you intend to use for the web conference: it will check to make sure that your browser is ready for Blackboard Collaborate.  If you are not familiar with Blackboard Collaborate, then we suggest that you watch this 7-minute Participant Orientation tutorial video.

Contact Suzanne Thompson at swthompson@coloradomtn.edu or by phone at (970) 947-8410 for more information.

Required equipment
This is a live online course, so you will need a computer with 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.

Instructors
Anne Moll, Suzanne Thompson

WebAdvisor Registration Information
13/FA TRN901 CS93 (SYN: 80608)

Registration
Please register for this training via WebAdvisor.
Questions about these courses? Please contact the instructor.

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.

Babes in the Backcountry Film Festival
Nov 22 @ 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm

Babes in the Backcountry Film Festival at CMC Breckenridge.
Door open at 6 pm, films start at 7 pm.
Apres’ at the Warming Hut, 9-11 pm.

Thailand/Cooking @ Breckenridge-Dillon
Nov 22 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Class Description

Travel the regions of the Thailand countryside as you learn to prepare authentic homestyle dishes such as Fresh Spring Rolls with Sweet/Spicy Lime Fish Dipping Sauce, Panaeng Beef Curry, Hot and Sour Prawn Soup, Green Curry Chicken and more.

Syn# 78350
Cost $42

Go to WebAdvisor Continuing Education to search (use the Syn #) and register and pay for class.”

Dec
1
Sun
Apps
Dec 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

If you are a foodie, you are already thinking yummy little morsels, not software for your phone. Join Chef Tracy and explore the world of appetizers, which is sure to inspire your next get-together.12/01/2013 -12/01/2013, $55, Course # CUA-901-VE09, Syn #78135. Location: Battle Mountain High School Kitchen. For registration information, click the Back button at the top of this entry.

Dec
3
Tue
Community First Aid & CPR wih AED 12/3-12/10
Dec 3 @ 2:30 am – 6:30 am

Students must attend first class. American Heart Association materials are used. Class meets T, 12/3-12/10 from 9:30a-1:50p.

Avalanche Awareness Level 1 Avalanche Safety 1 (1CR) 12/3-12/10 @ CMC Aspen
Dec 3 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm

OUT-snowshoe-storm.jpgThe first class meeting day is mandatory. In order to receive a certificate of completion ALL classes must be attended. Students must be at least 18 years old to register and will be responsible for their own avalanche equipment (beacon, shovel, probe pole). All students must have back country snow gear (AT or Tele skis) with skins, or snowboard and snowshoes, or split-board with skins. A one ride lift day pass may be needed (about $33) and a $25 fee will be collected at first class for AIARE material.

Please call Scott at 970-948-3111 for any questions.

Class meets T&W, 12/3-12/10 from 6p-8:30p at the Aspen campus, and  Sa&Su, 12/7-12/8, from 8a-4:05p, in the field.