December 2013 – January 2014

Dec
13
Fri
Italian Alps/Cooking @ Breckenridge-Dillon
Dec 13 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Class Description

Take a trip to Val d

Jan
6
Mon
Canvas: Basics Online
Jan 6 – Jan 9 all-day

This session will take place completely online in the Canvas learning management system, at coloradomtn.instructure.com. It will take place over 4 days: it begins on Monday morning and ends Thursday evening. There are deadlines for each day’s work to keep the group moving forward together, but participants may work on the assignments at any time of day or night, from any computer (PC or Mac) with an Internet connection and either Firefox, Safari, Chrome, or Internet Explorer. In Canvas: Basics Online we will cover how to:

  • Log into Canvas
  • Modify your profile and Notifications in Canvas
  • Make your course “published” so that students can see it
  • Create an announcement
  • Create Pages and add text, videos, and links to the course’s Pages
  • Create a Discussion
  • Work with modules
  • Create Assignments
  • And more!

In addition to these tasks, the group will also be communicating via the course discussions. Participants will be engaging with Canvas as students and will carry out some of the assigned tasks in the Canvas course for this training. However, some of the tasks must be done outside of this training’s course, in a “sandbox” course where the participant has an instructor role. This “sandbox” course will be provided for course participants. This training concludes with a final quiz on Canvas topics.

Instructor
Gabrielle Orsi

Datatel  ID#
14/SP TRN901 CS10 (SYN: 80590)

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.

Jan
7
Tue
Canvas Basics Workshop @ Glenwood Center Room 105
Jan 7 @ 5:15 pm – 6:45 pm

This hands-on workshop will introduce users to the basics of using Canvas, CMC’s new learning management system from Instructure. This workshop will cover getting started with Canvas, including how to log in, post your syllabus, communicate with students, get help, and more.  Instructure’s Canvas provides a rich set of features, and is designed to be very user-friendly– you’ll love it!

Instructor
Michelle Lefebvre

WebAdvisor Registration Information
14/SP TRN901 CS30 (SYN: 81867)

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.

Jan
13
Mon
Spring Classes Begin at 8 am @ CMC - Breckenridge & Dillon
Jan 13 @ 8:00 am

Spring classes begin at 8am.

Artisan Breads @ Breckenridge
Jan 13 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Class Description

This intensive hands-on seminar on bread introduces the student to the basics of artisan bread baking. Learn to bake basic white bread, multi-grain boules, braided loaves, and a variety of French loaves such as batards, baguettes, ficelles and boules.

Syn# 80278
Cost $55
Go to WebAdvisor Continuing Education to search (use the Syn #) and register and pay for class.”

Jan
14
Tue
Knife Skills @ Breckenridge
Jan 14 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description

Knife Skills is one of our most popular classes and is recommended for anyone who is serious about improving their cooking skills. Learn about the selection, care and proper use of cutlery. Cutlery will be provided by CMC. This is a hands-on class with an emphasis on developing basic knife skills while learning classical vegetable cuts.

Syn# 80293
Cost $43
Go to WebAdvisor Continuing Education to search (use the Syn #) and register and pay for class.”

Jan
16
Thu
Beginning Belly Dancing @ Breckenridge Ice Arena
Jan 16 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Class Description

American Tribal Style (ATS) Belly Dance is an ethnic fusion style influenced by Middle Eastern & North African dance. A series of fast & slow beginner movements.

Syn# 80935
Cost $80
Go to WebAdvisor Continuing Education to search (use the Syn #) and register and pay for class.”

Savory Pot Pies @ Breckenridge
Jan 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description

As the mountain evenings begin to turn cold, it

Jan
17
Fri
Collaborate Web Conferencing
Jan 17 @ 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. 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/SP TRN901 CS05 (SYN: 80593)

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.

Eastern Mediterranean @ Breckenridge
Jan 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description

Take a trip through the Eastern Mediterranean while learning to prepare healthy home-cooked dishes from Macedonia, Greece, Turkey, Syria and countries on the Black Sea.

Syn# 80256
Cost $43
Go to WebAdvisor Continuing Education to search (use the Syn #) and register and pay for class.”