January – February 2014

Jan
28
Tue
The Golden Basics: Computers @ Rifle
Jan 28 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Class Description

Are you feeling left behind in this age of computers? Do you never, or rarely, use a computer? Join us to learn the basics of operating a computer, navigating the home screen, email, Internet, and completing on-line job applications and forms.

Syn# 81020
Cost $50

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

Microsoft Office for Beginners @ Rifle
Jan 28 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 am
Class Description

Sometimes it feels as if computers can do anything – except tell you how to use them. And there’s so much to learn: new programs, new versions of programs , and new uses for programs that people expect you to know already. Many times, you’re on your own. Would it help if somebody explained? Slowly, with pictures? And with exercises you could do at your own speed? Register for this class and learn what you need to know about Microsoft Office.

Syn# 81022
Cost $45

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

Airspace & Communication @ Rifle
Jan 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description

We will discuss the many types of controlled (and uncontrolled) airspace a pilot may encounter; how pilots communicate effectively with Air Traffic Control while on a cross-country flight; various airport classifications; and the different radio communication requirements for each.

Syn# 80475
Cost $15

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

Jan
31
Fri
Canvas Kickstart Webinar
Jan 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

New to Canvas and looking for a brief introductory overview? Then this webinar is for you! Join us for a 60-minute live online webinar via Blackboard Collaborate that will introduce CMC faculty to Canvas. We will cover:

  • How to log into Canvas
  • How to modify your profile and the notifications that Canvas will send you
  • How to “publish” a course so students can access it
  • How to set up your course’s welcome page
  • How to adjust your course’s settings and navigation buttons
  • How to work with modules
  • How to add links, text, videos to Canvas… and more!

You can participate from the comfort of your home or office. This is not a hands-on course, so there is no need for you to access Canvas before or during this overview. Simply attend and see how easy it is to use the Canvas Learning Management System (LMS) by Instructure to communicate your course material with your students.

This webinar will be held via a Collaborate web conference. The link to join the webinar will be sent via email to registered participants; you can also contact the webinar’s instructor for the link.

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

Michelle Lefebvre, Gabrielle Orsi

WebAdvisor Registration Information
14/SP TRN901 CS11 (SYN: 81586)

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.

Beginning/Intermediate TaskStream @ CMC Edwards, Room 116
Jan 31 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Taskstream’s cloud-based tools advance effective assessment and help you set strategic goals, address accountability, and demonstrate continuous improvement.  This training will address both novice and intermediate-level topics including:

  • how to access TaskStream
  • what TaskStream is used for
  • the tools you will use inside TaskStream
  • who has edit access or read access
  • how to find online resources for help
  • understanding what a workspace or an affiliation is
  • how to use the rubric maker
  • how to use the email tool to have a group discussion
  • how to enter outcomes into TaskStream
  • And more!

Instructor
Bonnie Steele

Datatel  ID#
14/SP TRN901 CS27 (SYN: 81863)

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.

Feb
3
Mon
Canvas: Gradebook and SpeedGrader
Feb 3 – Feb 6 all-day

This course introduces participants to the Canvas Gradebook and SpeedGrader tools. This course assumes that participants already have some experience using Canvas, or have taken Canvas: Basics Online or another Canvas training. This session will take place completely online in the Canvas learning management system, at coloradomtn.instructure.com.

This training takes 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. This course will include:

  • clarifying the kinds of graded items that Canvas offers
  • opportunities to practice using the Canvas SpeedGrader to grade various kinds of assignments
  • opportunities to practice inputting grades, messaging students, and muting assignments in the Canvas Gradebook
  • practicing creating Assignment Groups and a weighted total
  • Q&A with a Canvas expert, and more!

Instructor

Gabrielle Orsi

Datatel  ID#

14/SP TRN901 CS31 (SYN: 81873)

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.

Everything is Better With Bacon @ Steamboat Springs
Feb 3 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Class Description

This class is for those who love bacon. In this, hands-on class students will learn about the different styles and types of bacon and how they can be utilized in the kitchen. There will be something for every lover of bacon.

Syn# 79423
Cost
Go to WebAdvisor Continuing Education to search (use the Syn #) and register and pay for class.”

Feb
4
Tue
Weather & Weather Reports @ Rifle
Feb 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description

Weather is vital and must be understood when planning any flight. Learn the basics of weather fronts and formations, winds, and forecast reports and how to understand them. Learn about weather briefings and flight plan filing from FAA Flight Service Stations, as well as the many Internet-based services that are available to pilots. (Two workshops)

Syn# 80476
Cost $30

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

Feb
10
Mon
Best Practices in Online Courses Webinar
Feb 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Developing and delivering a great online course is a challenge with constantly evolving technology and industry standards, so the Online Course Quality Task Force worked hard last fall to do the research for you! This team of CMC faculty and staff established a set of standards and best practices to ensure CMC online courses are consistently high-quality learning environments that facilitate active learning and a positive learning and teaching environment. Join Karen Kaemmerling, Instructional Chair for Online Learning, to discuss online course design and delivery standards established by the CMC Online Course Quality Task Force. This live one hour webinar will encourage open discussion, questions, and feedback about the recommendations of the committee.

This webinar will be held via a Collaborate web conference. The link to join the webinar will be sent via email to registered participants; you can also contact the webinar’s instructor for the link.

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

Karen Kaemmerling

WebAdvisor Registration Information
14/SP TRN901 CS50 (SYN: 82023)

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.

Riggio’s Romantic Rendezvous @ Steamboat Springs
Feb 10 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Class Description

Join Chef Riggio for a romantic and memorable evening of courtship in the kitchen. In this hands-on class, students will discover how fun and romantic it is to prepare a meal together.

Syn# 79424
Cost
Go to WebAdvisor Continuing Education to search (use the Syn #) and register and pay for class.”