Feb
11
Tue
Google Docs
Feb 11 – Feb 14 all-day

Some of the best things in life are free! This session is an overview of the free Google Docs cloud-based office suite of online software applications which can be used on their own and inside Canvas too.
Check out this example of how a Google Doc works in Canvas  and this example of how a Google Presentation can be embedded in Canvas.

We will address:

  • Creating Google Docs Documents, Spreadsheets, and Presentations
  • Sharing Google Docs with others and keeping them private
  • Commenting on Google Docs
  • Google Drive
  • Using the Revision History feature in Google Docs
  • Next steps and more ideas for using Google Docs and Google Drive

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. Try Google Docs now and get your free account set up ahead of time at drive.google.com.

Instructors
Gabrielle Orsi

WebAdvisor Registration Information
14/SP TRN901 CS06 (SYN: 80595)

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.

Feb
13
Thu
Google Cloud Platform @ Carbondale
Feb 13 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Class Description

Overview of building applications and websites, storing data, and analyzing data on Google’s infrastructure. Examples of how to deplay Google Prediction API (analyze date and predict future outcomes) and Google Translate API (to build multilingual apps and webpages). Cost: $45. Refund date: 2/11.

Syn# 80718
Cost $45
Go to WebAdvisor Continuing Education to search (use the Syn #) and register and pay for class.”

Feb
14
Fri
Quickbooks for Mac II: 2012 @ Glenwood Springs
Feb 14 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Class Description

Covers manual checks, bank transfers, credit card transactions, reconciling bank and credit card accounts to third-party statements, and use of asset, liability and equity accounts to record transactions. Prerequisite: Quickbooks I or instructor consent. Emphasis: MAC QuickBooks 2012. Cost: $75. Refund date: 2/12.

Syn# 80194
Cost $75
Go to WebAdvisor Continuing Education to search (use the Syn #) and register and pay for class.”

Feb
15
Sat
Community First Aid & CPR @ Carbondale
Feb 15 @ 8:00 am – 4:50 pm

half-credit hour of tuition.

Syn# 81348
Cost
Go to WebAdvisor Continuing Education to search (use the Syn #) and register and pay for class.”

Mexican Soups @ Glenwood Springs
Feb 15 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Class Description

In this class, you will learn and test three of the most delicious soups of the gourmet Mexican food, including the Tortilla soup. Cost: $30. Refund date: 2/13.

Syn# 81008
Cost $30
Go to WebAdvisor Continuing Education to search (use the Syn #) and register and pay for class.”

Feb
17
Mon
Canvas: Quizzes and Rubrics
Feb 17 – Feb 20 all-day

Take your assessment to the next level with quizzes and rubrics! This course introduces participants to creating quizzes and using rubrics in Canvas. Prerequisite: experience using Canvas, or completion of Canvas: Basics Online or another Canvas training. 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 afternoon. 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:

  • explanation and exploration of the kinds of quizzes and surveys that Canvas offers
  • learning to build Canvas quizzes and how to grade them
  • the opportunity to take a quiz in Canvas to experience the student perspective
  • working with and managing question banks in Canvas
  • how to create a rubric in Canvas and apply it to a graded item
  • opportunities for practice with rubrics

In addition to these tasks, the group will also be communicating via the course discussions. Some of the tasks must be done outside of this training’s main course, in a “sandbox” course where all the participants will have an instructor role. This “sandbox” course will be provided for course participants.

Instructor

Gabrielle Orsi

WebAdvisor Registration Information

14/SP TRN901 CS32 (SYN: 81874)

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.

Feb
18
Tue
Best Practices in Online Courses Webinar
Feb 18 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

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 CS51 (SYN: 82025)

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.

Success Workshop: Prewriting @ Spring Valley
Feb 18 @ 11:30 am – 12:50 pm

Prewriting: Brainstorming Methods, and Converting Notes into Topic Sentencesimage of pencil on paper

This is a free Academic Success Workshop, organized by the Roaring Fork Campus Learning Center. In this workshop we will learn about the steps taken to begin writing a successful essay. Meets in the Calaway Building, Room 119. All CMC students are welcome.

Success Workshop: Prewriting @ CMC in Glenwood
Feb 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:20 pm

Prewriting: Brainstorming Methods, and Converting Notes into Topic Sentencesimage of pencil on paper

This is a free Academic Success Workshop, organized by the Roaring Fork Campus Learning Center. In this workshop we will learn about the steps taken to begin writing a successful essay. Meets in the Glenwood Center, Room 207. All CMC students are welcome.

Feb
19
Wed
PC-Beyond the Basics @ Carbondale
Feb 19 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Class Description

This workshop will build on the basics. If you only use your computer to surf the Internet and exchange emails, this class will teach you how to use other very useful applications in order take advantage of your computer.(Explicacion en espanol tambien-Spanish explanation by request). Questions can be directed to ricotorres7@gmail.com. Meets Wednesdays, 2/19-3/5. Cost: $65. Refund date: 2/17.

Syn# 80846
Cost $65
Go to WebAdvisor Continuing Education to search (use the Syn #) and register and pay for class.”