Mar
11
Tue
SPRING BREAK
Mar 11 – Mar 12 all-day
Mar
12
Wed
SPRING BREAK
Mar 12 – Mar 13 all-day
Online Course Pedagogy and Instructor Evaluation Documents Webinar
Mar 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join Karen Kaemmerling, Instructional Chair for Online Learning, for an open discussion about the Online Instructor Evaluation and Mentoring Plan and the Online Instructor-Self Review Guide. These protocols and documents were established by the Online Course Quality Task Force in Fall 2013. Explore Quality Matters design expectations and how they are incorporated in the CMC Online Course Design Checklist. Participants will discuss the purpose of these documents, and brainstorm effective online teaching techniques based on Chickering’s and Gamson’s Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education.

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.

Instructor

Karen Kaemmerling

WebAdvisor Registration Information
14/SP TRN901 CS95 (SYN: 82720)

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.

Mar
13
Thu
SPRING BREAK
Mar 13 – Mar 14 all-day
Mar
14
Fri
INSTRUCTIONAL LEADERSHIP TEAM (ILT)
Mar 14 @ 3:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Mar
19
Wed
COLLEAGUE SECTION TRAINING
Mar 19 @ 2:00 am – 6:00 am

Personnel who enter section data into the College’s software program are required to take this training.

Open Canvas “Office Hour” at the Glenwood Center-CANCELLED @ Glenwood Center Room 105
Mar 19 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

March 18, 2014: This event has been cancelled. Please look for a rescheduled session on our calendar in approximately 2 weeks.

Join CMC instructor Miranda Watson for this open Canvas “office hour” at the Glenwood Center! Ask her your Canvas questions and get face-to-face help. Drop-ins welcome. Miranda will provide assistance on a first-come, first-served basis.

If you have any questions about this course, please contact the Office of Innovations at (970) 947-8408 or via email at innovations@coloradomtn.edu.

Instructor
Miranda Watson

Registration
No advance registration is required. We will track attendance and so your participation will be listed on your CMC professional development transcript. To view yours: Log into WebAdvisor > Credit Students menu> Transcript > choose Employee Training in the drop-down menu. Add more professional development to your transcript and life!

Mar
20
Thu
Best Practices for Online Courses Webinar
Mar 20 @ 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 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 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 CS93 (SYN: 82718)

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.

Mar
26
Wed
Canvas Gradebook & SpeedGrader Workshop at CMC Buena Vista @ CMC Buena Vista, Chaffee County Center, Room 108
Mar 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Join CMC Technology Training Coordinator Chris Wenger for a workshop on the Canvas Gradebook and SpeedGrader from 2pm-3:30pm on Wednesday, March 26, at the Chaffee County Center, in the first floor computer lab, Room 108. 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 hands-on workshop will include:

  • clarifying the kinds of graded items that Canvas offers
  • how to find and launch the SpeedGrader
  • opportunities to practice using the Canvas SpeedGrader to grade various kinds of assignments
  • opportunities to practice inputting grades and muting assignments in the Canvas Gradebook
  • practicing creating Assignment Groups and a weighted total

If you have any questions about this training, please contact the Office of Innovations at (970) 947-8408 or via email at innovations@coloradomtn.edu.

Instructor
Chris Wenger

Registration
No advance registration is required and drop-ins are welcome, though we do suggest you save your seat by registering for the workshop in advance using this information: 14/SP TRN-901 CS110 (SYN 83797). 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.

We will track attendance for both the workshop and the office hours so your participation will be listed on your CMC professional development transcript.  To view yours: Log into WebAdvisor > Credit Students menu> Transcript > choose Employee Training in the drop-down menu. Add more professional development to your transcript and life!

Mar
28
Fri
Canvas Grading Workshop and Open Office Hours @ Glenwood Center Room 105
Mar 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Join CMC instructor Michelle Lefebvre for a workshop on the Canvas SpeedGrader from 10am-11am, followed by 30 minutes of open Canvas “office hours” at the Glenwood Center in the first floor computer lab, Room 105. This workshop will introduce participants to the Canvas SpeedGrader tool. This course assumes that participants already have some experience using Canvas, orhave taken Canvas: Basics Online or another Canvas training. Save your seat in the workshop by registering via WebAdvisor now!

Afterwards, workshop participants are welcome to stay and get face-to-face help with Canvas. Michelle will provide assistance on a first-come, first-served basis from 11-11:30am.  Drop-ins welcome –join us for the workshop, or just attend the office hours!

Instructor
Michelle Lefebvre

WebAdvisor Registration Information
14/SP TRN901 CS100 (SYN: 82794)

Registration
Please register for the workshop 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.