May
12
Mon
Online Pedagogy
May 12 – May 21 all-day

Based on the “Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education,” and the recommendation of the CMC Online Course Quality Task Force, participants will be able to implement best practices in their online course. This pedagogy course is required for new online instructors but experienced faculty are encouraged to take the course as well.

This training will be held via Colorado Mountain College’s Canvas course system.

Instructor
Karen Kaemmerling

WebAdvisor Registration Information
Please register for this training via WebAdvisor using the following information:
14/SU  TRN-901-CS13 (SYN: 84898)
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.

May
19
Mon
When to Show and When to Tell
May 19 @ 5:45 pm – 7:15 pm
Class Description

One of the “golden rules” of writing is “show”, don’t tell.” But there are times when it’s necessary to break that rule. This workshop will discuss effective ways to “tell” (summarize) and also include exercises and information about effective “showing.”

Syn# 84104
Cost $15
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May
20
Tue
Tai Chi for Beginners @ Glenwood Springs
May 20 @ 8:15 am – 9:15 am
Class Description

In this class you experience the vast and mysterious universe of Tai Chi. This is an outstanding fitness regimen for senior citizens, but excellent for all ages. The myriad of health benefits include, but are not limited to: improved balance, strength, flexibility and peace of mind. You learn the Yang 24 short form of Tai Chi (and are introduced to Yang 108 long form) as well as practice Chi Kung relaxation and healing movements. Meets Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5/20-7/31. Cost: $105; Refund: 5/16.

Syn# 83077
Cost $105
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ESL Classes @ Carbondale
May 20 @ 9:00 am – 11:20 am
Class Description

Improve your English in basic to advanced classes. Students must take a test on registration day to determine their class level.

Intro. to Computers I @ Carbondale
May 20 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Class Description

Just beginning to join the technology age? Never, or rarely, use a computer? Feeling left out when people talk about computers? Come learn the basics of PC operations in a safe, supportive environment. (Explicaci

Personal Care Attendant @ Edwards
May 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:50 pm
Class Description

This class provides hands-on training to give you the skills to become a home care worker, paid care provider, family caregiver and/or volunteer by preparing you to assist the chronically ill, disabled or frail older adult. This course is a great starting point for those interested in a health career, as you will obtain basic experience while developing a skill that may open up career opportunities. GED or high school diploma not required for this course. Minimum age for enrollment is 18. There is a required textbook for this course. Please see CMC’s online bookstore for ordering information. Text required. 05/20/2014 – 08/05/2014, $41856, Course # HWE-901-VE12, Syn # 82660.

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Martial Arts: Aikido @ Glenwood Springs
May 20 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Class Description

Emphasis: Aikido. This is an Aikido martial arts course. Aikido philosophy is concerned with protecting oneself while not harming the attacker. Aikidoists join rather than oppose. This is a philosophy of life. Through the sweat and motion of training, the harmony of Aikido is discovered. Students 14 years and older may register for this class. Meets Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5/20-8/7. Cost: $145; Refund: 5/16.

Syn# 84789
Cost $145
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May
21
Wed
Yoga in the Sun @ Edwards
May 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Class Description

Join us this summer, catching some rays and breezes while doing vinyasa flow, standing balancing poses as well as strengthening and flexibility asanas outside (weather permitting, room 102, if not). For all levels. 05/21/2014 – 07/23/2014, Course # PED-901-VE05, Syn # 83474.

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SoftChalk Training: Part 1
May 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join us and learn how to use SoftChalk Cloud! SoftChalk Cloud enables you to turn your course content into engaging, interactive materials you can post online or share in Canvas courses. If you post SoftChalk graded activities in Canvas for your students, their scores will automatically go into the Canvas Gradebook. The activities you create are mobile-friendly and work great with iPads, Androids, and many smartphones. View sample SoftChalk lessons here.

This webinar is an introduction to the SoftChalk Cloud/Create programs. You will learn how to  create folders, share a folder and create a rating.  Next using the SoftChalk Create program we will create a lesson. Then we will cover how to add a graphic to a lesson, how add video and then how to add links to a lesson.

Please mark your calendars and register early with this link. You must register by May 20, 2014, to ensure a seat in this webinar.

This is a live webinar and once you register with SoftChalk via the link above, you will be emailed your unique link to join the web conference. We strongly suggest that you attend this webinar using 2 computers or 2 screens at your campus computer lab or a SmartClassroom, or at your home or office if you have 2 computers, so that you can easily switch back and forth between the webinar and the screen where you are creating content.

System Requirements for the webinar are as follows.
PC-based attendees
Required: Windows® 8, 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server

Mac®-based attendees
Required: Mac OS® X 10.6 or newer

Mobile attendees
Required: iPhone®, iPad®, Android™ phone or Android tablet

Required Browser:
Windows: IE 9 or above, Mozilla/Firefox 10 or higher
Apple: Safari 1.2 or higher, Firefox
Google Chrome is not supported.

Any questions, please contact the Office of Innovations.

Instructor
SoftChalk staff

WebAdvisor Registration Information
Not applicable.

Registration
Please register yourself for this training directly with SoftChalk via the link provided above.

Basic Accounting for Small Bus @ Edwards
May 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Class Description

Take the mystery out of managing the accounting side of your small business. Learn accounting terminology, including debits and credits. Explore various methods for keeping your books and learn about tax options. Find out how to create and analyze basic financial statements, not only for taxes at year end, but to help monitor your business throughout the year. 05/21/2014 – 05/28/2014, Course # ACC-901-VE01, Syn # 83162.

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