Innovations in Teaching and Learning

Professional Development Training Schedule

CMC instructors and staff are invited to attend any session, at any location. These trainings are not open to students or the public. Please register for these trainings via WebAdvisor. Questions about these courses? Please contact the Office of Innovations in Teaching and Learning. 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. Please check back frequently for new additions!

Self-Paced Trainings

Current Professional Development Training Calendar

Sep
2
Wed
Disability Services Webinar
Sep 2 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm

Please join CMC’s disability services co-ordinators along with staff from the Office of Innovations in Teaching and Learning on September 2nd from noon to 12:45  for a brief overview of how disability services works at CMC, and the most important things you need to know when working with students.

This  webinar will take place using Blackboard Collaborate. Just go to http://tinyurl.com/oaxxa9s to join. Be sure to join approximately fifteen minutes early to make sure you have time to set up your computer, audio, and (optional) mic optimally. All faculty and staff are welcome to attend. As always, your attendance will be recorded on your employee professional development transcript, and you will automatically be entered into the Innovations monthly prize drawing.

A thirty minute presentation will cover the following topics:

  • According to state and federal law, what does the word disability mean?
  • What are the disability categories?
  • What is a hidden disability?
  • What is the responsibility of the student who has accommodations? (e.g. college vs high school, responsibility..)
  • What are the expectations of the staff/faculty member? (when to provide accommodations, laws, how to refer, what our letters look lie, what NOT to do)
  • Behavioral expectations/CARE reports
  • Service Dogs and Housing Assistance Animals – allowable questions, guidelines
  • Medical issues common in the disability world
  • How to access additional information and resources relating to disability services

A fifteen minute question and answer period will follow.

Register for this training in WebAdvisor using this information TRN-901-CS84 (SYN: 94266) or contact us at ext. 8408 or innovations@coloradomtn.edu

 

Sep
8
Tue
Assessment Training: Just the Facts Webinar
Sep 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join Dr. Bonnie Steele, Director of Assessment, for this live webinar on TaskStream. This webinar covers the basics: How to get into TaskStream, what is it used for, lots of tools to use inside, who has edit access or read access, where are online resources to help me, etc.

Registered participants will be provided with the link needed to join this webinar.

Required equipment
This is a live online training, so you will need a computer with high-speed internet access. You will also need computer speakers 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.

WebAdvisor Registration Information
15/FA TRN901 CS22 (SYN: 93775)

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.

Assessment Training: Just the Facts Webinar
Sep 8 @ 2:00 pm – Sep 30 @ 3:00 pm

Join Dr. Bonnie Steele, Director of Assessment, for this live webinar on TaskStream. This webinar covers the basics: How to get into TaskStream, what is it used for, lots of tools to use inside, who has edit access or read access, where are online resources to help me, etc.

Registered participants will be provided with the link needed to join this webinar.

Required equipment
This is a live online training, so you will need a computer with high-speed internet access. You will also need computer speakers 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.

WebAdvisor Registration Information
15/FA TRN901 CS29 (SYN: 93782)

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.

Sep
9
Wed
What’s in a Number? Webinar
Sep 9 @ 12:00 pm – Sep 16 @ 1:00 pm

Join Dr. Bonnie Steele, Director of Assessment, for this live webinar. You’ve got data, now what do you do with it to help students improve their learning?

Registered participants will be provided with the link needed to join this webinar.

Required equipment
This is a live online training, so you will need a computer with high-speed internet access. You will also need computer speakers 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.

WebAdvisor Registration Information
15/FA TRN901 CS25 (SYN: 93778)

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.

Assessment Training: TaskStream Tools Webinar
Sep 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join Dr. Bonnie Steele, Director of Assessment, for this live webinar on TaskStream. This webinar covers workspaces in TaskStream, an affiliation, 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.

Registered participants will be provided with the link needed to join this webinar.

Required equipment
This is a live online training, so you will need a computer with high-speed internet access. You will also need computer speakers 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.

WebAdvisor Registration Information
15/FA TRN901 CS23 (SYN: 93776)

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.

Sep
10
Thu
What Is Good Assessment? Webinar
Sep 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join Dr. Bonnie Steele, Director of Assessment, for this live webinar on what constitutes good assessment. This webinar addresses the how and why we use assessment of students for improving our coursework, how to build and use scoring rubrics. Registered participants will be provided with the link needed to join this webinar.

Required equipment
This is a live online training, so you will need a computer with high-speed internet access. You will also need computer speakers 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.

WebAdvisor Registration Information
15/FA TRN901 CS24 (SYN: 93777)

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.

Sep
15
Tue
Engaging Virtual Students Webinar
Sep 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join the Online Learning Department and the Office of Innovations for this live webinar. Do you ever wonder where your online students go?  This webinar will explore techniques to capture student attention and encourage them to be active participants in your course as well as in their learning. Registered participants will be provided with the link needed to join this webinar.

Required equipment
This is a live online training, so you will need a computer with high-speed internet access. You will also need computer speakers 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.

WebAdvisor Registration Information
15/FA TRN901 CS18 (SYN: 93757)

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.

Sep
16
Wed
Canvas Basics: Getting Started Workshop for Faculty and Staff @ CMC Aspen, Room 017
Sep 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:20 pm

Faculty and staff are welcome to join us for this face-to-face workshop at CMC Aspen, in Room 017. This training is for those who are new to Canvas as an instructor, or haven’t used it recently. We will address the basics of using Canvas as an instructor, including:

  • how to login
  • how to navigate your courses
  • how to modify your profile
  • how to add your syllabus to your Canvas course
  • how to build Pages in your course, add links and much, much more.

You will also learn important course copying tips for future semesters.

WebAdvisor registration information
15/FA TRN901 CS51 (SYN: 94107)

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.

Canvas: Setting up Your Class for Faculty and Staff @ CMC in Glenwood Springs, Room 106
Sep 16 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Faculty and staff, please join us for this hands-on workshop on setting up your Canvas course. In this face-to-face workshop we will cover some of the basic steps to set up your Canvas course, including:

  • How to use announcements
  • How the Inbox works
  • How to “publish” items inside your course
  • How to use Pages to build your own course content
  • A brief overview of how to build Discussions, Assignments, and Quizzes
  • How to compile these various kinds of course materials into Modules
  • A brief overview of the Canvas Gradebook and SpeedGrader
  • Overview of the Quality Matters rubric, and the recommendations for course design that CMC’s Online Learning follows

This workshop will be held in Room 017 at the CMC Aspen Campus.

WebAdvisor Registration Information
15/FA TRN901 CS52 (SYN: 94108)

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.

Sep
23
Wed
There’s a System for Assessment: Webinar
Sep 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join Dr. Bonnie Steele, Director of Assessment, for this live webinar on assessment at CMC. What is CMC’s system of assessing courses/programs or “Who’s on First”? Organization is the key to successful assessment.

Registered participants will be provided with the link needed to join this webinar.

Required equipment
This is a live online training, so you will need a computer with high-speed internet access. You will also need computer speakers 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.

WebAdvisor Registration Information
15/FA TRN901 CS26 (SYN: 93779)

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.

Contact the Office of Innovations in Teaching and Learning any time at innovations@coloradomtn.edu.