Professional Development Opportunities for COC Online Instructors 

           
The Distance & Accelerated Learning office offers workshops to support faculty and staff in delivering quality education. Register for workshops at www.mylearningplan.com Workshops are delivered as part of the College of the Canyons Professional Development programFor the most up-to date listing of workshops, please see the Professional Development Calendar.
 
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Canvas Modules
10:00am - 11:00am
BONH-106
Learn how to effectively organize and define content delivery with Canvas Modules. Join us as we discuss effective instructional design practices to develop engaging, interactive, and easily navigable courses in Canvas.
Note: Workshop participants must have already completed the Canvas Certificate Training Course or 4 hr. Canvas workshops.
 
 
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Canvas Open Lab 
1:30pm – 3:30pm
BONH-106
If you have built or are planning to build your course in Canvas, this Lab is for you. Questions are welcome! Collaboration with colleagues will be encouraged.
Note: Workshop participants must have already completed/ be currently enrolled in the Canvas Certificate Training Course or 4 hr. Canvas workshops.
 
 
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Quest for Success
1:00pm – 1:30pm
LIBR-242
Have you ever felt as if some of your students are unprepared for online learning? Quest for Online Success is a tool provided by OEI that instructors can use to support students in online courses. We will examine ways that you can use this tool to help students better assess and address their own learning strengths and challenges.
 
 
Friday, October 27, 2017
OER Lisences & Resources
10:30am - 11:00am
Valencia Campus - Room TBA
In this session you will learn some fundamentals of OER – the basics of open licensing, what types of open licenses exist, and how to search for content with an open license.
 
 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Online Conferencing - ConferZoom
10:00am - 10:30am 
LIBR-242
This workshop will help guide you through utilizing ConferZoom, a free web conferencing tool that allows you to communicate with your class online in real-time using text, audio, screen sharing, and video. Learn how to set up your ConferZoom account and how to record and save, download and share your meeting recordings.
 
 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Canvas Gradebook
11:30pm - 12:30pm
BONH-106
Get to know your Canvas Gradebook! This workshop will provide an overview of Gradebook’s features and tools, such as: Grading schemes and rubrics, SpeedGrader, Curving and grade ranges. Participants will also learn how to hide grades, message students, leave private notes and comments, and excuse assignments.
Note: Workshop participants must have already completed the Canvas Certificate Training Course or 4 hr. Canvas workshops.
 
 
Thursday, November 2, 2017
OER Lisences & Resources
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Canyon Country Campus - Room TBA
Learn some fundamentals of OER – the basics of open licensing, what types of open licenses exist, and how to search for content with an open license.
 
 
Friday, November 3, 2017
Canvas Open Lab
9:30am – 11:30am
BONH-106
If you have built or are planning to build your course in Canvas, this Lab is for you. Questions are welcome! Collaboration with colleagues will be encouraged.
Note: Workshop participants must have already completed/ be currently enrolled in the Canvas Certificate Training Course or 4 hr. Canvas workshops.
 
 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Online Conferencing - ConferZoom
10:00am - 10:30am 
LIBR-242
This workshop will help guide you through utilizing ConferZoom, a free web conferencing tool that allows you to communicate with your class online in real-time using text, audio, screen sharing, and video. Learn how to set up your ConferZoom account and how to record and save, download and share your meeting recordings.
 
 
Thursday, November 9, 2017
Online Proctoring Solutions
3:30pm - 4:00pm
LIBR-242
Attend this informational session to learn about an online based examination proctoring tool available to you through Proctorio. Proctorio allows monitoring, control, and review of academic integrity – all directly from the Canvas Gradebook.
 
 
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Canvas Gradebook
2:00pm - 3:00pm 
Canyon Country Campus CCC-304
Get to know your Canvas Gradebook! This workshop will provide an overview of Gradebook’s features and tools, such as: Grading schemes and rubrics, SpeedGrader, Curving and grade ranges. Participants will also learn how to hide grades, message students, leave private notes and comments, and excuse assignments.
Note: Workshop participants must have already completed the Canvas Certificate Training Course or 4 hr. Canvas workshops.
 
 
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Canvas Open Lab
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Canyon Country Campus CCC-304
If you have built or are planning to build your course in Canvas, this Lab is for you. Questions are welcome! Collaboration with colleagues will be encouraged.
Note: Workshop participants must have already completed/ be currently enrolled in the Canvas Certificate Training Course or 4 hr. Canvas workshops.
 
 
Monday, November 20, 2017
Online Proctoring Solutions
11:00am - 11:30am
LIBR-242
Attend this informational session to learn about an online based examination proctoring tool available to you through Proctorio. Proctorio allows monitoring, control, and review of academic integrity – all directly from the Canvas Gradebook.
 
 
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Quest for Success
10:30am – 11:00am
Canyon Country Campus - Room TBA
Have you ever felt as if some of your students are unprepared for online learning? Quest for Online Success is a tool provided by OEI that instructors can use to support students in online courses. We will examine ways that you can use this tool to help students better assess and address their own learning strengths and challenges.
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Want to Teach Online at College of the Canyons?
The required training components to the Online Instructor Certificate are listed below: 
  1.  Canvas Training: This is a self-paced online training course for Instructors - complete in Canvas
  2. Section 508 Information Technology Compliance: Search for and register for this 1 hour workshop at www.mylearningplan.com
  3. Introduction to Online Instruction (IOI): Search for and register for this 5 week online course at www.mylearningplan.com

 

 

Ongoing Professional Development Opportunities for Online & Hybrid Instructors:

Canvas Mentor Program

Mentor Application for Canvas

Mentee Application for Canvas

Online & Hybrid Instructor Reso​urces: http://www.canyons.edu/Offices/DistanceLearning/Pages/FacultyDistance-Learning-Support.aspx

Canvas Instructor Resources: www.canyons.edu/canvas

If you are interested in scheduling a one-on-one Canvas training, please contact the Distance Learning Office and let us know how we can support you!  

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