Integrating Excellence into the Classroom
Explore a week of activities that focus on “Integrating Excellence into the Classroom”. From exciting new Canvas Tools to Teaching Strategies to Supercharge Your Classroom, the Mesa Community College Center for Teaching & Learning is your support and resource for innovative education technology and pedagogy. Plan to start your semester with this fun and informative week of activities!
Friday, January 4, 2013
Join us for an exciting conference showcasing the excellent things faculty do to improve the Teaching & Learning process and engage our students. Presentations will be conducted by MCC Faculty throughout the day at both the Southern & Dobson and Red Mountain Campuses. A full schedule will be published. Attend some or all of the sessions in this day long conference dedicated to excellence in teaching. Lunch will be provided to those attending the iEngage Conference.
Saturday, January 5, 2013
8:30a.m. - 12:30p.m. New Adjunct Faculty Orientation; CTL Workshop Room AS Building
Welcome to teaching at Mesa Community College. This session will cover all the little and big things you need to know about being an Adjunct Faculty Member for MCC. Contact the CTL for more information, (480) 461-7331.
**CANCELED** 1:30p.m. - 3:30p.m. Teaching Strategies to Supercharge Your Classroom (C.A.F.E. Credit)
Monday, January 7, 2013
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. CTL Open Lab; CTL Workshop Room AS Building
Drop in during any time of the open lab to access resources and help with Canvas or building/planning your course! CTL Staff will be available to answer questions as you work on your classes to get started for the semester. Handouts and computers are available so that you can come in and work and ask questions as you go.
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Getting Started with Canvas (C.A.F.E. Credit)
HRMS Course #001711, Section #0029; CTL Workshop Room AS Building
Attend this workshop to learn the basics of how to get started using Canvas at MCC. Learn to create a course shell, add content, add activities, add assignments, discussions, and use the Gradebook/SpeedGrader.
11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Lecture Capture with Panopto (C.A.F.E. Credit)
HRMS Course #001813, Section #0002; CTL Workshop Room AS Building
Panopto is the fastest-growing solution for recording, sharing and lecture capture. See Panopto in action and learn how you can get involved in MCC’s Panopto pilot program.
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Disability Resource Services at MCC (C.A.F.E. Credit)
COURSE #001829, Section #0001; CTL Workshop Room AS Building
Join us for a presentation by the new Disability Resource Services Director, Cindy Jepsen.
2:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Learning Ahoy! Creating & Using Rubrics to Assess Learning (C.A.F.E. Credit)
HRMS Course #001721, Section #0008; CTL Workshop Room Southern & Dobson
This session will focus on the value of using rubrics in and out of Canvas. Rubrics are an effective evaluation tool emphasizing the criteria and objectives of an assignment. Through hands-on interactive activity, participants will discover and share how effectively rubrics can be used within their curriculum by creating a sample of their own.
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. What’s New in Canvas? (C.A.F.E. Credit)
HRMS Course #001826, Section #0001; CTL Workshop Room AS Building
Explore the new features and updates to our learning management system, Canvas. From new integrations like VoiceThread to Attendance, Canvas is striving to continuously improve the system and meet the needs of our learning community. Join us for a session dedicated to all things new and improved in Canvas!
Thursday, January 10, 2013
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. New Faculty Experience at Red Mountain Campus (M200)
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. A to Z: Digital Tools for Your Class (C.A.F.E. Credit)
HRMS Course #001722, Section #0002; CTL Workshop Room AS Building
This workshop will focus on how to integrate Digital Tools (Web 2.0 and more) purposefully throughout any lesson design. This presentation will highlight and demonstrate a variety of tools to enhance teaching and learning, engaging the 21st century learner across disciplines regardless of delivery format.
10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Streaming Media & eBooks (C.A.F.E. Credit)
HRMS Course #001812, Section #0002; CTL Workshop Room AS Building
Did you know that the Library has over 60,000 ebooks and over 10,000 streaming films available to you and your students? In this session you will learn how to get the most out of streaming media and ebooks, including sharing links, creating playlists, building online bookshelves, and more!
12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. Informed Improvement Brown Bag Session – Bb Analytics
Learn about the new campus wide tool for Informed Improvement, Bb Analytics. Bring your lunch and share in a conversation about this exciting new resource for seeing meaningful, real time data at the tip of your fingers.
Registration not required, seating is limited.
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Learn to Market Your Event, Program & Activities (C.A.F.E. Credit)
HRMS Course #001827, Section #0001; CTL Workshop Room AS Building
Want the campus to hear about your event, activity or program? Learn how to use MCC’s Intranet (Drupal) to engage the campus community. Get tips on marketing strategies as well as the mechanics of using the intranet editor in this hands-on session!
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Giving Quality Assignment Feedback in Canvas: The SpeedGrader, Crocodoc & Turnitin (C.A.F.E. Credit)
HRMS Course #001828, Section #0001; CTL Workshop Room AS Building
Quality assignment feedback is critical to student success. In this hands-on session we will explore the variety of tools available in Canvas for providing excellent and detailed feedback. Learn how to use the SpeedGrader, Assignment Rubrics, Crocodoc (in-line comment tool) and Turnitin (plagarism tool) to increase your students’ success in your classes.
Saturday, January 12, 2013
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CTL Open Lab; CTL Workshop Room AS Building
Drop in during any time of the open lab to access resources and help with Canvas or building/planning your course! CTL Staff will be available to answer questions as you work o your classes to get started for the semester. Handouts and computers are available so that you can come in and work and ask questions as you go.
**CANCELED** 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Teaching Strategies to Supercharge Your Classroom (C.A.F.E. Credit)