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CTL Professional Development Opportunities in October

October Learning Opportunities in the CTL

Teaching & Learning Goes Beyond the 45th Day

October Professional Development Opportunities in the MCC CTL

Register Now              Registration Instructions

Go for Quality Course Design:
Outcome-Based Learning & Informative Assessment – FPG Approved

Participants will be able to connect the three main functions of formative assessment (including Classroom Assessment Techniques) with instruction. You will be provided the opportunity to identify and/or create formative assessments, that are clearly aligned to lesson objectives, to check for understanding, adjust or refine instruction and give appropriate feedback to students. This process is student-centered and will promote the development of metacognitive skills for learners. Pre-requisites: None

Session Dates: (Select from one of the following)

Friday, October 10, 9:30am – 12:30pm
COURSE #001762, Session #0009 Register through HRMS

Tuesday, October 14, 3:30pm – 6:30pm
COURSE #001762, Session #0008 Register through HRMS

Go Flipping Wild with Screencast-O-Matic

Screen recording, also known as screencasting, is a valuable tool in teaching and learning. An essential element of the Flipped Model of learning, screencast videos provide both a dynamic and personalized learning experience for students, freeing up classroom time for valuable problem-based collaboration. This hands-on session will introduce participants to the PRO VERSION recording and editing features of Screencast-O-Matic, a web-based screen capture software that makes it easy to create engaging content lecture, demonstrations, tutorials and more. Come to this session to get the basics and beyond! Bonus learning: storyboarding, scripting and captioning advice!

Session Date:

Monday, October 13, 2:30pm – 4:30pm
COURSE #002073, Session #0005 Register through HRMS

Go Far with Nearpod Interactive Presentations

Trade-in your presentation program, lose the clickers and the polling software! Nearpod, the all-in-one presentation solution is all you need! In this session you will learn how to easily create multimedia presentations that allow you to collect student/participant feedback and assess learner understanding using mobile devices in real-time right inside the presentation itself!

Session Date:

Tuesday, October 14, 9:00am – 11:00am
COURSE #002002, Session #0004 Register through HRMS

‘Go-To’ Tools for Cool C.A.T.s (Classroom Assessment Techniques)

Transform your Classroom Assessment Techniques (CATs) with cool, interactive and relevant tools that assist in checking for understanding as your students engage in the lessons. In this session we will review the classic Classroom Assessment Techniques (Muddiest Point, Fish Bowl, Minute Paper, etc.) and re-imagine them with digital tools (Google Forms, Tricider, Padlet, etc.) making it easier to review and adjust lessons to meet learner needs in the Hybrid, Online or F2F format.

Session Date:

Thursday, October 16, 11:00am – 12:30pm
COURSE #002004, Session #0002 Register through HRMS


*Note: 6 participants are required for these sessions to run. Participants will be notified 24 hours prior to a session (via email) if a session is to be canceled.

Questions? Call the CTL (480) 461-7331.
Visit the CTL Calendarctl.mesacc.edu/events/calendar for all upcoming learning sessions and activities.


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2nd Annual Canvas Conversations Program Announced

Don’t Miss Out! Canvas Conversations: Creating Your Masterpiece Program Announced

Hosted by Gateway Community College

Gateway Community College, Copper Room 
Friday, January 31, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Register Today: http://mcli.maricopa.edu/events/canvas-conversationsconference

Description: Please join us for the 2nd Annual Canvas Conversations. Now that nine colleges have officially migrated to Canvas, it is time to reflect on our experiences, learn best practices and fine-tune your Canvas courses. Faculty will present their lessons learned, engage in round-table conversations and dialogue with Canvas experts.

Conference Program:

Time Event Location
8:15 am Registration Begins Outside Copper Room(IE 1302)
9:00 am – 9:15 am Welcome from Gateway Community College Copper Room
9:15 am – 10:00 am Webinar from InstructureHear about Canvas updates from the Instructure crew. Copper Room
10:15 am – 11:00 am Concurrent Sessions Reference Schedule Below
11:15 am – 12:00 pm Roundtable Topics Copper Room
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm LunchLunch generously hosted by MCLI and SMCC Copper Room/Outside(your choice)
1:00 pm – 1:45 pm Concurrent Sessions Reference Schedule Below
2:00 pm – 2:45 pm Concurrent Sessions Reference Schedule Below
2:45 pm – 3:00 pm Closing remarks and raffle prizesTurn in your name badge at 2:45 in the Copper Room for a chance to win great prizes, including a massage, lunch at the PC Cafe Oso and Canvas swag. Must be present to win! Copper Room 


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Canvas Conversations Conference January 31

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Don’t Miss Out

Mark your calendars and plan to join MCCCD for the 2nd Annual Canvas Conversations event January 31, 2014 from 9 am to 3 pm at GateWay Community College.

This all day event will focus on all things Canvas. Opportunities for everyone – from beginner to advanced! Participate in:

  • Roundtables
  • Hands-on workshops
  • Show and tell

This event is open to all Maricopa faculty and staff. Don’t delay – take a minute to register today!

Submit a Proposal to Present

In addition, we know you are doing awesome work in Canvas; please consider submitting a proposal today to share your ideas and expertise!

Open for Summer: Announcing Our July Learning Opportunities

The Mesa Community College Center for Teaching & Learning has planned an exciting July filled with learning opportunities just for you. From Adobe Photoshop to the latest in online presentation tools, there is something for everyone. Topics include: Photoshop, InDesign, Alternative Presentation Tools, Linked-In, Gmail and more. So come on in, the MCC Center for Teaching & Learning is Open for Summer!

Our Summer Learning Guide:

See our Summer Learning Guide for descriptions and dates for our upcoming opportunities. Check our calendar for updates.

Register Now, Via HRMS (Time & Labor):

Our registration system is through HRMS (Time & Labor). This allows for an up-to-date attendance system that integrates with your employee record and allows for wait-lists for busy sessions. Each opportunity has a unique course and session number to make it easy to identify and register for. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or concerns about how to register with this new system.

Register through HRMS – http://tinyurl.com/MCCRegisterNOW

Registration Instructions HRMS – http://tinyurl.com/hrmsregister

Learning Opportunities for July:

Adobe CS Suite, Photoshop Basic Series

Photoshop is the industry standard graphics and photo editing program made by Adobe Systems. Used by professional photographers, graphic designers and artists this amazing program is considered to be one of the top skills that any person should have on their resume. In this three part basics series you will learn how to navigate the interface, use the program tools, complete basic photo adjustments, work with selections, and correct and manipulate photos.

Pt.1 Interface, Tools, Cropping & Adjustments      
Monday, July 8, 3:00p.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Course/Session#: 001753/0009
Tuesday, July 9, 9:00a.m. – 11:00a.m.; Course/Session#: 001753/0010

Pt. 2 Working with Selections
Wednesday, July 10, 3:00p.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Course/Session#: 001754/0005
Wednesday, July 17, 9:00a.m. – 11:00a.m.; Course/Session#: 001754/0006

Pt. 3 Correcting & Manipulating Images
Monday, July 15, 3:00p.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Course/Session#: 001755/0004
Thursday, July 18, 9:00a.m. – 11:00a.m.; Course/Session#: 001755/0005

Adobe CS Suite, InDesign Basics Series

InDesign is the industry standard design and layout program made by Adobe Systems. It is used to create a variety of publications including posters, catalogs, flyers, brochures and more. This  amazing program is considered to be one of the top skills that any person should have on their resume. In this two part basics series you will learn how to navigate the interface, use the program tools, layout publications, work with images and text, apply styles, use master pages, create interactive PDF documents and more!

Pt.1 Settings, Layout & Printing   
Monday, July 22, 3:00p.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Course/Session#: 001853/0004
Tuesday, July 23, 9:00a.m. – 11:00a.m.; Course/Session#: 001853/0005

Pt. 2 Styles, Master Pages & Interactive Elements
Monday, July 29, 3:00p.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Course/Session#: 001854/0004
Tuesday, July 30, 9:00a.m. – 11:00a.m.; Course/Session#: 001854/0005