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New Year Resolution: Student Success

New Year Resolution: Student Success

Explore a New Year of Learning in the MCC CTL

Center for Teaching & Learning Schedule of Events –
Week of Accountability January 3 – 11, 2014

Explore a week of activities that focus on starting your students off right. From maximizing the Canvas LMS to building learning-centered activities, the Mesa Community College Center for Teaching & Learning is your support and resource for innovative education technology and pedagogy. Plan to start your 2014 and Spring semester with the CTL!

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Friday, January 3, 2014

8:00 a.m.  –  5:00 p.m.    Open Lab
CTL Pods 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.

Saturday, January 4, 2014

8:00 a.m.  –  12:00 noon    New Adjunct Faculty Orientation
HRMS Course #001830, Session #0002; CTL Lab AS Building, Room 175

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.

8:00a.m.  –  12:00 noon   Open Lab
CTL Pods 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.

Monday, January 6, 2014

11:00 a.m.  –  12:30 p.m.     Getting Started with Canvas in 10 Steps
HRMS Course #001839, Session #0006; CTL Lab AS Building, Room 175

Canvas is the Learning Management System of choice at Maricopa County Community College District. Did you know that Canvas can benefit any course format face-to-face, hybrid and online? Learn how to communicate with your students, post course materials/ syllabus, set-up assignments and grades within Canvas in just 10 easy steps.

1:00 p.m.  –  2:30 p.m.     Grades & Assessment in Canvas
HRMS Course #001699, Session #0008; CTL Lab AS Building, Room 175

Review the options available in Canvas to help you know how well your students are learning in your courses. In this hands-on session participants will get a brief introduction to the Grades, Rubrics, Discussions, Quizzes, and Assignments features and strategies on how to use them effectively to assess and grade student work.

3:00 p.m.  –  4:30 p.m.     3D Retention Strategies: Data, Development & Dialog
SPECIAL REGISTRATION: http://tinyurl.com/S14WOA; CTL Lab AS Building, Room 175

The first few weeks of class can be rough for students. In this session we will explore a simple model that will help reveal dropout warning signs while learning proactive intervention strategies. Discover how you can collect and review key data indicators, develop an engaging community and use communication/feedback to keep all your students on the path to completion.

5:30 p.m.  –  7:00 p.m.     Getting Started with Canvas in 10 Steps
HRMS Course #001839, Session #0007; CTL Lab AS Building, Room 175

Canvas is the Learning Management System of choice at Maricopa County Community College District. Did you know that Canvas can benefit any course format face-to-face, hybrid and online? Learn how to communicate with your students, post course materials/ syllabus, set-up assignments and grades within Canvas in just 10 easy steps.

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