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January 2015

WordPress Consultation

January 14, 2015

Want to do something a little different with your website, need a refresher on WordPress or want to just learn how to use it? Schedule a 30-minutes one-to-one consultation with Jen Schwedler, SCC webmaster. PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR THIS EVENT – CLICK HERE (Appointments times between 9:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-3:00pm)

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How to Make Videos and Caption Them

January 14, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am

Do you need to make videos for your class? Come to this workshop and get all the info you need to make short, accessible videos and caption them with as little effort as possible. PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR THIS EVENT – CLICK HERE

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Hands-on Google Apps for Beginners

January 14, 2015 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

This is a small, hands-on workshop for the very beginning-est beginner. Come and join three (3) colleagues and learn how to increase student engagement and collaboration with Google apps. You will learn how to: Get students collaborating on one project from anywhere in the world, Securely get your files from any computer anywhere in the world, Never hear another student say they lost a file and could not turn in the assignment, Do online office hours with 2 clicks. PREREGISTRATION…

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Los Rios Wi-Fi

January 14, 2015 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 pm

Learn how to log in to LRCCD Wi-Fi using a Windows, Andriod, or Apple device. Basic troubleshooting will be covered, as well. PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR THIS EVENT – CLICK HERE

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D2L: Using Rubrics for Grading and Assessing Student Learning

January 14, 2015 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Rubrics are way to increase objectivity, clarity of assignment and ease of grading/assessing the work and projects of the learner. Using D2L, I’ll share the value of connecting student learning outcomes from your syllabus to the content of assignments located in the discussion board, the drop box, and/or quizzes. The grading of these assignments allows for reports that can determine success of the SLO’s for effective teaching and learning while connecting to competency statistics. This workshop is for advanced D2L…

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Using Google Analytics to Improve your SCC Website

January 14, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Do you wonder how often your web pages are being viewed? Do you wonder how people are finding them? How many are viewing from mobile devices? Wonder no more. SCC’s WordPress site makes it easy to get started using Google Analytics to track how many times your pages are viewed, how much use they’re getting on-campus vs. off-campus, where your traffic is coming from, and even what links users are clicking on your pages. This session will show examples of…

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Dipping a Toe Into the Water: Learning to Use D2L One Toe at a Time

January 14, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Faculty attending this workshop will learn easy ways of easing into the use of D2L for one of their classes. PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR THIS EVENT – CLICK HERE

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Online Writing Tutoring Using Los Rios Gmail

January 14, 2015 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

The SCC writing Center offered an online tutoring pilot program to students during the Fall 2014 semester. This program aimed at broadening the tutoring services offered by the Writing Center to better serve distance education students. The purpose of this workshop is to inform SCC faculty and staff about how online writing tutoring works and what students need to do to participate.  Presenters will also demonstrate how students can prepare their Los Rios Gmail accounts for online tutoring and use…

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Managing Medical Emergencies on Campus

January 15, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am

This workshop is designed by Health Services to assist in the management of common medical issues experienced in the classroom and on campus. The presentation includes when to call, who to call, and what to do while you are waiting for medical assistance. Health issues to be covered include basic first aid, fainting, seizures, diabetic emergencies, and other common medical conditions. Come join us!

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Linguistic Expectations of College

January 15, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am

ESL students do not stop taking classes once they have completed the ESL course series, and some may never take an ESL class; in fact, some ESL students are very likely in your courses right now. After grading the first set of papers, deciding how to respond to the language needs of ESL students in content courses may seem overwhelming or just impossible because of the primary needs and focus of the course. Never fear, this workshop is here. This…

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The Davis Center Student, Faculty, and Staff Community

January 15, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am

Who are our students in Davis? Who are our colleagues on the faculty and staff? How can we work more effectively as a campus learning community? We will share some numbers we have about the students, and we’ll ask you to tell us what other numbers or information might be helpful to you. This is a chance to talk about what works in your classrooms, what might work better. How can we reinforce the learning that is happening across the…

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Equity Training for the Hiring process

January 15, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

This two-hour training workshop prepares equity representatives to serve on hiring committees for all sonstituency groups. The training additionally serves as a forum for input from the campus community on hiring processes and how they can be improved.

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The Balance: Classroom and Personal Strategies to Maximize Teaching Success

January 15, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

The workshop will focus on three different areas: 1. the exchange of ideas for online elements of courses (i.e.: test designs, audio lectures or modules recorded with Camtasia or Jing) as well as the use of media in the classroom (clickers, videos, different apps) 2. an open discussion about general teaching strategies (i.e.: flipped classrooms) and approaches to make the classroom experience more effective and valuable 3. ways to keep yourself motivated and your energy positive throughout the semester (i.e.:…

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