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Adobe Connect: Hold a Virtual Meeting

Adobe Connect

Description:
Would you like to hold a virtual presentation using audio, video, whiteboard and/or text chats? Come and learn the basics of Adobe Connect Pro. Topics include getting started, opening a meeting room, inviting participants, sharing screen, and using virtual whiteboard. Bring Your Own Device 60 min.
Prerequisite(s):
None
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Monday, November 06, 2017, 12:00 PM
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Adobe Spark: Assessing Students with an Engaging App

Adobe Spark

Description:
Are you looking for an engaging way to assess students in the classroom? This presentation will demonstrate a simple app that allows students to do class projects using sound, backgrounds, icons and pictures. Professors can do one-on-one or group assessment and provide feedback for easy revisions. Participants will be guided through the creation of their own video project. 60 min.
Prerequisite(s):
None
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 02:30 PM
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Thursday, November 30, 2017, 02:00 PM
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Creating Screen Reader-Accessible Documents

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Description:
This hands-on workshop will explore how screen readers provide students with blindness, low vision, and learning disabilities access to their academic materials and how such assistive technology interacts with different subject matter, such as math expressions and illustrations. Participants are encouraged to bring digital copies of their own academic materials. 75 min.
Prerequisite(s):
None
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 03:00 PM
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Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity

Description:
This workshop explains preventative methods used to protect information from being stolen, compromised or attacked. After this session you will have a better understanding of potential information threats, such as viruses and other malware that could affect you and your computing devices. 60 min.
Prerequisite(s):
None
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Monday, October 23, 2017, 01:30 PM
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Wednesday, November 29, 2017, 03:00 PM
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Designing Universal Tests

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Description:
Studies show that 50% of the community college student population is comprised of students with documented disabilities. In this workshop, faculty will learn how easy it is to universally design their testing materials to better accommodate all types of learners, including students using assistive technology and/or navigating learning disabilities. 75 min.
Prerequisite(s):
Faculty teaching a course at BCC
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Monday, December 04, 2017, 10:30 AM
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Diverse Students and Instructional Strategies

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Description:
In this session, instructional strategies will be presented to incorporate diversity in the classroom. Learn how to present content in ways where students from different cultural backgrounds experience curriculum from diverse sources to build meaningful connections. 60 min.
Prerequisite(s):
None
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 12:30 PM
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Email Netiquette

Email Netiquette

Description:
You use email every day. Are you effectively communicating with your colleagues? Using technology, test your skills on fun facts and basic email etiquette principles that will help you be a courteous and effective communicator. Optional: Bring along your favorite digital device. (laptop, mobile phone, or tablet) 60 min.
Prerequisite(s):
None
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Friday, November 17, 2017, 10:30 AM
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Tuesday, December 05, 2017, 11:30 AM
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Engage, Assess and Personalize Using Socrative

Socrative App and IPad

Description:
Learn how you can use the Socrative App to ask questions in class and have students respond in real time on the fly. Presenter will share how to create learning opportunities and deliver engaging classroom activities using iPad. 60 min. Prerequisite: Familiarity with using iPad
Prerequisite(s):
None
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Tuesday, November 07, 2017, 11:00 AM
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Excel Charts

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Description:
Learn to create and format charts (also known as graphs) in Excel. Charts plot data in a worksheet and can be created on the same sheet as a worksheet or on their own sheets. Learn when to use different types of charts and how to make them look good. Print charts, either within the worksheet or on their own sheets. 90 min.
Prerequisite(s):
Basic knowledge of Excel. Not necessary to learn how to create formulas for this class.
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Tuesday, November 21, 2017, 01:00 PM
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Excel Functions

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Description:
Have a quick review of simple functions, then learn more advanced ones. Use multiple ranges of cells in a function. Get acquainted with the IF function, a very powerful tool that allows you to do different things based on certain conditions. 90 min.
Prerequisite(s):
Excel Basics or equivalent knowledge
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Tuesday, November 28, 2017, 01:00 PM
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Facebook for Collaborative Research

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Description:
This session will demonstrate use of Facebook in genealogy research to preserve, organize, annotate and share artifacts. It will go over how to generate collaborative discussions with researchers worldwide and maintain privacy by restricting access. 60 min.
Prerequisite(s):
None
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Thursday, November 02, 2017, 10:00 AM
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Game Based Learning

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Description:
Game based learning uses competitive exercises, where students compete against each other or challenge themselves in order to learn better. Gaming principals involved with designing in-class activities will be shared. 60 min.
Prerequisite(s):
None
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Thursday, November 16, 2017, 12:30 PM
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Getting Started with Windows 10

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Description:
This workshop is designed to get you up and running with Windows 10. You will learn how to personalize your desktop using the Start Menu, Tiles and the Taskbar. This session will go over new search features and how to manage files and folders using File Explorer. 60 min.
Prerequisite(s):
None
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Thursday, November 09, 2017, 03:30 PM
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Monday, November 27, 2017, 11:00 AM
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Google is More than Email...Learning how to use Google Voice

GoogleVoice

Description:
Google Voice is a voicemail service from Google that enables users to send free text messages, customize their voicemail, read a voicemail text transcript, and more! 60 min.
Prerequisite(s):
None
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 03:30 PM
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Monday, December 04, 2017, 03:30 PM
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Involve Me and I Will Learn

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Description:
This workshop will explore how making small changes to your course can eliminate typical ability-related barriers to learning for students needing accommodations. Topics will include descriptions and demonstrations of commonly-used assistive technology such as screen readers, speech-to-text, and closed-captioning, as well as ways to seamlessly incorporate such technology into course materials and classroom practices. 75 min.
Prerequisite(s):
None
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Tuesday, November 28, 2017, 03:30 PM
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Moodle: Assignment Activities

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Description:
Participants will learn how to create assignments, specify grading options, add instructions and documents relevant to each assignment, and display assignment links in the course calendar. 60 min.
Prerequisite(s):
TWEP or Web Enhance Your Course Workshop
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Thursday, October 26, 2017, 10:00 AM
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Wednesday, November 08, 2017, 02:00 PM
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Moodle: Grade Book

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Description:
Participants will be able to configure a course grade book using one or more of the following aggregation methods: mean, simple-weighted mean, or weighted mean of grades. They will be able to create Grade categories, enter grades for assignments, and select the optimal aggregation method for their Course Syllabus. 90 min.
Prerequisite(s):
TWEP or Web Enhance Your Course Workshop
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Thursday, November 30, 2017, 10:30 AM
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Thursday, December 07, 2017, 01:30 PM
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Moodle: Readspeaker Gives a Voice to your e-Materials

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Description:
Readspeaker allows students to listen to materials from their Moodle Course. To listen to the text students simply click the play button to read the text on any device. This helps students with learning disabilities, visual impairments and second language challenges. Also, materials can be downloaded onto an MP3 for easy listening anywhere. 60 min.
Prerequisite(s):
Must have a Moodle course.
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 12:30 PM
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Wednesday, November 29, 2017, 11:30 AM
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Moodle: Respondus to Create Exams

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Description:
Do you have quizzes typed in MS Word that need to be batch uploaded to a Moodle course? Learn how to use Respondus to easily upload existing quizzes or create new Moodle quizzes from publisher test banks. 90 min.
Prerequisite(s):
TWEP or Web Enhance Your Course Workshop
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Friday, November 03, 2017, 10:00 AM
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Moodle: Tips and Tricks

Moodle Tips & Tricks

Description:
This workshop will go over features that will enable you to use Moodle more efficiently. Areas covered are Layout and formatting, embed a video, user reports in Gradebook, importing from another course, backing up your course, and more. 60 min.
Prerequisite(s):
None
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Monday, November 06, 2017, 10:30 AM
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