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Active Student Engagement

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Description:
This workshop will demonstrate instructional strategies for engaging and motivating diverse students. Participants will develop a sample lesson related to their discipline, which incorporates one or more of these strategies. This will be followed by discussion and evaluation of the proposed strategy. 75 min.
Prerequisite(s):
None
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Tuesday, February 21, 2017, 12:30 PM
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Building a Positive Classroom Experience

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Description:
This workshop will focus on Syllabus as the most effective classroom management tool. Participants will discuss the benefits of clear written descriptions for course assignments and the value using of rubrics. 75 min.
Prerequisite(s):
Bring a sample written assignment
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Tuesday, March 21, 2017, 12:30 PM
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Community College Students

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Description:
Brown bag lunch series to discuss reasons students come to college and the benefits of attending a community college. Bring your lunch. Coffee and cookies will be provided. Session#1 on 2/15/17 will go over on Why Go to College? and Session#2 on 3/30/17 will go over What is the Value of the Community College? 60 min.
Prerequisite(s):
None
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 12:30 PM
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Thursday, March 30, 2017, 12:30 PM
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Copyright and Fair Use

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Description:
This presentation will go over how to appropriately use articles and other copyrighted materials in your classroom using our Reserve system, Moodle, and distribution in class. Presenters will discuss how to secure copyright clearance and use the legal guide for copyrighted materials. 60 min.
Prerequisite(s):
None
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Thursday, February 09, 2017, 12:30 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. 60 min.
Prerequisite(s):
None
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Monday, March 06, 2017, 12:30 PM
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Creative and Critical Thinking

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Description:
How to create thinkers as opposed to students who simply recall information? Learn the use of Bloom's Taxonomy as a rubric to create and assess student’s assignment to determine progress from lower level of recall to higher level of thinking. 60 min.
Prerequisite(s):
None
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Wednesday, March 22, 2017, 12:30 PM
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Creative Commons and Open Educational Resources

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Description:
This presentation will go over what is Creative Commons and OER, and how it is being incorporated in our classes. There will be a discussion on the benefits of OER, how licensing is obtained and how OER materials support instruction for faculty and students. 60 min.
Prerequisite(s):
None
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Wednesday, March 01, 2017, 12:30 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 are navigating learning disabilities. 75 min.
Prerequisite(s):
Faculty teaching a course at BCC
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Monday, April 10, 2017, 12:30 PM
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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, February 22, 2017, 12:30 PM
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Excel Basics

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Description:
Learn to create, edit and save Excel workbooks, also known as spreadsheets. Create formulas and simple functions to do calculations. Format numbers as currency, percent, and negatives. Learn necessary features to get correct answers to calculations. Do quick printing. 90 min.
Prerequisite(s):
None
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Monday, January 30, 2017, 01:45 PM
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Tuesday, February 07, 2017, 12:30 PM
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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 the worksheet or on their own sheets. Learn when to use different types of charts and how to make them look good. Print charts, either with 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, February 14, 2017, 12:30 PM
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Thursday, February 23, 2017, 10:00 AM
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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, March 07, 2017, 12:30 PM
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Monday, March 27, 2017, 12:30 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, March 02, 2017, 03:30 PM
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File & Folder Management in Windows 7

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Description:
Learn how to create and organize your folders and files as well as copy, move, rename, delete and find your files. 60 min.
Prerequisite(s):
None
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 10:00 AM
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Gamification: Creating a Review Game

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Description:
Attendees will be shown different options of creating a game to review for an exam. They will be shown how to use a powerpoint template to create the review game as well as http://flipquiz.me/. It is suggested that they bring in material that they could use to create the game, that way they can begin to create a review game during that session that can be used in class. Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of PowerPoint and the Internet. 60 min.
Prerequisite(s):
For Faculty
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Thursday, April 27, 2017, 12:30 PM
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Institutional Research Reports

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Description:
Come and learn about where you can find information about our students, classes and other institutional data. 60 min.
Prerequisite(s):
None
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Wednesday, March 01, 2017, 03:00 PM
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Thursday, March 02, 2017, 12:30 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 brief introductions 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. 60 min.
Prerequisite(s):
None
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Monday, February 06, 2017, 12:30 PM
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MAC Basics

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Description:
This workshop will introduce you to the different pieces that make up the Mac interface. Learn how to navigate, organize files, setup a printer, and how to update the software. 60 min.
Prerequisite(s):
None
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 02:00 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, January 26, 2017, 02:45 PM
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Moodle: Attendance Tool

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Description:
This tool is for teachers to be able take attendance during class, and for students to be able to view their own attendance record. A teacher can mark the attendance status of a student as "Present", "Absent", "Late", or "Excused." The Attendance module can generate reports for either the entire class or for individual students. 60 min.
Prerequisite(s):
TWEP or Web Enhance Your Course Workshop
Scheduled Workshop(s):
Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 12:30 PM
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