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Technology and iPad Workshops

Center for Teaching Excellence & Student Success Committee 

Technology Workshops


The Student Success Committee and The Center for Teaching Excellence have partnered to offer a series of workshops on using technology in the classroom. These workshops will provide information, tools, and resources to help faculty utilize technology more effectively in their courses. Please see below for a list of the workshops. Space is limited, so please RSVP directly to the presenters to register for the workshops.
 
If you would like to meet with a tech mentor one-on-one, click here.
 
 
Fall 2016 Technology Workshops - Focus on Canvas
 
Starting in Spring 2016, Santa Monica College will transition from the Pearson Learning Studio/eCollege to Canvas.
Canvas is a Learning Management System – a way to simplify teaching and learning by connecting all the digital tools teachers use in one easy place.
 
The Center for Teaching Education and Distance Education Committee invite all SMC Faculty to join us this fall for a series of workshops on how to use Canvas LMS, as well as the programs and tools that work within Canvas to enhance assignments, online quizzes, and multi-media content.
 
Seats are limited, so please RSVP directly to the presenter.
 
Date / Time
Workshop
Presenters
 
Friday, September 16th
10 am – 12 pm
Bus 250
 
Introduction to Canvas
 
Dana Del George
Keith Graziadei
 
Friday, September 23rd
10 am – 12 pm
Bus 250
 
3C Media Solutions
 
Simon Balm
Gina Jerry
 
Friday, September 30th
10 am – 12 pm
Bus 250
 
Using Canvas - Advanced
 
Walter Meyer
Blue Fier (Lab)
 
Friday, October 7th
10 am – 12 pm
Bus 250
 
Introduction to Canvas
 
Dana Del George
Keith Graziadei
 
Friday, October 14th
10 am – 12 pm
Bus 250
 
Using Canvas - Advanced
 
Walter Meyer
 
Friday, October 21st
10 am – 12 pm
Bus 250
 
Copying Courses in Canvas /
Archiving eCompanion Courses
 
Simon Balm
Blue Fier (Lab)
 
Friday, November 4th
10 am – 12 pm
Bus 253
 
Introduction to Canvas
 
Wendy Parise
Dana Del George
 
 
Friday, November 18th
10 am – 12 pm
Bus 253
 
Create and Manage Online Tests and Quizzes with Respondus
 
Simon Balm
Gina Gerry
 
 
Introduction to Canvas - 09/16, 10/07, 11/04
This is an introductory workshop on using Canvas in your on-ground courses. Topics covered include navigation, the Dashboard, creating modules and pages, content pages, creating assignments, and entering grades.  (1 hour demonstration followed by 1 hour hands-on in lab)

Using Canvas – Advanced - 09/30, 10/14
This is a follow-up to the introductory workshop on Canvas and will showcase more advanced features of Canvas. Some of the more advanced features covered in this session are quizzes, gradebook, discussions, attendance function, Canvas calendar, integrating publisher content, and adding 3rd party apps to Canvas. Participants should have attended the introductory workshop or have a basic understanding of Canvas.  (1 hour demonstration followed by 1 hour hands-on in lab)

Copying Courses in Canvas & Archiving eCompanion Courses – 10/21
Workshop Description:
This workshop will teach participants how to use Canvas to import and export course content to and from course shells.  Instructors will use this to copy their course shells from semester to semester. Participants will also learn how to archive old eCompanion data including exporting the Gradebook, quizzes and other data.  (1 hour demonstration followed by 1 hour hands-on in lab)

3C Media Solutions – 9/23
Come and see how you can easily store, stream and share video files for free with the 3C Media Solutions service funded by the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office. This tool will be vital in Canvas since we no longer have the ability to store large media files on our new platform. Learn also how 3C Media helps making your videos accessible to students with disabilities a breeze with its free captioning service. If you use streaming video in your online or on-ground classes, then this workshop is for you!  (1 hour demonstration followed by 1 hour hands-on in lab)

Create and Manage Online Tests and Quizzes with Respondus – 11/18
Come and see how you can use Respondus to create and manage online quizzes using your own or pre-existing test banks and then upload them to Canvas. If you are an on-ground instructor who would like to incorporate online quizzes into your classes, then this workshop is for you!  (1 hour demonstration followed by 1 hour hands-on in lab)
 
 Spring 2016 Technology Workshops

Create and Manage Online Tests and Quizzes with Respondus

Thursday, March 3rd

11:15 am – 12:30 pm

Presenter: Simon Balm

Room: Business 250

 

Introduction to Prezi: Enhancing your Presentations Beyond PowerPoint

Monday, March 7th

11:15 am – 12:30 pm

Presenter: Julia Raz

Room: Business 250

 

Animate your Students with Short Video Projects

Wednesday, March 9th

2:30 pm – 3:45 pm

Presenter: Sharyn Obsatz

Room: Business 250

 

iPad Applications Outside and Inside the Classroom

Monday, March 14th

2:30 pm – 3:45 pm

Presenter: Asma Said

Room: MC 06

 

Introduction to Flipboard in the Classroom

Monday, March 21st

11:15 am – 12:30 pm

Presenter: Julia Raz

Room: Business 250

 

Using Google Docs to Facilitate Student Collaboration

Friday, March 25th

11:00 am – 12:15 pm

Presenter: Janet Harclerode

Room: Business 250

 

Flip the Flip: Student-authored Lecture Replacement

Thursday, March 31st

11:15 am – 12:30 pm

Presenter: Walter Meyer

Room: HSS 254

 

Games as Pedagogy – Fantasy Art Collector

Tuesday, April 5th

11:15 am – 12:30 pm

Presenter: Walter Meyer

Room: HSS 254

 

Screen Capture Basics

Friday, April 22nd

11:00 am – 12:15 pm

Presenter: Vickie Leveque

Room: HSS 256

 

Nearpod: Teach from your Mobile

Thursday, April 28th

11:15 am – 12:30 pm

Presenter: Chau Tran

Room: HSS 254


Fall 2015 Technology Workshops
 
More to PowerPoint
Monday, September 14th
2:30 pm – 3:45 pm
Presenter: Ben Martin
Room: Business 250
 
Creative Uses of eCompanion
Thursday, September 17th
11:15 am – 12:30 pm
Presenter: Lynn Dickinson
Room: Business 250
 
Windows Live Movie Maker: Make a Difference in the Classroom!
Friday, September 25th
11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Presenter: Joseph Ferrerosa
Room: Business 250
 
Free and Low Maintenance: Creating a Website with Weebly
Wednesday, September 30th
2:30 pm – 3:45 pm
Presenter: Marilyn Lee
Room: Business 250
 
Introduction to Flipboard in the Classroom
Friday, October 2nd
11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Presenter: Julia Raz
Room: Business 250
 
Create and Manage Online Tests and Quizzes with Respondus
Thursday, October 8th
11:15 am – 12:30 pm
Presenter: Simon Balm
Room: Business 250
 
Introduction to Prezi: Enhancing your Presentations Beyond PowerPoint
Friday, October 9th
11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Presenter: Julia Raz
Room: Business 250
 
Turn It In Basics
Thursday, October 15th
11:15 am – 12:30 pm
Presenter: Angie Misaghi
Room: Business 250
 
Snagit: An Introduction to Screen Capture
Friday, October 16th
11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Presenter: Vickie Leveque
Room: Business 250
 
iPads Inside and Outside the Classroom
Friday, October 30th
11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Presenter: Asma Said
Room: HSS 153
 
 
 
 
Spring 2015 Technology Workshops
 
Introduction to Prezi: Enhancing your Presentations Beyond PowerPoint
Monday, March 9th
11:15 am – 12:30 pm
Business 250
Presenter: Julia Lange
 
Using WordPress to Build Websites – Beginner Level
Friday, March 13th
11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Business 250
Presenter: Jamie Cavanaugh
 
Prezi Workshop for Intermediate / Advanced Users
Monday, March 16th
11:15 am – 12:30 pm
Business 250
Presenter: Julia Lange
 
Using Google Docs to Encourage Student Collaboration and Create Paperless Assignments
Friday, March 20th
11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Business 250
Presenter: Janet Harclerode
 
Introduction to Twitter in the Classroom
Monday, March 23rd
11:15 am – 12:30 pm
Business 250
Presenter: Julia Lange
 
iPads Inside and Outside the Classroom
Wednesday, March 25th
11:15 am – 12:30 pm
Business 119
Presenter: Asma Said
 
Introduction to Flipboard in the Classroom
Monday, March 30th
11:15 am – 12:30 pm
Business 250
Presenter: Julia Lange
 
Using WordPress – Intermediate / Advanced Level
Friday, April 3rd
11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Business 250
Presenter: Jamie Cavanaugh
 
Calibrated Peer Review
Wednesday, April 8th
11:15 am – 12:30 pm
Business 253
Presenter: Stephen Londe
 
Flip the Flip: Student-authored Lecture Replacement
Monday, April 20th
11:15 am – 12:30 pm
Business 250
Presenter: Walter Meyer
 
Doceri: iPad Whiteboard
Wednesday, April 22nd
2:30 pm – 3:45 pm
Business 251
Presenter: Chau Tran
 
Creative Uses of eCompanion
Tuesday, April 28th
11:15 am – 12:30 pm
HSS 151
Presenter: Lynn Dickinson
 
Taking your Class to the Cloud with OneDrive
Tuesday, May 5th
11:15 am – 12:30 pm
Business 253
Presenter: Odemaris Valdivia
 
Getting Started with Turn It In
Tuesday, May 12th
11:15 am – 12:30 pm
HSS 151
Presenter: Angie Misaghi
 

 
 
Fall 2014 Technology Workshops
Introduction to Prezi: Enhancing your Presentations Beyond PowerPoint
Monday, September 22nd (11:15 am – 12:30 pm)
Business 250
Presenter: Julia Lange
Lange_Julia@smc.edu
 
Using WordPress to Build Websites – Beginner Level
Friday, September 26th (11:00 am – 12:15 pm)
Business 250
Presenter: Jamie Cavanaugh
Cavanaugh_Jamie@smc.edu
 
Using Google Docs to Develop and Share Materials
Monday, September 29th (11:15 am – 12:30 pm)
Business 250
Presenter: Janet Harclerode
Harclerode_Janet@smc.edu
 
Prezi Workshop for Intermediate / Advanced Users
Wednesday, October 1st (11:15 am – 12:30 pm)
Business 111
Presenter: Julia Lange
Lange_Julia@smc.edu
 
Calibrated Peer Review
Monday, October 6th (11:15 am – 12:30 pm)
Business 250
Presenter: Stephen Londe
Londe_Stephen@smc.edu
 
Using WordPress - Intermediate / Advanced Level
Friday, October 10th (11:00 am – 12:15 pm)
Business 250
Presenter: Jamie Cavanaugh
Cavanaugh_Jamie@smc.edu
 
Flip the Flip: Student Authored Lecture Replacement
Monday, October 13th (11:15 am – 12:30 pm)
Business 250
Presenter: Walter Meyer
Meyer_Walter@smc.edu
 
How to Use OneDrive in the Classroom
Thursday, October 16th (11:15 am – 12:30 pm)
Business 250
Presenter: Odemaris Valdivia
Valdivia_Odemaris@smc.edu
 
Creative Uses of eCompanion
Monday, October 20th (11:15 am – 12:30 pm)
Business 250
Presenter: Lynn Dickinson
Dickinson_Lynn@smc.edu
 
Google Voice and Celly
Friday, October 24th (11:00 am – 12:15 pm)
Business 250
Presenter: Andrea Spector
Spector_Andrea@smc.edu
 
Turn It In Basics
Monday, October 27th (11:15 am – 12:30 pm)
Business 250
Presenter: Angie Misaghi
Misaghi_Angelina@smc.edu
 
Google Forms
Tuesday, October 28th (11:15 am – 12:30 pm)
Business 250
Presenter: Keith Graziadei
Graziadei_Keith@smc.edu
 
TeacherKit
Monday, November 3rd (11:15 am – 12:30 pm)
Business 250
Alicia Garnica
Garnica_Alicia@smc.edu
 
CloudOn
Thursday, November 6th (11:15 am – 12:30 pm)
Business 250
Presenter: Odemaris Valdivia
Valdivia_Odemaris@smc.edu
 
Turn It In Advanced Workshop
Monday, November 10th (11:15 am – 12:30 pm)
Business 250
Presenter: Angie Misaghi
Misaghi_Angelina@smc.edu
 
Visualizing Data with Mathmatica
Friday, November 14th (1:30 pm – 2:45 pm)
Business 250
Presenter: Stanley Hecht
Hecht_Stanley@smc.edu
 
Choosing and Creating Accessible Instructional Resources
Monday, November 17th (11:15 am – 12:30 pm)
Business 250
Presenter: Ellen Cutler
Cutler_Ellen@smc.edu
 
Introduction to Twitter in the Classroom
Wednesday, November 19th (11:15 am – 12:30 pm)
Location TBA
Presenter: Julia Lange
Lange_Julia@smc.edu
 
 
 
Spring 2014 Technology Workshops

Introduction to Prezi: Enhancing your Presentations Beyond PowerPoint
Tuesday, March 4th (11:15 am - 12:30 pm)
Faculty/Staff Computer Lab (Media Center)
Presenter: Julia Lange
Lange_Julia@smc.edu
 
Using Google Docs to Develop and Share Materials
Monday, March 10th (11:15 am - 12:30 pm)
Faculty/Staff Computer Lab (Media Center)
Presenter: Janet Harclerode
Harclerode_Janet@smc.edu
 
Teaching with Facebook
Monday, March 17th (11:15 am - 12:30 pm)
Faculty/Staff Computer Lab (Media Center)
Presenter: Mik Hamada
Hamada_Mik@smc.edu
 
Using Cell Phones in Class
Wednesday, March 19th (2:30 pm -3:45 pm)
HSS 106
Presenters: Andralena Panczenko & Marilyn Lee
Panczenko_Andralena@smc.edu
 
Prezi Workshop for Intermediate/Advanced Users
Tuesday, March 25th (11:15 am - 12:30 pm)
Faculty/Staff Computer Lab (Media Center)
Presenter: Julia Lange
Lange_Julia@smc.edu
 
Using WordPress to Build Websites
Friday, April 4th (11:00 am - 12:15 pm)
Faculty/Staff Computer Lab (Media Center)
Presenter: Jamie Cavanaugh
Cavanaugh_Jamie@smc.edu
 
Google Voice and Celly
Wednesday, April 23rd (11:15 am - 12:30 pm)
Faculty/Staff Computer Lab (Media Center)
Presenter: Andrea Spector
Spector_Andrea@smc.edu
 
Creating and Choosing Accessible Instructional Resources
Monday, April 28th (11:15 am - 12:30 pm)
Business 111
Presenter: Ellen Cutler
Cutler_Ellen@smc.edu
 
Using WordPress: Intermediate/Advanced Level
Friday, May 2nd (11:00 am - 12:15 pm)
Faculty/Staff Computer Lab (Media Center)
Presenter: Jamie Cavanaugh
Cavanaugh_Jamie@smc.edu
 
How to Use SkyDrive in the Classroom
Thursday, May 8th (11:15 am - 12:30 pm)
Business 251
Presenter: Odemaris Valdivia
Valdivia_Odemaris@smc.edu
 
Calibrated Peer Review
Wednesday, May 14th (11:15 am - 12:30 pm)
Faculty/Staff Computer Lab (Media Center)
Presenter: Stephen Londe
Londe_Stephen@smc.edu
 
Facebook in the Classroom: Intermediate/Advanced Level
Tuesday, May 20th (11:15 am - 12:30 pm)
Faculty/Staff Computer Lab (Media Center)
Presenter: Angelina Misaghi
Misaghi_Angelina@smc.edu
 

Fall 2013 Technology Workshops
 
Introduction to Podcasting
Presenter: Jason Beaton
Date: Friday, September 20th (11:00 am - 12:15 pm)
Location: Faculty / Staff Computer Lab
 
How to Use SkyDrive in the Classroom
Presenter: Odemaris Valdivia
Date: Wednesday, September 25th (11:15 am - 12:30 pm)
Location: Business 250
 
Introduction to Prezi: Enhancing your Presentations Beyond PowerPoint
Presenter: Julia Lange
Date: Wednesday, October 2nd (11:15 am - 12:30 pm)
Location: Faculty / Staff Computer Lab
 
Classroom Flipping in Chemistry: Tools of the Trade
Presenter: Sehat Nauli
Date: Wednesday, October 9th (2:30 pm - 3:45 pm)
Location: Faculty / Staff Computer Lab
 
Using WordPress to Build Websites - Beginner Level
Presenter: Jamie Cavanaugh
Date: Friday, October 11th (11:00 am - 12:15 pm)
Location: Faculty / Staff Computer Lab
 
Prezi Workshop for Intermediate/Advanced Users
Presenter: Julia Lange
Date: Wednesday, October 16th (11:15 am - 12:30 pm)
Location: Lib 192
 
Math Modules and Contextual Learning
Presenter: Stuart Cooley
Date: Tuesday, October 29th (11:15 am - 12:30 pm)
Location: HSS 203
 
Creating and Choosing Accessible Instructional Resources
Presenter: Ellen Cutler
Date: Monday, November 4th (11:15 am - 12:30 pm)
Location: Lib 192
 
Using WordPress - Intermediate / Advanced Level
Presenter: Jamie Cavanaugh
Date: Friday, November 8th (11:00 am - 12:15 pm)
Location: Faculty / Staff Computer Lab
 
Smartpens, Flipped Classrooms, and your Students
Presenter: Keith Graziadei
Date: Tuesday, November 19th (11:15 am - 12:30 pm)
Location: HSS 154
 
Fall 2013 iPad Workshops
Creating and Recording Effective Presentations
Presenter: Victor Osaka
Date: Wednesday, September 18th (11:15 am - 12:30 pm)
Location: HSS 256
 
PDF Expert
Presenter: Troy Cardenas
Date: Friday, October 4th (11:00 am - 12:15 pm)
Location: HSS 151
 
iPads Anyone?
Presenters: Wendy Parise, Laura Manson & Stephen Druker
Date: Thursday, October 24th (11:15 am - 12:30 pm)
Location: SCI 153