CETLA Fall 2014 Event Registration Form

Academic Book Discussion Group Brown Bag Book Discussions on The Courage to Teach by Parker J. Palmer,  12:30pm - 1:30 pm, September 23, October 21st, November 18th, December 9th, January 27th, February 17th, and March 17th
Please consider participating in this monthly book discussion facilitated by Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dr Deborah Anderson.  Participants who commit to participating in these sessions and pre-register for this event by September 8th will be provided with the book.  

Blackboard Discussion / EDC 1202 - Session Four, September 22, 1pm -2:30pm, E321
Participants  will learn to create engaging discussion assignments and rubrics for simplify the grading process.. If you are interested in learning more about Blackboard discussion and the rubric tool, but not interested in completing the whole series of workshops required for EDC 1202 please feel free to attend this session.

Blackboard Wikis, Blogs and Journals - Oh My! / EDC 1202 - Session Five, September 29, 1pm -2:30pm, E321
Participants  will learn to use the Blackboard tools, journals, wikis and blogs to create a variety of assignments for their students. If you are interested in learning more about these Blackboard tools, but not interested in completing the whole series of workshops required for EDC 1202 please feel free to attend this session.

Noon Brown Bag Discussion - Webinar Using Technology to Create Custom Automatic Feedback, October 1, 2014, 12:00 - 1:00pm, E321
In this Magna Publications webinar, Jean Mandernach, Ph.D. explains how she created a bank of feedback options which allow her to quickly grade and provide useful feedback to her online students.

10 New Web 2.0 Tools for Educators, October 2nd, 1:00pm - 2:00pm, E321
This sixty minute hands on session will introduce particpants to 10 new, free or almost free,  web 2.0 tools that Educators may use to enhance images, create video tutorials, and develop instructional materials.

Noon Brown Bag Discussion - Webinar Creating Engaging Discusisons, October 8th, 12:00pm -1:00pm, E321
Reknown online educator, John Orlando, PhD, will explain the secret to design engaging discussion questions in this  Magna Mentor webinar.

Creating Infographics, October 13th, 1pm - 2:00pm, E321
Session participants will learn to use the free, user friendly, web 2.0 tools Pikotochart and Infogr.am to create colorful infographics in the sixty minute hands on session.

Options for Audience Polling, October 16th, 1pm - 2:00pm, E321
This one hour session will provide an introduction to three different polling tools.  The different options available with theTurning Point Clickers, Socrative and Poll Everywhere will be explained and participants will have the opportunity to learn how to develop and administer polls in each of theses polling tools

ILCCO Book Discussion, Whistling Vivaldi:  How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do, E321 October 21st, 3pm -4pm
This book discussion will be facilitated through Blackboard Collaborate and will include facilitators and faculty members from Blackhawk, Harper and Lakeland Community College.

Noon Brown Bag Discussion, Rubric Sharing, October 22nd, E321, 12 - 1pm
Consider joining in on this discussion on rubrics and share a rubric or two with the group.  Session participants will have the opportunity to share rubrics amongst themselves and adapt them for use in Blackboard.

Cloud Storage Options, October 27th, E321, 1 -2:00pm
This session will explain the many options currently available for cloud storage, the advantages, disadvantages and costs associated with each.

Creating Infographics, October 30th, 2pm - 3:00pm, E321
Session participants will learn to use the free, user friendly, web 2.0 tools Pikotochart and Infogr.am to create colorful infographics in the sixty minute hands on session. 

Photo Editing, November 3rd, 1pm - 2pm, E321
Session participants will learn to use the free web 2.0 tool, Pixlr to edit photographs and create custom images using multiple layers, custom brushes, background correcting tools, clone stamping, and other advanced editing options.

Noon Brown Bag Discussion - Office 365 Subscriptions Advantages / Disadvantages, November 5th, 12pm -1pm, E321
If you have recently considered purchasing Office you should consider attending this discussion and learning about this new cloud based option which may be available to faculty and staff at IVCC soon.

Preparing Online Lectures with Screen -Cast-O-Matic, November 6th, 12:30pm - 2:00pm, E321
Participants will learn to create and share video podcasts created with the free Web 2.0 tool, Screen-Cast-O-Matic in this hands on 90 minute session.

 

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