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Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute: Memorializing Legacies

Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Harry E. Johnson, Sr.

Please join the Dubois-Hamer Institute for Academic Achievement, the Black House and the Department of Africana Studies for a Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute: Memorializing Legacies with guest speaker, President and CEO of The Memorial Foundation, Inc., Harry E. Johnson, Sr., Esq. Johnson's lecture will cover the importance of having the MLK Memorial on the National Mall in Washington DC, and the continuing work of The Memorial Foundation's work to enhance Dr. King's work and legacy.  Read more

Digital Storytelling - Part 1: Newsletter and Infographics

Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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Recommended Attendees: Instructors who want to learn more about student creativity, infographics, and newsletter presentations

DATES: February 16, March 2, March 16, March 30

TIME: 2:00pm – 3:00pm

Stipend: $480 (for the series)

Limit: 50 participants 

Description: Learn how to use applications that highlight student creativity using infographics and unique newsletter presentations. We will go over Microsoft Sway, which is available to all faculty, students, and staff, as well as Canva which has a rich and comprehensive free version available. Faculty will be expected to create their own short story map or infographic as the day’s participation. Read More About Digital Storytelling: Newsletter and Infographics

Digital Annotation with Hypothes.is

Monday, February 21, 2022 - 10:00am to 11:00am

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Recommended Attendees: Instructors who are interested in collaboratively annotating and highlighting information

This workshop is offered for enrichment but does not have a stipend

Hypothes.is is rapidly becoming known as “a peer review layer over the entire internet.” In this workshop, you will learn how to turn simple bits of informative texts into full collaboration stations, allowing both you and your students to publicly or privately annotate and highlight information within a webpage or pdf file. The days of reading blocks of texts without any conceptualization or built-in discussion are behind us. Come see how we can evolve our student’s engagement and experiences at CSUN.

Note: Only Authenticated Users can join workshops Read More About Digital Annotation with Hypothes.is

Engage your Students with PollEverywhere (Online & In Person)

Tuesday, February 22, 2022 - 10:00am to 11:00am

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Recommended attendees: Instructors looking to continue engaging students during class whether over Zoom, on campus or both.

This workshop is offered for enrichment and does not have a stipend

In-Person Location: Noski Auditorium

PollEverywhere is a tool that provides a safe platform to engage your students with various polling activities such as word cloud, questions, and Q&A. Students can respond on their computer, iPad or mobile phone and the instructor can link the activities to Canvas grading to give students credit for their participation. This workshop will cover how to get started with PollEverywhere, how activities such as word cloud work, and how to create these activities.

Note: Only Authenticated Users can join workshops Read More About Engage your Students with PollEverywhere (Online & In Person)

Creating and Sharing Video with Panopto

Tuesday, February 22, 2022 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

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Recommended attendees: Instructors who are interested in teaching with video using Panopto

This workshop is offered for enrichment and does not have a stipend

This workshop will cover the basic features for producing and sharing video using Panopto. Topics include: recording and uploading video, embedding in Canvas, and analytics.

Note: Only Authenticated Users can join workshops Read More About Creating and Sharing Video with Panopto

Video Assignments and Feedback using GoReact

Wednesday, February 23, 2022 - 10:00am to 11:00am

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Recommended attendees: Instructors who want to use video assignments

This workshop is offered for enrichment and does not have a stipend

GoReact is an interactive platform for providing extensive feedback, critique, and grading of student video submissions. This workshop will help you get started using GoReact and will cover topics such as creating a GoReact assignment, reviewing submissions, and providing time-stamped feedback.

Note: Only Authenticated Users can join workshops Read More About Video Assignments and Feedback using GoReact

Gamification and Interactive Elements with H5P

Friday, February 25, 2022 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

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Recommended Attendees: Instructors who are new to H5P or want to improve their skills

This workshop is offered for enrichment and does not have a stipend

This workshop will cover how to add gamification and interactive elements to your Canvas course by using H5P tools such as branching scenarios, interactive videos, and flashcards.

Note: Only Authenticated Users can join workshops Read More About Gamification and Interactive Elements with H5P

Internship Week

Monday, February 28, 2022 - 11:00am to Thursday, March 3, 2022 - 5:00pm

Internship Week

This is a chance for you to meet with industry professionals, discover internship opportunities, learn the tools to begin your internship journey to success on the job, navigate virtual job fairs, get your resume critiqued, and prepare for the ResuMakeover, March 2, 2022. Read more

Creating Interactive Video with Canvas Studio

Tuesday, March 1, 2022 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

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Recommended Attendees: Instructors who are new to using Canvas Studio, but are interested in incorporating engaging video into their course

This workshop is offered for enrichment and does not include a stipend.

Canvas Studio is a tool that allows you to engage with your students using video. You can record yourself and your computer screen, share videos with your students and incorporate questions into your videos to create engaging and impactful learning experiences. Canvas Studio also offers analytics, so you easily and quickly analyze what videos students are viewing, how long they are viewing, and when they stop viewing. 

Note: Only Authenticated Users can join workshops 

Read More About Creating Interactive Video with Canvas Studio

ResuMakeover

Wednesday, March 2, 2022 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

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Students will receive a virtual 10-minute resume critique by Career Center professionals! Read more

Digital Storytelling - Part 2: Podcasting

Wednesday, March 2, 2022 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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DATES: February 16, March 2, March 16, March 30 

TIME: 2:00pm – 3:00pm 

Stipend: $480 (for the series) 

Limit: 50 participants 

Description: Learn how to create unique and engaging assignments that require your students to submit full on podcasts as mp3 files. You will learn how to navigate the Audacity application in addition to operating the two different microphone models we have available for check out. 

Deliverable: Create an audio file outlining the week’s activities and assignments and submit the mp3 file. 

Stipends are available for first-time attendees for some FTC Spring 2022 programs. Faculty who previously attended and were paid a stipend for any of the programs, can attend again for their own enrichment, however, no stipends will be paid. Faculty must be an active employee at the time of completion for funding. 

Note: Only Authenticated Users can join workshops 

Read More About Digital Storytelling - Part 2: Podcasting

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