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Learning Analytics Bootcamp (Part 1)

Tuesday, March 22, 2022 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

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DATES: March 22, 24   

TIME10:00am – 12:00pm  

Stipend: $240 (for entire series, subject to 125% rule for faculty)

Limit: 50 participants 

Recommended attendees: Instructors who have used Canvas in the past and would like to know how to get the most information from Canvas regarding their students and their progress/performance. 

The Learning Analytics Bootcamps help you leverage the data you have about your students to make content decisions, perform early interventions, engage the class more meaningfully, and utilize technology to facilitate these processes. 

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Classroom Technology Upgrade Training (Online & In-Person)

Monday, February 14, 2022 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

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Recommended Attendees: Faculty who want to learn more about classroom technology updates

Online & In-Person in BB 1131

This workshop will go over the updates in classroom technology and will cover topics like powering up the classroom equipment, adjusting the instructor-facing camera, adjusting the volume and microphone levels, and more.

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Classroom Technology Upgrade Training (Online & In-Person)

Friday, February 11, 2022 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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Recommended Attendees: Faculty who want to learn more about classroom technology updates

Online & In-Person in EH 2225

This workshop will go over the updates in classroom technology and will cover topics like powering up the classroom equipment, adjusting the instructor-facing camera, adjusting the volume and microphone levels, and more.

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Best Practices for Lecture Capture and New Classroom Technology (Online & In Person)

Friday, February 4, 2022 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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Recommended Attendees: Faculty who want to know about classroom technology updates and lecture capture

Stipend: $120 (subject to 125% rule for faculty)

Limit: 50 participants 

Location: Choose between joining via Zoom or joining in person in Noski Auditorium  

This workshop will go over the updates in classroom technology and Lecture Capture. The topics covered will include updated equipment in the classroom, and lecture capture techniques. \This workshop will be streamed from one of the Hyflex classrooms to provide you with a live experience of Lecture Capture. Feel free to join the workshop via Zoom or in person.  

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 

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Speed Dating with New Instructional Technologies Event

Monday, February 14, 2022 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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Recommended Attendees: Faculty who are new to using technology or who are looking for what's new on campus

Join the Faculty Technology Center for the Speed Dating with New Instructional Technologies event where we will introduce you to new tools to enhance your online instruction. Get to know these new technologies with quick demos, ask questions, and learn more about where to find these tools online. Read more about Speed Dating with New Instructional Technologies Event

Best Practices for Online Instruction

Friday, May 6, 2022 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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Stipend: $120 (for entire series, subject to 125% rule for faculty)

Limit: 50 participants  

Recommended Attendees: Instructors who are new to teaching online or would like to improve their skills 

This workshop will go over the top best practices for the various tools used in online instruction at CSUN such as Canvas, Zoom, and Panopto. The topics covered will include best practices for building and managing courses in Canvas, audio and video production, and online student engagement. Come and learn how to avoid technology pitfalls, save time, and deliver engaging courses using technology. 

Deliverables: Participation during the session and a survey. 

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 

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Using Technology to Increase Digital Equity in your Course (Part 5)

Thursday, May 5, 2022 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

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Recommended Attendees: Faculty who are interested in promoting digital equity in their courses

DATES:

Jan 18: 11am-12pm
Feb 3: 2pm-3pm
Mar 3: 2pm-3pm
Apr 7: 2pm-3pm
May 5: 2pm-3pm

Stipend: $300 (for entire series, subject to 125% rule for faculty)

Limit: 50 participants

This five-part workshop series covers practical suggestions and technical tools that can assist faculty in increasing the digital equity of their courses. The January 18 session will be an introduction that covers the core concepts of what justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (JEDI) represent in the digital educational space of tomorrow’s classroom. The following sessions (first Thursday of every month) will cover technical practical tips, examples and training that should assist in increasing the digital equity of your courses.

Deliverables: Participation, a survey, and a short write-up on one course change the attendee is planning to make based on what was learnt during this series.

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.

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Grading in Canvas

Tuesday, May 3, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

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Recommended attendees: Instructors who have some experience using Canvas 

This workshop is offered for enrichment and does not include a stipend 
 
Learn how to give your students extra credit, grade more efficiently, automate late penalties and have Canvas calculate the students’ total grade more accurately. 

Note: Only Authenticated Users can join workshops 

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Using Surveys and Quizzes in Your Canvas Course

Monday, May 2, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

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Recommended attendees: Instructors using or interested in using Canvas for quizzes or surveys 

This workshop is offered for enrichment and does not include a stipend 
 
This workshop provides an overview of building and using quizzes and surveys in your Canvas course. Topics will include creating a quiz, time limits, question types, randomizing questions, grading, feedback, and providing accommodations such as extra time. 

Note: Only Authenticated Users can join workshops 

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Engage your Students with PollEverywhere (Online & In Person)

Thursday, April 21, 2022 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

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

This workshop will be available online via Zoom and in-person in the Noski Auditorium

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

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 

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