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Design with Adobe Spark

Friday, March 18, 2022 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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Stipend: $120 

Limit: 50 participants  

Recommended Attendees: Instructors who are interested in Adobe Spark and using social media in their course  

Come learn about Adobe’s new web-based design platform, Adobe Spark. This powerful tool can help create and design ‘Poster Projects’ and make posting to social media sites infinitely easier. This workshop is intended for any level of graphic design experience, and beginner friendly. 

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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Creating and Sharing Video with Panopto

Thursday, March 17, 2022 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

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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 include 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 

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Digital Storytelling - Part 3: Adobe Spark

Wednesday, March 16, 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 

Recommended Attendees: Instructors who would like to know more about graphic design using Adobe Spark 

Description: Learn how to create “Poster Projects” for your class announcements and assignments by utilizing adobe’s new web-based application, Adobe Spark. We’ll demonstrate the use of adobe’s vast template and stock-image library while highlighting the different types of presentations.  

Deliverable: Create an introduction video to post on your homepage welcoming them to the course and walking them through your modules 

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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Best Practices for Online Instruction

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

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Stipend: $120 

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 3)

Thursday, March 3, 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 the series)

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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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 

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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 

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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.

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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.

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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

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