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August 2020

ATC Faculty Symposium

August 14 @ 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM PDT
Online CA United States

Join Butte College's Academic Technology Committee (ATC) as they present on a variety of topics relevant to utilizing technology safely for the campus community. All are welcome! Flex credit is available for attendees, and is reported per session.  No registration is required. Questions? Contact atc@butte.edu 9:00-9:50  Morning Keynote: Hacking 101  An overview of threats and threat actors we face in higher education, statistics around recent hacks and cyber attacks, an overview of US colleges that have been breached in the…

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Creating Video for Canvas

August 17 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM PDT
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One event on August 20, 2020 at 1:00 PM

Online CA United States

Join us for a casual overview of how to obtain and use TechSmith's Snagit (or Camtasia) to create quick video content for use in Canvas via 3C Media. Both of these tools can be essential in facilitating Remote Instruction, as well as DE courses. All learning levels are welcome! Registration is required. Join this session.

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Best Practices for Remote Instruction

August 17 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PDT
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One event on August 17, 2020 at 11:00 AM

Online CA United States

From power outages to pandemics, various scenarios may interrupt District instructional operations.  When facilities become unavailable, for whatever reason, instructors can use a variety of tools to provide an alternative means of communication and instruction for students. TMI has curated some great resources for teaching online. Join us for a guided tour! Registration is required. Join this session.

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Canvas Gradebook

August 17 @ 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM PDT
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One event on August 21, 2020 at 11:00 AM

Online CA United States

The key to a stress-free semester starts (and ends) with your Canvas Gradebook! Learn how to set-up your assessments in advance to ensure consistent columns, complete with SLO's, point values, due dates, and of course...clear instructions for students. We'll also check out the multiple ways to view/organize the Gradebook and check for accuracy using Student View. Registration is required. Join this session.

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Testing PDFs for Accessibility and Standards Conformance

August 18 @ 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM PDT
Online CA United States

This webinar demonstrates how CommonLook PDF Validator (a free tool) or CommonLook PDF can generate verification reports for the accessibility standards for your organization. This webinar will discuss How compliant you should be What testing tools should you use A closer look at CommonLook solutions Questions and answers   Registration is required. Register for this session.

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Innovating STEM Education 2020

August 19 - August 21
Online CA United States

The Online Learning Consortium (OLC) and MERLOT  would like to invite you to our OLC Ideate Labs for Online STEM: Innovating STEM Education 2020 Expo on August 19-21, 2020. This FREE virtual expo will showcase a wide range of virtual and other technology-enabled labs offered by commercial providers, as well as open educational resource providers, and provide guidance on how best to deploy the different types of virtual labs to achieve successful learning outcomes. Background: The upending impact of the COVID-19…

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TMI Services Tour

August 20 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM PDT
Online CA United States

Join your colleagues for an extensive tour of all that Technology Mediated Instruction (TMI) has to offer to Butte College faculty. In addition to supporting and managing the Canvas learning management system; they also administer a full stable of supplemental tools, provide instructional design consultations, and much more. Come explore with us, and you might just learn something new! Registration is required. Join this session.

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Canvas Quick Start

August 20 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PDT
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One event on August 20, 2020 at 11:00 AM

Online CA United States

Each new semester brings changes, and updating your Canvas course is easy with a checklist. Join us as we walk through our handy "Preparing For a New Semester Checklist" and you'll be closer to starting your semester off right! - Adding & Updating Your Syllabus - Organizing Your Course Dashboard - Importing or Copying Content - Adjusting Due Dates - Publishing Course Content ...and more! Registration is required. Join this session.

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Accessibility Basics

August 20 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PDT
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One event on August 20, 2020 at 12:00 PM

Online CA United States

Join your colleagues for a quick overview of best practices and common pitfalls concerning accessibility and online instruction in Canvas including: understanding video and captioning needs utilizing images and alternate text descriptions  creating a design plan for your own workflow! All questions welcome. Registration is required. Join this session.

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Creating Video for Canvas

August 20 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM PDT
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One event on August 20, 2020 at 1:00 PM

Online CA United States

Join us for a casual overview of how to obtain and use TechSmith's Snagit (or Camtasia) to create quick video content for use in Canvas via 3C Media. Both of these tools can be essential in facilitating Remote Instruction, as well as DE courses. All learning levels are welcome! Registration is required. Join this session.

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Text Wrangling 101

August 21 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM PDT
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One event on August 21, 2020 at 10:00 AM

Online CA United States

Ever felt confounded by the nuances of formatting text when copying from one location to another?  Stop the madness! Join TMI as we unravel the secrets of hidden formatting and how to minimize frustration. We promise you'll never copy & paste the same way again. Registration is required. Join this session.

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Canvas Gradebook

August 21 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PDT
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One event on August 21, 2020 at 11:00 AM

Online CA United States

The key to a stress-free semester starts (and ends) with your Canvas Gradebook! Learn how to set-up your assessments in advance to ensure consistent columns, complete with SLO's, point values, due dates, and of course...clear instructions for students. We'll also check out the multiple ways to view/organize the Gradebook and check for accuracy using Student View. Registration is required. Join this session.

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DE Compliance Workshop for FA20

August 25 @ 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM PDT
Online CA United States

Please join Distance Education (DE) Coordinator, Suzanne Wakim, for this important one hour workshop for BC faculty to learn about the Approval Process for Fall 2020 and the District’s DE Addendum. This workshop will discuss the legal reasons for these requirements and strategies you can use in your classes to meet these requirements. Registration is not required.  Join this event.

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Getting Started with Snagit

August 26 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PDT
Online CA United States

oin us as we go over the basics of Snagit and help you become more efficient and comfortable using its various features. In this webinar we’ll go over using the different capture methods, how to use and customize the most useful editing and annotating tools, and how to share and organize your captures. At the end of the webinar, we’ll save time for Q&A to answer your specific questions. Registration is required. Register for this event.

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DE Compliance Workshop for FA20

August 26 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM PDT
Online CA United States

Please join Distance Education (DE) Coordinator, Suzanne Wakim, for this important one hour workshop for BC faculty to learn about the Approval Process for Fall 2020 and the District’s DE Addendum. This workshop will discuss the legal reasons for these requirements and strategies you can use in your classes to meet these requirements. Registration is not required.  Join this event.

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DE Compliance Workshop for FA20

August 31 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM PDT
Online CA United States

Please join Distance Education (DE) Coordinator, Suzanne Wakim, for this important one hour workshop for BC faculty to learn about the Approval Process for Fall 2020 and the District’s DE Addendum. This workshop will discuss the legal reasons for these requirements and strategies you can use in your classes to meet these requirements. Registration is not required.  Join this event.

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September 2020

Overview: Instructor Accessibility Guide

September 10 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM PDT
Online CA United States

The Instructor Accessibility Guide is a browser-based accessibility evaluation tool for Canvas content created with the Rich Content Editor (RCE). The California Community Colleges Accessibility Center has licensed the PopeTech Instructor Accessibility Guide for the Canvas LMS platform, and it has already been installed within Canvas here at Butte College. This feature is an additional tool for instructors to utilize when assessing course content created within Canvas. Live online training for using the Instructor Accessibility Guide (PopeTech) is available from…

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Registration Deadline for ASCCC’s 2020 Academic Academy

September 18 @ 5:00 PM PDT
Online CA United States

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October 2020

2020 Academic Academy

October 8 - October 10
Online, CA United States

Interruptions in education are not new. California’s students have always faced temporary school closures due to environmental circumstances ranging from storms to riots and the extended disruption and devastating impact of fires. But a global pandemic requiring social distancing and the sudden cessation of traditional classroom instruction for an undefined time period is a force so impactful that our evolution is forced – is it education’s Big Bang, where we will emerge anew? Or is it our Ice Age, leading…

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Overview: Instructor Accessibility Guide

October 8 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM PDT
Online CA United States

The Instructor Accessibility Guide is a browser-based accessibility evaluation tool for Canvas content created with the Rich Content Editor (RCE). The California Community Colleges Accessibility Center has licensed the PopeTech Instructor Accessibility Guide for the Canvas LMS platform, and it has already been installed within Canvas here at Butte College. This feature is an additional tool for instructors to utilize when assessing course content created within Canvas. Live online training for using the Instructor Accessibility Guide (PopeTech) is available from…

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InstructureCon 2020: A Virtualternative!

October 15 @ 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM PDT
Online CA United States

Hey, educators and Canvas lovers! We're switching things up this year. For the health and safety of all attendees, we're combining our annual InstructureCon event and regional CanvasCon events into one awesome, eduriffic, online global conference. Let's come together for professional development, idea-sharing, and skill-building at CanvasCon Online. Here's what you'll get: A morning full of inspirational keynotes Dedicated time to chat with peers, partners, and product experts An interactive virtual partner hall The best of the best breakout sessions…

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CanvasCon Online: An InstructureCon Virtualternative!

October 15 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM PDT
Online CA United States

We're switching things up this year! For the health and safety of all attendees, we're combining our annual InstructureCon event and regional CanvasCon events into one awesome, eduriffic, online global conference. Let's come together for professional development, idea-sharing, and skill-building at CanvasCon Online. Here's what you'll get: A morning full of inspirational keynotes Dedicated time to chat with peers, partners, and product experts An interactive virtual partner hall The best of the best breakout sessions Plenty of virtual fun and…

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