Issue Date: August 27, 2014

I Am Your Student . . .

. . . and here's where I'm at right now.
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. . . and here's where I'm heading.

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These are way cool to watch big!  So expand!  ^

Hey Teach   . . . are you ready for me?

Upcoming Training Opportunities

Canvas Basics - A 1.5 hour workshop that will introduce you to Canvas. 
     Fri, 8/29 ……. 2:00pm - 3:30pm ……..…. Q130
     Tues, 9/9 ……. 5:00pm - 6:30pm ……..…. Q130
     Wed, 9/10 ……. 1:30pm - 5:00pm ……..…. Blk Mtn - Includes Open Lab
     Sat, 9/13 ……. 8:00am - 9:30am ……..…. Q130
     Thurs, 10/16 ……. 1:00pm - 2:30pm ……..…. Q130
     Wed, 11/19 ……. 12:30pm - 2:00pm ……..…. Q130
     Tues, 12/9 ……. 11:00am - 12:30pm ……..…. Q130





Canvas Advanced - A 3 hour workshop that focuses on the tools to create your online course.
     Sat, 9/13 ……. 9:30am - 12:30 ……..…. Q130
     Thurs, 10/16 ……. 3:00pm - 6:00pm ……..…. Q130
     Wed, 11/19 ……. 2:00pm - 5:00pm ……..…. Q130
     Tues, 12/9 ……. 1:30pm - 4:30pm ……..…. Q130





Preparing To Teach - Training for first-time teachers of online courses (Required for online and hybrid).
     Fri, 9/26 ……. 1:00pm - 5:00pm ……..…. Q130
     Sat, 10/11 ……. 1:00pm - 5:00pm ……..…. Q130
     Fri, 11/14 ……. 1:00pm - 5:00pm ……..…. Q130





Course Design - Learning to develop your online course structure (Required for online and hybrid).
     Sat, 9/6 ……. 1:00pm - 5:00pm ……..…. Q130
     Fri, 11/7 ……. 1:00pm - 5:00pm ……..…. Q130
     Fri, 12/5 ……. 1:00pm - 5:00pm ……..…. Q130






EDGE - A professional development learning opportunity for new PVCC Adjunct Faculty members.
     Fri, 10/10 1:00pm - 5:00pm Session 1: Intro to PVCC & MCCCD Q130
     Fri, 10/17 1:00pm - 5:00pm Session 2: Roles, Support, & Learning Q130
     Fri, 10/24 1:00pm - 5:00pm Session 3: Class Preparation Q130
     Fri, 10/31 1:00pm - 5:00pm Session 4: Reflextion & Presentation Q130






 Click here for more upcoming training sessions.                             Register Here

Tech Tips

SIS Faculty Center Manual
Everything you need to know about SIS Faculty Center Guide is attached.

CANVAS CORNER
Publish Your Course
Students will not have access to course content until the course is “Published”. You will not be able to message students from within Canvas prior to Publishing your course. To Publish your course, click the “published” link on the top of the Home Page. Once your course is published it cannot be unpublished. 

Publish Your Content
With the addition of the new “Draft State” feature if new content is created it MUST be Published to be visible to the students and create a column in the gradebook. Content can be published when created or published as needed.