Thursday, April 12, 2018

Upcoming Training Opportunities

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Wednesday
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April 18th        
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...09:30am - 11:00am...
E146
Wednesday
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April 18th        
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...11:30am - 02:00pm...
E146
Saturday
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April 28th        
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...08:00am - 11:30am...
Q130
Saturday
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April 28th        
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...12:00pm - 03:30pm...
Q130
Thursday
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May 17th        
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...08:00am - 12:00pm...
Q130
Thursday
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May 17th        
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...12:30pm - 04:30pm...
Q130
                  
Do you need assistance with various HCM, SIS, or FMS Travel needs? Drop in an Open Lab for support. The Open Labs are scheduled in the Computer Commons Thursdays 3:00pm – 5:00pm and Fridays 1:00 – 3:00 (beginning 4/20). You are always welcome to drop by the Center for Teaching and Learning for assistance as well. Reminder: there is a wealth of videos and “how-tos” in the Employee Learn Center under Resources.


Instructional Design Support Helps Increase Student-to-Student Interaction in Online Courses
Taken from: Rhea Kelly, Campus Technology

When instructional designers are involved in online course design, student-to-student interaction goes up, according to a new survey of online education leaders from Quality Matters and Eduventures Research. The survey compared reported student interaction levels at institutions where instructional design support is required for online course development vs. those where such support is absent or optional. Perhaps not surprisingly, respondents perceived interactivity to be significantly higher for the former.
Instructional design support increases student-to-student interaction. Source: Chloe 2: The Changing Landscape of Online Education 

The second annual Changing Landscape of Online Education (CHLOE 2) report surveyed 182 chief online officers (COOs) at U.S. colleges and universities about policies, practices and plans around online education. Researchers defined "chief online officer" as any position that manages online education for an institution — with responsibilities spanning course and program development, training, technology selection, support and oversight, budgeting, quality assurance, planning and policy. Read More...


Adjunct Appreciation Luncheon For Spring 2018

All PVCC Adjunct Faculty and Division Chairs are invited to this luncheon. We appreciate your contribution to the success of students at Paradise Valley Community College. Please join us! Mark your calendars and RSVP today. We look forward to seeing you.
  • When: Friday, May 11, 2018
  • Time: 11:30am - 1:00pm
  • Where: Q Building 120-B
Please RSVP by Monday, April 30 by sending an email to: susan.ryan@paradisevalley.edu or call: (602) 787-7343

Tech Tip

What is Windows 10 Cortana? Cortana can set reminders, recognize natural voice without the requirement for keyboard input, and answer questions using information from the Bing search engine. Please click here for more information.

Canvas Corner

Did you know… Canvas Analytics allows you to review your class and student performance in a couple of different ways besides the Gradebook? Analytics include four main areas: student activity, assignments, grades, and student analytics. They will show you how well your students are interacting with your course and help you evaluate performance. Please click here for more information.