The Distance Learning Department has scheduled various
different workshop sessions during the spring semester with the first of the
series starting this Friday, April 8, 2016.
The sessions vary anywhere from 30 minutes to three (3) hours long and
will be counted as Professional Development.
To register for the sessions, please contact the Distance
Learning Department via email to email@example.com
Some training sessions will be held online via webinar or
in one of our Video Conferencing Rooms at our four CBC sites. Video Conferencing Room numbers are as
LIFESIZE A (rooms E115, A205, K131, P139)
TANDBERG B (rooms E110, A103, K119, P140)
TANDBERG C (rooms E112, A104, K129, P141)
LIFESIZE D (rooms E111, A204, K120, P138)
“Have You Met Atomic Learning Yet”
Please join us for this quick 30 minute presentation on Atomic
Learning and how you can use it for your own Professional and Personal
Development. Want to learn more about having discussions in your LMS? Try
using our Effective Online Discussions Training. Planning a summer vacation?
Maybe try going through our Google Maps training to plan an effective,
efficient vacation. Looking to advance within the institution? Maybe you are
looking for more Leadership skills and having Effective Meetings or better
Communication Skills are a priority for you. Come to this session and explore
some options to enhance your Professional Development.
9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
REPEAT SESSION: 2:00 p.m.
to 2:30 p.m.
Please join my meeting
from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/679388725You can also dial in using your phone.
United States : +1 (312)
Access Code: 679-388-725
Students with Disabilities Online (ADA)
David Wood, IT Access Coordinator
for Dallas Colleges Online provides an overview on how and why to make online
courses and eContent accessible for veterans and students with disabilities.
This presentation highlights methods, technologies, tools and tips for
to 10:30 a.m.
STARLINK: Professional Development
STARLINK has been committed to empowering student success and
providing exceptional professional development to higher education
communities. Our online courses allow staff, faculty, adjuncts, and CEOs to
take responsibility for their growth and development, giving them the ability
to personalize their learning with on-demand courses. Attend this workshop to
learn how to use this program.
3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Challenges of Dual Credit: Building
Bridges to Student Success
into higher education can be very challenging for students. To ease this
transition and assist in “filling the gaps”, some states now mandate dual
enrollment courses be offered at every High School. What challenges does this
present for college faculty and program directors, and how can thriving
relationships with High Schools be developed? This program assembles leading
instructors and directors of both secondary and post secondary courses, to
share their techniques for successful dual credit programs.
9:00 a.m. to
This workshop will introduce you to CBC’s newest online tutoring
program. Attend this training to learn
more about what UPSWING is and how our students can benefit from this online
10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
REPEAT SESSION: 2:00 p.m.
to 3:00 p.m.
Join the call: https://www.uberconference.com/upswinghaley
Dial in number: 585-632-4593
Fri Apr 15, 2016 10am – 11am Central Time
workshop covers the basics of how to use our EKTRON CMS (content management
system). Learn the essentials and a
few extra tips and tricks on how to best represent yourself and your
department on our web site.
1:00 P.M. TO
Strategies for Student Ownership in Learning
We’ve seen it too many times, glassy-eyed students staring into
space, sneaking peaks at their social media, continually glancing at the
clock…How can we truly motivate our students, impact and engage them to
become life-long learners, spark their interest inside and outside the
classroom, and turn them from passive observers to passionate learners? Find
out the tips and techniques used by experts who are maximizing student
success and motivating students to take responsibility for their own
9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
workshop covers the basics of how to use Adobe Connect. Connect is a synchronous means of
delivering content to our students, colleagues, or to the entire world. Lectures can be delivered with ease, as
well as recorded for later viewing.
1:00 p.m. to
Managing Conflict in the Classroom
Inevitably, everyone faces conflict and stressful situations in
academia. Students, faculty, and administrators – everyone goes through
conflict, but not everyone manages conflict well. STARLINK offers helpful
strategies to better manage conflicts, how to mitigate damages caused by
conflict, and tips to foresee and avoid potential conflicts.
2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
workshop covers the basics of how to use Adobe Premiere. This workshop is not for the
faint-of-heart. Learn how to capture
video and then edit the video for web page viewing.
Best Practices of Video Conferencing
Video conferencing technology has come a long way. But like any technology, there are still
human and environmental elements that can affect the success of a call. Join us to learn how to ensure that your
video conference class is a success.
9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
BLACKBOARD: Getting the Most Out of Your LMS
Join us to
learn how to get the most out of your current learning management system
To join the meeting click below:
**SCHEDULE WILL BE UPDATED AS DETAILS ARE FINALIZED
Director of Distance Learning
Help Desk Operator