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Upcoming Event
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Applying the Quality Matters (QM) Rubric
Spaces Remaining: 247
This is a 2 week online workshop and requires approximately 10 hours/week of work to complete. It is conducted online via Quality Matters. QM's flagship workshop on the QM Rubric and its use in reviewing the design of online and blended courses is intended for a broad audience, including but not limited to faculty, instructional designers, administrators, and adjunct instructors. It is particularly helpful to those new to QM or those considering the adoption of a quality assurance process for online and blended learning. In addition to learning about the QM Rubric and the course review process, participants will learn to apply the concept of alignment and draft helpful recommendations for course improvement. Learning Objectives After completing this workshop, participants will be able to:
  1. Recognize the foundational concepts of Quality Matters.
  2. Identify the critical elements of the QM quality assurance program, including the QM Rubric, materials, processes, and administrative components.
  3. Apply the QM Rubric to review online courses.
  4. Make decisions on whether the demo course meets selected QM Rubric Standards.
  5. Apply the concept of alignment.
  6. Draft helpful recommendations for course improvement by citing annotations from the QM Rubric and evidence from the course.
IMPORTANT NOTE: The college pays $200 per member for this training so it is very important that you successfully complete the training. So be sure of the dates you choose for your session. You can choose a primary and secondary date. You will usually be enrolled in your primary choice. The secondary date choice will be used if for some reason your primary choice becomes unavailable. If you are unable to complete the QM Rubric training and need to be reenrolled, the additional $200 will come out of the faculty member's $900 stipend.
Online
D2L 101 - Introduction to Falcon Online
Spaces Remaining: 90
D2L 101 is a 3 hour mandatory course that provides basic learning management system instruction and is conducted fully online in Falcon Online. All online assignments and assessments for this course must be verified as successful before a certificate of completion will be issued. All faculty are required to complete D2L 101 before they begin teaching. NOTE: This event is setup for ongoing enrollment. You will receive email notification of your registration. Within one business day of registration, you will receive notification that you are enrolled in the course in Falcon Online. You will be given 1 week from the enrollment date in Falcon Online to complete the course. Contact the Faculty Innovation Center (FIC) at 386.506.3485 if you have any questions.
Online
D2L 102 - Advanced Falcon Online and Online Pedagogy
Spaces Remaining: 86
NOTE: This training is required for all faculty teaching hybrid or fully online. It takes approximately 6 hours to complete. You must have completed D2L 101 (or the LMS equilavent) to take this training. This workshop is conducted online in Falcon Online. It is designed for new and existing faculty who have completed D2L 101 (or the LMS equivalent) and want to learn advanced features of Falcon Online. You will learn advanced features of various learning environment tools for building and managing your course, and disseminate and select rich content specific to what you teach. Faculty will collaborate with each other, share ideas and explore best practices for teaching and learning. NOTE: This event is open registration. You will receive email notification of your registration. You will receive a separate email notification once you are enrolled in the Falcon Online course shell. You will have two weeks to complete the course from the enrollment date in Falcon Online. Contact the Faculty Innovation Center (FIC) at x3485 if you have any questions.
Online
Faculty Toolset Training (FTS)
Spaces Remaining: 85
NOTE: This training is required for all faculty teaching fully online. It takes approximately 5 hours to complete. Instructional Resources previously offered Faculty Toolset training in two parts, FTS 101 and 102. We have now combined the two courses to create a more streamlined training experience. You will learn about the importance of copyright, accessibility, and closed captioning, as well as how to effectively write a script and create a PowerPoint for video. You will also learn how to produce instructional videos through screencast, the use of grab and go camera kits, and work with instructional resources to create your content. Additionally, we will discuss modes of delivery and how to embed videos into your online course. NOTE: Once you register you will receive email notification of your registration and a second email when you have been enrolled in the Falcon Online course.
Online
Learning Object Repository (LOR)
Spaces Remaining: 84
NOTE: This training is required for all faculty teaching fully online. It takes approximately 1 hour to complete. This workshop is conducted online in Falcon Online. Learn how to publish course content to the new learning object repository (LOR) and share, edit, and embed materials in your course from the LOR. NOTE: This event is open registration. You will receive email notification of your registration. You will receive a separate email notification once you are enrolled in the Falcon Online course shell. Contact the Faculty Innovation Center (FIC) at x3485 if you have any questions.
Online
Substantive Interaction
Spaces Remaining: 91
Substantive interaction is required in all online and hybrid courses. This training gives a definition of substantive interaction and demonstrates ways to include substantive interaction in your online or hybrid course using various tools in Falcon Online. This training was developed by various DSC online faculty and is required for all faculty teaching online and hybrid courses. The training is conducted fully online in Falcon Online and should take approximately 2 hours to complete. NOTE: This event is open registration. You will receive email notification of your registration. You will receive a separate email notification once you are enrolled in the Falcon Online course shell. Contact the Faculty Innovation Center (FIC) at x3485 if you have any questions.
Online
Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and Accessibility
Spaces Remaining: 72
NOTE: This training is required for all faculty teaching fully online. This workshop is conducted online in Falcon Online. It provides a set of principles that will ensure all individuals have equal opportunities to learn. Complete hands-on activities learning and applying universal design principles and making course content accessible for all. This training will take approximately 7 hours to complete. NOTE: This event is open registration. You will receive email notification of your registration. You will receive a separate email notification once you are enrolled in the Falcon Online course shell. Contact the Faculty Innovation Center (FIC) at x3485 if you have any questions.
Online
Digital Professional Program - SP22
Spaces Remaining: 45
Open registration

Offered by IT to foster new digital workflows to boost productivity, create a liaison with the IT department that fosters a new collaborative technology environment, and help you better troubleshoot digital technology and get needed support. New program begins Jan 31st, 2022
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