Upcoming Flex Workshops

Keenan Online Training (available the entire academic year) W2197 Details here 12:00 AM, 07/24/2020 room: Online: https://yccd-keenan.safecolleges.com/login Flex Hours: 1 Keenan Online Trainings can be done at any point during the academic year*.  It's just listed here so you know it's a PD/Flex option that is available to you.  Go to: https://yccd-keenan.safecolleges.com/login   At the end of each training you will receive a certificate of completion.  You would then open your Flex agreement, select "Create a new activity", select "Online training" and then attach the certtificate as a "supporting document".Please email the Flex Coordinator (Jmccabe@yccd.edu) if you have any questions about how to do this.*Note: HR may have more specific due dates.  Beyond those that may be required there are additional online Keenan trainings you can also do for addition hrs of Flex. Register!
Interactive Online Lessons W2191 Details here 1:00 PM, 08/03/2020 room: Online: https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/91872862208 Meeting ID: 918 7286 2208 Flex Hours: 3 What to learn about great tools you can use to make learning more interactive and to facilitate collaboration? In this workshop we'll look at spicing up reading for students with easy to create interactivity in Sway and social annotation possibilities using Hypothes.is. We will spend a considerable amount of time learning how Canvas groups work and how to design collaborative options in groups such as: class notebook for journaling or recording activities, creating video discussion boards with Studio, posting an electronic bulletin board to crowd source ideas or create summaries with Padlet, designing wiki activities in Canvas to create study guides, and using Flipgrid to promote perspective-taking or rapid-fire response activities. We'll also consider motivation, reward, and assessment dimensions of design to ensure students participate and stay engaged. This is a hands-on workshop, where  you will be completing activities as we go and sharing your screen with us from time to time. We will go at a new-to-Canvas pace, but we welcome all levels. Please come prepared with an electronic copy of your course syllabus, some course material you would like to make more engaging (e.g. a text-heavy PowerPoint presentation, a challenging reading, or lecture notes on a difficult to grasp concetp), a description of at least one course assignment, and your YCCD and password. You may contact Help Desk at (530) 741-6981 for assistance with obtaining your login credentials. The Online Quick Start Series of workshops are sequentially designed to help you quickly develop a quality course for effective online instruction this fall.  Please join us at the indicated time using the following Zoom link:  https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/91872862208   Meeting ID: 918 7286 2208    +1 669 900 6833 (US Toll)This workshop will be repeated at several other times throughout the fall semester.  Register!
Fighting Zoom Fatigue W2192 Details here 1:00 PM, 08/04/2020 room: Online: https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/91872862208 Meeting ID: 918 7286 2208 Flex Hours: 1 You are cordially invited to help us solve the Mystery of the Ghost Student. You may know this situation. You're on Zoom, students are there, but are they really? In this 1 hour gamified workshop, we'll unlock clues about the ghost student by mastering sizzling synchronous features of ConferZoom such as chat, polls, whiteboard, screen annotation, and breakout rooms to create a Zoom session you don't want to miss.  While we will touch on security basics for setting up your sessions, the focus of this workshop is on teaching technique with the Zoom capabilities rather than being a basic "how to get started" course. This is a hands-on workshop, meaning you will be helping with some of the demonstration. Please be prepared to share your screen during the session and make sure you have already signed up for an account at conferzoom.org at least 4 days prior to the workshop. Please see the Flex schedule during Convocation week or the Faculty and Staff Development Center in Canvas for help with getting started with ConferZoom if you have no previous experience with this platform. The Online Quick Start Series of workshops are sequentially designed to help you quickly develop a quality course for effective online instruction this fall.  Please join us at the indicated time using the following Zoom link:  https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/91872862208  Meeting ID: 918 7286 2208    +1 669 900 6833 (US Toll)This workshop will be repeated at several other times throughout the fall semester.  Register!
The Curious World of Quizzes W2193 Details here 1:00 PM, 08/05/2020 room: Online: https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/91872862208 Meeting ID: 918 7286 2208 Flex Hours: 2 In this workshop we'll explore how to build Canvas quizzes, question pools, various question formats, and helpful auto feedback. We also look at how to control when students see quiz results and how to use Speed Grader to provide additional commentary on exams. This is a hands-on workshop, where  you will be completing activities as we go and sharing your screen with us from time to time. We will go at a new-to-Canvas pace, but we welcome all levels. Please come prepared with an electronic copy of your course syllabus, one quiz from your course, and your YCCD and password. You may contact Help Desk at (530) 741-6981 for assistance with obtaining your login credentials. The Online Quick Start Series of workshops are sequentially designed to help you quickly develop a quality course for effective online instruction this fall.  Please join us at the indicated time using the following Zoom link:  https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/91872862208  Meeting ID: 918 7286 2208    +1 669 900 6833 (US Toll)This workshop will be repeated at several other times throughout the fall semester.  Register!
Keeping Your Course Running W2194 Details here 1:00 PM, 08/06/2020 room: Online: https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/91872862208 Meeting ID: 918 7286 2208 Flex Hours: 1 Congratulations, you've built a course in Canvas, now how do you keep it running? In this session we'll talk about how to maintain a Canvas course before, during, and after the term. We'll cover cross-listing multiple sections of one course so that you only have to manage one Canvas shell, permissions and timeframes for guests to your course (such as TAs, Observers, and Designers), and where to find answers to your Canvas related issues. We'll also examine how course analytics and reports can help you enhance course design and spot student need early. This is a hands-on workshop, where  you will be completing activities as we go and sharing your screen with us from time to time. We will go at a new-to-Canvas pace, but we welcome all levels. Please come prepared with an electronic copy of your course syllabus and your YCCD and password. You may contact Help Desk at (530) 741-6981 for assistance with obtaining your login credentials. The Online Quick Start Series of workshops are sequentially designed to help you quickly develop a quality course for effective online instruction this fall.  Please join us at the indicated time using the following Zoom link:  https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/91872862208 Meeting ID: 918 7286 2208    +1 669 900 6833 (US Toll)This workshop will be repeated at several other times throughout the fall semester.  Register!
Online trainings you can do for Flex W2196 Details here Any time, 08/10/2020 room: Online: https://yccd.instructure.com/courses/16713/pages/online-flex-workshops Flex Hours: 1 At any point during the semester (starting 8/10 when our site is up and running) you can complete online Professional Development trainings found at the Professional and Staff Development page on Canvas: https://yccd.instructure.com/courses/16713/pages/online-flex-workshops  (If it is after 8/10/20 and your computer is not giving you access to this page please email Betsy Allen (eallen@yccd.edu) and she can grant you access.)  Yes, you can do more than one of these.  I just says "1 hr Flex" here because the computer won't allow me to provide a range.Once completed, open your Flex Agreement, Create a New Activity entitled "Online Training" and then attach the certificate you receive at the end of the training as evidence.   (No need to register here.) Register!
Injury and Illness Prevention Program W2200 Details here 1:00 PM, 08/10/2020 room: Online via Zoom Flex Hours: 1 Learn about our college's Injury and Illness Prevention ProgramZoom link will be provided soon Register!
Emergency Management System- Catapult W2201 Details here 2:00 PM, 08/10/2020 room: Online: https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/98575909730 Flex Hours: 1 Instruction in CatapultEMS – learn how to alert staff and students about an on-campus incident or threat.  In this training, you will install CatapultEMS on your device and practice posting alerts.https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/98575909730  Meeting ID 985 7590 9730 Register!
Microsoft Teams and 365 overview W2202 Details here 10:00 AM, 08/11/2020 room: Online: https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/91961483002 Flex Hours: 1 Microsoft Teams is the collaboration hub for teamwork in Microsoft 365. The Teams service enables instant messaging, audio and video calling, rich online meetings, mobile experiences, and extensive web conferencing capabilities. Learn how Teams integrates with Microsoft 365 and other Microsoft applications.We will also provide an overview of the vast product suite that is Office 365. The district has licensing through Office 365 to some of the most powerful business production tools on the market. We will share what these tools are and how they work together.https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/91961483002  Meeting ID 919 6148 3002 Register!
Convocation (only Part-Time Faculty can earn Flex credit) W2213 Details here 8:30 AM, 08/12/2020 room: Online via Zoom Flex Hours: 7.5 Tentative Agenda:President’s Welcome 8:30 a.m.Constituency Addresses and Introduction of New Staff (AS, CSEA, YCAFT, FAYCCD) 8:50 a.m.Recognition of Academic Accomplishments, Program Highlights 9:15 a.m.Keynote Speaker – Lasana Hotep – Equity and WCC 9:30 a.m.Break 11:00 a.m.Keynote Speaker – Stephanie Curry – Guided Pathways 11:15 a.m.Lunch 12:30 p.m.Chancellor’s Address 1:30 p.m.Breakout Session #1 2:00 p.m.Break 2:45 p.m.Breakout Session #2 3:00 p.m.Conclusion 3:45 p.m.Labor Group Sessions (CSEA, FAYCCD, YCAFT, POA) 4:00 p.m. (This time is not eligible for Flex)Tentative Breakouts· GP, SCFF, SEAP, OER: Decoding Initiative Soup (Gardner, Howerton, Boswell)· The Online Equity Rubric: An Introduction (Allen, Reed, Peralta Faculty)· Guided Pathways Mapping: Who is next? (Metz, Lee, Johal)· HSI Designation: What does it mean? (Brazil Cruz, Cortez)· Guided Pathways Strategy: Onboarding (Metz, Johal, Esquivel, Classified)· Self-Care and the Pandemic: Space to Share (Gardner, Buckley, Counseling - TBD)· Outreach in the time of COVID (Miranda, Duenas, Lopez)· Career Center (Fowler, Cooke, Esquivel/Classified)Zoom urls to be provided soon*Note:  If you don't attend the entire Convocation, reduce the number of Flex hours your requesting accordingly Register!
New Faculty Orientation W2217 Details here 12:00 pm, 08/13/2020 room: 800 - Community Room Flex Hours: 4 At this workshop new Full-time and new Part-time Faculty members will be welcomed to our campus and introduced to a variety of resources and services on campus designed to help you succeed in you new position here.To attend via Zoom:  https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/95670961304      Meeting ID: 956 7096 1304     +1 669 900 6833 (US Toll) Register!
The Emergency DE Addendum - How to make your class legal to offer Online! (Thur option) W2198 Details here 09:00 AM, 08/13/2020 room: Online: https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/97933622648 Flex Hours: 1 (This is the SAME information shared at Convocation* and on 8/14/20)Is online instruction new for you?  Were you aware of the guidelines behind the transition in Spring 2020, Summer 2020, and now FALL 2020?  Come to this workshop to learn about the guidance from the Chancellor's office that has led Woodland Community College & Lake County Campus to transition to online course delivery.  We have A LOT of work to do this Fall to be in compliance with the state -- and we NEED YOUR HELP!  A document will be completed so that your courses CAN be legally scheduled online for Spring 2021.Come with questions and an exciting hour of curriculum information!https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/97933622648      Meeting ID: 979 3362 2648   +1 669 900 6833 (US Toll) Register!
Canvas Jump Start W2195 Details here 10:00 AM, 08/13/2020 room: Online: https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/92313822926 Meeting ID: 923 1382 2926 Flex Hours: 2 Are you new to using Canvas and in need of a crash course for getting started? Join us for this two hour workshop to explore critical Canvas features. This workshop is designed for instructors teaching courses that will be held synchronously, where Canvas will be used to supplement scheduled Zoom sessions rather than to fully deliver the course. By the end of our time together, you will upload your course syllabus, set your course homepage, schedule course assignments and exams, and practice grading using the Speedgrader and Grades features. We'll conclude by examining ways Canvas allows you to communicate regularly with your students outside of your online synchronous sessions. This is a hands-on workshop, where  you will be completing activities as we go and sharing your screen with us from time to time. We will go at a new-to-Canvas pace with time for questions. Please come prepared with an electronic copy of your course syllabus, a description of at least one course assignment, and your YCCD ID and password. You may contact Help Desk at (530) 741-6981 for assistance with obtaining your login credentials prior to this workshop. Please join us at the indicated time using the following Zoom link: https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/92313822926  Meeting ID: 923 1382 2926    +1 669 900 6833 (US Toll) Register!
The Emergency DE Addendum - How to make your class legal to offer Online! (Fri option) W2199 Details here 1:00 PM, 08/14/2020 room: Online: https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/91167228191 Flex Hours: 1 (This is the SAME information shared at Convocation* and on 8/13/20)Is online instruction new for you?  Were you aware of the guidelines behind the transition in Spring 2020, Summer 2020, and now FALL 2020?  Come to this workshop to learn about the guidance from the Chancellor's office that has led Woodland Community College & Lake County Campus to transition to online course delivery.  We have A LOT of work to do this Fall to be in compliance with the state -- and we NEED YOUR HELP!  A document will be completed so that your courses CAN be legally scheduled online for Spring 2021.Come with questions and an exciting hour of curriculum information!https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/91167228191       Meeting ID: 911 6722 8191    +1 669 900 6833 (US Toll) Register!
Payroll Process Training W2203 Details here 11:00 AM, 08/14/2020 room: Via Zoom: https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/93728669676 Meeting ID: 937 2866 9676 Flex Hours: 1 A general overview of deadlines and time cards and the payroll process.https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/93728669676    Meeting ID: 937 2866 9676        +1 669 900 6833 (US Toll)      Register!
Travel & Cal Cards Training W2204 Details here 10:00 AM, 08/14/2020 room: Online: https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/94380061200 Flex Hours: 1 This workshop will go over the Travel and Cal-Card process and regulations. Anyone who plans to travel for work (including faculty attending conferences), and/or has a Cal-Card, and/or anyone who process the paperwork should attend. This includes things like timelines for submitting travel paperwork, what kind of receipts you'll need, how early you should start the process, and how much you get for meals.https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/94380061200    Meeting ID: 943 8006 1200    +1 669 900 6833 (US Toll) Register!
Purchasing and AFS Training W2205 Details here 9:00 AM, 08/14/2020 room: Online: https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/92953267319 Meeting ID: 929 5326 7319 Flex Hours: 1 Come learn how to navigate the portal for purchasing training materials and various documents, how to create a requisition in Colleague and the new Amazon Prime Accounts.  Also learn on the requirements needed to complete Agreements for Services.https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/92953267319   Meeting ID: 929 5326 7319    +1 669 900 6833 (US Toll)     Register!
Snag-It/Camtasia/Canvas Studio W2206 Details here 10:00 AM, 08/14/2020 room: Online: https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/96101510309 Flex Hours: 1  Information Technology recently purchased sitewide licensing for these applications.Snagit is an industry-leading screen-capture tool used to make visual how-to guides, capture and edit screenshots for documentation, and record quick videos for sharing.Camtasia is a screen recorder and video editor with strong capabilities for adding closed captioning. This is an excellent tool for recording presentations, developing professional development videos and for editing meeting recordings.Studio is a medial tool that allows students and instructors to upload, create, edit, manage, share, and discuss audio and video files. Existing files can be used or new ones can be created within Studio’s capture and editing tools.This workshop will be an introduction to all of these products, followed by a Q&A session and an opportunity for hands-on traininghttps://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/96101510309  Meeting ID 961 0151 0309 Register!
Proctorio W2207 Details here 11:00 AM, 08/14/2020 room: Online: https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/91930475749 Flex Hours: 1  Learn how to use this computer-based proctoring tool to support your online classes. Proctorio is integrated into Canvas and provides solutions that give faculty control over their testing environment. We will go over how to enable this application in your courses and offer some best practices on how to use it.https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/91930475749  Meeting ID 919 3047 5749 Register!
Blackboard Ally W2208 Details here 1:00 PM, 08/14/2020 room: Online: https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/91979118921 Flex Hours: 1 Make sure your online courses are accessible and 508 compliant by using Blackboard Ally. This tool works seamlessly with Canvas to gauge the accessibility of your content. During this workshop, we will cover how you can use this application to do the following:Receive feedback on the accessibility of your contentImprove content accessibility with Ally's step-by-step instructionsGain an understanding of your institution's accessibility performanceProactively tackle accessibility and target both instructors and contentView accessibility trends and detailed graphs to monitor improvementhttps://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/91979118921  Meeting ID 919 7911 8921 Register!
Adobe Acrobat and 508 Compliance W2209 Details here 2:00 PM, 08/14/2020 room: Online: https://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/91969315583 Flex Hours: 1 Adobe Acrobat allows you to view, create, manipulate, print and manage files in Portable Document Format (pdf). In partnership with the Foundation for California Community Colleges, YCCD offers the full suite of Adobe Creative Cloud software for faculty and staff and Acrobat DC is one of the available applications.We will provide an overview of Adobe Acrobat, including how to use tools such as the Accessibility Checker to ensure your documents meet Section 508 compliance standardshttps://cccconfer.zoom.us/j/91969315583 Meeting ID 919 6931 5583  Register!
Pioneer High School SkillsUSA Local Competition W2146 Details here 8:00 am, 11/14/2020 room: Pioneer High School Cafeteria, 1400 Pioneer Avenue, Woodland, CA 95776 Flex Hours: 6.5 The Pioneer High School SkillsUSA chapter will be holding its annual Local Competition on November 14, and is in need of judges for Skills contests in Computer Programming and Culinary Arts as well as Professional Development contests.  No specific knowledge is required; all directions will be provided. We are expecting about 65 high school students in attendance for the competition and professional development activities.   We need:Judges and/or Monitors for each competition (training provided)Computer Programming Competiiton (Maker Students)Culinary Arts Competition (Careers in Culinary Students)Give Career Feedback!Career Portfolio = Resume, ApplicationJob Interview TechniquesBuilding your Professional BrandParticipants can come for part of the day as fits their availability.Likely schedule (based on past years): 8:30 am Orientation & Opening Ceremonies9:00 – 11:30 Student Professional Development9:00 – 11:30 Student Skill Competitions11:30 – 12:15 Lunch (provided)12:15 – 2:45 Student Professional Development12:15 – 2:45 Student Skill Competitions2:45     AwardsThanks for all your support of PHS SkillsUSA! Register!