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Are you using your Rubric? — We all have used rubrics in many forms and understand the value of this tool. However, as we continue learning how to use online systems in education we find a need to incorporate all the tools we use into a central point where we can manage them. In this exposition I will share a faculty perspective on moving from the paper Rubric into the Black Board Rubric tool, the pros and cons, and how this works.

Presentation by Carlos A. Ortiz

Concurrent Sessions: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

 


Blackboard Retention Center — Explore the Blackboard retention center which enables you to easily see which of your students are at risk. Automate the communication process to notify and offer assistance to students.

Presentation by Lawrence F. Bross and Eve Perry

 


Evernote-The Your Second Brain — The workshop will look at using the third-party software/website/app system Evernote as a note-taking and information capture system for overworked professors, staff, and administrators. Evernote allows for the easy collection of all those stray bits of information in to an organized, efficient, and easily-retrievable storage system. Used well, Evernote can become a second (or possibly, first) brain!

Presentation by David A. Liller

Concurrent Sessions: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

 


Grants 101: More Bang for Your Buck — Working with limited resources is a challenge common to most colleges. Join me to hear how we can leverage best grant practices with innovative technology to position the college for both improved compliance and sustained growth.

Presentation by Julie A. Redcay and Teresa Rogal

Concurrent Sessions: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

 


Meaningful Evaluation of On-Line Content and Courses — HCC has undergone a significant increase in the use of online content in distance learning, hybrid and traditional courses. There is currently much debate among faculty and administrators as to what constitutes quality online content and courses. Please join us for brief presentation on trends, resources, and policies at HCC. This will be followed by an open discussion on when, where, and how the issues of online quality, standards, the evaluation process should be going.

Presentation by John Bacheller and Richard Senker

Concurrent Sessions: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

 


Meaningful Evaluation of On-Line Content and Courses — Over the past few years HCC has undergone a significant increase in the use of on-line content in distance learning, hybrid and traditional courses. There is currently much debate among faculty and administrators as to what constitutes quality on-line content and courses. Please join us for brief presentations on trends, resources, and policies at HCC. This will be followed by an open discussion on when, where, and how the issues of on-line quality and standards are/should be going.

Presentation by John Bacheller

 


NROC - National Repository of Online Courses — The summer 2013 prep math committee found NROC as a possible solution to help meet Senate Bill 1720's requirements. This session will give an overview of the organization, as well as the available resources. Session participants will also be able to log in as a student to experience a developmental math program from the student's perspective.

Presentation by Laurie Saylor

Concurrent Sessions: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

 


Quality Matters - The Course Review Process — In this workshop, instructors will learn the process for submitting an online or hybrid course for Quality Matters national review. In addition, quality standards for online/hybrid courses will be reviewed.

Presentation by Brenda A. Watkins

 


Teaching In The Classroom & Creating Lecture Videos Using Doceri — This workshop will focus on teaching in the classroom using the ipad app Doceri. Instructors have the option of freely moving through the classroom and controling their powerpoint lecture through the ipad. Instructors can also produce and share a video of their class lecture for the students. Time provided, we will will explain how to stream through both camtasia relay and youtube. Presenters: Jennifer Denson, Joe Vorderbruegge, Misty Vorderbruegge

Presentation by Jennifer Denson and Howard J. Vorder Bruegge, III and Misty Vorderbruegge

 


Textbook Talk- What do you e-envision? — Look to the future.! In two years, will you still be using your familiar, beloved, hard-copy, course textbook? Or, will you rave about an interactive e-textbook? As we e-envision the future, what role will a course textbook play? Why not join your colleagues in a discussion to generate alternative ideas about textbooks?

 


Textbook Talk- What do you e-envision? — Look to the future.! In two years, will you still be using your familiar, beloved, hard-copy, course textbook? Or, will you transition to an e-textbook, rave about an interactive e-textbook, move to digital content, or author your own course e-books? In our search for the “perfect textbook”, we meet in committees, listen to publishers, and make new adoptions considering the needs of our students while meeting course objectives. But, what are our needs? As we e-envision the future, what role will a course textbook play? Why not join your colleagues in a discussion to generate alternative ideas about textbooks?

 


Textbook Talk- What do you e-envision? — Look to the future.! In two years, will you still be using your familiar, beloved, hard-copy, course textbook? Or, will you rave about an interactive e-textbook? As we e-envision the future, what role will a course textbook play? Why not join your colleagues in a discussion to generate alternative ideas about textbooks?

 


Textbook Talk- What do you e-envision? — Look to the future.! In two years, will you still be using your familiar, beloved, hard-copy, course textbook? Or, will you rave about an interactive e-textbook? As we e-envision the future, what role will a course textbook play? Why not join your colleagues in a discussion to generate alternative ideas about textbooks?

 


Textbook Talk- What do you e-envision? — Look to the future.! In two years, will you still be using your familiar, beloved, hard-copy, course textbook? Or, will you rave about an interactive e-textbook? As we e-envision the future, what role will a course textbook play? Why not join your colleagues in a discussion to generate alternative ideas about textbooks?

 


Textbook Talk- What do you e-envision? — Look to the future.! In two years, will you still be using your familiar, beloved, hard-copy, course textbook? Or, will you rave about an interactive e-textbook? As we e-envision the future, what role will a course textbook play? Why not join your colleagues in a discussion to generate alternative ideas about textbooks?

 


Textbook Talk- What do you e-envision? — Look to the future.! In two years, will you still be using your familiar, beloved, hard-copy, course textbook? Or, will you rave about an interactive e-textbook? As we e-envision the future, what role will a course textbook play? Why not join your colleagues in a discussion to generate alternative ideas about textbooks?

 


Textbook Talk- What do you e-envision? — Look to the future.! In two years, will you still be using your familiar, beloved, hard-copy, course textbook? Or, will you rave about an interactive e-textbook? As we e-envision the future, what role will a course textbook play? Why not join your colleagues in a discussion to generate alternative ideas about textbooks?

Presentation by Jason E. Turner and Dr. Shawn M. McKinney

 


The Art of Photoshop Design — Photoshop is a "verb". Today you see Photoshop work all around you. If you have ever wanted to know how to push pixels around, this is a great introduction to the Photoshop classes at HCC. We will cover pixel selection, layers, effects you see in ads. Get a taste for the many things that you can do in Photoshop. If you have never seen the program, this is your chance. If you are familiar with Photoshop, come and learn techniques you can use every day.

Presentation by Jack Parry

Concurrent Sessions: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

 


The TOP Personal and Professional Development apps you might not know about — Trying to improve yourself? Working on your memory, swearing to be more productive? Promise yourself to wake up earlier, get those tests graded, remember your professional deadlines? If you are like the rest of us, you sometimes miss your goals. Attend this workshop to find out about the top development resources you might be missing out on!

Presentation by Melissa A. Gonzalez-Lam and Diane L. Kelly

Concurrent Sessions: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

 


Various ways to use video recordings to enhance courses — We will share a variety of methods for making videos that can be used to help students become informed and engaged in the course. Topics will include recording strategies, use of HD cameras, laptop recording, video processing and using the Camtasia Relay server.

Presentation by Bethany J. Cordell and John Whitlock

Concurrent Sessions: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.