Description: If you will only be administering the test, you need only attend day one. If you will be scoring the test, attendance at both sessions is mandatory. Please note that you may not arrive later than 15 minutes of the scheduled start time for these trainings and may not leave the training early.
Description: This study group focuses on issues of persistence among adult learners. The course follows a seminar model in which a facilitator guides participants as they read and discuss selected literature on persistence and explores ways to apply this knowledge to keeping their own distance students engaged. This course is for second year CALC staff only, is limited to the first 15 participants and is limited to staff from Distance Learning funded ABE programs only.
Description: Here is a listing of some things thatwill have available for you to try out during this technology demonstration workshop. Links are provided in the details section for you to investigate before coming to this workshop. You’ll be able to get right to work at the workshop knowing what you want to try out.
-Flip Video cameras – Taking videos and uploading to your PC’s.
-Photo Story - a FREE photo presentation program for Windows XP by Microsoft.
-Voicethread - presentation saving and voice annotation. A neat web tool that allow video camera recording and slideshow creation, but what makes this tool different is that allows other multimedia interactivity, so students could use their cell phones to respond or critique what is in the slide show.
-NorthStar Digital Literacy Project: Basic Computer Skills Self-Assessment
-Use Digital Technology Sample Tasks and Activities – A Canadian website that has lesson plans for the very low level student to the group projects for students.
-DropBox a Cloud File Sharing solution.