Hybrid Courses: Best of Both Worlds

Keep Calm and Mooc awayHybrid Courses: Best of Both Worlds
will run on the Canvas Network
August 4th – Sept. 1st

This is the 3rd time the FREE online course is being offered as a global MOOC!

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“This course renewed my enthusiasm for teaching and experimenting with new approaches.”
Diane Doss, SPSCC, 2013 Participant

Open to both new and experienced educators from Higher Ed and K-12
• Explore methods to effectively combine the two formats
• Build a class community that engages students and supports active learning in any subject area

Double your impact by taking advantage of both the classroom and online environments!

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To receive a certificate of completion from the instructor the students must complete one of two options for the final project.
The certificate signifies that the recipient has completed two Continuing Education Units and 16 clock hours at Renton Technical College, a Washington State-Approved clock Hour Institution.

Questions? Contact facilitator Liz Falconer, lfalconer@rtc.edu

Canvas Offers Grants: Innovation in Education

Canvas is offering $100,000 in grants to help spur innovation in education. The most innovative ideas in specific categories for both Higher Ed and K-12, as judged by a panel of experts, will receive grant money to help get their difference-making ideas off the ground.

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#NFI: Links to Materials

Participants Discuss Teaching We have now updated the SBCTC page for the New Faculty Institute.

When you visit the site, you can find links to specific handouts, PowerPoint Presentations, Prezi Presentations, and more.

Over the next few days, Jen will be posting more summaries of specific sessions, complete with pictures and links.

She posted the first one, a description of “Creating Connectivity with Canvas,” led by William S. Durden of Clark College, yesterday.  Feel free to comment with your insights and experiences!

Canvas Connect: Highlights from the New Faculty Institute

Professor William S. Durden, of Clark College, leads the faculty in a session on using Canvas to Create Connectivity.

Professor William S. Durden, of Clark College, leads the faculty in a session on using Canvas to Create Connectivity.

One of the stand-out sessions from this year’s New Faculty Institute was the presentation on the new technology of Canvas by WIlliam S. Durden.   Titled “Creating Connectivity with Canvas: Designing Active Learning Environments,” this presentation covered specific Canvas tools that promote Connectivity, Alignment, and “Flipping” the Classroom.

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