Winter Session Support Available For You!

Posted on: 01/11/2021

The Los Angeles Community College District will have many many great Distance Education workshops available this week. They include:

Pronto Training Webinars - Jan. 12 and Jan. 14

Pronto is a great way to connect and stay connected to your students. Join these webinars to learn more.

Canvas Studio 

Learn about creating and captioning videos in Canvas Studio.

  • Led by Amanda Keating, LAVC Faculty and DE Specialist
  • Tuesday, January 12, 2021 
    • 1:45 pm
  • Zoom Meeting (no need to register ahead of time)

Get Creative with Your Discussion Prompts

  • Led by Susana Marcelo, LAVC Faculty and DE Specialist
  • Wednesday, January 13, 2021
    • 11:15 am
  • Zoom meeting (no need to register in advance)

How to Use the Canvas Syllabus Tool Creatively

  • Led by Josh Miller, LAVC Faculty and DE Specialist
  • Thursday, January 14, 2021 
    • 12:30 pm (not 12:30 am as stated in the image above)
  • Zoom Meeting (no need to register in advance)

Advanced Course Design in Canvas

Learn tips and tricks for taking your Canvas course design to the next level.

  • Led by Albert Ybarra, Jonathon Klyng, and Jessica Drawbond
  • Wednesday, January 13th
    • 1 -2 pm
  • Register in Zoom (you will be emailed the Zoom link once you register in Zoom)

GoReact Basics

GoReact is an assessment tool for coaching and feedback on student video submissions. The core disciplines that benefit from GoReact include Communication/Public Speaking, World Languages, Nursing/Healthcare, Counseling/Psych, Teacher Education, and Performing Arts. This GoReact basic training will give you a demo overview of the platform, ideas of how it can be used in different disciplines, and how to set up your first basic assignment. 

  • Thursday, January 14th
    • 1 - 2 pm
  • Zoom Meeting (no need to register in advance)

Turnitin Anti-Plagiarism Tool

Turnitin is an originality checking and plagiarism prevention service that checks student submissions for citation mistakes or inappropriate copying. When students submit an assignment, Turnitin compares it to text in its massive database of student work, websites, books, articles, etc.

  • Led by Jonathon Klyng
  • Thursday, January 14th
    • 2 - 3 pm
  • Register in Zoom (you will be emailed the Zoom link once you register in Zoom)

Introduction to PlayPosit

  • Led by Gerry Clark
  • Friday, January 15, 2021
    • 11 am - 12 pm
  • Register in Zoom (you will be emailed the Zoom link once you register in Zoom)