Faculty Training

Mission College offers a variety of face-to-face, online and one-on-one workshops. These workshops are designed for instructors who teach distance learning and traditional courses.
 
Workshop Descriptions
Developing Expository Instruction Using ANGEL What s the best way to organize your course materials in ANGEL? In this workshop you will learn how to organize materials to best support your course objectives, and to enhance learner control and pacing through an online course.
Using the ANGEL Learning Objects Repository The ANGEL Learning Objects Repository allows you to create and publish reusable learning objects that you can add to multiple courses or share with colleagues. In this workshop you will learn to activate, add content, and link/copy from your repository
Intro to ANGEL This workshop provides you with a basic introduction to ANGEL. You will learn to navigate in your ANGEL homepage, access your courses, and add content to the Lessons are in ANGEL. You will also receive a basic introduction to the ANGEL Gradebook
ANGEL Quizzes This workshop will provide you with the skills needed to create a quizzes and surveys in ANGEL. You will also learn to export and import quizzes in ANGEL, and automatically post quiz grades to the ANGEL Gradebook.
ANGEL Gradebook This workshop will provide you with a in-depth look at the ANGEL Gradebook. You will learn to configure your Gradebook
Elearning and the Science of Instruction Ever wondered what techniques work best to help students learn using a multimedia presentation? Should you narrate the slides in an interactive presentation, or just use text captions? Do decorative graphics and extra sounds aid or hurt learning? This workshop will relate recent research in multimedia learning to the design and development of media for your traditional and distance learning courses
Using Articulate to Create Multimedia Presentations Articulate is a PowerPoint add-in that allows you to create Flash-based presentations that include audio, video, games and quizzes. Articulate s seamless integration with Power- Point makes it an excellent addition to your instructional
Introduction to PodCasting Podcasting extends teaching and learning beyond the traditional classroom. Podcasts include audio and video content that is downloaded and played on a computer or MP3 player. You can use podcasts to deliver virtual lecturettes, expert interviews, showcase artwork, music, photos, and virtual tours. In this workshop you will learn to use Audacity to create podcasts.
Creating an Enhanced PodCast Podcasting extends teaching and learning beyond the traditional classroom. Podcasts include audio and video content that is downloaded and played on a computer or MP3 player. You can use podcasts to deliver virtual lecturettes, expert interviews, showcase artwork, music, photos, and virtual tours. In this workshop you will learn to use Garageband to create a PodCast that includes photos and links to PDF documents and course handouts
Using Photoshop Elements to Create Instructional Graphics What s the difference between a transformative and interpretive graphic? When should you use one or the other? In this workshop you will learn the basics principles of instructional graphics. You will also learn to use Photoshop Elements to create graphics of your course materials.
Updating your Distance Learning Course Schedule The Mission College Distance Learning Schedule is the first place a student visits when shopping for a course at Mission College. In this workshop you will learn how to login and update your distance learning course information. Don t miss out on an opportunity to market your course to the public.

Other Training Resources

Mission College Staff Development

Mission College Staff Development provides for continuous improvement of our institution to accomplish its mission by improving the attitudes, skills, knowledge, and performance of people within our Colleges and District. www.wvmccd.cc.ca.us/staffdev/index.html

Jim Thatcher Web Accessibility Tutorial

Jim Thatcher Web Accessibility Tutorial teaches the basics guidelines of Section 508 and the American Disabilities Act. This tutorial explains how to design a web page, or online course, so that it meets Priority One guidelines of the WAI (Web Accessibility Initiative).