Wayfinding Online: Navigating the Virtual Landscape Together 10.6.20 – 10.9.20

Dear 3CSN Wayfinding Community,

We hope this email finds you well. In these challenging times, we are glad to share some great things that are happening in the network.

Learn more about this week’s offerings, as well as upcoming session highlights, and register below.

Our Civic Dialogues Series is going strong. Don’t miss it!

Civic Dialogues Series
Session 4: Community Colleges and Civic Engagement
Mr. Verdis Robinson, Associate, Kettering Foundation
Friday, 10/8, 11 AM – 1 PM

Missed last Friday’s Civic Dialogues session? View it here

Want help setting up your Canvas Gradebook intentionally? Looking for ways to enrich feedback?

Canvas Gradebook & Feedback Series
This five-part series focuses on using tools in Canvas to grade and provide feedback on student work as well as to ensure that students see and benefit from this feedback.

Part 1: Setting Up Your Gradebook
Part 2: Learning Your Feedback Features
Part 3: Creating a Rubric
Part 4: Annotating Student Work
Part 5: Peer Review

Participants who attend all five sessions will receive a professional learning badge.

Please join us (virtually) at the Strengthening Student Success Conference this month…

Friday, October 8th:
Join 3CSN Executive Director Dr. Deborah Harrington for “Breakfast with a Thought Leader” from 8:40 AM-9:40 AM

Join Jennifer Escobar (BSILI & FLC 2018 alum, Moreno Valley College) and 3CSN colleagues for “Ungrading Classroom Assessments in a Pandemic” from 11:20 AM – 12:30 PM
Learn More and Register

Registration is still open for 3CSN’s Fall Design Lab Series!
Learn More and Register

Sandra Hernandez, Staff Attorney for Loyola Immigrant Justice Clinic, will present on DACA and ways to support our AB540 students on Tuesday, 10/13, from 12 PM to 1:30 PM. Register here

Leadership Spotlight: Feather River College
– Engaging Your Campus to Improve Student Learning through Student Employment. Register here

Wayfinding Online Zoom Sessions Schedule 10.6.20 – 10.9.20

Looking for ways to enrich student learning online?
Canvas 102: Canvas StudioTuesday, 10/6, 11 AM – 12 PM
Join Rogelio Garcia, Political Science Professor at East Los Angeles College, for this exciting session on all things Canvas Studio! Learn about its capabilities for recording lectures, sharing video, quizzes, and discussions. Register
Zoom users, come chat about it…
Shop Talk: Zoom
Tuesday, 10/6, 12 PM- 1 PM
Join us in this informal space to “talk shop” about Zoom– what you’re experiencing so far, what you have to share, and what you need help thinking through– facilitated by 3CSN coordinator Kelan Koning (CSU Northridge).
Want help setting up your Canvas Gradebook intentionally?
Canvas Gradebook and Feedback Series Part 1: Setting Up Your Gradebook
Wednesday, 10/7, 10 AM – 11:30 AM
In part one of this five-part series, 3CSN coordinator Nicole Bryant Lescher (College of the Redwoods) will help you to get started setting up your gradebook.
Ready to take your text-based discussions to the next level?
Text Talk
Wednesday, 10/7, 1 PM – 2:30 PM
Join 3CSN coordinators Sarah Sullivan (Mission College) and Nicole Bryant Lescher (College of the Redwoods) for this bi-weekly hour of text-centered engagement with readings selected to support educators and students alike in navigating this challenging time together. Register
Miss your office community? Join us…
Virtual Community Hour for Classified Professionals – Wednesday, 10/7, 3 PM – 4 PM
Join 3CSN Classified Professionals Betina Vallin and Estela Miranda for this space specifically designed to support classified professionals as we navigate this virtual work environment together.
Looking for new ways to engage students online?
Canvas 102: Tools for Asynchronous and Synchronous Discussion – Thursday, 10/8, 3 PM – 4 PM
Join 3CSN coordinator Kelan Koning (CSU Northridge) for this interactive session exploring ways to use tools to enrich asynchronous as well as synchronous discussions. The session will cover Google Slides, Collaborations, Padlet, and Canvas Discussions.
Does your Canvas course need an accessibility check?
Canvas 102: Accessibility – Friday, 10/9,10 AM – 11 AM Join Josh Miller, Los Angeles Valley College Communications Studies Chair as he shares his own Canvas site and provides tips to make your Canvas course accessible.
Learning assistance educators, looking for tools for your virtual toolbelts?
Learning Assistance Hour: Interactive Online Peer Learning Tools: Kahoot and Quizlet – Friday, 10/9, 3 PM – 4 PM
In this one-hour session, tutors will discuss how they engage students in a tutoring session by using two of their favorite online tools: Kahoot and Quizlet. Participants will see these platforms in action and think about how they can incorporate them into their peer educator sessions. For a deeper dive, participants are also invited to stay for an optional discussion session from 4:00 to 4:30 to continue exploring these tools and their application.
Zoom Sessions
Looking for inspiration? Check out our
Wayfinding Online YouTube playlists
3CSN Presents Civic Dialogues
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3CSN Wayfinding Online Series – Spotlight Sessions
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3CSN Wayfinding Online Series – Library Sessions
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3CSN Wayfinding Online Series – Canvas Sessions
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3CSN Wayfinding Online Series – Equity in Action: Praxis …
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3CSN Wayfinding Online Series – Zoom Sessions
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Missed a session? Want to see something again? Subscribe to our Wayfinding Online YouTube Channel. We currently have nearly 190 videos on the channel and more are being added weekly.
Having trouble going through the mountains of resources coming your way? We’re here to help! We’ve consolidated our FAQs, Community Support Padlets, and video archives into one resource page:
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Take good care of yourselves and others. We look forward to seeing you in our Wayfinding sessions this week.
In community,
Deborah Harrington, Ed.D.
Executive Director
California Community Colleges’ Success Network (3CSN)

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