Wayfinding Online: Navigating the Virtual Landscape Together Zoom Session Schedule 5.26.20 – 5.29.20

Wayfinding Online: Navigating the Virtual Landscape Together
Zoom Session Schedule
5.26.20 – 5.29.20

Dear 3CSN Wayfinding Community,We hope you are staying safe and that you have had some time to rest over this Memorial Day weekend.

We will not be holding sessions on Monday the 25th in honor of the holiday, but we will pick back up on Tuesday with an exciting lineup.

This Thursday, we are honored to feature a spotlight presentation by Ryan Smith, Chief External Officer of Partnership for LA Schools, who will be sharing findings and takeaways from the organization’s research brief, “Bridging LA’s Digital Divide: Increasing Access to Wifi and Technology for Low-Income Communities and Communities of Color,” featured in articles by the Los Angeles Times and LAist. See registration information below.

Our full schedule of offerings is up at 3csn.org.

For your convenience, we’ve highlighted some of these free one-hour sessions below. You can now register in advance or answer a few questions and enter the session. We look forward to seeing you there!

Canvas 102: Syllabus – Tuesday, 5/26, 10 AM
Looking for ways to ensure you won’t have to put the phrase “It’s on the syllabus” on repeat? We’re here to help! Join Josh Miller, Los Angeles Valley College Communications Studies Chair, as he shares tips that can enhance your student’s understanding of, and engagement with, this essential document. Session provided at the request of series participants.


Virtual Library Hour: Partnerships and PR: reaching out to make your virtual library services known! – Tuesday, 5/26, 12 PM
Join San Diego Mesa College librarian Alison Steinberg to hear her campus’s strategies for successfully promoting virtual library services.


Zoom 102: Recording and Reports – Wednesday, 5/27, 12 PM
Ready to take your Zoom skills up a notch to support your work with students? Join 3CSN Communications Coordinator Kelan Koning for this interactive session. Session provided at the request of series participants.


Canvas 102: Feedback – Wednesday, 5/27, 1:30 PM
Staring down a seemingly endless virtual pile of grading? Join 3CSN coordinator Nicole Bryant-Lescher as she demonstrates ways to efficiently provide feedback on Canvas.


Virtual Community Hour : “Text Talk” – Wednesday, 5/27, 3 PM*
Join 3CSN coordinators Rachel Ketai and Sarah Sullivan for this weekly hour of text-centered engagement with readings selected to support educators and students alike in navigating this challenging time together.


*Moved to Wednesday this week due to the Monday holiday

Equity in Action: Praxis Sessions – “How Do I Reach You? Ethical Contact in Remote Environments” – Thursday, 5/28, 10 AM
Join 3CSN Coordinator Nika Hogan for this engaging presentation followed by small and large group discussion.


Spotlight Session: Bridging LA’s Digital Divide – Ryan Smith, Partnership for Los Angeles Schools – Thursday, 5/28, 12 PM
Join us for this special spotlight presentation featuring Ryan Smith, Chief External Officer of Partnership for Los Angeles Schools, who will share findings and insights from the research brief “Bridging LA’s Digital Divide: Increasing Access to WiFi and Technology for Low-Income Communities and Communities of Color,” featured in articles by the Los Angeles Times and LAist, which highlights the lack of digital devices and internet access in low-income communities like Watts, South LA, and Boyle Heights.


Thought Partner Hour: Virtual Community Coaching (Math Online)-
Thursday, 5/28, 3 PM
Questions about math instruction online? Join Los Angeles Mission College math faculty Bamdad Samii for this interactive thought partner session where you can ask questions and share ideas with colleagues across the state.


Math Online: Tips for Facilitating Math Learning Remotely – Friday, 5/29, 10 AM
Join Pierce College Math Department Chair Edouard Tchertchian for this much-needed session on math-focused teaching tips for remote learning that will keep your lessons interactive, engaging, and personal. Session provided at the request of series participants.


Ungrading Assessments in a Pandemic – Friday, 5/29, 12 PM
Join Moreno Valley College English faculty Jennifer Escobar for a thought-provoking session focused on an equitable alternative to traditional assessments.


Virtual Community Hour for Learning Assistance: Time Management for Peer Educators
Join 3CSN coordinator Crystal Kiekel and Pierce College tutors for this “timely” session.


For our full schedule, please click on the button below to visit our website at http://3csn.org/

Zoom Sessions
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 (https://bit.ly/2WHKWdP)!

Do you have an idea or area of expertise to share with the field? Did you do something great based on ideas sparked by the Series? Is there a session you’d love to see that hasn’t been offered yet? Have other questions or thoughts? Please email us at ask@3csn.org!
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)

Friday Webinar: The Online Course Design Rubric Series!

Our Instructional Designers will be introducing faculty to a section of the Course Design Rubric each Friday, now through June 12.
This is a great opportunity for:
  • Faculty moving courses online to get introduced to the design elements of the rubric. 
  • Current online instructors – including those participating in POCR – to learn more about each section and to get their questions answered.
Join Shawn Valcárcel this Friday, May 22, from 1:00-2:00 PM for the first in the series: 

Section A: Presenting Your Course Content Online

What are the key characteristics of a well-designed online course? Section A of the OEI’s Course Design Rubric is Content Presentation, which covers course content and navigation, multimedia, and learner support; elements vital to student success and the overall learner experience. Join us as we learn effective ways to apply these elements to quality course design.
You can also register and find information on the other sessions on the CVC.edu/events Calendar.
Thank you for spreading the word!
Autumn Bell
Chief Professional Development Officer CVC-OEI/Director of @ONE
California Virtual Campus

Unicheck Webinar – May 21st

Hidden Gems of the Unicheck Report: Features You Overlooked

May 21, 2020
10:00 AM PST / 11:00 AM MST / 1:00 PM EST
Why tune in to this free live webinar?

It will guide you through the Unicheck report, showing how to exclude previously submitted papers from search results, skip the text that doesn’t relate to the student’s work, quickly navigate long papers, and many more tips. Just everything to simplify your daily routine.

The webinar is based on the most commonly asked questions, so it’ll be of great interest to all the current and new Unicheck users.
So, be sure to come and see us 🤩

You’ll learn about:

Minimap: Navigating a report twice as fast as you usually do

Quotes/Citations: Working with incorrect quotes and finding their sources

Side-by-Side Comparison: Viewing a checked paper next to the matching source

Ignore Text feature: Skipping text that is not part of the student’s work

Exclude Matches feature: Dealing with reports that show 100% similarity

Note: If your schedule is packed, no worries, we’ll send you the recording. All you have to do is sign up.

Save a seat for me

See you! Sincerely yours,
Anna at Unicheck 💙

3CN.org Equity 101 Course

Equity 101

June 8 – July 26, 2020

Dear colleagues,
Now more than ever in light of COVID-19, educators across campus roles are evaluating their practices and wondering how to best support students, in person or remotely. As you plan your professional learning this summer, please consider Equity 101, a 7-week online course for educators from all areas of campus. Participants will build knowledge about some of the many teaching and learning perspectives for equity and reflect on how to advocate for social justice from where we are, as instructors, managers, or classified staff.
Three (3) post-baccalaureate units will be available for an additional cost ($300, or $100 per unit) from California State University-Dominguez Hills, College of Extended Education. Purchasing CEUs is completely optional, and not required for registration in the course. Course facilitators will provide more information about signing up for the units after the course has begun.
For more information and to register, please click the button or use the accessible link below:
Questions? Contact Lauren Servais at lauren@3csn.org 


The Changing Landscape for Colleges In the Age of Covid-19 Zoom Session

This is a reminder that “The Changing Landscape for Colleges In the Age of Covid-19” will begin in 1 week on:
Date Time: May 20, 2020 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device:

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Webinar ID: 978 2197 4741
International numbers available: https://zoom.us/u/abd751Lcd

See you there!

Your Academic Alliance Team at SNHU

Learn the Basics of TechConnect Zoom (ConferZoom)

Date: Friday, May 15th
Time: 12 noon

Learn the basics of using TechConnect Zoom (ConferZoom), from scheduling your meetings to sharing your recordings with others.

Join us for this webinar, 45 minutes of useful information with time at the end to answer your questions.

Register today to reserve a seat, and receive links to the recording afterwards to share with your colleagues.

Register Now

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Action Required before May 30, 2020

Please begin updating all your clients/Zoom applications to Zoom 5.0 now. After May 30, 2020, all Zoom clients on older versions will receive a forced upgrade message and be required to upgrade before being allowed to host or join meetings.
Update now: https://zoom.us/download

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