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Workshops & Training

 

Spring 2019 Schedule

February
2/25 2pm - 3:30pm     Foundations in Writing for a Digital World Workshop - presented by Ed Cuoco, BHCC faculty.  Writing in professional and academic environments has become a varied undertaking more integrated with technology. Come learn basic concepts, tools, processes, and skills that can help our students build competencies alongside traditional writing skills in the areas of production, content development, and collaboration. You will also learn how to help students develop strategies for using these tools in individual and collaborative writing tasks.  Location:  E230
2/26 1pm-  2 pm

"Appy Hour" - Office 365 Tools.  presented by the AIDE Staff. Everyone at BHCC gets free access to Office 365 software including Ms Word, Excel and PowerPoint.  Faculty, staff, and students are invited to drop by the Innovation Lab to learn tips and techniques for using all three!  Come for 5 minutes or stay for the hour - members of the AIDE will share their favorite ways to make Office tools work for you! Location:  E230

2/27 3pm  - 4:30 pm

Foundations in Writing for a Digital World Webinar - presented by Ed Cuoco, BHCC faculty. Writing in professional and academic environments has become a varied undertaking with more integrated with technology. Come learn basic concepts, tools, processes, and skills that can help our students build competencies alongside traditional writing skills in the areas of production, content development, and collaboration. You will also learn how to help students develop strategies for using these tools in individual and collaborative writing tasks. 

March

3/4 - 3/8 Open Ed Week - Come celebrate the Open Education movement at BHCC!  Drop by for one of our OER parties and discover how we're working to #OpenBHCCBoston. Location:  E230
3/15  1pm -   2 pm "Appy Hour"  H5P for Interactive - presented by Ceit De Vitto.  H5P is a free tool that you can use to create interactive classroom activities, videos and presentations!  Drop by the Innovation Lab anytime during "Appy Hour" to learn what you can do with H5P! (Check out https://h5p.org for more information) Location:  E230
3/29 1pm - 2:30 pm Design for Accessibility Workshop - presented by Janelle Heideman.  Accessibility. Universal Design. Inclusive Design. Web Accessibility. Perhaps you’ve heard some these terms but aren’t sure what they mean. Maybe you are teaching (or about to teach) a web-based, hybrid, or web-enhanced course and want to make sure all students have an opportunity to learn from it. In this 90-minute workshop, we will discuss what it means for a course to be accessible and why accessibility is an important consideration. We will also assess accessibility needs in various learning spaces, and look at how to apply principles of Universal, or Inclusive, Design to everyday situations here at BHCC.  Location:  E230

April 

4/4 1pm - 2:30 pm Accessibility Webinar - presented by Janelle Heideman.  In association with Academic Innovation and Distance Education, BHCC Instructional Designer, Janelle Heideman, has developed a checklist for assuring virtual class spaces are accessible. This webinar will expose participants to the accessibility checklist. Examples of typical online accessibility issues will be discussed, and solutions to issues identified with the checklist will be determined.
4/10 3pm - 4pm "Appy Hour" - Accessibility Tools.  - presented by the AIDE Staff.  One way to #OpenBHCCBoston is to make our on-ground and virtual classrooms accessible and inclusive for all students.  In this "Appy Hour" we'll show you how to use a number of creative new tools designed to support students through all kinds and types of learning. Location:  E230
4/19 1pm - 2:30pm Community Engagement Workshop - presented by Danielle Leek and Meghan Callaghan
4/26 3pm -  4pm "Appy Hour" - Design Tools - presented by the AIDE Staff.  This "Appy Hour" is for all who want to create basic graphics for yourself or your classroom!  Come get introduced to tools like Canva and Stencil and learn how to make calendars, flyers, and more - all with your own signature design. 
4/30 1pm - 2:30pm Community Engagement Webinar - presented by Danielle Leek and Meghan Callaghan

 

 

If you have questions about our trainings, please email: aide@bhcc.mass.edu

In addition to our training series AIDE offers tailored, one-on-one support for faculty and staff who want to learn more about strategies for effective teaching and learning. If you have questions about teaching, or want to try one of our new digital tools, feel free to reach out to schedule an appointment. Send us an email at: aide@bhcc.mass.edu.