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Multimodal Learning

Faculty Workshops

Winter 2023 Schedule

MML One-on-one Instructional Design Consultations

Schedule a meeting with a member of the Multimodal Learning Team member directly with Bookings link to schedule a 30-minute meeting. After booking your will receive a confirmation email with a link to the remote meeting. Faculty can schedule two adjacent sessions if they would like a full-hour meeting. 

Faculty Open Lab - Tuesdays 2-4pm

Drop by the new Faculty Innovation Center in Samuelson 165 to get assistance with Canvas, Panopto, Universal Design & Accessibility, Respondus, Poll Everywhere, and all other instructional technologies at CWU. For remote participation join with the Zoom link in the CWU Instructor Resource course.

    Multimodal Learning Faculty Offerings

    Please register for all workshops.

    Date & Time Workshop Title Location Registration
    Wednesday, Jan. 11, 3:00-4:00pm Authentic and Engaging Online Discussions Remote Registration link
    Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2:00-2:30pm Building a Portfolio in Portfolium Remote Registration link
    Tuesday, Jan. 24, 1:00-2:00pm Introduction to Universal Design for Learning Remote  Registration link
    Wednesday, Feb. 1, 1:00-2:00pm Online Collaborations with Class Notebook Remote Registration link
    Friday, Feb. 3rd @ 1:00-2:00pm

    Using Perusall, a social annotation tool, with Dr. Chris Schedler

    Remote or SAM 129 Registration link
    Wednesday, Feb. 15, 11:30am-12:45pm Class Engagement using Poll Everywhere Remote Registration Link
    Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2:00-3:00pm Video Editing with Final Cut Pro Faculty Media Production Lab: Samuelson 125D In-person only Registration link
    Wednesday, Feb. 22, 3:00-4:00pm Leveraging Voice and Choice in Flexible Assignment Options Remote  Registration link

    Friday, Feb. 24, 2:00-3:00pm

    Active Learning Online, Hybrid or Face-to-Face Remote Registration link
    Wednesday, March 1, 2:00-3:00pm Virtual Reality in Education SAM 124 Virtual Reality Lab - In person only Registration link
    Thursday, March 2, 1:00-2:00pm Introduction to Universal Design for Learning Remote Registration link


    Going the Distance With Video Series

    This free webinar series produced by California Virtual College Online Network of Educators (CVC/ONE) will introduce you to video tools and demonstrate how they can be used to support equitable teaching and learning at a distance. Each topic will help you add humanizing elements to your online course and strengthen student engagmenet and connection. View the CVC/ONE website for full descriptions of each workshop. 

    Date & Time

    Workshop Title

    Presenter & College

    Learning Outcomes


    Thursday, Jan. 26,  1:00-2:00pm

    Grab Students’ Attention with Social Videos


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    Carolyn Brown, Digital Arts Faculty, Foothill College

    By the end of this session you will be able to:

    • Identify simple video tools to use in your teaching, 
    • Describe the uses and benefits of short spontaneous videos
    Registration link
    Thursday, Feb 23, 3:00-4:15PM

    Digital Storytelling to Center Student Voices

    Maritez Apigo, DE Coordinator, OER Coordinator, and English Professor, Contra Costa College

    Denise Maduli-Williams, English/ESOL Professor, San Diego Miramar College

    By the end of this session you will:

    • Analyze the significance of digital storytelling as an equity-minded, humanizing practice. 
    • Identify technology tools to create your own digital storytelling assignments
    Registration link
    Friday, March 17,  2:00-3:00PM

    Leveraging Video for Instruction and Assessment in Math


    Juan U Bernal, Math Faculty, San Diego Mesa College

    Kelly Spoon, Math Faculty, San Diego Mesa College

    By the end of this session, you will be able to:

    • Create and embed humanized microlectures to support your students
    • Assess student understanding using video assignments
    • Write clear instructions and rubrics for video assessments
    Registration link
    Thursday, March 23, 8:30-10:00am

    Brand Identity: How to Be The Brand Students Remember


    LaTonya Washington, Social Media Marketing Faculty, Mt. San Jacinto College

    By the end of this session, you will be able to:

    • Articulate your personal advantage points/value proposition
    • Sharpen your art of storytelling
    • Enhance content creation through video
    Registration link
    Friday, April 21, 2023, 11:00am-12:00pm PT

    Spark Curiosity and Build Learner Autonomy with Interactive Video


    Julie Gamberg, English/humanities Faculty, Glendale College 

    By the end of this session, you will be able to:

    • Apply principles of asynchronous learning and content-design related to student agency, inquiry, and sense of curiosity and wonder to interactive video learning objects.
    • Apply equitable grading assessment research to the creation of ungraded interactive video interactions.
    • Utilize supplied PlayPosit interactive video models and technical knowledge of the PlayPosit interactive video platform to create an interactive video.
    Registration link
    Thursday, May 4, 12:30-1:30pm 

    Finding Balance in the Force: A Jedi’s Guide to Humanizing Academia for Padawans (A Jedi student)

    Jedi Gabriel Rivas Gomez, English Instructor, Glendale Community College, The Jedi Order

    By the end of this session you will:

    • Use tools like Adobe Express, Doodly, Clips and Pronto to communicate with students and create an online learning environment that is engaging and empathy driven. 
    • Identify the value of student ownership of knowledge. 
    • Integrate student humanized work in your course design.
    Registration link




    MEC Faculty Workshops: Designing Instructional Materials

    The Multimodal Education Center is proud to offer a series of faculty workshops centered on the creation of instructional materials and assignments.

    • Offered (almost) every Thursday at 3 pm faculty can choose to attend virtually through Zoom or in-person in Samuelson 124 (registration for either is required).
    • Faculty who complete 5 workshops over the course of the year and submit 5 short portfolio pieces demonstrating their mastery of the workshops will receive a digital "Proficiency in Design of Multimodal Instructional Materials" badge, issued from Multimodal, to add to their evidence of professional development.
    • Each workshop is approximately 50-minutes, synchronous and aimed at providing faculty quick, focused instruction on using tools, like Adobe products, to expand their ability to create their own instructional materials, develop new multimodal assignments and curicula, and engage with new technologies.
    • All workshops will be recorded and made available a week after their synchronous offerings.
    • Review and register for MEC Faculty Workshops

    All On-Demand Workshop Recordings

    To receive credit on your HR Training Summary, email and include the title of the session you participated in. All faculty are enrolled in the CWU Instructor Resource Course which has instructional guides on all learning technologies.

    CANVAS Quickstart Course - Self-paced Canvas course to guide faculty toward Canvas proficiency
    Intro to Canvas
    Canvas Assignments and Gradebook
    Authentic, Engaging Online Discussions
    Intro to Canvas Canvas Overview for Instructors
    Turnitin for Plagiarism Detection
    Intro to Panopto
    Advanced Panopto (Watch all videos in the playlist)
    Lecture Capture Best Practices
     Create Accessible Documents

     Kaltura Streaming Media 

     CWU Libraries: Effective Searching for Instructors (Watch all 4 short videos in playlist ~20 minutes total)
     Building a Portfolio with PORTFOLIUM
    How do I create an Assignment using OneDrive?
    Introduction to PollEverywhere


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