Other Workshops

To register for workshops visit the Development and Training system.

Workshop Descriptions

Make Your Syllabus Accessible in MS Word

In this one hour workshop, we'll use the accessibility features of Microsoft Word to make course syllabi more accessible to all students. You should bring a copy of a course syllabus in MS Word format to edit and improve. An accessible syllabus checklist, complete software tutorials and more information about the responsibility of faculty to provide accessible documents are available on our Accessibility page.

Using Clickers to Engage Your Classroom

Learn what is necessary to add iClickers to your classes. We'll cover how to access the software and an introduction to polling, participant lists, and reporting. We'll discuss best practices and things to consider when implementing clickers. To learn more about using the campus's supported iClicker system, contact Claudine Franquet at 898-5551 or visit the TLP Knowledge Base.

Adding Video Online to Enhance Student Engagement

The ability to stream media from within Blackboard Learn opens up a new set of engaging teaching possibilities, from integration of video materials to enabling video assignments and sharing of student and faculty created videos. Tools covered include Kaltura Media and YouTube. Please join us for this one-hour workshop to learn more about integrating video into your curriculum. 

Google Drive for Collaboration

Google Drive is an online collaborative office-like suite including a word processor (Docs), spreadsheet, and a presentation tool that faculty and students can use to collaborate and present content. This hour-long workshop is open to all CSU, Chico faculty and staff.

Twitter Basics

Twitter, a very popular instant messaging system that lets a person send brief text messages to a list of followers, is now being used educationally. This hour-long hands-on workshop will teach participants how to create an account, add contacts and begin tweeting professionally. This workshop is applicable to all CSU, Chico faculty and staff who want to communicate in a modern and innovative fashion.