Center for Instructional Innovation

Brandman University CII Trainings

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  4. A training will be canceled 6 hours before the start time of the training if there are no RSVPs.
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Webinar Location: All training locations are listed in the location column next to the training below.

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Date (mm/dd/yyyy) Location Time (PST) Available Slot
01/15/2019 (Tue.) http://brandman.adobeconnect.com/cii-bb101/  12:00pm - 12:30pm  

Bb 101: Blackboard Support

Faculty & Students - Get answers to your Blackboard questions.

 
6 slots filled - more available
Enira Ochoa
Enira Ochoa
David Cobb
Joan Sornborger-Diel
Maria Zamora
Lety Bolanos
http://brandman.adobeconnect.com/cii-bbpd/  12:30pm - 1:30pm  

Teaching with Blackboard – Improving Student Engagement

Faculty-Our trainers share innovative and research-based strategies to take your instruction to the next level. They focus on seven strategies to improve student engagement, including practical strategies you can immediately implement in your instruction.

 
2 slots filled - more available
Shannon Frith
Murray Smith
http://brandman.adobeconnect.com/cii-google/  5:30pm - 6:00pm  

Hangouts Meet

Students & Faculty -Attendees will learn how to leverage Google Hangouts Meet to host video conferences with classmates, screen-share and use Google Drive to synchronously collaborate on assignments while they meet and use Google Hangouts' chat feature to

 
6 slots filled - more available
Giuliana Tartarini
Estefania Mendoza
Grisel Arana
Tunleha Hunter
Jessica Cherry
Lety Bolanos
http://brandman.adobeconnect.com/cii-studentac/  6:00pm - 6:30pm  

STUDENTS: Attending Adobe Connect Meetings

Students - If you are new to Adobe Connect and it is a required element of your course please attend this training prior to the start of your first Virtual Classroom session.

 
14 slots filled - more available
Lashara Jenkins
Andrea Matheny
mai moua
Giuliana Tartarini
Estefania Mendoza
David Cobb
Neha Saluja
Adam Puplava
Grisel Arana
Tunleha Hunter
Jessica Cherry
Mark Griffin
Lety Bolanos
Natalia Moessser
http://brandman.adobeconnect.com/cii-introtoac/  6:30pm - 7:30pm  

Introduction to Adobe Connect for Faculty - Acquiring Your Account (5)

Faculty seeking an AC room must attend this training to obtain an account. The trainer will guide you through the basics of setting up and hosting a meeting. Please check your BU email for instructions 3-5 days prior.

 
3 of 5 slots filled
Michael Vallejo
Crystal Bejarano
Micaela Gomez

Waitlist for Intro to AC

If the Intro to AC Sign up list is full, please use this box to add yourself to the waitlist. The CII will contact you if we have room to add.

 
01/16/2019 (Wed.) http://brandman.adobeconnect.com/cii-introtoac/  1:00pm - 2:00pm  

Introduction to Adobe Connect for Faculty - Acquiring Your Account (5)

Faculty seeking an AC room must attend this training to obtain an account. The trainer will guide you through the basics of setting up and hosting a meeting. Please check your BU email for instructions 3-5 days prior.

 
4 of 5 slots filled
willie natt
Stacey Aprile
Emily Floode
Crystal Bejarano

Waitlist for Intro to AC

If the Intro to AC Sign up list is full, please use this box to add yourself to the waitlist. The CII will contact you if we have room to add.

 
1 slot filled - more available
Emily Floode
http://brandman.adobeconnect.com/cii-supportstructures/  5:00pm - 5:30pm  

Support Structures

Faculty - Ever ask the question “Where do I go for help with…?”Attendees will review support structures, community building opportunities, and multiple resources of support along with specific expectations.

 
4 slots filled - more available
Shannon Frith
Marguerite Kinchen
Alisha Richards
Jessica Cherry
01/17/2019 (Thu.) http://brandman.adobeconnect.com/cii-bb101/  12:00pm - 12:30pm  

Bb 101: Blackboard Basics

Faculty - Better navigate the Blackboard LMS with this overview that covers editing and creating new items and announcements, managing and providing feedback in discussion boards and the grade center.

 
3 slots filled - more available
David Cobb
Angelina Moshay
Grisel Arana
http://brandman.adobeconnect.com/cii-bb101/   6:00pm - 6:30pm  

STUDENTS: Blackboard 101 for Students

Students - If you are new to Blackboard, haven’t used it in a while or are experience trouble in your Blackboard course please attend this training.

 
14 slots filled - more available
Emily Floode
diane hamblen
Katherine Patterson
Andrea Matheny
Giuliana Tartarini
Estefania Mendoza
David Cobb
Joan Sornborger-Diel
Patricia Angstead
Neha Saluja
Tunleha Hunter
Jessica Cherry
Allison Baumsteiger
Natalia Moessser
01/21/2019 (Mon.) http://brandman.adobeconnect.com/cii-weebly/  5:30pm - 6:30pm  

Weebly to Design Websites and E-Portfolios

Weebly makes it surprisingly easy to create a high-quality website, blog or E-Portfolio.

 
3 slots filled - more available
Allison Baumsteiger
Gricelda Mendoza
Kevin Whitson
01/22/2019 (Tue.) https://brandman.adobeconnect.com/cii  12:00pm - 1:00pm  

Academic Integrity Policy - Explained

This faculty led webinar is designed to give instructors information and clarification on the Brandman Academic Integrity policy. More importantly, specific examples of what is and what is not plagiarism will be explained. Additionally, instructors will b

 
1 slot filled - more available
Emily Floode
http://brandman.adobeconnect.com/cii-google/  3:00pm - 4:00pm  

Google Sites

Students and Facutly: Google sites is a free web-page creator that allows anyone to create and collaborate on their own website with a user-friendly interface. And because it is Google, you are able to link and embed your Google Drive file

 
1 slot filled - more available
Lety Bolanos
4:15pm - 5:15pm  

Google Classroom Basics

Faculty & Students - Learn how to create a new classroom and see how easy it is to communicate with students, create collaborative or individual assignments, grade and comment on student work and how it’s done completely paperless and seamlessly.

 
3 slots filled - more available
Lety Bolanos
Cori Naghavi
Bridgette Adams
5:00pm - 5:30pm  

Google Drive

Students & Faculty - Google Drive is a free “cloud” storage, accessible from any device, that can be used to store files as well as share and collaborate on them. Attendees will learn how to access an account and the basics of how to operate it.

 
2 slots filled - more available
Jessica Cherry
Lety Bolanos
http://brandman.adobeconnect.com/cii-careerlink/  6:00pm - 6:30pm  

Using Brandman's CareerLink: Establishing a Profile and Developing an e-Portfolio

This training is geared toward students, faculty, and staff who are using Brandman's CareerLink portal to build a professional profile and/or showcase their achievements in the e-portfolio.

 
3 slots filled - more available
Emily Floode
Tunleha Hunter
Lety Bolanos
01/23/2019 (Wed.) http://brandman.adobeconnect.com/cii-google/  5:00pm - 5:30pm  

Hangouts Meet

Students & Faculty -Attendees will learn how to leverage Google Hangouts Meet to host video conferences with classmates, screen-share and use Google Drive to synchronously collaborate on assignments while they meet and use Google Hangouts' chat feature to

 
4 slots filled - more available
Emily Floode
Giuliana Tartarini
Tunleha Hunter
april dobroth
http://brandman.adobeconnect.com/cii-introtoac/  5:30pm - 6:30pm  

Introduction to Adobe Connect for Faculty - Acquiring Your Account (5)

Faculty seeking an AC room must attend this training to obtain an account. The trainer will guide you through the basics of setting up and hosting a meeting. Please check your BU email for instructions 3-5 days prior.

 
3 of 5 slots filled
Emily Floode
april dobroth
safari Sekiyoba Sekiyoba

Waitlist for Intro to AC

If the Intro to AC Sign up list is full, please use this box to add yourself to the waitlist. The CII will contact you if we have room to add.

 
1 slot filled - more available
Emily Floode
http://brandman.adobeconnect.com/cii-studentac/  6:00pm - 6:30pm  

STUDENTS: Attending Adobe Connect Meetings

Students - If you are new to Adobe Connect and it is a required element of your course please attend this training prior to the start of your first Virtual Classroom session.

 
6 slots filled - more available
Karina Santiago Blanco
Emily Floode
Katherine Patterson
Estefania Mendoza
Nelson Boseh
Corinn Naghavi
01/24/2019 (Thu.) http://brandman.adobeconnect.com/cii-advac/  3:30pm - 4:30pm  

Advanced AC: Recordings

Faculty, Staff, EDOL & DNP Students - Recordings in AC can become interactive videos that are powerfully engaging. Become a master at recording, editing and posting your recordings.

 
2 slots filled - more available
Emily Floode
april dobroth
http://brandman.adobeconnect.com/cii-google/  5:30pm - 6:30pm  

YouTube Basics: Creating your own content

Students & Faculty - Learn the basics YouTube and how to upload and download videos, create channels, and the basics of running an account.

 
4 slots filled - more available
Ann Huntington
Emily Floode
Giuliana Tartarini
Lety Bolanos
http://brandman.adobeconnect.com/cii-acsupport/  6:30pm - 7:00pm  

Adobe Connect Support

Faculty, Staff & Students – Anyone experiencing issues with their AC accounts and/or those with questions on topics not addressed in other trainings are encouraged to attend this session to get their questions answered by our resident AC experts.

 
1 slot filled - more available
Emily Floode
01/29/2019 (Tue.) http://brandman.adobeconnect.com/cii-bb101/  12:00pm - 12:30pm  

Bb 101: Wikis Journals and Blogs

Faculty - Manage, grade and modify wikis, journals and blogs.

 
3 slots filled - more available
Emily Floode
april dobroth
Marilou Shakouri
http://brandman.adobeconnect.com/cii-google/  4:00pm - 5:00pm  

Google Classroom Basics

Faculty & Students - Learn how to create a new classroom and see how easy it is to communicate with students, create collaborative or individual assignments, grade and comment on student work and how it’s done completely paperless and seamlessly.

 
1 slot filled - more available
Emily Floode
http://brandman.adobeconnect.com/cii-livetext/  6:00pm - 6:30pm  

LiveText Support for Faculty & Students

Students and Faculty: Students in the School of Education and the School of Nursing and Health Professions are required to submit some assignments via LiveText. During this 30 min office hours style training you may ask our assessment expert anything and

 
april dobroth
01/30/2019 (Wed.) http://brandman.adobeconnect.com/cii-screencastomatic/  1:00pm - 2:00pm  

Flip Learning and Provide Student Feedback with Screencast-O-Matic

Faculty - Attendees will use Screencast-o-matic to create screencasts of up to 15 minutes for free. Instructors will learn to create guided virtual tours of their Blackboard course and important assignments to share with students

 
3 slots filled - more available
Ann Huntington
april dobroth
Avana Subarich
http://brandman.adobeconnect.com/cii-animoto/  2:00pm - 3:00pm  

Animoto Video Basics

Faculty, Staff & Students - Animoto is a cloud-based video creation service that produces video from photos, video clips, and music into video slideshows

 
1 slot filled - more available
april dobroth
01/31/2019 (Thu.) http://brandman.adobeconnect.com/cii-bb101/  5:30pm - 6:00pm  

Ally

Faculty: Blackboard Ally is a revolutionary product that integrates seamlessly into the Learning Management System and focuses on making digital course content more accessible. This 30 min training will cover all you need to know about increasing your co

 
april dobroth
02/05/2019 (Tue.) http://brandman.adobeconnect.com/cii-advac/  3:30pm - 4:00pm  

Adv Adobe Connect: Playing Video

Faculty, Staff, EDOL & DNP Students - Play flash, YouTube and embedded web-based videos inside your virtual classroom.

 
1 slot filled - more available
april dobroth
http://brandman.adobeconnect.com/cii-google/  4:00pm - 5:00pm  

Google Classroom Basics

Faculty & Students - Learn how to create a new classroom and see how easy it is to communicate with students, create collaborative or individual assignments, grade and comment on student work and how it’s done completely paperless and seamlessly.

 
02/07/2019 (Thu.) http://brandman.adobeconnect.com/cii-prezi/  1:00pm - 2:00pm  

Prezi NEXT!

Faculty, Staff & Students -Prezi is a virtual whiteboard that transforms presentations from monologues into conversation. (Prezi.com) During this training you will create your own Prezi as our experienced trainers guide you through the basics

 
4 slots filled - more available
Christine Whitley
april dobroth
Jessica Cherry
Lety Bolanos
http://brandman.adobeconnect.com/cii-screencastomatic/  3:30pm - 4:00pm  

Screencast-o-Matic for Screencasting Presentations

Faculty & Students - During this training you will learn how to create a SOM account, create a screencast video presentation of a Prezi or PPT, export their videos to their computer and youtube and share them with instructors/students via Blackboard.

 
02/12/2019 (Tue.) https://brandman.adobeconnect.com/cii  12:00pm - 1:00pm  

Academic Integrity Policy - Explained

This faculty led webinar is designed to give instructors information and clarification on the Brandman Academic Integrity policy. More importantly, specific examples of what is and what is not plagiarism will be explained. Additionally, instructors will b

 
1 slot filled - more available
april dobroth
http://brandman.adobeconnect.com/cii-studio/  1:00pm - 2:00pm  

Creating Educational Media

Fulltime Faculty - Get inspired by seeing all the ways the CII Studio Services can assist you in creating dynamic, interactive learning content.

 
1 slot filled - more available
april dobroth
02/13/2019 (Wed.) http://brandman.adobeconnect.com/cii-bbpd/  1:00pm - 1:30pm  

Teaching w/ Bb: Prepping for Copy Out

Faculty - This training is designed for anyone tasked with the role of maintaining a Master Course Shell and will cover Copy Out deadlines as well as the steps one must take to prepare Master Shells for course copy.

 
1 slot filled - more available
april dobroth
http://brandman.adobeconnect.com/cii-breakoutrooms/  6:30pm - 7:30pm  

Teaching w/ AC: Get Students Moving with Breakout Rooms

Faculty - Breakout rooms are an excellent way to get students moving during virtual class sessions. Learn the basics of breakout room management and how to take your breakout sessions to the next level and beyond.

 
1 slot filled - more available
april dobroth
02/14/2019 (Thu.) http://brandman.adobeconnect.com/cii-advac/  5:30pm - 6:00pm  

Advanced AC: Custom Layouts

Faculty, Staff, EDOL& DNP Students - Move beyond sharing, discussion and collaboration to create custom layouts that welcome, assess and engage your attendees.

 
1 slot filled - more available
Sandy Vilas
02/19/2019 (Tue.) http://brandman.adobeconnect.com/cii-pd/  12:00pm - 1:00pm  

Strategies for Integrating Technology into Course Design

Faculty - Incorporating technology and media components into course design can be daunting. In this 60-minute session, we will share some tips and tools for making technology rich courses more user-friendly and fun for you, fellow instructors and students

 
1 slot filled - more available
april dobroth
http://brandman.adobeconnect.com/cii-turnitin/  6:00pm - 6:30pm  

TurnItIn Support for Faculty & Students

Students and Faculty: Access to TurnItIn as an academic integrity tool is available in all Blackboard courses regardless of if students are required to submit via TurnItIn. During this 30 min office hours style training you may ask our assessment expert a

 
Sandy Vilas
02/21/2019 (Thu.) http://brandman.adobeconnect.com/cii-google/  3:30pm - 4:00pm  

Google Gmail & Office Product Basics

Students & Faculty - Attendees will learn basic Gmail functions but will focus more on Google’s office products: Slides, Docs and Sheets and how to maximize their use for student collaboration and sharing.

 
5:30pm - 6:30pm  

Reflective Video Journals: YouTube and SOM

This training is geared towards students who must create video journals for their courses. In this training students will learn how to set up their YouTube channel, create a playlist with appropriate security settings, record and post video journals.

 
1 slot filled - more available
Lety Bolanos
http://brandman.adobeconnect.com/cii-powtoon/  5:30pm - 6:30pm  

Getting Started with PowToon

Faculty, Staff & Students - Create fun animated presentations as easily as PowerPoint but with much greater impact with http://www.powtoon.com!

 
1 slot filled - more available
april dobroth
02/26/2019 (Tue.) http://brandman.adobeconnect.com/cii-ivc/  6:00pm - 7:00pm  

Teaching w/ AC: The Interactive Virtual Classroom

Faculty - Capture your students’ attention through effective virtual classroom instruction that requires active student participation.

 
02/28/2019 (Thu.) http://brandman.adobeconnect.com/cii-bb101/  5:30pm - 6:00pm  

BB 101: Grade Center

Faculty - Learn how to manage, customize and download your grade book as well as provide inline-grading feedback.

 
1 slot filled - more available
april dobroth
03/05/2019 (Tue.) http://brandman.adobeconnect.com/cii-introtoac/  6:00pm - 7:00pm  

Introduction to Adobe Connect for Faculty - Acquiring Your Account (5)

Faculty seeking an AC room must attend this training to obtain an account. The trainer will guide you through the basics of setting up and hosting a meeting. Please check your BU email for instructions 3-5 days prior.

 

Waitlist for Intro to AC

If the Intro to AC Sign up list is full, please use this box to add yourself to the waitlist. The CII will contact you if we have room to add.

 
03/06/2019 (Wed.) http://brandman.adobeconnect.com/cii-introtoac/  2:00pm - 3:00pm  

Introduction to Adobe Connect for Faculty - Acquiring Your Account (5)

Faculty seeking an AC room must attend this training to obtain an account. The trainer will guide you through the basics of setting up and hosting a meeting. Please check your BU email for instructions 3-5 days prior.

 

Waitlist for Intro to AC

If the Intro to AC Sign up list is full, please use this box to add yourself to the waitlist. The CII will contact you if we have room to add.

 
03/07/2019 (Thu.) http://brandman.adobeconnect.com/cii-bb101/  5:30pm - 6:30pm  

Bb 101: Blackboard Basics

Faculty - Better navigate the Blackboard LMS with this overview that covers editing and creating new items and announcements, managing and providing feedback in discussion boards and the grade center.

 


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