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  • C3-2-1 Newsletter – Week Four!

    C3-2-1 Newsletter – Week Four!

    Hello, Faculty Community!  ***You are receiving this newsletter because you are a faculty member at MiraCosta College. I, Sean Davis, am the coordinator of our C3 Teaching and Learning Center*** Do your students need help? Do you need help? Let’s get everyone what they need!  3 resources related to teaching …
  • Launch of the PROJECT – Online Faculty Mentorship Program

    Launch of the PROJECT – Online Faculty Mentorship Program

    Hello, Faculty Community! We are very happy to announce the launch of the PROJECT – Online Faculty Mentorship Program!  We know that folks are still adapting to our shift to distance education this Fall. Today, our President Dr. Sunny Cooke, announced that we will be continuing in our current modality …
  • C3-2-1 Newsletter – Week Three!

    C3-2-1 Newsletter – Week Three!

    Hello, Faculty Community!  ***You are receiving this newsletter because you are a faculty member at MiraCosta College. I, Sean Davis, am the coordinator of our C3 Teaching and Learning Center*** There are lots of people doing many cool things. I am grateful to work with so many talented and driven …
  • C3-2-1 Newsletter – Week Two!

    C3-2-1 Newsletter – Week Two!

    Hello, Faculty Community!  ***You are receiving this newsletter because you are a faculty member at MiraCosta College. I, Sean Davis, am the coordinator of our C3 Teaching and Learning Center*** Zoom. Canvas. Google Docs. Repeat. Is this real life? 3 resources related to teaching and learning, 2 online tips and …
  • C3-2-1 Newsletter – Week One of Fall 2020!!!

    C3-2-1 Newsletter – Week One of Fall 2020!!!

    Hello, Faculty Community!  ***You are receiving this newsletter because you are a faculty member at MiraCosta College. I, Sean Davis, am the coordinator of our C3 Teaching and Learning Center*** And away we go… 3 resources related to teaching and learning, 2 online tips and tricks, and 1 question for …
  • MiraCosta Online Ed Key Issues Recap

    MiraCosta Online Ed Key Issues Recap

    Hello, faculty – This is a quick recap with links to critical emails sent last week, for those who may have been immersed in summer until the last minute (good for you!). Please review any and all that may be of interest! Email #1 – includes info on the new ability …
  • PROJECT – Trainers and Mentors Wanted! *Please respond by Friday, August 21*

    PROJECT – Trainers and Mentors Wanted! *Please respond by Friday, August 21*

    Hello, Faculty Community!  Are you experienced with online teaching and equity-minded instructional strategies? Are you interested in sharing your expertise with your colleagues through training and/or mentorship? If so, we want to hear from you ASAP! Based on two MOUs approved this summer, we (Sean Davis, Bruce Hoskins, and Jim Julius) are …
  • MiraCosta Online Ed Pre-Fall Email #4

    MiraCosta Online Ed Pre-Fall Email #4

    Enjoying your last hours of summer freedom? Haha! This is the fourth in a series of emails about all things online leading up to MiraCosta’s fall 2020 semester. If you missed email #1, email #2, or email #3 (which, yes, was inadvertently labeled as a second #2 – oops) please check those out! Thursday updates: all about …
  • MiraCosta Online Ed Pre-Fall Email #3

    MiraCosta Online Ed Pre-Fall Email #3

    Hello Hello! This is the third in a series of emails about all things online leading up to MiraCosta’s fall 2020 semester. If you missed email #1 or email #2 please check those out! Wednesday updates: all about faculty support and professional learning resources for online teaching – Online Ed flex workshop schedule Canvas-based online teaching …
  • MiraCosta Online Ed Pre-Fall Email #2

    MiraCosta Online Ed Pre-Fall Email #2

    Hi! This is the second in a series of emails about all things online leading up to MiraCosta’s fall 2020 semester. Check out email #1 if you missed it. Tuesday news:  Quick reminders about online teaching tools available at MiraCosta Broken Links: Now, more than ever CE Faculty can call on a …
  • MiraCosta Online Ed Pre-Fall Email #1

    MiraCosta Online Ed Pre-Fall Email #1

    As our first-ever mostly-online fall semester approaches, I hope everyone is doing well! I have a lot of info and resources to share, and will be sending an email each day this week with a few updates. Monday news: Combining Canvas courses for those teaching multiple sections of a course …
  • FERPA Compliance and Student Interaction in Merged Canvas Course Sections

    FERPA Compliance and Student Interaction in Merged Canvas Course Sections

    Please download a PDF or download a Word version of this guide for future reference as you develop and teach merged Canvas courses. Faculty may request to merge Canvas courses when they are teaching multiple sections of the same course in order to more efficiently share the same content across …
  • Stay Up To Date with Changes Happening within Canvas

    Stay Up To Date with Changes Happening within Canvas

    Visit the new Upcoming Canvas Changes page within the Canvas Community. This page is updated by Instructure and is the central location for communicating all Canvas’s significant upcoming changes. Canvas recommends you click the Follow button at the top of the document so you will receive all updates as they …
  • Student Support Guide Module from Canvas Commons

    Student Support Guide Module from Canvas Commons

    The MiraCosta College Student Support Guide Module is available from the Canvas Commons. This module has relevant student resources and links that would be appropriate to go within the first week course content within a Canvas course. Go to the Commons in Canvas and search “Student Support Guide” and you …
  • Canvas End of Semester / Term

    Canvas End of Semester / Term

    The following will help instructors understand how the end of semester is handled in Canvas, and how to update related Canvas course settings if necessary. By default, students who complete a class continue to have read-only access to the concluded class’s course materials, discussions, and grades. If you wish to restrict …
  • Connecting your Canvas Course to Various Publisher Tools

    Connecting your Canvas Course to Various Publisher Tools

    If you are using a publisher website for materials and assessments in your course, you may be able to connect your Canvas course to the publisher course site and/or integrate publisher-provided tools so that students can connect to the publisher resources from Canvas without a separate login. Some publishers also …
  • PlayPosit in Canvas

    PlayPosit in Canvas

    PlayPosit is an interactive video learning tool that is fully integrated with Canvas. Playposit allows instructors to create activities using videos from 3C Media, YouTube, or other video sources.   MiraCosta has piloted PlayPosit for several years. As of 2020-21, PlayPosit is now available to all MiraCosta faculty through a …
  • Canvas User Profile Names

    Canvas User Profile Names

    Faculty The first and last name displayed in your Canvas profile is stored in the preferred name field within the Workday HR system. Once your preferred name is updated in the Workday HR system it will then update to Peoplesoft / SURF and update to Canvas during the next scheduled …
  • Using Library Content for Your Course

    Using Library Content for Your Course

    https://library.miracosta.edu/c.php?g=121519&p=793675
  • Reading List Tool in Canvas

    Reading List Tool in Canvas

    https://library.miracosta.edu/faculty/readinglist