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  • C3-2-1 Newsletter – Week Thirteen!

    C3-2-1 Newsletter – Week Thirteen!

    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*** We have heard it many times – we are trying to do too much right now. Yet, there always seems …
  • Accessible Houses Make for Better Homes – How Structure and Pedagogy Work Together – A SAFE Topics Podcast

    Accessible Houses Make for Better Homes – How Structure and Pedagogy Work Together – A SAFE Topics Podcast

    The S.A.F.E. Topics Podcast team is back at it with our latest episode continuing the series on Universal Design for Learning (UDL)! Our hosts Sean and curry are joined by Catherine Walker (Computer Science) and Liesl Madrona (CE Instructional Designer) in a conversation on “Accessible Houses Make for Better Homes …
  • C3-2-1 Newsletter – Week Twelve!

    C3-2-1 Newsletter – Week Twelve!

    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*** OI am sending this out at 11:25pm on a Friday night – just to keep the streak alive. Also, Friday …
  • C3-2-1 Newsletter – Week Eleven!

    C3-2-1 Newsletter – Week Eleven!

    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*** Okay, I was a bit late getting this out today. Yeah, things are coming in late today… What a week. …
  • Designing Classes for All Learners: Possibility or Pipe Dream – A S.A.F.E. Topics Podcast

    Designing Classes for All Learners: Possibility or Pipe Dream – A S.A.F.E. Topics Podcast

    The S.A.F.E. Topics Podcast team is back at it with our latest episode! In this release, we are changing up the format from our one-word conversation into an ongoing series on Universal Design for Learning (UDL). Our hosts Sean and curry are joined by Aaron Holmes (Access Specialist, DSPS) and …
  • C3-2-1 Newsletter – Week Ten! (Election Edition)

    C3-2-1 Newsletter – Week Ten! (Election Edition)

    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*** This edition of the C3-2-1 Newsletter is coming to you a few days early because Election Day is just over …
  • Joyful Office Hours – Episode 1

    Joyful Office Hours – Episode 1

    Hello, Faculty Community!  ***You are receiving this message because you are a faculty member at MiraCosta College. I, Sean Davis, am the coordinator of our C3 Teaching and Learning Center*** The C3 Teaching and Learning Center is excited to present a new virtual offering that will help us connect with our …
  • C3-2-1 Newsletter – Week Nine!

    C3-2-1 Newsletter – Week Nine!

    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*** October is a BIG month for celebrating and supporting several minoritized populations. Let’s promote, engage, and learn. Most importantly, we …
  • 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 …
  • C3-2-1 Newsletter – Week Eight!

    C3-2-1 Newsletter – Week Eight!

    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*** I offer my gratitude to our colleagues for contributing to the newsletter this week. Let’s continue to cultivate a culture …
  • Online Teaching Support and Professional Growth Opportunities

    Online Teaching Support and Professional Growth Opportunities

    Hello, all! Whew! You’ve just about made it to mid-semester. As you begin thinking about finishing fall well and looking ahead to another semester online in the spring, I want to remind you of various ways you can get support and enhance your professional knowledge and practice in online education. …
  • Leaders: A One Word Conversation with Faculty – A S.A.F.E. Topics Podcast

    Leaders: A One Word Conversation with Faculty – A S.A.F.E. Topics Podcast

    Hello, Campus Community!  The S.A.F.E. Topics Podcast has released the second episode of season two today on the topic of “Leaders.” This episode delves into what leaders and leadership are all about from some very qualified and talented faculty members. Also, they are fantastic leaders!  Ways to Listen! Podbean Website …
  • C3-2-1 Newsletter – Week Seven!

    C3-2-1 Newsletter – Week Seven!

    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*** For our resources this week, we focus on the local (MiraCosta), regional (NCHEA), and national (NCORE) work being done to …
  • C3-2-1 Newsletter – Week Six!

    C3-2-1 Newsletter – Week Six!

    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*** Audio, visual, and shameless self-promotion. 3 resources related to teaching and learning, 2 online tips and tricks, and 1 question …
  • Important Zoom News / Updates

    Important Zoom News / Updates

    If you use Zoom for meeting and/or teaching (and don’t we all?), please review the updates and guidance below! Participants self-selecting Breakout Rooms is now A THING! I’ve heard from so many of you about this need. Zoom has finally come through! The latest Zoom app update, 5.3.0, includes this …
  • Antiracism: The Conversation – A S.A.F.E. Topics and (Re)Teach Special Podcast Event

    Antiracism: The Conversation – A S.A.F.E. Topics and (Re)Teach Special Podcast Event

    Hello, Campus Community! The S.A.F.E. Topics Podcast is back for Season 2! In our season premiere, we teamed up with Bruce Hoskins and his (Re)Teach podcast to bring you a special conversation on “Antiracism.” As a campus, we are reading books on talking about race and the concept of “antiracism.” We …
  • C3-2-1 Newsletter – Week Five!

    C3-2-1 Newsletter – Week Five!

    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*** It is not you – the world is really weird right now… 3 resources related to teaching and learning, 2 …
  • Adding faculty evaluators, tutors, SI leaders, and community ed students to Canvas classes

    Adding faculty evaluators, tutors, SI leaders, and community ed students to Canvas classes

    You cannot manually enroll users at the student permission level to your Canvas class. If you have any of the following, follow the specified directions to have the user enrolled within your course at the student permission level. Faculty Evaluator: Contact Heidi Willis at (760) 795-6827 or hwillis@miracosta.edu in the Office of …
  • 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 …