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Classes & Training

The Faculty & Staff Resource Center offers classes and group training to faculty and staff. Classes include MS Office, Web design, graphics, professional Web page development, email and more. Individual training is also offered. All classes will take place in CG-204 (next to the Faculty & Staff Resource Center in CG-206).


March 2017

To register, see class descriptions under the calendar.


Class Descriptions:

Increase Student Engagement by Gamifying Your Classroom

Length: 1.5 hours

Are you looking for a way to increase student engagement? Recent literature has shown that by introducing elements of game design in formative assessment tools, instructors are able to increase student motivation and engagement. The presenters will talk about the pros and cons of several web tools which allow students to have fun while self-assessing their own progress.

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Creating an Interactive Discussion Space with VoiceThread

Length: 1.5 hours

Continue the conversation outside the classroom or create a collaborative space for your online course by allowing participants to add images, documents, or videos to an online space which allows other users to add voice, text, audio file, or video comments to the original post. This tool is available through Blackboard.

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Google Apps You Never Knew You Needed

Length: 1.5 hours

Google is constantly adding to its library of applications. Come learn about some of our favorite apps and ideas for improving your productivity in the classroom and workplace.

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Image is Everything: Take Control of Your Online Persona Using WordPress

Length: 1.5 hours

Learn to navigate your NVCC WordPress account to create and manage an effective Professional web site.

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Microsoft OneNote: Your Digital Notebook

Length: 1.5 hours

Learn how to organize your notes (handwritten or typed), drawings, screen clippings, and audio commentaries - all in one place! We will also demonstrate how you can share your notebook and collaborate with others.

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Tips & Tricks for Windows 10

Length: 1.5 hours

Have burning questions about Microsoft's latest operating system? Join us for a discussion of simple tips and tricks you need to know.

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