Faculty Training for ANGEL

Distance Learning Faculty Training for ANGEL

Online Training


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Faculty Training and Certification for Online and Blended Course Development
This online training in ANGEL is required for instructors who teach an Internet or Blended course for the first time.   Four aspects of course development are covered:  ANGEL technical components, quality course design, instructional technologies and course delivery.  Participants must design their courses and complete the training prior to the start of the semester/term.  Faculty Mandatory Training Registration

Course Development using ANGEL: A Self-Paced Faculty Training Course 
This online, self-paced training in ANGEL is for instructors who need technical instructions or professional development. Four aspects of course development are covered:  ANGEL technical components, quality course design, instructional technologies and course delivery.  The course is listed on each instructor’s ANGEL course page.

On-Campus Training Workshops

ANGEL 1:  Content Creation and Communication
In this hands-on training session, instructors will learn to navigate ANGEL, create and upload course content (folders, files, drop box and syllabus) and use communication tools (announcements, discussion forums and course mail).   Participants will create a Getting Started Folder.  Bring electronic copies of your syllabus, course schedule and week 1 content.

ANGEL 2:  The Gradebook
In this hands-on training session, instructors will learn set up their ANGEL gradebook, link ANGEL content to the gradebook and manually enter grades. 
Participants should bring a copy of their course syllabus with a completed distribution of assignments/ grades section.

ANGEL 3:  Drop Boxes, Discussion Forums and Grading Rubrics
Save time and be more efficient by requiring students to submit written assignments or project files in a Drop Boxes.   Foster student interaction by using different types of ANGEL Discussion Forums such as the “post-first” and team forums.    Grade both manually or using ANGEL Rubrics.   Participants are asked to bring a discussion question and directions for a written assignment.

ANGEL 4:  Tests and Quizzes
Online quizzes and tests can be used in on-campus, blended or online courses.  In this hands-on training session, participants will learn to create quizzes or tests, add questions and set up question pools to minimize cheating.  Participants are asked to bring an electronic copy of a ten-question quiz, preferably in a Word document, with multiple choice, true/false and essay questions.

Autonomous Agents and Action Scripts in ANGEL
Do you require students to master a syllabus quiz before they can access course content?   Make ANGEL work for you by automatically unlocking content using ANGEL’s actions and agents features. 

Copyright--Fair Use
Copyright information may seem to be complex and overwhelming but this workshop will provide you with a better understanding of Fair Use, specifically the rules for reproducing text materials for use in class. Fair use guidelines for educators are specific and when complied with can generally prevent lawsuits. Fair use activities along with the six rules to keep you out of trouble will be included.

Getting Your Course off to the Right Start
Help students in your class get off to a great start by using ANGEL tools and the LCCC Course Quality Checklist.  ANGEL tools such as course tours, introductory videos, automated agents, student resources page, and milestones.

DLTRA for Dummies
This session will provide faculty, staff and administrators an overview of The Distance Learning Technology Readiness Assessment (DLTRA), a self-paced student orientation to ANGEL.  This Spring Semester, students who are taking online or blended courses for the first time at LCCC will be required to complete this orientation. 

Open Lab Time
During open lab time, members of the Distance Learning Team are available for one-on-one assistance to faculty.  For example, migrate ANGEL content from one semester to next or set up tests using publisher question banks.

SoftChalk Workshop
SoftChalk is a content-authoring software that allows instructors to create interactive content in ANGEL.

In this workshop, you can format your syllabus in Softchalk and/or create learning activities or games.  Participants are asked to bring a copy of your syllabus in a Word file on a flash drive.   Instructor for this session:  Dr. Janis Thompson, Professor, Science and Mathematics.

Video Creation and Publishing
This session will provide you an overview of the different options for producing video for your courses.  In the hands-on workshop, you will use Camtasia Relay and learn to use your iPad or iPhone to create video and publish it to iTunes U or YouTube. (bring your own device)

Session Date Time Location
ANGEL Basic 1 Tues., Aug. 19, 2014 9-11AM LC 232
ANGEL Open Lab (No Registration Needed) Tues., Aug. 19, 2014 11-4PM LC 232
ANGEL Open Lab (No Registration Needed) Thurs., Aug. 21, 2014 10AM-3PM LC 232

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