Courses and Workshops

Applying the Quality Matters Rubric (APPQMR); 1 Day Face-to-Face Session

This is the same as the two-week online course except offered in a face-to-face setting in one full day!

Learn the underlying principles behind the Quality Matters (QM) Rubric and the critical elements of the QM quality assurance process. Learn about drafting helpful recommendations as you apply the Rubric to an actual course. In addition to learning about the QM Rubric and the course review process, participants will learn to apply the concept of alignment and draft helpful recommendations for course improvement. The APPQMR is the prerequisite for the Peer Reviewer Course, which is the required course to become a QM Peer Reviewer.

Only Hawkeye Community College registrations are accepted here. If you are from another college please contact your Quality Matters Coordinator to register on the Quality Matters website. (A minimum of 6 registrations are required for each session.)

Pre-registration is required. Select a session to register.

Assessment of Student Learning

Learn strategies to evidence learning and align course elements that promote achievement of student learning outcomes. Participants will explore classroom assessment techniques as they develop or refine their assessment plan for a course to support learning outcomes at the course, program, and institutional level.

This workshop is open to all faculty and fulfills one of the requirements for Hawkeye's two-year faculty induction program. There are two 2-hour sessions for each offering.

Registering for the October 9 session automatically enrolls you in the October 23 session.

Registering for the February 26 session automatically enrolls you in the March 12 session.

Pre-registration is required. Select a session to register.

Canvas Gradebook Rx

Get your gradebook working for you not against you. This session will provide guidance and answer any questions you are having with the gradebook from how to set it up, what do all the symbols mean, and what settings will work best for you and your course. In addition, we will cover tips and tricks to make sure what you are providing to the students is what they are seeing as their grade. Come ask your questions, get clarification on your settings and interact with others on their best practices for the gradebook.

Session may be joined using Zoom Conferencing. For more information or assistance contact Sarah Boldt when registering for the session.

Pre-registration is encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome. Select a session to register.

Canvas Working with Turnitin Plagiarism Review Tool

Turnitin is an academic plagiarism detector to ensure academic integrity. You can use this tool through Canvas assignments and essay quiz questions. We will walk through the new quick and easy setup options. The majority of this session will focus on reading and understanding the similarity report. What score is too high or too little? Come find out how. You will know the answer to this by the time you leave.

Session may be joined using Zoom Conferencing. For more information or assistance contact Sarah Boldt when registering for the session.

Pre-registration is encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome. Select a session to register.

Going Google Workshop

Google Apps gives you and your students online access anytime and anywhere to content and collaboration. This workshop will show you how to implement sharing, collaborating, researching, and analyzing your course using Google Apps.

This workshop has no relation to Hawkeye's transition to Gmail.

Pre-registration is encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome. Select a session to register.

History and Philosophy of the Community College

This series of eight 2-hour sessions is designed to examine the historical and philosophical roots of the community college movement as well as emergent trends affecting community colleges. Discussions will focus on the national, regional and local forces that shaped the community college movement and the complex trends challenging this uniquely American form of higher education.

This course fulfills one of the requirements for Hawkeye's two-year faculty induction program.

Your January 1 registration automatically enrolls you for all eight 3:00-5:00pm sessions for spring. The session dates will be provided to enrollees in December.

Pre-registration is required. Select a session to register.

Improving Your Online Course (IYOC); Face-to-Face Session

This is the same as the two-week online course except offered in a face-to-face setting in one full day!

Apply the underlying principles of the Quality Matters (QM) Rubric. Participants use the QM Rubric to review their own online or hybrid course and develop a course improvement plan.

The content is based on the essential Specific Review Standards of the Quality Matters Rubric. Participants come away with a plan for course improvement so enrolling in the workshop with a pre-developed online or hybrid course is required.

Only Hawkeye Community College registrations are accepted here. If you are from another college please contact your Quality Matters Coordinator to register on the Quality Matters website. (A minimum of 6 registrations are required for each session.)

Pre-registration is required. Select a session to register.

Improving Your Online Course (IYOC); two weeks online

This two-week online course shows how to apply the underlying principles of the Quality Matters (QM) Rubric. Participants use the QM Rubric to review their own online or hybrid course and develop a course improvement plan.

The content is based on the essential Specific Review Standards of the Quality Matters Rubric. Participants come away with a plan for course improvement so enrolling in the workshop with a pre-developed online or hybrid course is required.

Register for the September 27 session to take this online September 27-October 11, 2018

Only Hawkeye Community College registrations are accepted here. If you are from another college please contact your Quality Matters Coordinator to register on the Quality Matters website. (A minimum of 6 registrations are required for each session.)

Pre-registration is required. Select a session to register.

Panopto 101: The Basics

Panopto is a user-friendly and flexible video capture and streaming solution that empowers instructors and students to enhance learning through the use of video. Panopto provides a method for delivering content and tools as a third-party integration for instructors to enable within their Canvas courses.

This training session will walk you through capturing, editing, and sharing recordings of any classroom dynamic using Panopto.

Pre-registration is encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome. Select a session to register.

Quality Matters Self Review of an Online or Hybrid Course

Any full-time or adjunct instructors can sign-up to receive support from a certified QM Peer Reviewer as they seek to develop or improve the design of an online or hybrid course. Guided by the Quality Matters Rubric and a course development checklist, instructors will complete a self-review of their course using QM’s online course review system to earn a certificate of completion which can be applied towards their Quality Faculty Plan portfolio.

Pre-registration is required. Select a session to register.

Strategies for Effective Online Learning

Hawkeye Community College is committed to providing a quality experience for the online student and recognizes that course development and delivery requires a level of organization and preparedness different than the traditional classroom. For online instructors, and increasingly for face-to-face instructors supplementing their courses with online resources, it is important to pay careful attention to course organization and design that improves student engagement, learning, and retention. During this short course, participants will experience online learning from the student perspective and examine learner-centered practices for designing virtual environments. This workshop is open to all faculty and fulfills one of the requirements for Hawkeye's two-year faculty induction program.

The workshop is moderated online/asynchronously for three weeks. No face-to-face meetings are held.

Pre-registration is required. Select a session to register.

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