Professional Development January 2018 FLEX Activities

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January 2018 FLEX Days 

Thursday & Friday, January 4 - 5, 2018.

Please see information and schedules below. 

* * To R.S.V.P. for The Captivating Company interactive workshop taking place on Thursday, January 4, 2018,

please click here:


Thursday, January 4, 2018

Join The Captivating Company as they lead you in the interactive workshop:

  • What it Takes to Captivate (Rapid Results Program)     

This workshop is designed to improve communication skills and is intended to assist staff, faculty and administrators. 

Do you want to improve your communication skills?  Join us for a fun-filled day to grow in confidence, improve your verbal and non-verbal communication skills and learn how to become a captivating communicator.  Learn skills to heighten your creativity and learn the seemingly magical methods used by some of the world’s greatest memory masters to improve your memory so that information sticks.  Speak not only to the make a great first impression but one that lasts.

Continental Breakfast from 8:30 – 9:00

Working lunch from Noon – 1:00 PM

Please R.S.V.P. via Eventbrite:

Friday, January 5, 2018 - All-Day Designated FLEX Day

Technology & Safety Training Day

Library & Learning Resource Center 




8:00 AM

Coffee Session in Studio

LRC 136


9:00 AM

Canvas for On Campus Courses

LRC 132



Open Studio Workshop

LRC 136


10:00 AM

Best Practices in Online Teaching & Learning

LRC 129



{Walking Meeting starts in LRC 129)




Demystifying Accessibility in the Online Classroom

LRC 136


11:00 AM

Cellphones in the Classroom

LRC 129



Top 5 Canvas Tools for Regular Effective Contact

LRC 136



Open Staff Resource Center

LRC 132


12:00 AM

Lunch {TBD - Provided by Pro Dev Advisory Group)



1:00 PM

Introduction to Screencasting

LRC 136


2:00 PM

Tools for Editing and Captioning a Screencast

LRC 136



or Video




Universal Tools for Language Arts, STEM

LRC 130



Classes, Social Sciences, & Optimal Learning



3:30 PM

Open Studio Workshop

LRC 136



For more  information on sessions and activities, visit the VC DE webpage at ​