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Instructional Workshops

We work with faculty and departments to design, implement, and assist with creating lessons and assessments for teaching and learning. Past activities have included interactive lessons and workshops. We are available to provide one-on-one, small group, and even department support. We have also assisted in creating online orientations, videos, and how-to guides for students.

See below for a list of designated times/locations for Open Labs.

Upcoming Training Opportunities Click Here

Please expand the panels below to view available workshops here at PVCC.

To register for a PVCC training session:

  1. Log into the Employee Learn Center by Clicking Here
  2. Click the Search for Training tile.
  3. Type a keyword from the training title into the Search Bar and click Find.
  4. A list of available training displays.
  5. To the left of the Search Results, below Narrow Results section, click ILT Locations and check-the-box for Paradise Valley Community College.
  6. Click the Training Session title that you want to enroll in.
  7. On the bottom-left below Enrollments click the Training Session title.
  8. On the upper-right, click Enroll.
  9. When you are done, on the upper-center click Logout.

Canvas Basics Workshops

Canvas Basics is a 1.5 hour workshop that will introduce you to Canvas. Users will be taken through the process of setting up core components in their Canvas course, including Course Settings, Notifications, and Creating a Profile. Users will have an intro to General Canvas Navigation, Communicating through Canvas, Adding your Syllabus, Modules and Pages, Creating Assignments, and Using the Grade Book. This workshop is required prior to receiving a Canvas course.

To Register for this course- Search for this Course Code within the HR System: 002053


Date Time Location *Workshop Notes
Aug 7, 2019 12:00-1:30pm Q130 None
Aug 29, 2019 9:00-10:30am Q130 None
Sep 27, 2019 12:00-2:00pm Q130 None
Oct 10, 2019 9:30-11:00am Q130 None
Oct 26, 2019 12:45-2:00pm Q130 Saturday
Nov 22, 2019 1:00-2:30pm Q130 None
Dec 17, 2019 10:30-12:00pm Q130 None
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Canvas Advanced Workshops-

Canvas Advanced is a 2.5 hour workshop that focuses on creating a module using the Canvas tools; Announcements, Assignments, Collaborations, Conferences, Discussions, File Management, Grades & SpeedGrader, Pages, People, Quizzes, Chat, and more! Discover how you can analyze and view statistics for your students and course content. Experiment with the Canvas Apps feature. If you plan to use more advanced features, this workshop is for you.

To Register for this course- Search for this Course Code within the HR System: 001775


Date Time Location *Workshop Notes
July 24, 2019 1:00-3:00pm Q130 None
Aug 7, 2019 2:00-4:00pm Q130 None
Aug 29, 2019 11:00-1:00pm Q130 None
Sep 27, 2019 2:30-4:30pm Q130 None
Oct 17, 2019 9:30-11:30am Q130 None
Oct 26, 2019 2:15-4:00pm Q130 Saturday
Nov 22, 2019 3:00-5:00pm Q130 None
Dec 17, 2019 1:00-3:00pm Q130 None
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Course Design

This session you will learn:


  1. Identify the difference between online, traditional, and non-traditional students.
  2. Develop an icebreaker for an online environment.
  3. Analyze an instructional design model.
  4. Demonstrate effective use of the learning management for teaching and learning.
  5. Discuss and modify a syllabus for online.
  6. Design one module (lesson plan unit) that includes effective teaching practices.
  7. Synthesize your experience.


To Register for this course- Search for this Course Code within the HR System: 002227


Date Time Location *Workshop Notes
Sept 4, 2019 12:30-4:00pm Q130 Assignments Done in Class
Oct 3, 2019 12:30-4:00pm Q130 Assignments Done in Class
Nov 7, 2019 12:30-4:00pm Q130 Assignments Done in Class
Dec 10, 2019 12:30-4:00pm Q130 Assignments Done in Class
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EDGE

The EDGE Program is a professional development learning community for new PVCC Adjunct Faculty members (first three years of teaching experience). This hybrid program is a blend of in-person and online. There will be 4 in-person sessions.


During these sessions faculty will explore how to create a community of learners, outcome-based learning, active teaching and learning, assessment, and useful instructional technologies. Overall, this is meant to provide faculty with a variety of student engagement techniques for any course format.

To Register for this course- Search for this Course Code within the HR System: 001335


Date Time Location *Workshop Notes
None Scheduled 12:00-4:00pm Q130 None

Preparing to Teach Online or Hybrid

This session you will learn:


  1. Identify the demographics and attributes of the online student population
  2. Compare the profile of learners you currently teach with the online learners (include cultural differences)
  3. Explain your role and responsibility in an online classroom
  4. Compare and contrast adult learning theory with learning theories across lifespan
  5. Synthesize how your teaching and learning style will influence the online classroom
  6. Locate online faculty resources that can support you with lesson planning
  7. Design strategies to encourage self-directed and motivated learners
  8. Synthesize your experience


To Register for this course- Search for this Course Code within the HR System: 002244


Date Time Location *Workshop Notes
Sept 4, 2019 8:30-12:00pm Q130 Assignments Are Done Outside of Class
Oct 3, 2019 8:30-12:00pm Q130 Assignments Are Done Outside of Class
Nov 7, 2019 8:30-12:00pm Q130 Assignments Are Done Outside of Class
Dec 10, 2019 8:30-12:00pm Q130 Assignments Are Done Outside of Class
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Accessibilty: Instructional Design

The use of multimedia presents a challenge at times for accessibility. Faculty members will need to make their materials accessible as they are designing and creating them. There are many tips to help make your course material accessible. In this session, you will determine if your course and material are accessible.

To Register for this course- Search for this Course Code within the HR System: 001795


Date Time Location *Workshop Notes
Mar 22, 2019 9:00-12:00pm Q130 None
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Digital Citizenship

Digital Citizenship allows us to connect, collaborate, and share by using technology appropriately. This session called Walls, Gates, and Bridges focusing on Digital Citizenship that will provide participants with an overview of what it means to be a good citizen in this rapid changing digital world. As we become more involved online we need to understand and translate our skills, technically and socially into the virtual world.

To Register for this course- Search for this Course Code within the HR System: ??????


Date Time Location *Workshop Notes
Apr 5, 2019 9:00-12:00pm Q130 None

Open Labs

Open Labs are for PVC staff and employees to come in and get one on one assistance for all instructional and technology issues. We offer regular drop in and open lab times every Thursday from 3pm to 5pm in the Computer Commons. If you need specific help, please contact the CTL ahead of time so we can assure the appropriate experienced staff member will be available.


Date Time Location *Workshop Notes
Tuesday 2:00 to 4:00pm E152 None
Wednesday 8:30 to 10:30am E146 None