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ABOUT OTAN TRAINING: Workshop Descriptions

Workshop title Mobile Devices: Collaboration, Interactivity, and Critical Thinking 
Workshop description

The format of this workshop is new so please read the following information carefully. This workshop will meet for a 30 minute demonstration session by the presenter. Participants will be assigned tasks for hands-on practice to be completed during the following week for a time commitment of 2.5 hours. Once participants have completed the tasks, they will post their results in an online course for evaluation. Participants will have personal support from the presenter, Susan Gaer, through online discussions. To earn the 3 hour attendance certificate and digital badge, participants must attend the online session and complete the tasks assigned.

Task 1: Participants will create a Socrative Quiz or edit a quiz in the Socrative Garden and share it with the group.

Task 2: Create a Kahoot Quiz or edit a quiz in Public Kahoots and share it with the group.

Prerequisites: This workshop requires ownership of, or access to, a mobile device such as an Ipad or cell phone with texting capability.

Session length 30 minutes 
Format Workshops: Synchronous online trainings, or series of trainings, in which facilitator and participants interact by voice or chat. 

To find out more about any of these workshops, including dates and times offered, please check the California Adult Education Professional Development Web site. This site has information on OTAN offered training, as well as training offered by CALPRO and CASAS.

Minimum System Requirements for Participating in Online Workshops:

  • Broadband Internet connection (DSL, Cable modem or faster, no dial-up).
  • Computer with speakers or headphones (some classes require microphones too).
  • Active e-mail account through registration for the course as an OTAN member.
  • Some workshops have other special requirements, please read the workshop descriptions carefully.