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ABOUT OTAN TRAINING: Workshop Descriptions

Workshop title Nearpod for Interactive Classrooms 
Workshop description

Have you ever thought of how to make your powerpoint presentations more interactive. Nearpod is just the tool to help you do this. Nearpod is both a free computer and phone app that allows you to interact with students during the presentation. During this workshop, we will download Nearpod, set up a 3 slide interactive presentation and practice executing the presentation with each other..

Prerequisites: Participants need to have basic computer and Internet skills.

Session length 2.0 hours 
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.