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Upcoming OTAN Activities- Week of February 6, 2023

Posted on 02/03/2023

OTAN provides activities and resources to support our adult education colleagues. (All times listed are Pacific Standard Time)

Advancing Canvas: Different Delivery Modalities - Monday, February 6th, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
This session will show how to design and facilitate a course using many modalities such as: Face-to-Face, Flipped Learning, Blended Classroom, Universal Modality Best Practices, and Canvas Mobile Apps.

Advancing Canvas: Studio - Tuesday, February 7th, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Topics for this session include: Accessing Canvas Studio, Audio and Video, and Adding Videos to Canvas.

Canvas Assignments - Wednesday, February 8th, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
This introductory session demonstrates how to build and create assignments and assignment groups.

Overview of Northstar Features - Wednesday, February 8th, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
In this presentation, you will learn about Northstar Digital Literacy standards, assessments, curriculum, self-directed online learning, and reporting. You will ascertain how to start incorporating and implementing digital literacy into your organization using the Northstar features.

Advancing Canvas: Accessibility (A11y) - Thursday, February 9th, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
This session introduces Canvas Accessibility Resources, Screen readers, RCE tools, Tables, Headers, Color Contrast, Alt Text, Linking vs. Native content & Accessibility Checkers

Creating and Using Hyper Docs for Instruction (Afternoon Session) - Thursday, February 9th, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
This session will show and discuss how to create hyperdocs for online and classroom learning. Examples will be used and made available for copy, and more resources will be shown throughout. Google Workspace for EDU will be the main platform used for this session. Requests for other platforms may be made for in-service sessions and may also differ by facilitator.

Creating and Using Hyper Docs for Instruction (Morning Session) - Friday, February 10th, 9:00 PM - 10:30 PM
This session will show and discuss how to create hyperdocs for online and classroom learning. Examples will be used and made available for copy, and more resources will be shown throughout. Google Workspace for EDU will be the main platform used for this session. Requests for other platforms may be made for in-service sessions and may also differ by facilitator.


OTAN Digest: February 2023
Stay Connected! OTAN's monthly digest updated with the latest news in EdTech and using technology in the classroom.

OTAN’s Curriculum Offers for 2023
Learn more about pilots offered at the best free or reduced cost exclusive offers for online curriculum licenses and professional development.

TDLS & Bootcamp Registration is Open!
Registering for TDLS includes an optional Bootcamp space for the first 30 people registered in each bootcamp session.
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Students Succeed Nomination Window is Open!
Nominate a well deserving adult learner who embodies the spirit of adult education.

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Want to share your favorite technology tools with your fellow educators? Our monthly OTAN Tech Talks provide an opportunity to collaborate!

Interested in scheduling an OTAN Professional Development Session for your staff? Take a peek at our OTAN Session List and see what we have to offer!

Contact us at support@otan.us or call our office at (916) 228-2580 for more information.

COVID-19 Field Support
New Website Orientation
COVID-19 Field Support
California Distance Learning Cooperative - A Canvas Project
CAE Online Application and Reporting
CDE Adult Ed. Website
CA Adult ED Students Succeed
TDLS
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OTAN activities are funded by contract CN220124 from the Adult Education Office, in the Career & College Transition Division, California Department of Education, with funds provided through Federal P.L., 105-220, Section 223. However, OTAN content does not necessarily reflect the position of that department or the U.S. Department of Education.