Welcome Back 2023

Welcome Back: CCIT Resources and Support

CCIT Resources & Support

Welcome back! We’ve prepared some awesome resources and sessions to support you as you get ready for a new semester!  Watch the Welcome Back Video, attend our Welcome Week sessions, and visit the Welcome Week Hub to get started and connect with us!

Check out the CCIT Events Calendar for details or to connect. To participate in any of the sessions below, use the CCIT Training Link. 

Bookmark the CCIT Calendar for Lunch & Learns and other upcoming events! 

Welcome Week Hub

Do you need help getting ready for the semester? CCIT has planned a variety of sessions designed to support you as you prepare your courses for the Fall semester. Not able to join? No problem! We created the CCIT Welcome Week Hub that has all the resources we are sharing during the sessions! 

Welcome Week 2023 Hub

D2L Instructor Hub

New to D2L or need a refresher? Check out the new D2L Instructor Hub. We designed the hub to provide faculty with a central repository of resources needed to design and teach at Delaware Tech. As you move through the hub, you can earn badges and the course completion certificate! 

D2L Instructor Hub

CCIT Resources Hub

Want to take a deeper dive into the just-in-time resources CCIT has available? Check out the CCIT Resources Hub to create your own learning path. 

CCIT Resources Hub

CCIT Events

(D) = Dover    (G) = Georgetown    (S) = Stanton    (W) = Wilmington    (Z) = Zoom

Lunch & Learn: HyFlex in Review: A look back at the first semester with those who were on the front line @ Zoom
Dec 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

In this session, we will hear from some instructors that taught HyFlex courses this past semester. We will hear about successes, challenges, lessons learned, and how they are planning to improve and grow based on their experiences. If you are curious about how HyFlex might work for your class, this is a great chance to hear from those who have actually taught using this new format.

Zoom Link: https://dtcc.zoom.us/j/93627251230?pwd=bWxLc2tVd3Z0TUd5RDlRY2NWQXlxUT09

HTML Templates for the Win! @ Zoom
Jan 3 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am

Do you want to create attractive pages in D2L that are also accessible to all learners? HTML Templates will make it easy!  Are you trying to use columns? Would your students benefit from a timeline? We have a template for that! Maybe you want to use interactive text that appears when students click on a tab or an accordion that unfolds with information. All of these are available as templates and much, much more!

Zoom Link

Tried & True Instructional Strategies @ Zoom
Jan 3 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am

Join us for an engaging session where we will explore effective instructional strategies–the what, why, and how.  This session will not only delve into various proven instructional approaches but will also explore the importance of fostering a sense of community to support the seamless implementation of these strategies whether you have an in-person, online, or hybrid classroom setting.

Zoom Link

Engage your Students with Interactive Images & 3D Models @ Zoom
Jan 3 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am

In this session, we’ll explore how you can use your Delaware Tech ThingLink account to create interactive images & 3D models to promote learner engagement. Walk away with strategies to create interactive textbooks, use 360 images to digitize your classroom, create instructor-guided activities, and transform case studies into scenarios to engage learners like never before.

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Can Ya Canva? – The Basics @ Zoom
Jan 3 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm

In this session, we’ll dive into Canva, a free, online graphic design tool that all faculty members can use! With Canva, you can use images, graphics, and templates to bring your lessons and course to life! We will learn how to sign up for Canva, tour the available media types, and design our first project!

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Making Sure Your Course is Ready to Engage and Support All Students @ Zoom
Jan 3 @ 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

The purpose of this session is to provide you with a step-by-step list of tasks to complete prior to the beginning of a course. The steps covered in this session correspond with the College’s LMS Minimum Usage Guidelines and will give you an idea of where to get started and what to look for in your course. We’ll also touch on how to leverage D2L’s features and tools to cultivate a supportive space and strategies for fostering inclusivity and engagement within D2L.

Zoom Link

Can ChatGPT be your Bestie? @ Zoom
Jan 3 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is here to stay. AI might seem like a daunting opponent in the world of education, but in this session, we’ll discover ways to make AI your friend. Did you know that instructors can use tools like ChatGPT to increase their productivity? Did you know that students can ethically use ChatGPT for brainstorming or AI-generated text for critical thinking? Let’s talk about how we can use AI effectively and ethically.

Zoom Link