Office of IDEAS
Below you will find our upcoming workshops and training opportunities. Please register
to attend the sessions that interest you.
Don't see what you need or can't attend during the scheduled time? Let us know and an Instructional Designer can meet individually with you.
Department Chairs: The IDEAS Instructional Designers are available to come to your next department meeting (or other scheduled time) to train your faculty. Here's a list of potential topics we can present to your group: Project Based Learning; Active Learning Tools (options include Flip, Perusall, Jamboard); any and all aspect of Canvas including course building, mobile app, templates, new quizzes; What's New with Zoom; Academic Integrity; Digital Badging; and, Panopto (recording, uploading, Zoom integration, adding quizzes and additional content).
Interested? Shoot us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gmail & Google Calendar
Friday, March 3 1-2 p.m.
This session will help you improve your skills and learn new tips and tricks for using Gmail & Google Calendar.
Register for Gmail & Google Calendar session
Google Workspace Apps
Friday, March 3 2:15-3:45 p.m.
This session will help you improve your skills and learn new tips and tricks in Google Suite apps like Docs, Slides, Sheets, Drive and more.
Growing with Canvas is a self-paced online tutorial. Self-enroll in the course - https://fresnostate.instructure.com/enroll/PM3MXN - using your Fresno State username and password. This tutorial is for faculty who prefer to learn on their own, can't attend face-to-face workshops, or would like to review how to accomplish a certain task.
You may also want to enroll in the Faculty Toolbox to get the latest information and suggestions from the Office of IDEAS: https://fresnostate.instructure.com/enroll/CLR7ER
Promising Approaches: Grading Scales and Equity in Physics (Recorded)
Presented by Dr. Cassandra Paul, Associate Professor in Astronomy & Physics, San José State
CSU's Got Talent
The 2022 CSU's Got Talent webinar series included presentations from experts and best-selling authors, specializing in subjects ranging from: doing what matters most, fostering wellness, how to beat burnout, thriving in the future of work, eliminating microaggressions, building a culture of strategic thinkers, unleashing your greatness, and using the power of focus to create peak performance.
Here are the session recordings from 2022:
Do What Matters Most: Lead with a Vision, Manage with a Plan, Prioritize Your Time
Presented by Rob Shallenberger, MBA, CEO of Becoming Your Best Global Leadership and best-selling author.
Fostering Wellness: Starting with the Brain
Presented by Dr. Donna Volpitta, Founder, Pathways to Empower, Mental Health Educator
How to Beat Burnout for Yourself, Your Family, and Colleagues
Presented by Stanley J. Ward, Ph.D., ACC, Founder and Principal, Influence Coaching
Thriving in the Future of Work: Hybrid Working and Team Management
Presented by Dr. Tracy Brower, Author, and Principal, Applied Research + Consulting, Steelcase
Eliminating Microaggressions: The Next Level of Inclusion
Presented by Tiffany Alvoid, Attorney, Community Organizer, and Speaker
A New Organizational Practice: Building a Culture of Strategic Thinkers
Presented by Howard Teibel, President, Teibel Education Consulting
Breakthrough Mindset: Using the Power of Focus to Create Peak Performance
Presented by Mike Goldman, Award-winning Leadership Team Coach, #1 Amazon Best-selling Author
Unleashing Your Greatness: 5 Keys to Being Extraordinary
Presented by Buhle Dlamini, International Speaker, Award-winning Entrepreneur and Author
The New Future of Work: Building It, Not Waiting for It
Presented by Dr. Jenna Butler, Applied Research Scientist at Microsoft, award-winning Engineer and Researcher
LockDown Browers & Respondus Monitor
- This comprehensive training webinar is intended for instructors who plan to use LockDown Browser and/or Respondus Monitor with online exams. The session provides a detailed demonstration of both applications, including enhancements that make Respondus Monitor even more effective and easy to use.
Perusall 101 is designed for instructors who are new to Perusall, this webinar covers how to create your course, make assignments, create groups and preview Perusall’s peer-to-peer engagement features.
Perusall 102 is designed for instructors who have used Perusall before, this webinar will cover more advanced features, such as peer review assignments, scoring options, LTI 1.3 LMS integration, and more.
- CSU Learn
- CSU Learn is Fresno State's one-stop shop for on-campus and cross-campus learning
- CSU Learn is Fresno State's one-stop shop for on-campus and cross-campus learning opportunities.
- Microsoft 365 Training Library
- Access tutorials and templates for a range of Microsoft Office products such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and One Note.
- Office of Organizational Excellence
- Organizational Excellence creates and leads organizational and professional development programs designed to
nurture a culture of change, continuous improvement, and innovation and build organizational
and individual capacities within the Fresno State community.
- Organizational Excellence creates and leads organizational and professional development programs designed to nurture a culture of change, continuous improvement, and innovation and build organizational and individual capacities within the Fresno State community.
- Fresno County Public Library
Anyone with a Fresno County address can sign up for a Fresno County Public Library card electronically, to get immediate access to electronic resources and ebooks. To check out physical items, you will need to visit an FCPL branch to activate your account.
FCPL digital resources include Mango Languages, Kanopy, Overdrive eBooks, Peterson's Test Prep (online test prep/practice tests including GRE), and several digitized local history collections. If you don't live in Fresno County, check your local public library system's online resources. All libraries in the San Joaquin Valley Library System (SJVLS) allow residents of their services areas to sign up for an electronic card online, and many offer access to their online resources.
FCPL Resource Spotlight: LinkedIn Learning
LinkedIn Learning is an online tutorial service available through FCPL. It offers thousands of videos teaching everything from Adobe Photoshop to Microsoft Word & Powerpoint to Business and Finance.