Early Bird Registration ends Friday, March 9th!
REGISTRATION / EVENT FEE
Includes a program schedule, continental breakfast, break treats, beverages, and lunch each day
- $112.81 + processing fee of $7.19 = $120 before March 9th, 2018
- $141.24 + processing fee of $8.76 = $150 after March 9th, 2018
Tacoma Community College (TCC)
6501 S. 19th Street Tacoma, WA 98466
We were not able to reserve a block of rooms this year so please book your rooms soon! There are other conferences happening in the area at the same time so rooms may be limited. Here are some possible hotels near Tacoma Community College:
- Silver Cloud Inn
- Hotel Murano
- Courtyard Tacoma Downtown
- Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tacoma Downtown
- Best Western Plus Tacoma Dome
KEYNOTE SPEAKERS & PRESENTATION (Titles)
UPDATE: 03/5, Our official WACC 2018 program schedule should be posted this week. In the meantime, please find listed below our keynote speakers and presentation titles!
|Jared Stein||Learning to the People: Canvas Stories of Student Engagement
Jared Stein, VP of Higher Ed Strategy at Canvas’ Instructure, https://linkedin.com/in/jaredstein
|Conversations to Unite: Dr. Stephanie Delaney, Dean of Academic Programs at South Seattle College (SSC), https://linkedin.com/in/stephaniedelaney/|
|TCC Students and Faculty||The Rock: An activity Tacoma Community College (TCC) students took beyond the classroom to enhance equity on campus!|
|1) Canvas Community Update|
|2) Canvas for All: Create Accessible Canvas Content|
|3) Concepts of designing a course without going through QM Reviews|
|4) Contextualizing Learning Communities in Canvas|
|5) Conversations to Unite|
|6) Converting Your On-Ground Course|
|7) CWUAW (Canvas Workshops United Association of Washington)|
|8) Deliver synchronous/asynchronous instruction for hybrid or online classes|
|9) Empowering Tech|
|10) Gamify your online lectures using Canvas LMS|
|11) Grade book: the good, the bad, and some band-aids|
|12) Let’s start with an OER Un-Conference|
|13) Leverage Open Technology with OER To Help Make Education More Affordable|
|14) Leveraging Canvas Quiz Analysis to Improve Your Online Assessments|
|15) Lightboard: Accessible and Engaging Instructional Media Development Tool|
|16) OER Successes and Tribulations at Highline College – Panel discussion|
|17) Online Credit Hours in Canvas vs The Real World|
|18) Overcoming challenges of adopting OER for your department|
|19) Planning ahead to make grading easier: Assessing in-class group work using Canvas|
|20) Presenting on Accessibility|
|21) Real-Time Interactions in Online Courses: Zoom in on online classes|
|22) Regular and Substantive Interactions and Instructor Presence in Online Courses: Surviving a DOE Program Review|
|23) Standardizing Digital Content for Accessibility|
|24) Standardizing your Canvas courses|
|25) Strategies for Enhancing Thoughtful and Engaging Posts on the Discussion Board|
|26) Student Survey: Affordable Cost for Class Materials|
|27) Students Unite in Canvas Outside of the Classroom|
|28) Teaching Accessibility Basics 20min/day x 5 days Course|
|29) Testing the Limits: Canvas and the Development of Common Curricula|
|30) They Do Everything On Their Phones!: Why Mobile Device Accessibility Matters to Student Success|
|31) Tools and Strategies for Engaging Interactions between Faculty and Students in Online Courses|
|32) Toto, we’re not in Canvas anymore: Accessibility and Third Party Materials|
|33) Unite! for Quality in Course Design|
|34) United We Learn: Creating Inclusive Canvas Communities by combining UDL and OER|
|35) United, and on Location: Are Web Annotations the Future of Threaded Discussions?|
|36) Use H5P to deliver high quality open source experiences for Canvas|
|37) Using Canvas Features to Support Universal Design for Learning|
|38) Using smartphone media for assignments|
|39) Zoom, Zoom: Engaging Students with the WA CTC System’s New Video Conferencing System|
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: May I buy a ticket to just one of the two days for this conference?
A: Sorry no. The registration cost is for the whole (2 day) event, only. No discounts or half prices are available. This covers conference costs, a program schedule, a continental breakfast, break treats, beverages, and lunch each day.
Q: Where can I park and how much will it cost?
A: Parking is free and a Tacoma Community College (TCC) campus map will be made available, soon. NOTE: TCC will be enjoying Spring Break at the time of our two day conference, which means campus parking will plentiful for this event.
Q: Will there be WiFi
Q: Is my registration/ticket transferable?
A: Yes, if you find you cannot attend, you can transfer your ticket to someone else. Please contact Sarah Griffith via SGriffith@lcc.ctc.edu to manage this transfer request.
Q: Who may I contact if I have more questions?