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July 26, 2016 - September 23, 2016

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Friday, March 24, 2017

All Day Green Tara Sand Mandala
A creation and dismantling of the Green Tara Sand Mandala by Losang Samten in the main campus Library will lead us into Diversity Days 2017. 
Green Tara is associated with the qualities of action and protection, kindness and caring, and a strong connection to earth. The practice of Green Tara is powerful to help us overcome our fears, reduce stress, achieve a better future, heal physical and mental illness, as well as to improve our relationships with ourselves and others.

Green Tara Mandala Creation

March 21 - 30
10 -10:30 a.m. - Green Tara Meditation
10:30 - 12:30 - Mandala Work
12:30 -  1:30 - Break
1:30 - 4/5 - Mandala Work (ending at 3 p.m. on March 24 and 29)

Mandala Dismantling
March 31
10-10:30: Green Tara Meditation
10:30-12:30: Mandala Viewing
12:30: Dissolution Begins
Main Campus

Monday, March 27, 2017

All Day Green Tara Sand Mandala
A creation and dismantling of the Green Tara Sand Mandala by Losang Samten in the main campus Library will lead us into Diversity Days 2017. 
Green Tara is associated with the qualities of action and protection, kindness and caring, and a strong connection to earth. The practice of Green Tara is powerful to help us overcome our fears, reduce stress, achieve a better future, heal physical and mental illness, as well as to improve our relationships with ourselves and others.

Green Tara Mandala Creation

March 21 - 30
10 -10:30 a.m. - Green Tara Meditation
10:30 - 12:30 - Mandala Work
12:30 -  1:30 - Break
1:30 - 4/5 - Mandala Work (ending at 3 p.m. on March 24 and 29)

Mandala Dismantling
March 31
10-10:30: Green Tara Meditation
10:30-12:30: Mandala Viewing
12:30: Dissolution Begins
Main Campus

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

All Day Green Tara Sand Mandala
A creation and dismantling of the Green Tara Sand Mandala by Losang Samten in the main campus Library will lead us into Diversity Days 2017. 
Green Tara is associated with the qualities of action and protection, kindness and caring, and a strong connection to earth. The practice of Green Tara is powerful to help us overcome our fears, reduce stress, achieve a better future, heal physical and mental illness, as well as to improve our relationships with ourselves and others.

Green Tara Mandala Creation

March 21 - 30
10 -10:30 a.m. - Green Tara Meditation
10:30 - 12:30 - Mandala Work
12:30 -  1:30 - Break
1:30 - 4/5 - Mandala Work (ending at 3 p.m. on March 24 and 29)

Mandala Dismantling
March 31
10-10:30: Green Tara Meditation
10:30-12:30: Mandala Viewing
12:30: Dissolution Begins
Main Campus
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM Safe Zone Training

The mission of the Safe Zone training program is to challenge homophobia, transmisogyny, cis- and heterosexism on the university campus and community by encouraging welcoming and inclusive environments for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer or Questioning, and Asexual (LGBTQ+) students, faculty, staff, and community members. The Safe Zone program is a 2 hour introductory training that invites participants to learn about LGBTQ+ issues, provide resources, and create a supportive environment for LGBTQ+ students, faculty, and staff exploring issues of sexual identity, gender identity, and gender expression.

Facilitators

Lindsay Briggs, Ph.D., MPH
Dr. Lindsay Briggs is a faculty member at California State University, Chico. Raised in a feminist family, Lindsay has pursued feminism, equality and social justice her entire life and is passionate about working transdisciplinary to promote social justice in the field of public health and the related fields of gender and sexuality activism. At Chico State she has won multiple awards for her activism on behalf of the LGBTQ+ community. Dr. Briggs is invested in and committed to utilizing her background and training in diversity issues and community activism to improve campus life. She actively and continuously works on her allyship striving to align herself with students, staff and faculty on a variety of diversity and inclusion issues, and is committed to ensuring that all perspectives are heard and reflected in the wider university system.

Conner Wenzel
Conner Wenzel is a LGBTQI+ activist and member of the CSU Chico Transgender Taskforce.  He also volunteers at Stonewall Alliance Center serving the last 5+ years as  a facilitator for multiple groups.  When not serving on event committees or educational panels, he puts his agricultural science degree and teaching credential to use by helping folks out as a handy person and also advising local youth with their livestock projects.

Main Campus
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM DREAMer Ally Training
The Dreamer Ally Training is designed for staff, faculty, and student employees who work with undocumented students and students with mixed-status families. The training provides an overview of the federal and state policies that impact undocumented students on a day to day basis; the unique legal, education, and social conditions experienced by these students; activities to better understand the needs of this population; and tools to become allies and ultimately advocates. Upon completion of the training, attendees will receive a "Dreamer Ally" decal to use in their workplace as an indication of having completed the training. Facilitated by Norma Mendoza, Sacramento State Dreamer Resource Center Program Coordinator.
Please RSVP by March 27 to bcdreamerallytraining.eventbrite.com
Main Campus

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

All Day Green Tara Sand Mandala
A creation and dismantling of the Green Tara Sand Mandala by Losang Samten in the main campus Library will lead us into Diversity Days 2017. 
Green Tara is associated with the qualities of action and protection, kindness and caring, and a strong connection to earth. The practice of Green Tara is powerful to help us overcome our fears, reduce stress, achieve a better future, heal physical and mental illness, as well as to improve our relationships with ourselves and others.

Green Tara Mandala Creation

March 21 - 30
10 -10:30 a.m. - Green Tara Meditation
10:30 - 12:30 - Mandala Work
12:30 -  1:30 - Break
1:30 - 4/5 - Mandala Work (ending at 3 p.m. on March 24 and 29)

Mandala Dismantling
March 31
10-10:30: Green Tara Meditation
10:30-12:30: Mandala Viewing
12:30: Dissolution Begins
Main Campus
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Building Community: Empower Hour

What does community mean to you? Is it a place? A group of people? Join Santy Gray and students from the Butte College Culture & Community Center to sit in Council and discuss ways to build and strengthen the communities in which we exist.
Flex credit available.

The Empower Hour Series is designed to provide 1-hour workshops that leave you feeling empowered to dig deeper into yourself and issues of social and environmental justice. These workshops are open to all students faculty and staff. Check the Student Life event Calendar for a list of all the workshops in this series.

Main Campus

Thursday, March 30, 2017

All Day Green Tara Sand Mandala
A creation and dismantling of the Green Tara Sand Mandala by Losang Samten in the main campus Library will lead us into Diversity Days 2017. 
Green Tara is associated with the qualities of action and protection, kindness and caring, and a strong connection to earth. The practice of Green Tara is powerful to help us overcome our fears, reduce stress, achieve a better future, heal physical and mental illness, as well as to improve our relationships with ourselves and others.

Green Tara Mandala Creation

March 21 - 30
10 -10:30 a.m. - Green Tara Meditation
10:30 - 12:30 - Mandala Work
12:30 -  1:30 - Break
1:30 - 4/5 - Mandala Work (ending at 3 p.m. on March 24 and 29)

Mandala Dismantling
March 31
10-10:30: Green Tara Meditation
10:30-12:30: Mandala Viewing
12:30: Dissolution Begins
Main Campus
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Volunteer Fair
In honor of the life and legacy of labor-leader and civil rights activist, Cesar Chavez, we invite you to our annual Volunteer Fair.  Connecting with local organizations that offer volunteer opportunities not only helps you to gain valuable work experience but also provides needed services to our community.
Real education should consist of drawing the goodness and the best out of our own students. What better books can there be than the book of humanity?
Read more at: https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/c/cesarchave395785.html

"Real education should consist of drawing the goodness and the best out of our own students. What better books can there be than the book of humanity?" - Cesar Chavez
Main Campus

Friday, March 31, 2017

Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal Deadline
Satisfactory Academic Progress Extenuating Circumstances Appeal (SAP) For students who failed to meet SAP criteria. Extenuating circumstances may include serious illness or injury, death of an immediate family member, or other non-recurring catastrophic or compelling situation beyond the student's reasonable control. The Financial Aid Office are accepting SAP Appeals until March 31, 2017.
Spring 17 Excess Units Petition Deadline
For students who failed to meet SAP time frame criteria. Students disqualified for exceeding time frame requirements may appeal by submitting an Excess Units Petition. Petitioning deadline for Spring 2017 semester is March 31, 2017.

Students will need to schedule an appointment with Counseling & Advising, Main Campus: 895-2378; Chico Center: 879-4363 Schedule ASAP. The Counseling Office will assist you in completing your Excess Units Petition. If you are a recipient of Extended Opportunity Program and Services (EOPS), please schedule with your EOPS Counselor. Main Campus: 895-2555. All completed Excess Units Petitions will need to be submitted to the Financial Aid Office.
All Day Green Tara Sand Mandala
A creation and dismantling of the Green Tara Sand Mandala by Losang Samten in the main campus Library will lead us into Diversity Days 2017. 
Green Tara is associated with the qualities of action and protection, kindness and caring, and a strong connection to earth. The practice of Green Tara is powerful to help us overcome our fears, reduce stress, achieve a better future, heal physical and mental illness, as well as to improve our relationships with ourselves and others.

Green Tara Mandala Creation

March 21 - 30
10 -10:30 a.m. - Green Tara Meditation
10:30 - 12:30 - Mandala Work
12:30 -  1:30 - Break
1:30 - 4/5 - Mandala Work (ending at 3 p.m. on March 24 and 29)

Mandala Dismantling
March 31
10-10:30: Green Tara Meditation
10:30-12:30: Mandala Viewing
12:30: Dissolution Begins
Main Campus
12:00 AM 2017 Cien Amigos College Scholarship Available
The Cien Amigos civic group, the Mexican Cultural Center of Northern California, and the Consulate General of Mexico in Sacramento, with the support of the Institute for Mexicans Abroad (IME), are pleased to announce the Cien Amigos - IME Scholarship Fund to encourage the educational success of Mexican-origin and Latino students in California.

The Cien Amigos-IME Scholarship Fund will award one-time scholarships of $1,000 dollars each to individuals for enrollment in Fall Semester 2017.

The Cien Amigos-IME Scholarship Committee will accept applications for 2017 College Scholarships and High School Grants beginning March 1, 2017. Deadline for applications is March 31, 2017. For scholarship eligibility and application information, please visit http://cienamigosimebecas.org/

Monday, April 03, 2017

Start Day Unity Project (Multi-Day Event)

Created to raise consciousness about the labels we give ourselves and others, UNITY is a larger-than-life structure that helps us celebrate our uniqueness and strengthens our ties to each other. The project consists of 32 posts, each with identifiers such as, “I’m a parent”; or “I speak English as a second language” etc.  Participants will tie colorful yarn to posts that reflect their identities. 

Main Campus
Start Day You Are Beautiful Art Installation (Multi-Day Event)

The project intends to highlight the beauty and diversity that is in each of us. It will take place in the Campus Center and will involve taking pictures of the Butte College Community and putting the pictures on big words cut out of stock paper that spell "YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL ". It will result in a collage of all the participants. Please join in the making of this special installation.

Main Campus
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM Diversity Days Opening Ceremony

The Open Ceremony will highlighted by a drum procession to announce the beginning of Diversity Week and to invite the campus community to participate through out. Features include our Butte College President, Dr. Samia Yaqub and the Patwin Dancers. We invite our campus and our community to join in celebrating our theme “I Am One More Voice” 

Refreshments to follow.
Main Campus
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM Diversity: What Does it Mean and Why is it Important?

Join guest speaker, Matt Jackson, as he walks us through how to clarify what we mean when we use the term "diversity" and the social and political implications in today's environment.

Main Campus
2:00 PM Safety and Inclusion Poster Campaign (Multi-Day Event)

A post-election workshop, “Moving Forward: How Can We Heal from a Culture of Division?” held with the intent of providing space for all students, regardless of whom they voted for, to discuss the electoral process, share feelings about the election, and create a safety and inclusion resulted in a series of posters created by students and staff. 

Join us on April 4 from 2 - 2:30 p.m. in the Butte College Art Gallery (located in the Arts building) for a reception of this artwork. Artwork will be displayed all week.

Main Campus
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM What are you? Mixed Race Workshop

This Workshop focuses on the struggles that Mixed Race folks face with identity politics, dating, and the (mis)representation by the media. Join us for a high energy, all inclusive and colorful conversation about the way mixed race folks navigate every day life! Facilitated by Koby Rodriguez

Main Campus

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

All Day Unity Project (Multi-Day Event)

Created to raise consciousness about the labels we give ourselves and others, UNITY is a larger-than-life structure that helps us celebrate our uniqueness and strengthens our ties to each other. The project consists of 32 posts, each with identifiers such as, “I’m a parent”; or “I speak English as a second language” etc.  Participants will tie colorful yarn to posts that reflect their identities. 

Main Campus
All Day You Are Beautiful Art Installation (Multi-Day Event)

The project intends to highlight the beauty and diversity that is in each of us. It will take place in the Campus Center and will involve taking pictures of the Butte College Community and putting the pictures on big words cut out of stock paper that spell "YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL ". It will result in a collage of all the participants. Please join in the making of this special installation.

Main Campus
All Day Safety and Inclusion Poster Campaign (Multi-Day Event)

A post-election workshop, “Moving Forward: How Can We Heal from a Culture of Division?” held with the intent of providing space for all students, regardless of whom they voted for, to discuss the electoral process, share feelings about the election, and create a safety and inclusion resulted in a series of posters created by students and staff. 

Join us on April 4 from 2 - 2:30 p.m. in the Butte College Art Gallery (located in the Arts building) for a reception of this artwork. Artwork will be displayed all week.

Main Campus
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM Gender Exploration: Preschool Educators’ Roles in Creating Supportive Spaces for Gender Exploration
There is little understanding of preschool teachers influence affirmative gender identity development and how bias might influence their decisions. This highly interactive workshop will provide opportunities for participants to analyze social constructs of gender, understand how preschool-age children develop gender identities, and examine how the gender binary is modeled and held into place. Facilitator: Dr. Shaun-Adrián Choflá
Main Campus
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM La Cultura Cura: Mythology of the Aztec Calendar

The goal of this workshop is to: Present selective mysteries from the pre-history of the Americas; Summarize some to the basic understandings of the “Aztec” Calendar; and Encourage discussion of how this path might relate to current societal conditions.

Main Campus
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM Original Voices

An emotional interactive journey through Native American stories. From creation story to contemporary understanding emphasizing the importance of oral tradition.  Stories include creation stories, moral stories and non traditional stories of boarding school policy and governmental stereotypes, to help develop an understanding of the current place of Native people in society. Facilitated by Calvin Hedrick.

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Permaculture and Bioregional Resilience

This workshop will be introducing permaculture and urban farming as a food and economy solution for Chico area. The goal of this workshop is to illustrate: How regenerative agriculture and policultures can transform our mono crop food production into an ecological diversity local food production; and How local economic systems can work with social systems while building community and resilience of a bioregion and give examples of what solutions can be applied to create that.

Chico

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

All Day Unity Project (Multi-Day Event)

Created to raise consciousness about the labels we give ourselves and others, UNITY is a larger-than-life structure that helps us celebrate our uniqueness and strengthens our ties to each other. The project consists of 32 posts, each with identifiers such as, “I’m a parent”; or “I speak English as a second language” etc.  Participants will tie colorful yarn to posts that reflect their identities. 

Main Campus
All Day You Are Beautiful Art Installation (Multi-Day Event)

The project intends to highlight the beauty and diversity that is in each of us. It will take place in the Campus Center and will involve taking pictures of the Butte College Community and putting the pictures on big words cut out of stock paper that spell "YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL ". It will result in a collage of all the participants. Please join in the making of this special installation.

Main Campus
All Day Safety and Inclusion Poster Campaign (Multi-Day Event)

A post-election workshop, “Moving Forward: How Can We Heal from a Culture of Division?” held with the intent of providing space for all students, regardless of whom they voted for, to discuss the electoral process, share feelings about the election, and create a safety and inclusion resulted in a series of posters created by students and staff. 

Join us on April 4 from 2 - 2:30 p.m. in the Butte College Art Gallery (located in the Arts building) for a reception of this artwork. Artwork will be displayed all week.

Main Campus
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM Where are the Women in STEM?
Women significantly lag behind men in the number of mathematics, engineering, and science degrees they earn, especially at the graduate school level.  This workshop focuses on why this is and what might have to change in STEM education for them to be more attractive and welcoming to women. Facilitated by Michael Panunto
Main Campus
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM Trans* Panel: What It's Like to be Trans* or Gender Nonconforming

The main part of this session will be people speaking to their experience being trans* or gender nonconforming. There will be a brief overview of words to use, how to be an ally, and a then the panel discussion with time for Q&A. Facilitated by Stonewall Alliance.

Main Campus
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM La Nueva California: Latinos from Pioneers to Millenials by Dr. David Hayes-Bautista
DIVERSITY DAYS KEYNOTE SPEAKER–Dr. David Hayes Bautista

Distinguished Professor of Medicine at UCLA, presents fascinating research analysis of his new book. Over half of the post-millennial generation born in California since 1997 is Latino. As this generation enters adulthood between 2020 and 2040, it will by sheer force of numbers influence the course of daily life in California. Latino post millennials across the county are creating an American identity build not on complete assimilation or unyielding separatism, but rather on a vibrant, distinctive regional identity, constructed on their definitions of what it means to be American.

 

Main Campus
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM Inside the World of Foster Youth: Voices of Butte College Students
Did you know there are many former foster youth at Butte College? A few foster youth on campus will share their experiences growing up in foster care and the road that brought them to Butte College. After sharing their experiences, audience members will be encouraged to ask questions. Facilitated by Vance Edwards
Main Campus
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Left Behind
This workshop will examine the effects of parental deportation on children and the broader community. Short videos will be presented as a way to initiate a conversation on the effects of parental deportation on the children of immigrants, and their needs for health and social services. We will also explore the need to create policies to protect these children. Facilitated by Irma Gonzalez-Cuadros
Chico

Thursday, April 06, 2017

End Day Unity Project (Multi-Day Event)

Created to raise consciousness about the labels we give ourselves and others, UNITY is a larger-than-life structure that helps us celebrate our uniqueness and strengthens our ties to each other. The project consists of 32 posts, each with identifiers such as, “I’m a parent”; or “I speak English as a second language” etc.  Participants will tie colorful yarn to posts that reflect their identities. 

Main Campus
End Day You Are Beautiful Art Installation (Multi-Day Event)

The project intends to highlight the beauty and diversity that is in each of us. It will take place in the Campus Center and will involve taking pictures of the Butte College Community and putting the pictures on big words cut out of stock paper that spell "YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL ". It will result in a collage of all the participants. Please join in the making of this special installation.

Main Campus
End Time 5:00 PM Safety and Inclusion Poster Campaign (Multi-Day Event)

A post-election workshop, “Moving Forward: How Can We Heal from a Culture of Division?” held with the intent of providing space for all students, regardless of whom they voted for, to discuss the electoral process, share feelings about the election, and create a safety and inclusion resulted in a series of posters created by students and staff. 

Join us on April 4 from 2 - 2:30 p.m. in the Butte College Art Gallery (located in the Arts building) for a reception of this artwork. Artwork will be displayed all week.

Main Campus
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM Diversity Talks: I Am One More Voice

In the spirit of Ted Talks, students and faculty will present short informational and inspirational Talks in the area of diversity, inclusion, and equity.  Our Theme is: I Am One More Voice. DiversityTalks is open to the whole community.  It is designed to inspire present and future action and to serve as a reminder that one voice can change the world.

Main Campus
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM What Islam Is Not: Realistic View of a Great Tradition

Each participant will give a short introduction about a balanced and informed understanding of Islam, and introduce potential topics for conversation. Following these brief introductions, the session will be opened to thoughtful and civil discussion on Islam, the Muslim world, Islamophobia, Muslims in America, and other topics of interest.

Facilitated by Mike Findlay and Tom Parker

Main Campus
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM Mainlining Misogyny: A Bitch Slap to the Body Politic

In the United States, the rise in globalization, multiculturalism, and the women's movement has created a backlash fueled by sexism, misogyny, and violence. What does the 21st century hold for American patriarchy? Are men finished? Will men be able to throw off old notions of masculinity and adapt to our changing world? Facilitated by Tom Grothe and Laura Rapozo-Davis
[Note: This workshop is “R” rated]

Main Campus
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM Diversity Days Closing Ceremony

The Closing Ceremony will bring our Diversity Week to an end.  A Flute procession to send our good wishes and hopes, for inclusive, diversity, and equity, into our near future, will take place. Please join us in closing the 2016 Diversity Days. Refreshments to follow.

Main Campus
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM Diversity Days Closing Ceremony
Join us as we close Diversity Days with a flute procession, speakers and refreshments.
Main Campus
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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Canvas: Grading, Rubrics & Outcomes

Registration is required.


Manage grading in Canvas using the Gradebook, construct Rubrics to make grading faster and more consistent, and apply Student Learning Outcomes (SLO) to course activities for better SLO tracking. An overview of the SpeedGrader mobile app will also be provided. Note: This session is at the Skyway Center in Chico. Please bring your own laptop. There is no lab at this location.

Prerequisites:
(3) 
- Employed by Butte College
- Orientation to Canvas
- Canvas: Design & Development
Chico
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Canvas: Assignments & Groups
Registration is required.

Canvas offers several types of Assignments, as well as tools to make instructions more creative and effective. Choose specific student submission formats, even file types or for in-class work. Learn how to grade and comment on student submissions, even from your tablet with Canvas' SpeedGrader! Note: This session is at the Skyway Center in Chico. Please bring your own laptop. There is no lab at this location.

Prerequisites: (4) 
- Employed by Butte College
- Orientation to Canvas
- Canvas: Design & Development
- Canvas: Grading, Rubrics & Outcomes
Chico

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Canvas: Assignments & Groups
Registration is required.

Canvas offers several types of Assignments, as well as tools to make instructions more creative and effective. Choose specific student submission formats, even file types or for in-class work. Learn how to grade and comment on student submissions, even from your tablet with Canvas' SpeedGrader!

Prerequisites: (4) 
- Employed by Butte College
- Orientation to Canvas
- Canvas: Design & Development
- Canvas: Grading, Rubrics & Outcomes
Main Campus
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Canvas: Communication & Collaboration
Registration is required.

Bring the class together using effective communications tools such as Discussions, Announcements, Conversations, and breathe new life into your course with Media Comments! Note: This session is at the Skyway Center in Chico. Please bring your own laptop. There is no lab at this location.

Prerequisites: (4) 
- Employed by Butte College
- Orientation to Canvas
- Canvas: Design & Development
- Canvas: Grading, Rubrics & Outcomes
Chico
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Canvas: Quizzes & Surveys

Registration is required.

Create or import a variety of question types, build quizzes and tests to develop sophisticated assessments, use custom settings to manage access, view statistics and analytics. Setup anonymous surveys to gauge student perceptions or experience.

Prerequisites: (4)
- Employed by Butte College
- Orientation to Canvas
- Canvas: Design & Development
- Canvas: Grading, Rubrics & Outcomes
Main Campus

Thursday, July 28, 2016

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Canvas: Design & Development
The basics of building a course in Canvas, including Home Page options, how to use Pages and Modules to provide structure to your course content, and customizing the Course Menu.

Prerequisites: (2) 
- Employed by Butte College
- Orientation to Canvas
Main Campus
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Canvas: Grading, Rubrics & Outcomes

Registration is required.


Manage grading in Canvas using the Gradebook, construct Rubrics to make grading faster and more consistent, and apply Student Learning Outcomes (SLO) to course activities for better SLO tracking. An overview of the SpeedGrader mobile app will also be provided.

Prerequisites: (3) 
- Employed by Butte College
- Orientation to Canvas
- Canvas: Design & Development
Main Campus
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Evening Orientation - Chico Center
Orientation is for new Butte College students.  Orientation includes general information about Butte College and the services available to students; a campus tour; and counseling/advising and registering for classes.  All students new to Butte College must complete orientation.  See orientation website for exemptions to orientation.  Students must have an appointment to attend an orientation.

Student Athletes:  Please sign up for an Athletic Orientation.  The Athletic Advisor is available only during these orientations.

Monday, August 01, 2016

2016-2017 Student Loan
Federal Student Loan
For the 2016-2017 academic year, Federal Student loan applications will be available on August 1st 2016. Applications can be picked up at the main office or at the Chico Center. In order to pick up an application you must have the following:
  1. You must have received a 2016-2017 Financial Aid Award Notification email.
  2. You must be registered in and actively attending a minimum of 6 units (at least half-time) per semester. If you are on an Excess Units Petition,  you must be enrolled in at least 6 approved units.


  

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

8:00 AM - 1:00 PM Athlete Orientation

Athletes Orientation is for new Butte College students who plan on participating in Butte College competitive team sports.  The Athletic Advisor will be available at this orientation.

 

Orientation includes general information about Butte College and the services available to students; a campus tour; and counseling/advising and registering for classes.  All students new to Butte College must complete orientation.  Students must have an appointment to attend an orientation.

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Orientation to Canvas

Registration is required.


An introduction to the general Canvas environment, including navigation, account features, options for customizing notifications, and introductions to the Calendar and Inbox. Participants will also be shown how to access Canvas' extensive user Guides and install and setup the Canvas mobile app. 

Prerequisites: (1) 
- Employed by Butte College
Main Campus
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Canvas: Design & Development
The basics of building a course in Canvas, including Home Page options, how to use Pages and Modules to provide structure to your course content, and customizing the Course Menu.

Prerequisites: (2) 
- Employed by Butte College
- Orientation to Canvas
Main Campus

Wednesday, August 03, 2016

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Canvas: Grading, Rubrics & Outcomes

Registration is required.


Manage grading in Canvas using the Gradebook, construct Rubrics to make grading faster and more consistent, and apply Student Learning Outcomes (SLO) to course activities for better SLO tracking. An overview of the SpeedGrader mobile app will also be provided.

Prerequisites: (3) 
- Employed by Butte College
- Orientation to Canvas
- Canvas: Design & Development
Main Campus
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Canvas: Assignments & Groups
Registration is required.

Canvas offers several types of Assignments, as well as tools to make instructions more creative and effective. Choose specific student submission formats, even file types or for in-class work. Learn how to grade and comment on student submissions, even from your tablet with Canvas' SpeedGrader!

Prerequisites: (4) 
- Employed by Butte College
- Orientation to Canvas
- Canvas: Design & Development
- Canvas: Grading, Rubrics & Outcomes
Main Campus

Thursday, August 04, 2016

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM FALL 2016 Deadline to Submit K-12 Concurrent Enrollment Permission Forms
Deadline to submit K-12 Concurrent Enrollment Permission Forms to the Welcome Center to receive authorization to register for Fall 2016 classes on 8/11.
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Canvas: Communication & Collaboration
Registration is required.

Bring the class together using effective communications tools such as Discussions, Announcements, Conversations, and breathe new life into your course with Media Comments!

Prerequisites: (4) 
- Employed by Butte College
- Orientation to Canvas
- Canvas: Design & Development
- Canvas: Grading, Rubrics & Outcomes
Main Campus
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Canvas: Quizzes & Surveys

Registration is required.

Create or import a variety of question types, build quizzes and tests to develop sophisticated assessments, use custom settings to manage access, view statistics and analytics. Setup anonymous surveys to gauge student perceptions or experience.

Prerequisites: (4)
- Employed by Butte College
- Orientation to Canvas
- Canvas: Design & Development
- Canvas: Grading, Rubrics & Outcomes
Main Campus

Monday, August 08, 2016

8:00 AM - 8:00 AM FALL 2016 OPEN Registration Begins for ALL Students: Except K-12
Fall 2016 registration begins at 8:00 AM for all students, except K-12.  Includes new students who have not met assessment, orientation, and counseling requirements, students taking 2 or fewer non-exempt classes, students who lost priority registration status and ALL other students.
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Orientation to Canvas

Registration is required.


An introduction to the general Canvas environment, including navigation, account features, options for customizing notifications, and introductions to the Calendar and Inbox. Participants will also be shown how to access Canvas' extensive user Guides and install and setup the Canvas mobile app. 

Prerequisites: (1) 
- Employed by Butte College
Main Campus

Tuesday, August 09, 2016

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Canvas: Quizzes & Surveys

Registration is required.

Create or import a variety of question types, build quizzes and tests to develop sophisticated assessments, use custom settings to manage access, view statistics and analytics. Setup anonymous surveys to gauge student perceptions or experience.

Prerequisites: (4)
- Employed by Butte College
- Orientation to Canvas
- Canvas: Design & Development
- Canvas: Grading, Rubrics & Outcomes
Main Campus
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Canvas: Communication & Collaboration
Registration is required.

Bring the class together using effective communications tools such as Discussions, Announcements, Conversations, and breathe new life into your course with Media Comments!

Prerequisites: (4) 
- Employed by Butte College
- Orientation to Canvas
- Canvas: Design & Development
- Canvas: Grading, Rubrics & Outcomes
Main Campus
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Evening Orientation - Chico Center
Orientation is for new Butte College students.  Orientation includes general information about Butte College and the services available to students; a campus tour; and counseling/advising and registering for classes.  All students new to Butte College must complete orientation.  See orientation website for exemptions to orientation.  Students must have an appointment to attend an orientation.

Student Athletes:  Please sign up for an Athletic Orientation.  The Athletic Advisor is available only during these orientations.

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

12:00 AM 2015-2016 FAFSA Deadlines
2015-2016 FAFSA DEADLINES
  • The 2015-2016 FAFSA applications (online or paper apps) must be received by the Federal Processor by midnight Central Time, June 30, 2016.
  • Butte College Financial Aid Office electronic corrections online must be received and accepted by the processor by midnight Central Time, August 10, 2016.
  • Last disbursement date for FALL 2015-SPRING 2016 will be August, 25th.

NO EXCEPTIONS TO THESE DEADLINE!

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Orientation to Canvas

Registration is required.


An introduction to the general Canvas environment, including navigation, account features, options for customizing notifications, and introductions to the Calendar and Inbox. Participants will also be shown how to access Canvas' extensive user Guides and install and setup the Canvas mobile app. 

Prerequisites: (1) 
- Employed by Butte College
Main Campus
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Canvas: Design & Development
The basics of building a course in Canvas, including Home Page options, how to use Pages and Modules to provide structure to your course content, and customizing the Course Menu.

Prerequisites: (2) 
- Employed by Butte College
- Orientation to Canvas
Main Campus

Thursday, August 11, 2016

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Canvas: Grading, Rubrics & Outcomes

Registration is required.


Manage grading in Canvas using the Gradebook, construct Rubrics to make grading faster and more consistent, and apply Student Learning Outcomes (SLO) to course activities for better SLO tracking. An overview of the SpeedGrader mobile app will also be provided.

Prerequisites: (3) 
- Employed by Butte College
- Orientation to Canvas
- Canvas: Design & Development
Main Campus
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Canvas: Assignments & Groups
Registration is required.

Canvas offers several types of Assignments, as well as tools to make instructions more creative and effective. Choose specific student submission formats, even file types or for in-class work. Learn how to grade and comment on student submissions, even from your tablet with Canvas' SpeedGrader!

Prerequisites: (4) 
- Employed by Butte College
- Orientation to Canvas
- Canvas: Design & Development
- Canvas: Grading, Rubrics & Outcomes
Main Campus
3:00 PM - 3:00 PM FALL 2016 Registration Begins for K-12 Concurrent Enrollment Students
Registration begins for Fall 2016 classes at 3:00 PM for K-12 students who submitted Concurrent Enrollment Forms to the Welcome Center by 8/4.

Friday, August 12, 2016

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM 12th Annual Faculty Symposium
Please join the Academic Technology Committee (ATC) and your faculty colleagues as we embrace the District’s new Learning Management System (LMS), Canvas! Whether or not you’re a novice or an experienced user of Canvas, we promise to have some engaging and exciting sessions for everyone. A catered luncheon will be served. As always, we encourage you to bring your laptop and/or tablet for all the hands-on fun! There is no lab at this location. 
Main Campus
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Fish and Game Academy Graduation
The Fish and Game Academy (Class 59) Graduation will be held on Friday, August 12, 2016 from 10:00am-1:00pm at the Paradise Performing Arts Center.  

Monday, August 15, 2016

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Canvas Quick Questions!
Let's face it. You've taken TMI's workshops and you know how to access the Canvas Guides...but you still have some basic lingering questions. We get it! Come join TMI in a drop-in, free form workshop where all those "quick questions" can be answered w/o the commitment of a two hour workshop. #awesome

Potential Topics: 
Main Campus

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Canvas Quick Questions!
Let's face it. You've taken TMI's workshops and you know how to access the Canvas Guides...but you still have some basic lingering questions. We get it! Come join TMI in a drop-in, free form workshop where all those "quick questions" can be answered w/o the commitment of a two hour workshop. #awesome

Potential Topics: 
Main Campus

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Canvas Quick Questions!
Let's face it. You've taken TMI's workshops and you know how to access the Canvas Guides...but you still have some basic lingering questions. We get it! Come join TMI in a drop-in, free form workshop where all those "quick questions" can be answered w/o the commitment of a two hour workshop. #awesome

Potential Topics: 
Main Campus

Thursday, August 18, 2016

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Canvas Quick Questions!
Let's face it. You've taken TMI's workshops and you know how to access the Canvas Guides...but you still have some basic lingering questions. We get it! Come join TMI in a drop-in, free form workshop where all those "quick questions" can be answered w/o the commitment of a two hour workshop. #awesome

Potential Topics: 
Main Campus

Saturday, August 20, 2016

12:00 AM - 2:00 AM Volleyball
Scrimmage - Butte vs Chico State @ Chico State - Time TBA

Monday, August 22, 2016

All Day FALL 2016 - Term Begins
First day of Fall 2016 classes.
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM Wired Welcome
Local singer-songwriter, Kyle Williams, will be playing at the Butte College Wired Cafe patio on August 22 to welcome students to the new semester. William's music can best be described acoustic pop-soul. His songs are diverse, layered, and complex.
The Office of Student Life will also have a table set-up welcoming students to campus and giving out free student planners.
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Canvas Quick Questions!
Let's face it. You've taken TMI's workshops and you know how to access the Canvas Guides...but you still have some basic lingering questions. We get it! Come join TMI in a drop-in, free form workshop where all those "quick questions" can be answered w/o the commitment of a two hour workshop. #awesome

Potential Topics: 
Main Campus

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Canvas Quick Questions!
Let's face it. You've taken TMI's workshops and you know how to access the Canvas Guides...but you still have some basic lingering questions. We get it! Come join TMI in a drop-in, free form workshop where all those "quick questions" can be answered w/o the commitment of a two hour workshop. #awesome

Potential Topics: 
Main Campus

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Emergency Book Loan Day
A limited number of Emergency Book Loans (up to $175 at college Bookstore*subject to change) will be available August 24th, 2016 for those students who are not eligible for the first financial aid disbursement for the Fall 2016 semester.  1st-come, 1st-served,  7:30 am at the Financial Aid Office in SAS-160 on Main Campus.
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Canvas Quick Questions!
Let's face it. You've taken TMI's workshops and you know how to access the Canvas Guides...but you still have some basic lingering questions. We get it! Come join TMI in a drop-in, free form workshop where all those "quick questions" can be answered w/o the commitment of a two hour workshop. #awesome

Potential Topics: 
Main Campus

Thursday, August 25, 2016

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Canvas Quick Questions!
Let's face it. You've taken TMI's workshops and you know how to access the Canvas Guides...but you still have some basic lingering questions. We get it! Come join TMI in a drop-in, free form workshop where all those "quick questions" can be answered w/o the commitment of a two hour workshop. #awesome

Potential Topics: 
Main Campus
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Women's Golf
Modesto Preseason @ Tracy Country Club

Saturday, August 27, 2016

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Cross Country
Beat the Heat @ College of the Redwoods (Eureka, CA)
9:00 am Women
9:45 am Men


12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Men's Soccer
Butte vs Yuba College @ Butte

Monday, August 29, 2016

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Orientation to Canvas

Registration is required.

An introduction to the Canvas environment, including navigation, account features, options for customizing notifications, and introductions to the Calendar and Inbox. Participants will also be shown how to access Canvas' extensive user Guides and install and setup the Canvas mobile app. 

Prerequisites: (1) 
- Employed by Butte College
Main Campus
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Canvas: Design & Development

Registration is required. 

The basics of building a course in Canvas, including Home Page options, how to use Pages and Modules to provide structure to your course content, and customizing the Course Menu. Highly recommended for those using Canvas for more than just making the syllabus available.

Prerequisites: (2) 
- Employed by Butte College
- Orientation to Canvas
Main Campus

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Water Tower Challenge
FLEX # 501.01 

Have you ever noticed that big water tower on the north side of Campus Drive? Do you ever look at the top of the butte above the water tower and think “I bet that is a beautiful view up there”? Do you feel the need to give yourself a personal challenge? Come join Biology Instructor and Friends of the Refuge Advisor, Kelly Wood, on a weekly journey to the top of Water Tower Butte. Join us every week to achieve a semester goal or just that one time to see what’s up there. We will meet every Tuesday at the concrete picnic bench in front of LS 108 (Life Sciences) at 12:30pm. Participants must wear sturdy closed toed shoes and are advised to bring some water for the journey.

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Men's Soccer
Butte vs Merritt College @ Butte
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Women's Soccer
Butte vs Delta College @ Delta

Thursday, September 01, 2016

All Day FALL 2016 Last Day to Add Fall 2016 Classes
Last day students can add Fall 2016 classes.  (May vary by course.)
All Day FALL 2016 Last Day to Drop In Person & Be Eligible for a Refund: On Line Through 9/4
Last day to drop in person and be eligible for a refund; on line through 9/4.  Courses beginning on a date other than 8/22 and/or ending on a date other than 12/16 will have earlier or later refund drop dates.
All Day FALL 2016 Last Day to Drop In Person WITHOUT a "W" Appearing on Transcript
Last day students can drop in person WITHOUT a "W" appearing on transcripts; on line thru 9/4.
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Orientation to Canvas

Registration is required. 

An introduction to the general Canvas environment, including navigation, account features, options for customizing notifications, and introductions to the Calendar and Inbox. Participants will also be shown how to access Canvas' extensive user Guides and install and setup the Canvas mobile app. 

This session is held at the Skyway Center.
Please bring your own laptop or tablet
.


Prerequisites: (1) 
- Employed by Butte College
Chico
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Canvas: Design & Development

Registration is required. 

The basics of building a course in Canvas, including Home Page options, how to use Pages and Modules to provide structure to your course content, and customizing the Course Menu. Highly recommended for those using Canvas for more than just making the syllabus available.

This session is held at the Skyway Center.
Please bring your own laptop or tablet.


Prerequisites: (2) 
- Employed by Butte College
- Orientation to Canvas
Chico
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Women's Golf
Big 8 #1
Swenson Park Golf Course, Stockton

Friday, September 02, 2016

All Day Cal Grant Competitive Deadline
In order to be considered for Cal Grant (Competitive), current college students must submit their FAFSA and GPA by September 2nd. GPAs will be automatically be sent electronically to the California Student Aid Commission (CSAC) for students who have at least a 2.0 GPA and 16 cumulative degree applicable units posted on the Butte College Transcript. For more information about Cal Grant eligibility, please click here or contact the Financial Aid Office.
12:00 AM Cross Country
Nor Cal Preview @ Beal's Point, Folsom Lake/ARC - Time TBA
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Men's Soccer
Butte vs Modesto @ Modesto
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Volleyball
Butte vs Sacramento City College in Rocklin, CA
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Women's Soccer
Butte vs Yuba College @ Butte
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Volleyball
Butte vs Sierra College in Rocklin, CA

Saturday, September 03, 2016

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Football
Butte vs Santa Rosa Junior College @ Santa Rosa

Monday, September 05, 2016

Labor Day
12:00 AM - MidnightFinancial Aid Fall 2016 Freeze Date
Financial Aid Fall Freeze Date
The 2016 Fall Semester FREEZE DATE is September 5, 2016 (Midnight)--Students must be officially enrolled in into all courses in order to be considered payable units for financial aid. Any courses that have been added after the freeze date will not count for aid nor loan requirements of 6 units.
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Men's Soccer
Butte vs Marin @ Butte

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Orientation to Canvas

Registration is required.

An introduction to the Canvas environment, including navigation, account features, options for customizing notifications, and introductions to the Calendar and Inbox. Participants will also be shown how to access Canvas' extensive user Guides and install and setup the Canvas mobile app. 

Prerequisites: (1) 
- Employed by Butte College
Main Campus
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Water Tower Challenge

FLEX # 501.02
Have you ever noticed that big water tower on the north side of Campus Drive? Do you ever look at the top of the butte above the water tower and think “I bet that is a beautiful view up there”? Do you feel the need to give yourself a personal challenge? Come join Biology Instructor and Friends of the Refuge Advisor, Kelly Wood, on a weekly journey to the top of Water Tower Butte. Join us every week to achieve a semester goal or just that one time to see what’s up there. We will meet every Tuesday at the concrete picnic bench in front of LS 108 (Life Sciences) at 12:30pm. Participants must wear sturdy closed toed shoes and are advised to bring some water for the journey.

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Men's Soccer
Butte vs Ohlone @ Ohlone

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Volleyball
Butte vs San Jose City College in Fairfield, CA
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Women's Soccer
Butte vs American River @ American River
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Volleyball
Butte vs Solano Community College in Fairfield, CA

Thursday, September 08, 2016

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Canvas: Design & Development

Registration is required. 

The basics of building a course in Canvas, including Home Page options, how to use Pages and Modules to provide structure to your course content, and customizing the Course Menu. Highly recommended for those using Canvas for more than just making the syllabus available.

Prerequisites: (2) 
- Employed by Butte College
- Orientation to Canvas
Main Campus
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Student Life Centers: Open House
The Butte College Sustainability Resource Center and Culture & Community Center invite you to come see what we're all about! Although our doors are always open to everyone, today we will hosting snacks, music, and brief introductions to the spaces. Each center is mission driven and provides an important space on campus for students interested in sustainability or diversity issues.
Main Campus
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Canvas: Grading, Rubrics and Outcomes

Registration is required.


Manage grading in Canvas using the Gradebook, construct Rubrics to make grading faster and more consistent, and apply Student Learning Outcomes (SLO) to course activities for better SLO tracking. An overview of the SpeedGrader mobile app will also be provided.

Prerequisites: (3) 
- Employed by Butte College
- Orientation to Canvas
- Canvas: Design & Development
 
Main Campus
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Cross Country
Butte Inter-squad @ Oroville Forbay
11:00 PM Women's Golf (Multi-Day Event)
Big 8 #2
Whitney Oaks Golf Course, Rocklin

Friday, September 09, 2016

End Time 2:00 AM Women's Golf (Multi-Day Event)
Big 8 #2
Whitney Oaks Golf Course, Rocklin
12:00 AM Volleyball
Delta Tournament @ Delta College in Stockton, CA - Time TBA
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Canvas: Grading, Rubrics and Outcomes

Registration is required.


Manage grading in Canvas using the Gradebook, construct Rubrics to make grading faster and more consistent, and apply Student Learning Outcomes (SLO) to course activities for better SLO tracking. An overview of the SpeedGrader mobile app will also be provided.

This session is held at the Skyway Center.
Please bring your own laptop or tablet.


Prerequisites: (3) 
- Employed by Butte College
- Orientation to Canvas
- Canvas: Design & Development
Chico
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Women's Soccer
Butte vs Mendocino College @ Butte
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Men's Soccer
Butte vs Mendocino @ Butte

Saturday, September 10, 2016

12:00 AM Volleyball
Delta Tournament @ Delta College in Stockton, CA - Time TBA
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Football
Butte vs Laney College @ Butte

Monday, September 12, 2016

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Canvas: Assignments & Groups

Registration is required.

Canvas offers several types of Assignments, as well as tools to make instructions more creative and effective. Choose specific student submission formats, even file types or for in-class work. Learn how to grade and comment on student submissions, even from your tablet with Canvas' SpeedGrader!

Prerequisites: (4) 
- Employed by Butte College
- Orientation to Canvas
- Canvas: Design & Development
- Canvas: Grading, Rubrics & Outcomes
Main Campus

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM TRANSFER DAY
Transfer Day 2016
September 13th
9 am-1 pm Main Campus Lawn


The annual Transfer Day Fair will be held on Tuesday, September 13th on the Campus
Center lawn. We anticipate 25 or more public, private and out-of-state schools who will be
available to answer questions about academic programs and admission requirements for their school. This year we will also be hosting Butte College departments that offer Associate Degree Transfer majors (ADT's). They will be available to answer any questions about their programs and information about how the ADT can give admission priority to students wanting to transfer to a CSU campus.
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Water Tower Challenge

FLEX # 501.03
Have you ever noticed that big water tower on the north side of Campus Drive? Do you ever look at the top of the butte above the water tower and think “I bet that is a beautiful view up there”? Do you feel the need to give yourself a personal challenge? Come join Biology Instructor and Friends of the Refuge Advisor, Kelly Wood, on a weekly journey to the top of Water Tower Butte. Join us every week to achieve a semester goal or just that one time to see what’s up there. We will meet every Tuesday at the concrete picnic bench in front of LS 108 (Life Sciences) at 12:30pm. Participants must wear sturdy closed toed shoes and are advised to bring some water for the journey.

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Men's Soccer
Butte vs Contra Costa @ Butte

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Orientation to Canvas

Registration is required.

An introduction to the Canvas environment, including navigation, account features, options for customizing notifications, and introductions to the Calendar and Inbox. Participants will also be shown how to access Canvas' extensive user Guides and install and setup the Canvas mobile app. 

Prerequisites: (1) 
- Employed by Butte College
Main Campus
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Canvas: Design & Development

Registration is required. 

The basics of building a course in Canvas, including Home Page options, how to use Pages and Modules to provide structure to your course content, and customizing the Course Menu. Highly recommended for those using Canvas for more than just making the syllabus available.

Prerequisites: (2) 
- Employed by Butte College
- Orientation to Canvas
Main Campus
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Volleyball
Butte vs Folsom College @ Butte
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Volleyball
Butte vs Los Medanos College @ Butte College

Thursday, September 15, 2016

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Women's Golf
Big 8 #3
Ukiah Golf Course, Ukiah

Friday, September 16, 2016

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Men's Soccer
Butte vs Gavilan @ Gavilan
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Women's Soccer
Butte vs Los Medanos College @ Los Medanos
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Volleyball
Butte vs Foothill College @ Foothill (Los Altos Hills, CA)

Saturday, September 17, 2016

12:00 AM - 2:00 AM Volleyball
Butte vs Hartnell College @ Hartnell (Salinas, CA) - Time TBA
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Football
Butte vs Chabot College @ Chabot (Hayward)

Monday, September 19, 2016

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Canvas: Grading, Rubrics and Outcomes

Registration is required.


Manage grading in Canvas using the Gradebook, construct Rubrics to make grading faster and more consistent, and apply Student Learning Outcomes (SLO) to course activities for better SLO tracking. An overview of the SpeedGrader mobile app will also be provided.

Prerequisites: (3) 
- Employed by Butte College
- Orientation to Canvas
- Canvas: Design & Development
 
Main Campus

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Orientation to Canvas

Registration is required. 

An introduction to the general Canvas environment, including navigation, account features, options for customizing notifications, and introductions to the Calendar and Inbox. Participants will also be shown how to access Canvas' extensive user Guides and install and setup the Canvas mobile app. 

This session is held at the Skyway Center.
Please bring your own laptop or tablet
.


Prerequisites: (1) 
- Employed by Butte College
Chico
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Readmission Workshop
MAIN CAMPUS LOCATION - SSG 102

This workshop is for first time dismissal students only.
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Women's Golf
Beaver Scramble
Ancil Hoffman Golf Course, Sacramento
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Water Tower Challenge

FLEX # 501.04
Have you ever noticed that big water tower on the north side of Campus Drive? Do you ever look at the top of the butte above the water tower and think “I bet that is a beautiful view up there”? Do you feel the need to give yourself a personal challenge? Come join Biology Instructor and Friends of the Refuge Advisor, Kelly Wood, on a weekly journey to the top of Water Tower Butte. Join us every week to achieve a semester goal or just that one time to see what’s up there. We will meet every Tuesday at the concrete picnic bench in front of LS 108 (Life Sciences) at 12:30pm. Participants must wear sturdy closed toed shoes and are advised to bring some water for the journey.

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Canvas: Design & Development

Registration is required. 

The basics of building a course in Canvas, including Home Page options, how to use Pages and Modules to provide structure to your course content, and customizing the Course Menu. Highly recommended for those using Canvas for more than just making the syllabus available.

This session is held at the Skyway Center.
Please bring your own laptop or tablet.


Prerequisites: (2) 
- Employed by Butte College
- Orientation to Canvas
Chico

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Butte College Spirit Day
Join us in the Campus Center Quad to celebrate your Roadrunner pride! Butte College Spirit Day showcases the many amazing Butte College services, student organizations, and departments on campus in a fun and interactive way! Music, food, games, prizes and more!
Schedule
10:30 a.m. - Free Hot Dog Lunch (first 250)
11 a.m. - Butte Brothers Band
12 p.m. - Pie Eating Contest between students, faculty and staff
12 p.m. - Photos with Butte College Mascot, Dash
All Day - Photo booth, Student Club information, Butte College department information, DJ, games and fun!
Main Campus
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Canvas: Assignments & Groups

Registration is required.

Canvas offers several types of Assignments, as well as tools to make instructions more creative and effective. Choose specific student submission formats, even file types or for in-class work. Learn how to grade and comment on student submissions, even from your tablet with Canvas' SpeedGrader!

Prerequisites: (4) 
- Employed by Butte College
- Orientation to Canvas
- Canvas: Design & Development
- Canvas: Grading, Rubrics & Outcomes
Main Campus

Thursday, September 22, 2016

12:00 AM FALL 2016 Deadline to Submit Audit, Pass/No Pass and Credit By Exam Forms to Admissions & Records
Last day students can submit Audit, Pass/No Pass and Credit By Exam forms for Fall 2016 classes to Admissions & Records.
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Women's Golf
Big 8 #4
Kennedy Park, Napa
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Canvas: Grading, Rubrics and Outcomes

Registration is required.


Manage grading in Canvas using the Gradebook, construct Rubrics to make grading faster and more consistent, and apply Student Learning Outcomes (SLO) to course activities for better SLO tracking. An overview of the SpeedGrader mobile app will also be provided.

This session is held at the Skyway Center.
Please bring your own laptop or tablet.


Prerequisites: (3) 
- Employed by Butte College
- Orientation to Canvas
- Canvas: Design & Development
Chico
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Cross Country
Lou Vasquez Invitational @ Golden Gate Park, SFCC
3:30 pm Women
4:30 pm Men

Friday, September 23, 2016

12:00 AM Volleyball
LA Pierce Tournament (TBA) in Woodland Hills, CA
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Men's Soccer
Butte vs Skyline @ Butte
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Women's Soccer
Butte vs De Anza College @ De Anza

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