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Date/Time View  Subscribe to RSS feed of current view. August 29, 2014 - October 27, 2014
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Monday, September 08, 2014
Fall 2014 Freeze Date
The college census serves as the Freeze Date for Financial Aid.  Students must be registered for all courses by the freeze date in order for all units to count for financial aid.  Late starting classes have individual freeze dates which fall at the 20% instruction mark.  
Start Date and TimeEvent DetailsLocation
Friday, August 29, 2014
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Spring 2015 CSU Application Workshop

Need help with your application? Sign up for a CSU "Finishers" workshop. During the  "Finishers" workshop we will guide you through the questions that you could not finish on your own. These workshops are designed so that you will have successfully completed and sent the application by the time the workshop is over! CSU "Finishers" workshops are offered ONLY during the priority filing months when Butte College is in session.

Please call  (530) 895-2264 or stop by the Transfer Counseling Center in SAS 258 to sign-up!

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Men's Soccer
Butte vs Mendocino College @ home
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Women's Soccer
Butte vs. Mendocino @ home
Saturday, August 30, 2014
All Day
Women's Golf
Desert Classic @ Rancho Las Palmas, Palm Desert, CA
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Cross Country
Butte vs. College of the Redwoods @ Eureka
Monday, September 01, 2014
Labor Day
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Bb Mangement
This session will guide instructor usage of the Control Panel in each Bb course to manage files, run reports, customize, import/export functions, and much more! More details at: http://www.butte.edu/tmi/buc
Main Campus
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Bb Banners
In this session faculty will learn to create and customize a course with a professional looking course banner, complete with title and name. Since a banner is not made in Bb, staff will showcase a variety of web based image editing platforms. More details at: http://www.butte.edu/tmi/buc
Main Campus
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
InterClub Council Meeting
The Inter-Club council (ICC) is a board consisting of an appointed representative from each official club on campus. Participation in the ICC is not mandatory, however, it is required in order to apply for ICC or A.S. funding and to participate in ICC or A.S. sponsored activities. The ICC offers a means to collaborate and share ideas that can be helpful to any club. 
Main Campus
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
"5 in 30" - 5 Slides in 30 Minutes - Moral Evil
FLEX # 711.02

A consideration of the book Moral Evil by former Chico State University professor Andrew Michael Flescher.
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Bb Orientation
Are you new to teaching at Butte College, or need a quick refresher on the basics of our Blackboard (Bb) system? This session is the best place to begin your discovery of what Bb can do for you and your students, in and out of the classroom. More details at: http://www.butte.edu/tmi/buc
Main Campus
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Men's Soccer
Butte vs. College of the Sequoias @ Visalia
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Bb Accessibility
An overview of methods for instructors in evaluating the accessibility of their own course materials, in or out of Bb. For a complete checklist of all ADA Section 508 items to be aware of, please visit the Bb User Community and look for the “Accessibility” link in the Course Menu. More details at: http://www.butte.edu/tmi/buc
Main Campus
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Phi Theta Kappa Chapter Meeting
Meetings are open to all students.
Chico
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Bb Communications
Participants will receive an overview of features for Bb's Blog, Journal, Discussion Forum, and Wiki tools to help ensure active instructor/student and student/student interaction in and out of the classroom. A review of the differences between the Bb E-mail and Messages tools, as well as best practices in use of the Announcements tool will also be covered. More details at: http://www.butte.edu/tmi/buc
Main Campus
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Bb Mash-Ups
In this session TMI staff will demonstrate how instructors can use YouTube, SlideShare, and other web based services to provide access to rich media to enhance instruction within Bb. Mash-ups are commonly defined as more than one web service used in conjunction with another. More details at: http://www.butte.edu/tmi/buc
Main Campus
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Bb Assignments
In this session instructors will be encouraged to expand on their instructions for written assignments, including concise expectations for optimal student success. Faculty will also learn how to best implement and use Bb’s built-in anti-plagiarism service. More details at: http://www.butte.edu/tmi/buc
Main Campus
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Bb Rubrics
In this session, faculty will be shown how to leverage Bb’s Rubrics tool for developing clear expectations for quality participation and work in several Bb tools, including; Blogs, Wikis, Discussion Forums, Journals, and Assignments. Resources for building clear verbiage for a rubric will also be shared. More details at: http://www.butte.edu/tmi/buc
Main Campus
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Women's Soccer
Butte vs. Delta @ home
Thursday, September 04, 2014
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
LAST DAY to ADD Classes
Last Day students can ADD Fall 2014 classes.
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
LAST DAY to DROP CLASSES (IN PERSON) & Receive Refund
Last Day students can drop Fall 2014 classes in person to be eligible for a refund. Online thru September 7.
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
LAST DAY to DROP Classes Without "W" on Transcripts
Last Day students can drop Fall 2014 classes in person without a "W" appearing on transcripts. Online thru September 7.
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Bb Grade Center
Say goodbye to your spreadsheet program and paper "greensheets"! This specific session will give faculty members both the basics in setting up the Grade Center, and also best practices in managing this crucial component of your course. Let's face it; having accurate grades is what it's all about. More details at: http://www.butte.edu/tmi/buc
Main Campus
12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Women's Golf
Big 8 match 1@ Bartley Cavanaugh GC, Sacramento, CA
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Bb Tests & Surveys
Tired of using scantrons? This session focuses on the basics of creating assessments using the Tests and Surveys tools in Bb, including configuration of options for deployment w/ emphasis on integrity and consistency. More details at: http://www.butte.edu/tmi/buc 
Main Campus
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Bb Respondus
Learn to setup and utilize this powerful third party tool for creating and importing assessments directly into Bb. While Respondus is not a part of the Bb system, it adds exceptional value if you plan to use Bb's Test and/or Survey tools. More details at: http://www.butte.edu/tmi/buc 
Main Campus
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Cross Country
Butte Inner Squad meet
Saturday, September 06, 2014
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Butte Football
Butte vs. Chabot @ home
Monday, September 08, 2014
Fall 2014 Freeze Date
The college census serves as the Freeze Date for Financial Aid.  Students must be registered for all courses by the freeze date in order for all units to count for financial aid.  Late starting classes have individual freeze dates which fall at the 20% instruction mark.  
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
"5 in 30" - 5 Slides in 30 Minutes - Online Retention and Success - Everything you Think you Know about it is Wrong
FLEX # 711.03

A lively exploration of why our approach to retention and success in online courses needs rethinking.
12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Men's Soccer
Butte vs. Monterey Penninsula College @ Monterey
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Volleyball
Butte vs. Southwestern Oregon CC @ Oroville
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Phi Theta Kappa Chapter Meeting
Meetings are open to all students.
Chico
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Women's Soccer
Butte vs. Napa Valley College @ Napa
Thursday, September 11, 2014
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Women's Golf
Big 8 match 3@ Ancil Hoffman G. C, Sacramento, CA
Friday, September 12, 2014
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Women's Soccer
Butte vs. Modesto Junior College @ Modesto
Saturday, September 13, 2014
9:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Cross Country
Norcal Cross Country Grand Prix @ Simpson University, Redding, CA
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Butte Football
Butte vs. Santa Rosa @ Santa Rosa
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
InterClub Council Meeting
The Inter-Club council (ICC) is a board consisting of an appointed representative from each official club on campus. Participation in the ICC is not mandatory, however, it is required in order to apply for ICC or A.S. funding and to participate in ICC or A.S. sponsored activities. The ICC offers a means to collaborate and share ideas that can be helpful to any club. 
Main Campus
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Women's Soccer
Butte vs. American River College @ Sacramento
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Phi Theta Kappa Orientation
Receive information about PTK programs and services.
Chico
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Phi Theta Kappa Chapter Meeting
Meetings are open to all students.
Chico
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Bb Respondus (Webinar)
Learn how to save time by creating and managing your online exams with Respondus 4, including importing test questions from Word files, using official publisher test banks, and more. The session is 45 minutes, plus a Q & A period at the end. This specific session is provided by the software company, Respondus w/ TMI staff on hand to advise, etc.
Main Campus
Thursday, September 18, 2014
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Butte College Spirit Day
Time to bring out your finest black and gold attire for the 2nd annual Butte College Spirit Day! Join Dash the Roadrunner and your fellow Butte College community in the Campus Center Quad for Spirit Day!
  • Free Hot Dog Lunch to the first 300 students
  • Butte College Trivia every hour with prizes
  • Photos with Dash the Roadrunner
  • 4-way Tug'o'war between students, staff, management, and professors
  • Butte College Fall sports demonstrations and schedules
  • Butte College Department Information
  • Butte College Club Promotions
  • DJ Music by Magik Entertainment
  • Butte College Giveaways and fun activities
Main Campus
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Club Promotions Days
Club Promo Day will happen as part of Butte College Spirit Day.
3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Cross Country
Lou Vasquez Invitational @ Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA
Friday, September 19, 2014
2:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Men's Soccer
Butte vs Yuba College @ Yuba
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Women's Soccer
Butte vs. Yuba College @ Yuba
Saturday, September 20, 2014
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Butte Football
Butte vs. San Mateo @ home
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
"5 in 30" - 5 Slides in 30 Minutes - Blooming Creativity - The Hidden Dangers
FLEX # 711.04

A revision of Bloom's taxonomy for the Internet age says that creativity trumps reason, and that's dangerous.
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Women's Golf
Big 8 Match 4, @ Whitney Oaks GC, Rocklin, CA
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Women's Soccer
Butte vs. Los Medanos College @ Pittsburg
Thursday, September 25, 2014
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
LAST DAY to SUBMIT Audit, Pass/No Pass, Credit by Exam Forms to A&R
Last Day students can submit Fall 2014 Audit, Pass/No Pass and Credit by Exam forms to Admissions & Records.
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Women's Golf
Big 8 Match 5 @ Kennedy Park GC, Napa CA
Friday, September 26, 2014
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Men's Soccer
Butte vs. Modesto Junior College @ Modesto
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Cross Country
Crystal Springs Invitational @ Belmont, CA
Saturday, September 27, 2014
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Butte Football
Butte vs. Fresno @ Fresno
Sunday, September 28, 2014
All Day
Women's Golf
North/South Invitational @ Morro Bay GC, Morro Bay, CA
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
"5 in 30" - 5 Slides in 30 Minutes - New Tools from the Toolbag
FLEX # 711.05

A collection of free online tools that may be the answer to your question.
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Men's Soccer
Butte vs. College of the Sequoias @ home
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Phi Theta Kappa Orientation
Receive information about PTK programs and services.
Chico
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Phi Theta Kappa Chapter Meeting
Meetings are open to all students.
Chico
Wednesday, October 01, 2014
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Fall 2015 CSU Application Workshop

Need help with your application? Sign up for a CSU  "Finishers" workshop. During the  "Finishers" workshop we will guide you through the questions that you could not finish on your own. These workshops are designed so that you will have successfully completed and sent the application by the time the workshop is over! CSU "Finishers" workshops are offered ONLY during the priority filing months when Butte College is in session.

Please call 895-2264 or stop by the Transfer Counseling Center in SAS 258 to sign-up!

Thursday, October 02, 2014
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Women's Golf
Big 8 Match 6 @ Windsor GC, Santa Rosa, CA
Friday, October 03, 2014
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Bb Respondus (Webinar)
Learn how to save time by creating and managing your online exams with Respondus 4, including importing test questions from Word files, using official publisher test banks, and more. The session is 45 minutes, plus a Q & A period at the end. This specific session is provided by the software company, Respondus w/ TMI staff on hand to advise, etc.
Main Campus
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
InterClub Council Meeting
The Inter-Club council (ICC) is a board consisting of an appointed representative from each official club on campus. Participation in the ICC is not mandatory, however, it is required in order to apply for ICC or A.S. funding and to participate in ICC or A.S. sponsored activities. The ICC offers a means to collaborate and share ideas that can be helpful to any club. 
Main Campus
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
Thursday, October 09, 2014
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Fall 2015 CSU Application Workshop

Need help with your application? Sign up for a CSU  "Finishers" workshop. During the  "Finishers" workshop we will guide you through the questions that you could not finish on your own. These workshops are designed so that you will have successfully completed and sent the application by the time the workshop is over! CSU "Finishers" workshops are offered ONLY during the priority filing months when Butte College is in session.

Please call 895-2264 or stop by the Transfer Counseling Center in SAS 258 to sign-up!

Monday, October 13, 2014
Columbus Day (Not Observed)
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Phi Theta Kappa Orientation
Receive information about PTK programs and services.
Chico
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Phi Theta Kappa Chapter Meeting
Meetings are open to all students.
Chico
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
A.S. Poetry Slam and Slam Workshop
Poetry Slam and Workshop
Thursday, October 16, 2014
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
LAST DAY to DROP Classes (IN PERSON) for "W" without Instructor's Signature
Last Day students can drop Fall 2014 classes in person for a "W" to appear on transcripts without an instructor's signature. Online thru October 19. To drop after this date students need instructor's signature certifying serious and compelling reason for dropping.
Monday, October 20, 2014
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Bb Accessibility
An overview of methods for instructors in evaluating the accessibility of their own course materials, in or out of Bb. For a complete checklist of all ADA Section 508 items to be aware of, please visit the Bb User Community and look for the “Accessibility” link in the Course Menu. More details at: http://www.butte.edu/tmi/buc
Main Campus
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Bb Orientation
Are you new to teaching at Butte College, or need a quick refresher on the basics of our Blackboard (Bb) system? This session is the best place to begin your discovery of what Bb can do for you and your students, in and out of the classroom. More details at: http://www.butte.edu/tmi/buc
Main Campus
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Bb Mangement
This session will guide instructor usage of the Control Panel in each Bb course to manage files, run reports, customize, import/export functions, and much more! More details at: http://www.butte.edu/tmi/buc
Main Campus
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Bb Banners
In this session faculty will learn to create and customize a course with a professional looking course banner, complete with title and name. Since a banner is not made in Bb, staff will showcase a variety of web based image editing platforms. More details at: http://www.butte.edu/tmi/buc
Main Campus
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Bb Assignments
In this session instructors will be encouraged to expand on their instructions for written assignments, including concise expectations for optimal student success. Faculty will also learn how to best implement and use Bb’s built-in anti-plagiarism service. More details at: http://www.butte.edu/tmi/buc
Main Campus
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Bb Rubrics
In this session, faculty will be shown how to leverage Bb’s Rubrics tool for developing clear expectations for quality participation and work in several Bb tools, including; Blogs, Wikis, Discussion Forums, Journals, and Assignments. Resources for building clear verbiage for a rubric will also be shared. More details at: http://www.butte.edu/tmi/buc
Main Campus
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
InterClub Council Meeting
The Inter-Club council (ICC) is a board consisting of an appointed representative from each official club on campus. Participation in the ICC is not mandatory, however, it is required in order to apply for ICC or A.S. funding and to participate in ICC or A.S. sponsored activities. The ICC offers a means to collaborate and share ideas that can be helpful to any club. 
Main Campus
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Bb Mash-Ups
In this session TMI staff will demonstrate how instructors can use YouTube, SlideShare, and other web based services to provide access to rich media to enhance instruction within Bb. Mash-ups are commonly defined as more than one web service used in conjunction with another. More details at: http://www.butte.edu/tmi/buc
Main Campus
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Bb Communications
Participants will receive an overview of features for Bb's Blog, Journal, Discussion Forum, and Wiki tools to help ensure active instructor/student and student/student interaction in and out of the classroom. A review of the differences between the Bb E-mail and Messages tools, as well as best practices in use of the Announcements tool will also be covered. More details at: http://www.butte.edu/tmi/buc
Main Campus
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Phi Theta Kappa Chapter Meeting
Meetings are open to all students.
Chico
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Bb Respondus
Learn to setup and utilize this powerful third party tool for creating and importing assessments directly into Bb. While Respondus is not a part of the Bb system, it adds exceptional value if you plan to use Bb's Test and/or Survey tools. More details at: http://www.butte.edu/tmi/buc 
Main Campus
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Bb Tests & Surveys
Tired of using scantrons? This session focuses on the basics of creating assessments using the Tests and Surveys tools in Bb, including configuration of options for deployment w/ emphasis on integrity and consistency. More details at: http://www.butte.edu/tmi/buc 
Main Campus
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Bb Grade Center
Say goodbye to your spreadsheet program and paper "greensheets"! This specific session will give faculty members both the basics in setting up the Grade Center, and also best practices in managing this crucial component of your course. Let's face it; having accurate grades is what it's all about. More details at: http://www.butte.edu/tmi/buc
Main Campus

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