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3CSN design labs are intentionally designed for each of 3CSN's Design Principles to be experienced. Each design lab consists of multi-part 90-minute sessions. Participants build knowledge and relationships during the learning community and apply their knowledge to design, revise, and/or reimagine their approaches, materials/plans, and roles as community college professionals. Many educators participate in multiple labs. Since the Design Lab series was started in summer of 2020, it has has serve well over 3000 participants representing more than 105 California community colleges.
Ready to make your Canvas course navigable and inclusive for all learners? This design lab focuses on creating an accessible, student-centered Canvas course. Session topics include backward design, rich content editor, accessibility, syllabus, pages, modules, and more.
Interested in creating a community of practice but don't know where to start? In this design lab, participants will explore the theory of Communities of Practice (CoPs), consider how to create a sustainable CoP, and learn ways to support ongoing learning and sharing i
both online and face-to-face environments.
Looking for a way to equitably assess learners while creating a sense of belonging and autonomy? This design lab provides the opportunity to learn about the various possibilities for, and value of, e-portfolios, and to design an ePortfolio-based classroom or program. Wix, Google Sites, and Portfolium are explored as options.
Seeking strategies to support students on their career exploration journey? This design lab focuses on Ask, Connect, Inspire and Plan to help students who are still exploring make a meaningful and informed choice. Participants will explore models and best practices for expanding and embedding the career exploration process throughout the entire campus and providing opportunities for career and major exploration as part of your ongoing Guided Pathways implementation.
Interested in Ungrading but not sure where to start? This design lab provides tools and space to confidently engage in this equitable assessment practice. The series includes sessions on ungrading syllabi, ungrading classroom assignments, and ungrading the syllabus as well as offering insight into how to discuss ungrading with other faculty, students, and administrators.
Searching for ways to take learning assistance to the next level? In this design lab, SI leaders, mentors, and other learning assistance professionals consider ways in which peers can co-create virtual learning environments for students that are highly structured, supportive, and focused on building the affective and cognitive skills necessary for success. This lab is designed for peer educators and faculty and classified staff who train them, but everyone is welcome!
Ready to redesign your courses in community with others? This design lab places equity at the center of redesign efforts. We will build relationships and knowledge together, learn about effective online pedagogy and student-centered active learning, and directly apply this learning and metacognitive reflection to design elements of participants' courses.
Looking for a new approach to classroom learning that can reengage your students? This design lab introduces participants to a scaffolded, high-impact process to design contextualized and engaging project-based modules or problem-based learning activities they can implement in the following semester. Participants in this learning community will enhance their creative process, have opportunities to provide constructive feedback to one another, and receive troubleshooting support to maximize success.