History of Pride
This session will focus on history of advocacy related to queer and trans communities across North America. It will provide a look at the history of Pride in North America – how it all started, and how it has (and continues to) evolved. Pride is not just a party; Pride is political and it is more important than ever to acknowledge its roots. From the Stonewall Riots in New York City, to Operation Soap and a look back to the first Dyke and Trans marches in Toronto, all the way through to today, we will discuss all that has changed and all that has stayed the same.
This session is available: June 29
Course 1: EDI 101 - Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
In this session, you will become acquainted with the terminology associated with equity, diversity and inclusion work. It is important that the course begins with a foundation in terminology so that we can communicate with a common language. While this may seem basic or elementary to some, it is the springboard upon which any other learning related to equity, diversity and inclusion, rest. The session considers the EDI context in Canada, including the legislative framework, and then specific to Mohawk College. Participants have an opportunity to consider their own personal identities and how those impact and are impacted by working at Mohawk College.
This session is available: July 8
Course 2: Inclusion at Mohawk
This course provides an understanding of the ways in which Mohawk College has advanced along the continuum of inclusion as an organization. Participants will consider Mohawk’s history and identify specific policies and procedures that have been put into place, throughout the years, in order to ensure Mohawk provided a safe space for everybody on campus. Further, participants will consider Mohawk’s current and future commitments to equity and inclusion, and their responsibilities therein.
This session is available: July 9
Mohawk Qualtrics - Survey Basics
You need to get a survey out to participants but you’re not sure what tool to use. Stop using free online survey software, and attend this 2-hour workshop on creating surveys in Qualtrics. This easy-to-use online survey tool is available to all employees.
This session is available: July 14
Scheduling Meetings and Meeting Controls in Microsoft Teams
Are you creating and hosting meetings using Teams while working remotely? Learn how to schedule a Teams meeting using MyCanvas or Outlook and discover the various controls available to you during a meeting.
This session is available: July 2, July 9, July 16
OneDrive and Office 365 for Collaboration
Office 365 and OneDrive will allow you to access, share and collaborate on all your files from anywhere. This session will provide an introduction to Office 365 and an overview of OneDrive - what it is, how it works and why you should use it!
This session is available: July 3, July 10, July 17
Using Forms in Microsoft Teams
Did you know you can access Microsoft Forms directly in the Teams app? This functionality allows you to easily create surveys, quizzes, and polls using Microsoft Teams! This session will cover use of Microsoft Forms within Teams to support collaboration including: setting up a forms tab, creating a new form, and collecting responses and showing survey results.
This session is available: July 8, July 15
Using Microsoft Teams Collaboratively
Microsoft Teams has the ability to bring conversations, content and apps together in one place. Discover the many features that assist teams with working together and collaborating efficiently while working remotely.
This session is available: June 30, July 7, July 14
To register for any of the above sessions, please visit the Events Calendar using My Learning.
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