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Summer Tech Fest


Summer Tech Fest: August 19 and 20, 2019

LAVC Professional Development presents Tech Fest: workshops centered on the use of technology. Come partake in one session or as many as you can, as we learn from our own resident experts how to use various technologies well. Sessions run from 8:30-4:00 each day. Lunch will be provided for those who RSVP on Eventbrite for August 19 and August 20.

Please advise on dietary choices, e.g., vegan, vegetarian, gluten free. 

This event is wheelchair accessible. Individuals needing sign language interpreters, assisted listening devices, large print, Braille materials, or any other accommodations, should contact Jeanne Owens in Professional Development at least 5 business days before the event.

Tech Fest Agenda with timing and locations.

Tech Fest Sessions list and materials:

Canvas Tips and Tricks, Panel: Fay Sheikholeslami (NetTutor) - PowerPoint and Magda Walsh

Choose your own online training with the Vision Resource Center pdf handout - Jeanne Owens and Sally Raskoff 

Getting Into Canvas, FAQ, and Q&A, Israel Ortiz

Getting Started in Excel (Beginner), Gerry Clark

Getting Started in Photoshop (Beginner), Luiza Minasyan - Photoshop HotKeys, Images

How to host your own videos on YouTube (including Accessibility), Dan Watanabe

Humanizing an online class, Webpage Jim Marteney 

Kentico: Learn to update the content on you college webpage, Jennifer Borucki

Learning more about Excel (Intermediate), Gerry Clark

Learning more about Photoshop (Intermediate), Luiza Minasyan - Workshop Files, PSD Template

Making your own videos: A panel of possibilities (including Accessibility), Dan Watanabe and Josh Miller

Office 365 and OneDrive, Shirin Herrington

Podcasting, John Kawai and Scott Weigand

Social Media as an Outreach Tool, PowerPoint Jon Saxon and Kristell Nuñez 

Student to student interaction in online courses, Magda Walsh 

Using Canva (not Canvas), Magda Walsh and Karen Carmichael

Using your smart classroom and other media equipment, Jose Torres and Jesus Quintero 

Video Captioning, Jose Torres and Becky Frank – Handout

We've got an app for that! Using technology for formative assessmentpdf handout -  Jeanne Owens and Sally Raskoff 


Professional Development Center (PDC)
Faculty/Staff Resource Center
LARC 200
(818) 947-2712


Drop in hours are currently unavailable due to Covid-19. Please contact the Prof Dev office if you have any questions or require any assistance.