Webinar Series

Welcome to the College of Education’s Webinar Series. Throughout the months ahead, the webinars are designed to support students and enhance professional development at no cost to you. The webinars cover a range of topics each month. To attend a webinar, simply select the topic of your choice, save the date, and log in.

Brad Biggs
Presenter: Brad Biggs 
Topic: Online Teaching: The Basics 
Date: December 4, 2017
Time: 6:00 – 7:00 pm
Considering online teaching and don’t know where to start? Let’s begin with the basics. The webinar discusses research-based strategies for building a strong foundation for online teaching. The focus will be on Titanium as a base from which to explore five essential components of online learning and instruction. Brad A. Biggs, the facilitator, has taught online for over a decade at the post-secondary level. All are welcome!
Cynthia Gautreau
Presenter: Cynthia Gautreau 
Topic: Eportfolios – Building Your Online Profile
What is an eportfolio? Why do I want one? An eportfolio is a website that holds examples of your work products. If you are a future teacher, then you may include photos, lesson plans, instruction videos, unit plans, and other artifacts. This webinar will feature eportfolio design and development using Portfolium software. Students at CSUF have free access to Portfolium. An eportfolio includes a written reflection that supports your academic and professional growth in teaching. Join us and learn how to create an eportfolio in Portfolium.
Sharon Chappell
Presenter: Sharon Chappell 
Topic: LGBTQ and Gender Diversity Inclusion in P- 12 Schools
This webinar provides overview of how to build safe, welcoming, and inclusive schools for LGBTQ and gender diverse youth and families. Topics include: terminology on gender and sexuality, school anti-harassment and discrimination, California laws impacting LGBTQ youth, strategies for building a welcoming classroom and supporting trans and non-binary students.
Dianna Lopez
Presenter: Dianna Lopez 
Topic: Scholarship and Grant Opportunities 
Are high tuition cost keeping you from pursuing your education? Figuring out how to pay for college on your own can be challenging. The webinar is focused on the different kinds of grants and scholarships available for new and current College of Education students to help with  school expenses. This is money you don’t have to pay back so you can focus on your academia.
Lisa Winstead
Presenter: Lisa Winstead 
Topic: Study and Teaching Opportunities Abroad
Interested in opportunities abroad? Dr. Lisa Winstead is a former “JET” having participated in the Japan Exchange Teaching Program and has also studied abroad under the California State University (CSU) system. The webinar will explain the challenges and benefits of these experiences for those CSU and non-CSU students who are interested in expanding their global educational understanding. Be prepared to take notes about life changing experiences and how to apply to various programs during this exciting and interactive webinar!
Lindsay O'Neill
Presenter: Lindsay O’Neill 
Topic: Technology and 21st Century Skills 
Just because it’s on the internet doesn’t mean it’s free! In this interactive webinar, you’ll learn where to find media while respecting creators’ copyright. We’ll go over the basics of “Creative Commons” licenses and what it means when something is “open”. You’ll learn how to use Google Images and other sources to find open and openly licensed images. Come and learn how the basics of media may be reused, adapted, and legal while feeling guilt-free!
Miguel Martinez
Presenter: Miguel Martinez 
Topic: CSUF Career Center Resources 
Are you looking for a job in Education? Do you need help with your resume, cover letter, or preparing for interviews? Look no further, let the CSUF Career Center help you. This Webinar was designed to introduce you to all the services, tools, and online resources at the center to help prepare you for employment.
Dr Vita Jones
Presenter: Dr. Vita Jones
Topic: Exploring Doctoral Degrees
Recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QDpuqV4a_GQ
Learn how to obtain a doctoral degree. While it may be a natural progression after the Master’s program, there are unique details that inform potential doctoral candidates. The webinar covered the experience in obtaining a doctoral degree. Dr. Jones discussed the process of applying to a doctoral program. An emphasis on individual candidate’s skill sets to match the requirements of the doctoral program were emphasized. Dr. Jones explored and discussed different types of programs.
Teresa Crawford
Presenter: Dr. Lisa Winstead
Topic: Global Education Issues and Opportunities
Recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yC8kUyTFA6E
While global education is quite comprehensive, this webinar is divided in two parts which will allow for some lecture and then Q&A. In the first half of the session, the author provided a brief overview of uneven language status and issues globally, some digital solutions, follow. In the second half of the session, the author proposed discussion about global education opportunities based on her personal experiences in France, Mexico, and Japan.
Debbie AmbrosettiPresenter: Dr. Debbie Ambrosetti
Topic: Cyber Bullying in Japan
Recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_PIVin1g1q4&feature=youtu.be

Dr. Ambrosetti’s webinar reviewed the various forms of adolescent cyber bullying. This webinar was focused on two major formats: the use of electronic technologies such as cell phones, computers, and tablets, and the use of communication tools including social media sites, text messages, chat, and websites. She discussed strategies that teachers can use to educate students and encourage sensitivity to prevent cyber bullying in schools.

Lindsay ONeillPresenter: Lindsay O’Neill
Topic: Education Websites and Apps
Recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8VIxzwSTXso

This webinar featured 20 amazing application for educators. We covered apps that increase student engagement, apps for you (and your students!) to create your own instructional media, and productivity apps to keep you focused and organized. All of the featured apps are free and cross-platform (some are free to you because you’re a student at CSUF!)

Andrea Guillaume

Presenter: Mr.Miguel Martinez
Topic: Building Your Linkedin Profile
Link: http://www.fullerton.edu/career/students/social-media-job-search/linkedin.php

The focus of the LinkedIn webinar was to showcase how students can use LinkedIn to share their talents and expertise. Mr. Martinez provided opportunities for networking and building professional profiles using LinkedIn. Participants are encouraged to ask questions, make appointments with Mr. Martinez for further support.

Kim Case

Presenter: Dr. Julian Jefferies
Topic: Support for All Students
Recording: https://youtu.be/wRGV6stmcow

Find out how educators can serve undocumented youth and families in schools. Dr. Jefferies outlined legislation that allows undocumented youth to attend K-12 and higher education, such as AB540, the California Dream Act and DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). Furthermore, there was an emphasis on the best practices for teachers and administrators to encourage this population to make a successful transition to higher education.

Talena Mara

Presenter: Mr.Justin Gerboc & Ms.Vanessa Acuna
Topic: Stay Connected! Find out more about the Alumni Association
Recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UFyBQcZFqvw

Life after graduation can seem much less scary when you realize that the Titan alumni community has more than 265,000 strong. The Cal State Fullerton Alumni Association is here to help build and maintain connections between Titans of all generations by providing benefits and resources for alumni. Learn about the resources that are available to you and how you can best take advantage of this huge network. Stay connected with your alma mater.

Talena Mara

Presenter: Dr. John Hoffman
Topic: The Quest for a Perfect Resume
Recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GO1RrgNslAI

Is your resume ready for the real world? Come take a quest for the perfect resume!  This webinar took a holistic approach to developing a professional resume as an integral part of job search and ongoing career advancement efforts.  An emphasis on content and formatting, electronic and hard copy resumes, and broader strategies for utilizing a resume as a part of your ongoing, lifelong career development.


Presenter: Ms.Kristine Quinn
Topic: Want to teach in higher education? What you need to know!
Recording: https://youtu.be/hN6PSzJ0srM
What does it take to teach in higher education? If you have ever thought about teaching a course in higher education, then this webinar is for you. Kristine Quinn is a former elementary teacher and has been teaching at CSUF for over 10 years. She shared information about transition to higher education, the application process, and what you need to know to make the move.


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