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Professional Development - Spring 2006: Thursday January 19th
 


 
 

Personality Styles: "What Type of Animal are you?”
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
CC-S-500
D-108

Presenters:   Deb Ferrin
                        Kristin Zink

Explore your personality styles and those of your students. Are you a lion, monkey, owl, or dolphin? This interactive workshop will provide you with insights to enhance teaching and student learning outcomes.

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What Our Writing Center can do for Your Students
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
CC-S-510
D-103

Presenter:     Mary Graham

Inform instructors from all disciplines about the services available to help their students with their writing projects. Explain the goals of tutoring, how tutoring fits into instruction, what exactly happens in a tutoring session, how students sign up for help, and will also demonstrate the sentence skills software that will soon be available to students.

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How to Closed Caption Your Multimedia/Videos using Rapid Caption
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
CC-S-520
TLC

Presenters:   Jason Craig/Rapid Text
                        Beth Viersen Alternate Media/HTC Specialist
                        Brian Josephson Instructional Technology-Faculty Support

Learn how to closed caption your videos using rapid caption. This workshop will give faculty the tools and resources on how to create closed caption/accessible videos for their online course content.
Please contact Beth Viersen,
beth.viersen@gcccd.edu  (619) 660-4576 or Brian Josephson, brian.josephson@gcccd.edu  (619) 660-44576. Pre-registration required. Maximum participants 15.

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Science Tech Mall Strategic Planning Meeting
9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
CC-S-530
B-103

Presenters:   Kathryn Nette
                        Jose Villarreal
                        Laurie LeBlanc
                        Jerry Riley
                        Michael Wangler

Strategic planning meeting for the Science/Technology Mall concerning curriculum & equipment.

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Cuyamaca College Logo Manual
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
CC-S-540
D-110

Presenters:   Jim Ney
                        Dave Francis

Usage of college logo: Who….What…..When……..How…..and Where…for marketing ideas, brochures, booklets, pamphlets, flyers. etc.

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Cuyamaca Academic Senate Meeting
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
CC-S-555
E-103

Presenters:     Jan Ford

Enrollment Strategies – Exploring enrollment strategies is one of topics suggested by senators during the fall semester that didn’t get ample time for discussion. Please join the members of the senate in a lively brainstorming session to develop ways that faculty can take an active role in helping the college increase its enrollment..

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CIS Retreat
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
CC-S-550
Off-Campus

Presenter:     Jodi Reed

This is an opportunity for CIS full-time teachers to meet and plan.

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Joint Academic Senate Meeting    CANCELLED
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
CC-S-555
Grossmont College, Room 220
(Room subject to change)
Presenters:     Beth Smith
                          Jan Ford

This is an opportunity for the Academic Senates to meet and plan.

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United Faculty Lunch (no flex credit)
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Grossmont College (Breezeway outside Rm. 220)


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Recycling Awareness Workshop – “DON’T WASTE OUR FUTURE”
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

CC-S-560
Museum

Presenters:   Arleen Satele
                        Alan Ridley

Recycling awareness, fifteen minute presentations of college recycling efforts, Expo Style.

Please contact Pam Lawless, pam.lawless@gcccd.edu (619) 660-4234. Pre-registration required. Maximum participants 65.

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Book Discussion

Moved to Tuesday, January 17, 2006 from 10:00a.m. to 12noon

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Communication Arts Reading Meeting
12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

CC-S-570
D-108

Presenter:     Jackie Hider

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Team Building through Tennis
12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
CC-S-575
Tennis Courts

Presenter:     Pam Farmer

Tennis balls and rackets will be provided. Please wear white soled or non-marking tennis shoes. Running shoes will mark the courts.

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Learning FrontPage 2003: Building Your Department Web Sites
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
CC-S-580
TLC

Presenter:     Rocky Rose

Use FrontPage 2003 to create and/or update your Department Web Site using the new standards & templates with a very strong emphasis on Section 508 of the ADA code. Step-by-step instructions from creating a new site to moving and preserving your old site but on the new template. Enhance your department’s web presence with an all new look and feel. This class will be geared for any one who is looking to create, maintain and/or update their department’s web site. A familiarity of FrontPage is recommended but not necessary. Please contact Rocky Rose, rocky.rose@gcccd.edu  (619) 660-4466.  Pre-registration required. Maximum participants 12.

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United Faculty Meeting
CC-S-590
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Grossmont College (Room 220)

Presenter:     Zoe Close

The United Faculty meeting will provide an opportunity to dialogue on any matters related to your classroom duties: job description, load, sabbatical leave program, evaluation, online teaching, scheduling. election of chairs, office hours, etc..

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Automotive Technology Program – Long range planning meeting
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

CC-S-610
K-113

Presenter:     Jim Custeau

Department faculty and staff will discuss changes they would like to see in the direction of the program over the next five years. This will include discussions regarding curriculum revisions, equipment needs, supply budgets and evolving technology in the automotive field.

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Integration of Technology into Science Education
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

CC-S-620
B-108

Presenters:   Jose Villarreal
                        Laurie LeBlanc
                        Kathryn Nette

Demonstrations and discussions of new equipment and technology that is being integrated into Chemistry and Biology classes. Part-time instructors in Chemistry and Biology are particularly encouraged to attend as use of this equipment is being integrated into new laboratory exercises. This will be a hands on workshop; all others are welcome to come and see all of the new and exciting technology that has arrived on campus.

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How to Closed Caption Your Multimedia/Videos using Rapid Caption
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
CC-S-630
TLC

Presenters:   Jason Craig/Rapid Text
                        Beth Vierson Alternate Media/HTC Specialist
                        Brian Josephson Instructional Technology-Faculty Support

Learn how to closed caption your videos using rapid caption. This workshop will give faculty the tools and resources on how to create closed caption/accessible videos for their online course content.
Please contact Beth Viersen, beth.viersen@gcccd.edu  (619) 660-4576 or Brian Josephson, brian.josephson@gcccd.edu  (619) 660-44576. Pre-registration required. Maximum participants 15.

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Communication Arts Forum for Teaching Excellence
2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
CC-S-640
E-111

Presenters:   Timothy L. Pagaard
                        Marvelyn Bucky

Our most valuable asset at Cuyamaca College is our constellation of innovative teachers, both full-time and part-time. And our best vehicle for nurturing effectiveness in the classroom is the sharing of ideas. Semester after semester, our open forum has been a huge success. We offer it again this time. Our primary focus will be on pedagogical strategies in the communication arts, but anyone is welcome who is anxious to teach writing and reading better. Come prepare to share your best discoveries. Come with questions and problems. Come ready to collaborate with your colleagues.

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ESL – Discipline-based Meeting
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
CC-S-645
G-107
Presenter:     Alicia Muñoz

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Art – Department Meeting
3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
CC-S-650
A-107

Presenter:     Debra Babylon

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Best Teaching Practices in Mathematics
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
CC-S-660
N-101

Presenter:     Donna Troy

Mathematics instructors are invited to share interesting teaching practices they are using in the classroom. There will be break-out sessions for a variety of courses. You may bring sample class materials or just provide a mini-lecture on a topic of your choice.

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Online Teaching Forum
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
CC-S-670
E-103
Presenters:   Jodi Reed
                        Susan Haber
                        Kari Wergeland
                        George Shupe
                        Donna Riley

What works in online and/or blended classes? What do you want to try or do differently? If you are an online teacher or are thinking about it, join us for a lively discussion about teaching and learning. Be prepared to share your ideas and experiences with the group

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Online Teaching for the First Time
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
CC-S-680
E-103
Presenters:   Jodi Reed
                        Paul Carmona
                        Kathy McWilliams
                        Pat Newman
                        Lyn Neylon
                        Marsha Fralick

What’s it like teaching online or blended classes for the first time? Join us for an open discussion about what it takes to get started from teachers who recently began teaching online.

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OH – Department Meeting
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
CC-S-690
O-110

Presenter:     Brad Monroe

I will be providing a presentation on instructional techniques to adjunct faculty.

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Communication Arts Discipline-based meetings: English, Reading, ESL, Communication & ASL
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
CC-S-695
Round Table Pizza (on Jamacha)

Presenter:     Chuck Charter

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Foreign Language Department Workshop
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

CC-S-700
E-107

Presenters:   Ezequiel Cárdenas
                       
David Detwiler
                        Patricia Santana

Innovative teaching strategies for a communicative-based methodology and the role of student learning outcomes in our program.

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Athletics Department Meeting
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

CC-S-745
R-203

Presenters:   Cathy Bowyer

Innovative teaching strategies for a communicative-based methodology and the role of student learning outcomes in our program.

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ENVT – Department Meeting
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
CC-S-745
R-404

Presenter:     Rick Wilson

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Science & Engineering Department Meeting
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
CC-S-710
B-103

Presenter:     Kathryn Nette

Department meeting for all Science & Engineering faculty and staff.

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OH Discipline-based Meeting
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
CC-S-720
O-110

Presenter:     Brad Monroe

We will be discussing changes in the OH department hiring plans for a new OH Assistant Technician and curriculum changes.

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Automotive Technology Program Advisory Meeting
6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
CC-S-730
K-113

Presenters:   Jim Custeau
                        Jim Hannibal

Semi-annual automotive Technology Program Advisory Committee meeting in which industry and business leaders provide direction and guidance to the automotive staff and faculty regarding employment trends and training and knowledge needed in this highly technologically evolving industry. Counselors, administrators, and job placement specialists are especially welcome to attend this meeting. Please contact Jim Custeau, jim.custeau@gcccd.edu  (619) 660-4334. Pre-registration required by 12:00 pm on January 19th.

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All Department Meetings
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
CC-S-745
For more information see Department Meetings 

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ENVT – Discipline-based Meeting
7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
CC-S-747
R-404

Presenter:     Rick Wilson

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Science & Engineering Discipline-based Meetings
7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
CC-S-740
B-103-Biology
G-120-Physics
B-109-Chemistry
B-108-Engineering
D-108-Geography/Geology

Presenters:   Kathryn Nette
                        Jose Villarreal
                        Laurie LeBlanc
                        Jerry Riley
                        Michael Wangler
                        Duncan McGehee

Discipline specific meetings for all Science & Engineering faculty and staff.

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All Discipline-Based Meetings
8:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
CC-S-747

For more information see Discipline-based Meetings
 

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