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Fall 2008 Professional Development Week Highlights

 

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Professional Development Week: August 18 - 22, 2008

Monday

  • Ride Away Anxiety - 6:30 am - 8:00 am

  • Cowles Mountain Exploration - 8:00 am - 10:00 am

  • Colleague Training for Faculty - 10:00 am - 11:30 am

  • Create Your Faculty Website - 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

  • Utilizing Mini Reading Lab in Retention of ESL Students - 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

  • Orientation to Online Course "Teaching with Blackboard" -  6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Tuesday

  • SD Supercomputer Presentation & Planning - 9:00 am - 10:30 am
  • Apple Inc - Alternative Instruction Model: Student Generated Content -
    9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Book Discussion: "The Ghosts of El Grullo" by Patricia Santana -
    9:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Using Data to Substantiate Program Review - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • BSI & Reading Prerequisites / Graduation Requirements -10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Blackboard Grade Center- 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Preventing Sexual Harassment -
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm and again from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Insight into Student Feelings, Behaviors, and Attitude Through Art Therapy - 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Colleague Training for Faculty - 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Wednesday

  • President's Convocation - 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Professional Development Lunch - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • President's Cabinet Forum - 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Strategies for Learning-Centered Online Instruction - 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Colleague Training for Faculty - 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
  • New Part-Time Faculty Orientation - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Online Learning and Teaching Forum - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Thursday

  • Using Camtasia and Utube to Podcast Lectures - 9:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Joint Academic Senate Meeting - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Orientation to Online Course "Teaching with Blackboard" - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • United Faculty Meeting - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • "What to do with Your Sixth Grade Reader" - 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Teaching Languages with Technology - 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Friday

  • Tenure Review Workshop - 9:00 am - 10:30 am
  • Joint Meeting GC and CC Math Departments - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Blogs, RSS, and Wikis for Educators - 10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Open Assisted Web Lab - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Introducing: Environment & Sustainability Committee - 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Upcoming
Workshops

Friday,
August 29

  • For the Love of Literature! A Focus on Flannery O’Connor - 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
  • A Room with a View   Film Presentation and Discussion - 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • How is it done? Translating Spoken English into Visual American Sign Language to Perform Songs in Sign Language - 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Words and Music - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Reminders for Adjunct Faculty:
 

                   If an adjunct faculty members does not fulfill all of the their professional development hours during Professional Development Week, they must submit an “Individual Professional Development Activity Proposal” by the end of Professional Development week (available in both PDF or Word formats). Forms should be submitted to the Dean of Learning and Technology Resources office, and state the nature of their proposed individual activities.

                   Adjunct instructors must complete the pre-approved individual activities by the last Friday of September for fall semester and the last Friday of February for spring semester, at which time the faculty member will submit a “Completed Individual Planned Activities” (available in both PDF or Word formats) to the Dean of Learning and Technology Resources office.

                   For a more detailed description of how to fulfill your required hours, see Procedure.  Late hires, please contact the Professional Development Administrator’s office.

           Let’s not forget that our very own Professional Development Academy will have on-going classes throughout the semester. Click to see a schedule of classes (date/time/place). Call to register at: (619) 660-4323.

   
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